Category Archives: Humor

Top 12 Ways Losing Weight Resembles Spiritual Practice

12) Learn new vocabulary, such as ” Dharmakaya ” and ” pummelo ” . 11) Counter intuitive. 10) Full of surprises ! 9) Hard to believe what you just nearly did. 8) Just one more thing your spouse shakes her … Continue reading

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Life After Facebook

It’s been over a week since I last logged in to Facebook. For a former daily user, this gap stands nearly unprecedented. Have had plenty to do in realspace. Am reading actual books. Working on home maintenance projects. Getting to … Continue reading

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Woman in a Man’s Body

Have come to the conclusion am a woman trapped in a man’s body ! Let’s examine the facts: I hang around with women. Every group I am involved with is overwhelmingly female. Even on WordPress, almost all my co-bloggers are … Continue reading

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The House

[ A Tibetan wisdom story. Enjoy ! ] A young man lived with his old uncle in a house. The young man liked to drink to inebriation. His uncle would scold him, saying: ” Don’t go outside when you are … Continue reading

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Midnight Chat with Mara

[ In Buddhist mythology, Mara represents the mind of illusion, doubt, and death. He is often depicted as a demon. Except for once, all of Mara’s visits to the Buddha took place some time after the Buddha’s enlightenment. ] One … Continue reading

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The Ten Funniest Scenes from the Pali Canon

[ Guest post from Bhante Sujato, author of SUJATO’S BLOG. Enjoy ! ] The Ten Funniest Scenes from the Pali Canon humor, Suttas What? The Pali Canon is profound, difficult, revolutionary: but not funny, surely. And if it is, then why? … Continue reading

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Mara Comes to Tea

[ In Buddhist mythology, Mara represents the minds of illusion, doubt, and death. He is often depicted as a demon.  With just one exception,  all Mara’s visits to the Buddha took place some time after the Buddha’s enlightenment. ] Last … Continue reading

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This Could Actually Explain A Lot

[ Guest post by Timothy Campbell from the blog NEOSIMIAN SAPIENS on 2011-12-25. Enjoy ! ] Homo Sapiens Central Processing Unit From:  Product Support Department, Milky Way Branch To:        The Humans Re:        Homo Sapiens Central … Continue reading

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Did the Buddha have a sense of humor ?

Did the Buddha have a sense of humor ? Let’s explore. He was a big Meditator. Talked a lot about suffering. (1st Noble Truth) Spent 7 years in the forest practicing asceticism, almost to the point of death. No intoxicants. … Continue reading

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