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Burimun

It means people devote themselves to Buddhism with whole mind. Gangwon-do cultural properties
 
 
Burimun Established year 1902

Assigned cultural property
Gangwon-do cultural data number 35

Burimun, in the site of Geonbongsa Temple, naengcheon-ri, Geojin-eub, was built in 1902. During the great commotion 6.25, 766 kans of Geonbongsa Temple was destroyed, but the only left building is assigned as a cultural property number 35 in Gangwon-do and preserved. Burimun is a dapjip with octagonal roof and double eaves built on 4 cylinder shaped stone pillars 1.61.m tall. On the pillars are carved design similar to Gimganggan 90cm long. On the center upper part, there’s a hanging board with a calligraphy of a noted calligrapher of the end of Joseon, master Haegang.
The meaning of Burimun is that a person passing through this door should not have two thoughts but only one to work on the Buddhist doctrines. With this great meaning and profound doctrines, it makes Buddhists even more devoted.

Mater Haegang
The master Seodo of the last heir of throne for Joseon before he was taken to Japan as hostage, he was talented at calligraphy and his born name is Geumgyujin. The letters ‘Mireukbul’ that he carved in the stone wall of the Guryong falls is so big and deep that a person can step inside each stroke of the letters, and since there was no writing brush big enough to write the letters it is said that he wrote it with the fibers of the vines of arrowroots tied together. The letters are said to have been carved be a monk in Yujeomsa Temple, taking three years of time in the work.