Title A Study on the Characteristics of Site Layout in Buddhist Temples of Hwaeom
Authors 송의영(Song, Eui-Young) ; 동재욱(Dong, Jae-Uk)
DOI https://doi.org/10.5659/JAIK.2020.36.7.3
Page pp.3-14
ISSN 2733-6247
Keywords layout; Hwa-eum faith; Comples belief system; Yangwon area; Mountain terrain
Abstract Among the ancient architecture of Korean, Buddhist temples are still used for the purpose of worship, prayer and performance, and residence. Buddhist temples are vulnerable to fire due to their special nature, but the majority of temples often destroyed by various wars, however, they were preserved over the thousand-year by heavy construction and reconstruction which has completed since the war unless they had been destroyed by fire. In the preceded study found that the nation's temple architecture contained various sectarian characteristics, especially in Gongju, South Chungcheong Province, where the Buddhist temples of the Taehwasan Mountain Magoksa Temple and Gyerongsan Mountain Gapsa Temple, which are based on Hwaeomgyeong, one of the Buddhist scriptures in the Three Kingdoms period. We are going to find out the characteristics of the location and layout of the Temple in the Gongju area of Chungcheong Province by making a comparative study of those two temples.