The Monks of Mount Athos

Earlier today I shared the story of a former Chinese Buddhist who is now an Orthodox Christian monk on Mt. Athos in Greece. I’ve been searching for a way to explain how truly special that place is, and remembered that a CBS camera crew did an excellent story about the Holy Mountain two years ago around Easter. Thanks to the individual who put the entire 30-minute story up on Youtube.

Video Link:  (Ed. – Unfortunately the Youtube video has been removed.)

CBS wants you to see their online commercials, and has made their program available on its website. Even with the commercials, it’s still well worth watching:

Watch it here instead courtesy of


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