The extraordinary final test to become a Shaolin Master | Sacred Wonders - BBC

  • Published: 14 August 2019
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    At the Shaolin Temple in China, a Buddhist warrior monk faces a test that will change the course of his life forever.

    Discover just what people do for faith in some of the most stunning sacred places on Earth.

    Sacred Wonders | Series 1 Episode 1 | BBC

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  • pay dro
    pay dro  12 hours back

    How is that even possible!

    • Freedom
      Freedom  14 hours back

      5:55 The Elder Monks blink in sync.. Wtf? They're on some Jedi one with the force type shit

      • rodica popescu
        rodica popescu  19 hours back

        Speechless Wonder..

        • Juan Robles
          Juan Robles  21 hours back

          No matter what people say, you did it ....💯😎👍

          • Andrew Wilson
            Andrew Wilson  22 hours back

            Just a heads up. This shit is all fake....
            Forgot the video name, but one of the dudes who lived and trained with them debunked literally everything in this video. They have these dudes act out the whole passing and buddha nonsense.

            • PowerOf One
              PowerOf One  22 hours back

              0:30 clearly not brickies.

              • Hun124ter _zzz
                Hun124ter _zzz  22 hours back

                "I could see you were very nervous"

                No shit Sherlock Holmes.

                • lexxy boy
                  lexxy boy  22 hours back

                  U got exposed ...

                  • Luiz Fernando
                    Luiz Fernando  23 hours back

                    Shaolin monks can do double jump

                    • Alotte
                      Alotte  23 hours back

                      Lovely video, and well-earned success for Yandian. But It is truly a shame they do not accept female apprentices.

                      • J. Rose
                        J. Rose  1 days back

                        Kung FU looks a bit like me when I'm trying to get away from a bee

                        • Berren
                          Berren  1 days back

                          nice truck stand.

                          • g3dghoy
                            g3dghoy  1 days back

                            there are many saholin masters in circus

                            • EchoReaper
                              EchoReaper  1 days back


                              • Schu Sifu
                                Schu Sifu  1 days back

                                Listen to the narrator...the test is to become a Shaolin Warrior Monk...not a Master. I have trained 26 solid years in Kung Fu and I am not even half way to mastery. These baby faces have a ways to go. No long gray beard or white eyebrow then definitely not "Masters"! Nice he passed the test for China's biggest tourist attraction. He can now perform on the front stage-lawn! Monkey style was not traditionally practiced at the historical temple this is modern Shaolin post cultural revolution/Walt Disney World/income generating stuff. Sacred Wonder? No its a circus routine.

                                • Joey Morrison
                                  Joey Morrison  2 days back

                                  When i was in the delta rangers, in the army seals i trained along side rambo and became the first shaolin ranger army seal.

                                  • mohamed irshad
                                    mohamed irshad  2 days back

                                    How are they funded

                                    • Polyvalence2105
                                      Polyvalence2105  2 days back


                                      • Łukasz
                                        Łukasz  2 days back

                                        Change speed to 0,25 and go to 6:00

                                        • Giovanni Zapelloni
                                          Giovanni Zapelloni  2 days back

                                          Do you know that the guy that is trying to do the test is already a full experienced shaolin monk?

                                          • Mano P
                                            Mano P  2 days back

                                            Such hard training but still each step is taken towards the wrong direction, further away from the Truth...

                                            • RawBean 2016
                                              RawBean 2016  2 days back

                                              It looks like he is whereing vans

                                              • Nick Robinson
                                                Nick Robinson  21 hours back

                                                Could be Feiyues. They started off as martial arts shoes, then got popular with the parkour community.

                                            • HellGate GamingHD
                                              HellGate GamingHD  2 days back

                                              This is a ninja From Metin2 =)))))Where is the othe guys,sura,warrior?

                                              • Bigfoot 2 With internet access

                                                He is very handsome

                                                • eochaid
                                                  eochaid  2 days back

                                                  just to make sure this gets in perspective :-)


                                                  • Sheep Dog
                                                    Sheep Dog  2 days back

                                                    🎥Good video and congratulations ❤🎊🎉✌🏾

                                                    • Alejandro Palacios
                                                      Alejandro Palacios  3 days back

                                                      Nice shoes

                                                      • William Ceurvels
                                                        William Ceurvels  3 days back

                                                        The heart sutra really? It's like the first thing anyone memorizes... what a softball they threw him.. and he stopped halfway through..

                                                        • thien loong teoh
                                                          thien loong teoh  3 days back

                                                          After watching Ranton's video, I was giggling throughout this whole video

                                                          • roundsout155
                                                            roundsout155  3 days back

                                                            That's dedication without second-guessing anyting !

                                                            • Itsiwhatitsi
                                                              Itsiwhatitsi  3 days back

                                                              Canfù (British accent)

                                                              • RoyalSunshine
                                                                RoyalSunshine  3 days back

                                                                This is hella inaccurate lmao

                                                                • The Nuday Tv
                                                                  The Nuday Tv  3 days back

                                                                  I’ve been doing 5 years of meditation training to deal with my wives mouth, but I guess I need more training 🤣🤣🤣

                                                                  • Marlon Jormungand
                                                                    Marlon Jormungand  3 days back

                                                                    Fake fake fake fake

                                                                    • Tango Zulu
                                                                      Tango Zulu  3 days back

                                                                      BBC = Fake News

                                                                      • Bruh Clay
                                                                        Bruh Clay  3 days back

                                                                        Is he ... AANG???

                                                                        • Suraj kumar
                                                                          Suraj kumar  3 days back

                                                                          For your information... Kung fu was discovered by an. Indian monk called.. Bodhi Dharman.. You can ask any Chinese about this..

                                                                          • avtar sain
                                                                            avtar sain  3 days back

                                                                            wrong .... ur information is bulshit .. kungfu was developed by indian monk who went to chine to spread bhuddism " name BODHIDHARMA"

                                                                            • HSC English Analysis 4 Free

                                                                              I believe warrior monks don't meditate

                                                                              • HSC English Analysis 4 Free

                                                                                Hollywood? It was found by hong kong film industries, eg Jackie Chan.

                                                                                • SWEE LOKE WONG
                                                                                  SWEE LOKE WONG  4 days back

                                                                                  I provide some Assistants to our monastery about the meditation, by asking the spiritual God's to guide all of you through the impossible.

                                                                                  • Kirsten
                                                                                    Kirsten  4 days back

                                                                                    These guys are such awesome DANCERS too 🤣🤣🤟

                                                                                    Btw, has anyone thought about those poor examiners? They have to stay poker faced for so long.. wonderful

                                                                                    • Abhishek Ghosh
                                                                                      Abhishek Ghosh  4 days back

                                                                                      I want to learn this....

                                                                                      • Jason Untalasco
                                                                                        Jason Untalasco  4 days back

                                                                                        10 years then he passes and on his celebration he fist bumps the elder ***bump*** Elder: "COME AGAIN IN 3 yrs."

                                                                                        • kpictures
                                                                                          kpictures  4 days back

                                                                                          I was hoping he’d fail because I don’t like happy endings.

                                                                                          • Hernando Cortez
                                                                                            Hernando Cortez  4 days back

                                                                                            Iron discipline and complete humility, such a rare thing these days.

                                                                                            • Marcy Marcy
                                                                                              Marcy Marcy  4 days back

                                                                                              They're not monks, they are terminators

                                                                                              • Keynsie
                                                                                                Keynsie  4 days back

                                                                                                He will now be a great warrior monk...

                                                                                                who will spend his whole time studying and finding enlightenment,

                                                                                                so more like a studious pacifist monk