Master Shi Heng Yi - 5 hindrances to self-mastery | Shi Heng YI | TEDxVitosha

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Meet Shaolin Master Shi Heng Yi in his serene talk about self-discovery. Learn why rainfall is an essential part of each flowering. And every small step - part of the journey to the highest peek. The hindrances along the way to self-discovery and personal growth are easy to overcome. Learn how from his talk. For more than 30 years, Master Shi Heng Yi has been studying and practicing the interaction between mind and body. His strength is the ability to smoothly combine this knowledge with physical exercises and to practice Martial art -Kung Fu and Qi Gong. He has an academic background but he prefers to live at the Shaolin Temple Europe, Monastery located in Otterberg, Germany. Since 2010 he has been taking care of the settlement and he personifies the sustainable development and spreading the Shaolin culture and philosophy. As a contemporary monk, Master Yi holds a smartphone in the folds of his clothes as he sees no contradiction between living together with ancient knowledge and high technology. “The universal law of being successful and happy at the same time means finding the balance”, says master Yi. And as for flying - yes, he really can do it! He only needs a stick and a little space. We expect him to fly-in and share about the Shaolin way at TEDxVitosha 2020.

Artist: Secret Garden
Album: Earthsongs
Track: Lotus

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  1. Fjeldfross
    16 րոպե առաջ

    Goosebumps. I will take his advice and will not try to put it into words. But this was very, very valuable. sometimes I believe that learning about Buddhism and taoism with an open mind will spare you a lot of therapy.

  2. Drago Pipinic
    Drago Pipinic
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    그들의 상상력을 마음껏 뻗기는 파면을 초래할 수 있었어요.

  3. Merlilot
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    "the rocks" eyebrow is strong with this one

  4. Relaxing Therapy
    Relaxing Therapy
    7 ժամ առաջ

    Una mente en calma trae fuerza interior y confianza en uno mismo, por eso es muy importante para la buena salud (Dalai Lama)

  5. TertialMule
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    Ok but was the music necessary

  6. Shadowdust72 Whisper
    Shadowdust72 Whisper
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    I wish he was my roommate

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    A true waste of time jibberish pepe the frog says feels good man

  8. Pirabu K
    Pirabu K
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    Should not confuse the illusions of Karma to the path ! The illusions are unique .. not the path ! The path is found by gradually diminishing or disassociating from the effects the illusions of life on the mind & body.

  9. Sarath g s
    Sarath g s
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    Simple but powerful talk.👍

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    Investing in Bitcoin and crypto currency is the investment anyone can do this season because it has made a lot of people billionaires today

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  11. Jacob Sparks
    Jacob Sparks
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    Wow, as I grow in life and slow my anger at such creations and being ; I realize what this man is saying about perspective and that mountain too , effort and experience .state of mind does clarify everything. It’s all dependent on the individual .your timeline and dream . What success to you may be utter failure to me . Obsession and clarity doesn’t go together . Gain control on your environment, and you can become the mountain . I didn’t like vegetable but learned to cherish my body as I do my garden and farm . Natural farming is a practice that teaches me these things . Self awareness contains my path and direction . I’m in that state of almost becoming an eased mind not worrying about the future . Such a wise story and shared life . At the present moment for me , you ,somebody ,I know . Don’t get lost in thought stay on the right path and have your goals be your actions ,that way you will have progress . Structure will determine everything . Why do you think rich ppl have rich kids ? Don’t create something that doesn’t have purpose . RedShedInc. Natural farming and the way of the future . For me 😉

  12. Boska Alan
    Boska Alan
    12 ժամ առաջ

    Very easy to claim: "I am not my body, I am not my life, I'm out of my mind, I'm feeling high on my self" Shaolin rules can be loosened if you can perceive you are but a butterfly dreaming to be human... or do only humans dream ? Well, am I wrong or right ? Or doesn't it matter if I am or not ?

