Pomosa is a Buddhist Temple located on Mt. Kumjong in Pusan, Korea. The name Pomosa means "Temple of the Fish from Nirvana" and Mt. Kumjong is the "Mountain of the Golden Well" Of all the temples in Korea, this is my favorite. I have visited it numerous times and have enjoyed my visit each time. The goal of this web site is to introduce Pomosa and explain its purpose and symbolism.
Pomosa is currently administered by the Chogye Order, a Son (or Zen - Meditative) sect of Korean Buddhism. There are halls dedicated to the major Mahayana buddahs and bodhisattvas including: Sakyamuni (Seokkamoni), Vairocana (Birojana), Maitreya (Mireuk), Avalokitesvara (Gwanseum) & Ksitigarbha (Jijang).
The temple complex has several buildings and other objects which are designated as official treasures: