Have long been celebrities took fashion from time to time to live in the monastery, founded in the late fifth century, the Shaolin temple. Not only people involved in martial arts, come here, but those who want to learn Zen Buddhism. But this is not a private place, and now crowds of tourists bring the hustle and bustle on the territory of the ancient monastery, there are many gift-gun shops. But in China, a lot of "fighting" monasteries are not popular, but to preserve the peace and quiet, which are sometimes so necessary.In Korea you too can live in a Buddhist monastery. You will need to master the simplest rules of conduct in such places of worship. Then you will be acquainted with the everyday life of the inhabitants of the monastery, will talk about the shrines and the treasures that are stored here. You must remember a few basic rules: walk only in clean clothes, do not use bright makeup, do not smoke, do not drink alcoholic beverages during worship not to shout, to run, to talk to anyone. In these monasteries you can spend the day or a long course of meditation, martial arts, making lanterns and prayer beads. Also you can learn to cook dishes or to hold a traditional tea ceremony.Many Catholic convents have pages on the Internet, where you can book a room in the monastery. The Russians often visit and live in monasteries in the Holy Land in Israel, in Orthodox countries: Greece, Montenegro and Bulgaria. In Russia you too can live in the monastery. Some monasteries allow you to get free, but in extremely Spartan conditions. Unlike the Buddhist, Orthodox monasteries have not yet become a tourist "trails". You have to become "workers", that is, to thoroughly work on the monastery. But first get the blessing of the Abbot of the monastery selected. And, already settled in the monastery, any action will need to seek blessing. To obstruct and not to let the worker in most monasteries will not, because working hands are always needed. Policies nearly the same as in all the monasteries of the world: behave modestly and decently, not to go "with its Charter". You can live in the monastery and couples (only married in Church), they are not separate, but everything will depend on conditions and opportunities of the institution. "Workers" stay and eat for free at the monastery, they participate in Church services and are obeying, that is working in the garden and the garden, cook and go to the store, help in the repair and restoration of buildings.