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In 2012, YouTuber Newnamenoah obtained footage of ceremonies from inside a Mormon Temple — rituals that were rarely (if ever) seen by non-Mormons.

And now he’s done it again with the release of Behind the Veil 2. Some of the rituals have changed over the past few years, and the hidden camera footage he acquired captured it all.

Like the marriage/sealing ceremony (that doesn’t include the word “love”) and the washing/anointing ritual in which Mormons receive their “magic underwear”:


As with Scientology, anytime a religion tells you “we can’t show you this unless you’re a member,” there’s reason to peer inside any way you can.

Hemant Mehta is the founder of, a YouTube creator, podcast co-host, and author of multiple books about atheism. He can be reached at @HemantMehta.