Bongwonsa, a noted temple with a history of more than 1,000 years, is the head temple of the Taego Order of Korean Buddhism which has a long history and tradition. This temple is headed by Priest Kim Gu-hae, the only human cultural asset (No. 50), devoting itself to Buddhist mission work to modernize and popularize Buddhism. Buddhist ceremonies are being held by Gwaneumhoe, Young Men's Buddhist Association, and Student Buddhist Association on a regular basis. There are annex institutions called the Yeongsanjae Preservation Association and the Okcheon Buddhist Music College, an educational institution of Buddhist musics.
Bongweonsa Temple at the heart of the city will do its best to show the mercy and observe the law of Buddha through the daily religious lives.