  13. The Encouragement Kid
    The Encouragement Kid
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    Mans didn’t give a fuuuuuu about the timer counting down 😆

  14. Miriam
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  15. adeesha akalanka
    adeesha akalanka
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    As a Sri Lankan, I lean that Buddhism is not a religion. it is a philosophy. If you practices that philosophy. I tell you. There will be no regrets. බුදුසරණයි!

    1. Graham Stephan
      Graham Stephan
      14 ժամ առաջ

      W•h•a•t•s•a•p•p• m•e .. +1••8••0••5••3••9••4••3••2••8••7

  16. Maximum Feelin
    Maximum Feelin
    14 ժամ առաջ

    I feel like the man at the foot of the mountain

    1. Graham Stephan
      Graham Stephan
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      W•h•a•t•s•a•p•p• m•e .. +1••8••0••5••3••9••4••3••2••8••7

  17. Ensomniac
    16 ժամ առաջ

    this talk was amazing but what is going on with the camera angles my god

  18. Oli Dawes
    Oli Dawes
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    Karl Pilkington would have been over joyed he didn't need to climb the mountain. I can see his smile now; stood there with a bag of Monster Munch in hand.

  19. KM FILM
    17 ժամ առաջ

    very nice and calm, thanks!

  20. Bill Hager
    Bill Hager
    18 ժամ առաջ

    Get a job!

  21. Captain Mike K
    Captain Mike K
    20 ժամ առաջ

    It is impossible to share the experience of clarity when you are standing on that peak by yourself... To invest the right effort in climbing that peak. Clarity means you see more clear. When you see more clear interactions and inter relations seem more apparent. Seeing clear means you can distinguish for yourself which is the proper direction to take and which decisions do I have to make in order to make my goals or aspirations start to take...

  22. Arul Palanisamy
    Arul Palanisamy
    21 ժամ առաջ

    One of the greatest speeches I have listened to on AMget....

  23. Gerardo Bernadotte
    Gerardo Bernadotte
    23 ժամ առաջ

    Do the 5 hindrances tend to fall in that order of thinking 🤔 Edit- I’m confused on how he said that 4th step is like life is moving too fast? Lmk

  24. Ab alio exspectes, alteri quod feceris
    Ab alio exspectes, alteri quod feceris
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    My name is a Wojciech Tokarczyk born 0909:1989 IT IS ABOUT ME FROM POLAND I WONT TO BE WHAT I AM SORRY

  25. Grimm Sey
    Grimm Sey
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    "the first rule of FightClub is... " (sorry I couldn't resist) lol

  26. Grimm Sey
    Grimm Sey
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    This video has just changed my life forever.. thank you!

  27. Master-n-Teach Virgo
    Master-n-Teach Virgo
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  28. Bharat Goswami
    Bharat Goswami
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    Power of hindutva

  29. Bharat Goswami
    Bharat Goswami
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    Jai sanatan dharma

  30. Anna Leru
    Anna Leru
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    The most powerful talk I ever heard on Self Mastery. Thank you.

  31. Positive and Healthy
    Positive and Healthy
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    One healthy tip from me: My daily habit is drinking warm water every morning and yoga. And then my breakfast is oatmeal and fruits.

  32. Jason’s PinoyReviews
    Jason’s PinoyReviews
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    Damn that gave me the chills, if you decide to climb the mountain I’d be glad to meet you at the peak... the real master, sifu...

  33. Sam g19
    Sam g19
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    The voice of a shoalin is itself a mantra

  34. Raunaq Singh
    Raunaq Singh
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    Natural law..

  35. Ramsey Sangma
    Ramsey Sangma
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    Great speech, great music, the only thing missing are the bamboo leaves falling.

  36. Sang Huynh
    Sang Huynh
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    is the background music necessary?

