BECOMING A MONK IN THAILAND FOR 24 HOURS

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  • Published: 26 August 2018
  • While we were in Thailand back in May, we got the opportunity of a lifetime. The most venerable Thai monk, Phra Maha Vudhijaya Vajiramedhi, allowed us to spend a day with him and got TD to become a monk for 24 hours. He and everyone at the Center were beyond kind and welcoming and it'll definitely be an experience we'll never forget.

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Comments • 3 310

  • Hein Zin
    Hein Zin  4 days back

    In burma, Buddhist monks not need to remove eyebrows

    • Christian N
      Christian N  4 days back

      Song ? 2:35

      • dkrush
        dkrush  1 weeks back

        วันเดียวมันไม่ได้อะไรหรอก ผมท้าให้คุณบวชซัก1เดือน

        • Jackassbobby112
          Jackassbobby112  2 weeks back

          How can I do something like this? I need this in my life right now.

        • David Bohem
          David Bohem  2 weeks back

          Monk for one day??just to make a video??I wont say nothing if you try tudong or usual three months to learn something!!!shame

        • Robert Scott
          Robert Scott  2 weeks back

          Meditation is so important to a balanced soul

          • Tanatip Uan-On
            Tanatip Uan-On  2 weeks back

            At first I thought what this guy doing. Are they playing a joke or will they just do it for fun? But then when I watch them start to really want to experience. It make me really happy and applaud them to take it serious. love this and the monk who take care of them. His english is so good.

            • Pyrokitten 2
              Pyrokitten 2  2 weeks back

              AHAHAHA MATT SINGING QUEEN LMFAO

              • Song InYoung
                Song InYoung  3 weeks back

                I love thai , venerable thai

                • Magic Party
                  Magic Party  3 weeks back

                  You are a veryvery good people Thank you for your interest in Thai culture I am from Thailand 🇹🇭
                  คุณเป็นคนที่ดีมากกกกๆๆๆๆๆๆ ขอบคุณที่สนใจวัฒนธรรมไทย 🇹🇭🇹🇭🇹🇭🇹🇭🇹🇭🇹🇭🇹🇭🇹🇭🇹🇭🇹🇭🇹🇭🇹🇭🇹🇭🇹🇭

                  • NaiBANK
                    NaiBANK  3 weeks back

                    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=va9NGTmVp0k

                    • Sal Sidari
                      Sal Sidari  3 weeks back

                      Woah dude...

                      • eXFREEZE
                        eXFREEZE  3 weeks back

                        byksw thwlwind

                        • ZixZax Zol
                          ZixZax Zol  3 weeks back

                          This called novice. This is the path to become monk

                          • Guest Lazzkung
                            Guest Lazzkung  3 weeks back

                            คุณควรฝึกสัก 1 พรรษา ถึงจะเข้าใจ

                            • puglife92672 fornite
                              puglife92672 fornite  3 weeks back

                              Matts better then Freddie mercury

                              • Sean Cestnik
                                Sean Cestnik  3 weeks back

                                My man Kevin is really well connected

                                • Ambedkar Dhamma
                                  Ambedkar Dhamma  3 weeks back

                                  thanks for hindi cption

                                  • The TYTLE Advance
                                    The TYTLE Advance  4 weeks back

                                    My Brothers and Male Cousins all became Monks for a day after my Grandmother passed. It was definitely an experience.

                                    • Dox Jupiter
                                      Dox Jupiter  4 weeks back

                                      24 hours is not really living like a monk. Its just putting on the robe and getting an introduction

                                      • Elijah Maradiaga
                                        Elijah Maradiaga  4 weeks back

                                        Any see the blood on his head at 9:59

                                        • Brighteyes0131
                                          Brighteyes0131  1 months back

                                          This was fabulous. What a beautiful blessing that you've received.

                                          • Tobias Hillier-milton
                                            Tobias Hillier-milton  1 months back

                                            i love the little dude with the glasses hes so chill

                                            • The Bearded Jeeper
                                              The Bearded Jeeper  1 months back

                                              Looks like an amazing experience I would love to do this

                                              • NyarMan
                                                NyarMan  1 months back

                                                I just took a shit for 15 minutes

                                                • Killz Crypotzy
                                                  Killz Crypotzy  1 months back

                                                  Slip to not cringe 4:57 - 5:21 😂 love u guys

                                                  • ವಿಶಾಲ ಕುಮಾರ

                                                    I know these boys want to see the rituals not the real aim of a Monk
                                                    These are lot more rituals for making a person Monk
                                                    I don't think these many ritual are necessary
                                                    The aim of Monk is only Nirvana and accept Buddha to be everything

                                                    • Will Ellis
                                                      Will Ellis  1 months back

                                                      Next challenge: Join a Catholic Order, that'll take more than a day though

                                                      • Ashraf Abouzied
                                                        Ashraf Abouzied  1 months back

                                                        I think you should read the Quran
                                                        Just search about it

                                                        • blablueh
                                                          blablueh  1 months back

                                                          55555

                                                          • nightOWL
                                                            nightOWL  1 months back

                                                            *AIR NOMADS 2019*

                                                            • Tom Candy Cox
                                                              Tom Candy Cox  1 months back

                                                              Good stuff!!

