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CBS Documentary - A Visit To The Holy Mountain ATHOS, Greece

For more information, you can access any of these links: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mount_Athos www.mountathos.gr/active.aspx athos.jassas.net/english The Holy Mountain Athos (The Garden of the Mother …More
For more information, you can access any of these links:
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mount_Athos
www.mountathos.gr/active.aspx
athos.jassas.net/english
The Holy Mountain Athos (The Garden of the Mother of God) was created by ancient Byzantine emperors to be the spiritual capital of Orthodox Christianity. Millions of Orthodox Christians believe it is the most sacred place on Earth.
There are 2,000 Anthonite monks living in what is the most unique monastery complex in the world; most pray all day. Some monks even tell that they pray while they sleep -- and they only get about three hours of sleep a night. The monks divide their day into three parts: They spend about eight hours a day in church, and when they're not resting their time is dedicated to the work needed to keep the 20 monasteries running. Mt. Athos is also beautiful and has probably changed less than any other inhabited place on the planet. Some of the monasteries here are perched high on cliffs above the Aegean Sea, with …More
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This isn't HD, not sure why was encoded to 720P?

Mount Athos: A Visit to the Holy Mountain