  37. Sam g19
    Sam g19
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  38. krenar Krenar
    krenar Krenar
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    Firstly get hydrated

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  40. Rham A
    Rham A
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    I can airbend after watching this

  41. Sapana Magar
    Sapana Magar
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  42. Zebedee Zlyden
    Zebedee Zlyden
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    .......those foolz that coughed in his moment of glory, they got envious ears :p

  43. Kim Xu
    Kim Xu
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    This is so powerful.

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    2. Tessy Carmen
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    3. Tessy Carmen
      Tessy Carmen
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      I re..commend you to a power/ful man who can help you mani...fest what..ever you want to mani/fest within two days 💞💝

  44. Marcel Himmel
    Marcel Himmel
    2 օր առաջ

    wieso haben die immer eine Glatze? xD

  45. Danniels
    2 օր առաջ

    Verga verga no se que dijo pero me gusto sus frases.

  46. THE MAN
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  47. Ryan Adell
    Ryan Adell
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    give me a break with the music in the background

  48. Third Eye Guys
    Third Eye Guys
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    Hey!! Random person that I will never meet.. I truly hope that you will find happiness in life. If you're reading this, just know that you and I are different versions of the same higher being, experiencing itself through both you and I. You are loved endlessly and the universe has your back. Be patient and continue to spread the love :)

    1. Third Eye Guys
      Third Eye Guys
      13 ժամ առաջ

      @Adams Apple every day (-:

    2. Adams Apple
      Adams Apple
      14 ժամ առաջ

      go tell ur family that. its easier to tell a random person than a person you know personally.

    3. Matt Hone
      Matt Hone
      14 ժամ առաջ

      Thank you!

    4. Eileen Napier
      Eileen Napier
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      Thank You, and Many Blessings To You Always.......

    5. Christina Pramas
      Christina Pramas
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      what a love;y comment

  49. Bas Net
    Bas Net
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    Why does this video have 5000 dislikes? o.O

  50. Huabing LI
    Huabing LI
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    The royal love fundamentally remind because bike lally breathe to a sordid rooster. caring, caring currency

  51. Jacob Hamudi
    Jacob Hamudi
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    Thanks for a wonderful speach. Is it possible to have danish subtitles as well? I want to share this further.

  52. Hannes Unterberger
    Hannes Unterberger
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    Speed 1.5. I have spoken.

  53. Laila Ganter
    Laila Ganter
    2 օր առաջ

    Simply beautiful and amazing🙏🏽

  54. Petteri Virtanen
    Petteri Virtanen
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    Chinese goverment has capitalized the myths of Shaolin extremely well, including historically false warrior monk/martial art myth. Historically martial artist in the Shaolin were hired bodyguards, merceneries, bandits and professional killers wthout any connection to Buddhism. It's a one tool of so called soft power in the propaganda war. Of course, the fabricated historically false link between Zen Buddhism and martial arts was initially popularized in the West by Herrigelin in his book about Japanese archery. His archery teacher actually despised Zen, and Herrigelin fabricated most of the stuff, but the book is still best seller and seen as a legit description of Japanese culture. The Westeners are really eager to hear this kind of exotic "wise" stuff, but it works into another direction also. Japanese, Chinese etc. see, and have seen many aspects of Western culture, which are very mundane to Westeners, equally fascinating and exotic in their eyes in turn.

  55. Shubham Gupta
    Shubham Gupta
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    Thanks TEDx for that❤️🙏

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  57. carlos Banos
    carlos Banos
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    Greate thanks I need to climb

  58. carlos Banos
    carlos Banos
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    Thanks for sharing the information.

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  62. A M
    A M
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    With those moves a rap beat would have fit better in the background.