                                                              • Simi Patel
                                                                Simi Patel  1 months back

                                                                idk why but at 11:23..... i can't stop laughing... "A little bit dangerous."

                                                                • Macarena PI
                                                                  Macarena PI  1 months back

                                                                  OMG I cannot believe this I saw this video randomly and I do think that I saw you in Thailand in real life. Did you go to Bangkok too ? I remember seeing this very young western monk surrounded by some friends and it really caught my attention and it really looked like you ! I was in Bangkok around May 5th to May 10th. Is it possible ???? I know the video location is not Bangkok but I thought that maybe you did some extra shooting there or something

                                                                  • etelvina benjamim
                                                                    etelvina benjamim  1 months back

                                                                    come to Africaaaaaaaaa!!!

                                                                    • Alec Savoy
                                                                      Alec Savoy  1 months back

                                                                      Y’all look like giants to those ppl

                                                                      • Lerone  Mckenzie
                                                                        Lerone Mckenzie  1 months back

                                                                        Freddie Mercury would've been proud of Matt

                                                                        • Eino Rauhala
                                                                          Eino Rauhala  1 months back

                                                                          4

                                                                          • NorthINC
                                                                            NorthINC  2 months back

                                                                            He looks like a younger version of Steve-O

                                                                            • 123
                                                                              123  2 months back

                                                                              “Is this a new song?” 😂😂😂

                                                                              • thechristenedone
                                                                                thechristenedone  2 months back

                                                                                Can I do this even if I'm not Bhuddist?

                                                                                • ವಿಶಾಲ ಕುಮಾರ
                                                                                  ವಿಶಾಲ ಕುಮಾರ  1 months back

                                                                                  +thechristenedone
                                                                                  Your wish
                                                                                  I said simple technique for those who cannot afford for that

                                                                                • thechristenedone
                                                                                  thechristenedone  1 months back

                                                                                  +ವಿಶಾಲ ಕುಮಾರ But I have a choice right? I really want to live in the temple in a long time, maybe 3 or 6 months. I want to learn peace and deep meditation like a reset/restart of the soul.

                                                                                • ವಿಶಾಲ ಕುಮಾರ
                                                                                  ವಿಶಾಲ ಕುಮಾರ  1 months back

                                                                                  +thechristenedone
                                                                                  No need,
                                                                                  You can become novice in your home
                                                                                  It means just practice what Buddha said without other thoughts
                                                                                  Bring some Buddhist books (only Theraveda not Mahayana Buddhism because mahayana is drifted from real teaching)
                                                                                  Bring Buddha poster or idol
                                                                                  Promise to yourself that I follow every teachings of Tathagata
                                                                                  Chant some mantras

                                                                                  Thats all

                                                                                • thechristenedone
                                                                                  thechristenedone  1 months back

                                                                                  +ವಿಶಾಲ ಕುಮಾರ Thank you, I would do this If I go to Thailand. Can I become a novice monk for many months instead of 24 hours like him?

                                                                                • ವಿಶಾಲ ಕುಮಾರ
                                                                                  ವಿಶಾಲ ಕುಮಾರ  1 months back

                                                                                  Yes
                                                                                  Buddha allowed everyone to become monks

                                                                              • إسمَاعيل
                                                                                إسمَاعيل  2 months back

                                                                                12:30 I don't know how you managed to stay serious omg

                                                                                • DrinkCentral
                                                                                  DrinkCentral  2 months back

                                                                                  Ghandi XD

                                                                                  • Nordisk Culture
                                                                                    Nordisk Culture  2 months back

                                                                                    whats td's name ?

                                                                                    • Born in space
                                                                                      Born in space  2 months back

                                                                                      03:45 lmao wait is that my uncle? idk lol prob not

                                                                                      • Aeryl Zoe
                                                                                        Aeryl Zoe  2 months back

                                                                                        Butiful singing Matt😂

                                                                                        • CaptainSadist
                                                                                          CaptainSadist  2 months back

                                                                                          Behold...lord voldemort 09:37

                                                                                          • Madman
                                                                                            Madman  2 months back

                                                                                            I died when I saw my grand uncle in the video