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Korean name
Hangul 송광사
Revised Romanization Songgwangsa
McCune–Reischauer Songgwangsa

Songgwangsa is one of the most important Zen Buddhist monasteries in Korea, and is considered one of the Three Jewel Temples of Korea. It serves as the head temple for the 21st district of the Jogye Order.

Songgwangsa is located on Jogye Mountain in Songgwang-myeon, Suncheon, Jeollanam-do, South Korea. Founded by Chinul during the Koryo period, this monastery is still very active today as a practice center.

The practices engaged in at this monastery have been reported on in Robert Buswell's The Zen Monastic Experience (1992).


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