  63. toms
    2 օր առաջ

    next venue TedxEasternAirTemple

  64. Abdullah Yacoub
    Abdullah Yacoub
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    What an amazing video,this is exactly what I need as a motivation to trade Bitcoin/FOREX

    1. Kareem Amin
      Kareem Amin
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      Talking about being successful,I know I'm blessed if not I wouldn't have met BAMBI ALEX

  65. anna seabreeze
    anna seabreeze
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    Let it rain

  66. Juan Hernandez
    Juan Hernandez
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  67. Kainar Ilyasov
    Kainar Ilyasov
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    Why he thinks that he is at the pick? )

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    Elberta Clint
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  69. why?
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    Hi didn't stumble even single word. I believe him.

  70. NJ Nasir
    NJ Nasir
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    I have a monkey mind

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  73. Lillian Williams
    Lillian Williams
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    He is so profoundly admirable.

  74. miguel angel metzkall
    miguel angel metzkall
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    tengo una curiosidad ; y es la siguiente : cual seria el regimen alimenticio que alla siguen? te agradesco si me respondes. .

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    Marg Martine
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  76. Charles Muhau
    Charles Muhau
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    Lesson learned,

  77. Jimmy Bruce
    Jimmy Bruce
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    I can either listen to music or listen to someone speak, what do you want from me Tedx ?

  78. I MORT
    I MORT
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    For 66 years I have been in limbo - 18 minutes - now I know the meaning of life

  79. Julio Jones
    Julio Jones
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    Dear god. And here I am drinking coors light in my truck.

  80. Greg Jackson
    Greg Jackson
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    Just watching this video on my phone finds me in hinderance. Second hand experience.

  81. Lead-Like-a-Lion
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    He looks like THE ROCK isn't he?

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  83. Shivam Anand
    Shivam Anand
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    Sanatan Dharma is great.

  84. Atticus Lionheart
    Atticus Lionheart
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  85. don Freeman Jr
    don Freeman Jr
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    Technique the word just doesn't say it but says it the best. What do you think. I would really like to meet stop of that mountain. If time finds a way to imagine the all of it. Sincerely,. Dfaded1

  86. Alma L
    Alma L
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    WOW such an amazing person. I would LOVE to be his friend. PS It was funny that the crowd laughed when he said "An unsettled mind means that your mind cannot settle" but it was not funny for him at all XD

    1. Alex Kondrashev
      Alex Kondrashev
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      He said he'll be happy to meet you at the peak of the mountain

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    Md Ashfaq
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    1. Ismail Saleh
      Ismail Saleh
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      thanks lol

  88. Joyal Dominic
    Joyal Dominic
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    Any idea which is the soundtrack in the background?

  89. Bryan Gatari
    Bryan Gatari
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    This was such a good talk. But was I the only one who was anxious that he would not finish the talk in time from the countdown??

  90. Angelina Robert
    Angelina Robert
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    What is "Chi" made out of? Could it be a type of Quantum Field? What do you think? i suspect it might have to with the gut microbiome. And well gut bacteria are made of the same Quantum Particle materials we are made of. And they are a part of us and animals. The part of "i am not the body, i am not the mind, i am not the emotions" confuses me. "What am i?" Am i a synthesis of all 3 of those? or am i Chi energy? Am i spirit? or am i consciousness?

  91. primovid
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    The *real* reason this video has 9M views is because of the thumbnail...and no other reason.

  92. Ngo Hanh Phuong
    Ngo Hanh Phuong
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  93. Pai Nay
    Pai Nay
    4 օր առաջ

    Man!!! I love his clothes.

  94. tomasikey62
    4 օր առաջ

    This guy is boring IL put this on if I struggle to go sleep

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    Robert Hindmon
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  97. Johnny Stone
    Johnny Stone
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    Literally one of the best talks of all time!

  98. Jameson Myers
    Jameson Myers
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    "There is information that can be shared with words, but it is impossible to share the experience of clarity, when you are standing on top of that peak by yourself." Beautiful

  99. zakndao
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    Your state of mind is the key to open doors you must be positive from inner self don’t over reach your desires and if you do it’s become greed

  100. papa loves mambo
    papa loves mambo
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    Sloth and torpor is my weaknes. how to change it, if is so strong?