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

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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.

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He spent 10 years of training, studying and meditating in order to do a test to spend the rest of his life training, studying and meditating.

Author — SnowToad


11 years of hardwork and then he says "You are passed. Send in the next one".

No celebration, no chest thumping, no bottle of champagne. Just a bow and quiet exit. Legends

Author — Pritamsingh


"I could see you were very nervous"

No shit Sherlock Holmes.

Author — Hun124ter _zzz


Never in all my life, have I been so edge waiting to see if some random dude can pull of a move called "Monkey Up a Tree" and elated he pulled it off successfully.

Author — Gareth Gingell


Isaac Newton : " gravity will not let you do that"

Shaolin monk : *hold my beer

Edit: you guys are right, it would probably be *hold my tea or *hold my water😂

Author — I am Him


"The monks are trained to show no emotion." *shows no emotion* Mentor: "I could see you were very nervous."

Author — smokebomb.exe


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

Author — J. Rose


"Yeet" - Shaolin monk, 2019

Author — -


I want to meet this man just to give him a high five.

Author — Yuchi


"Your mind is not at peace."

I'm pretty sure it's due to the cameras just watching him. I tend to perform different when unwanted audiences are just staring.

Author — Pandalicious


Poor man also has the pressure of having a crew filming him during the whole test

Author — Pedro Marberger


BBC: 1:48
Me: *Nahhh, Kung Fu was created by a turtle named Oogway*

Author — AG Mamolo


The monkey going up the tree moment was awesome.

Author — Bluebell


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

Author — Joey Morrison


The elder monks don’t llook able to monkey in the tree, maybe chocolate bar on the bench

Author — Scott hewitt


The narrator's voice has an unforgiving quality that amplifies my tension as I root for a guy I didn't know 8 minutes ago.

Author — FreeGoro


rofl his mentor looks like the asian Morpheus

Author — Cheyne666Stoking


First time trying to do kickflip:

Friend: "Your mind is not at peace."
Me: "Okay okay, got it."
Friend: "Try again."
Me: "Okay." *twists ankle and falls*
Me: "MAN **** THIS!"

Author — Sharkonabicycle


According to a real shaolin disciple, this test probably was just for show and he was already a real warrior monk.

Author — The Real TK-Dragon!


Monk: stands parallel to the ground on a stick with both feet

Me: struggling to eat with a fork

Author — Noble 6