Stories of The Mad Yogi – 4Posted: July 8, 2012 Filed under: Buddhism, humour, mindfulness, Theravada Buddhism, Zen Buddhism | Tags: Emptiness, mad, samsara, story, Sunyata, the universe, yogi Leave a comment
A lottery ticket blew into my flowerpot. Not a crisp packet, or a newspaper. Two lines of numbers for Wednesday’s draw.
“Do not be fooled by the universe!” I told my students. “It will only let you down! A sign from the Universe that I should use the wealth wisely? No, a sign of sunyata, the worthless, the clothing of samsara. Ignore it and the universe will be yours.”
Confident was I in my practise of Sunyata.
Anyway, there was was only one right number in both lines.
Stories of the Mad Yogi – 3Posted: April 14, 2012 Filed under: Buddhism, humour, Tibetan Buddhism, Zen Buddhism | Tags: humour, mad, Stories, yogi, zen 2 Comments
The mad Yogi was looking at his wife.
“What are you staring at?”
“You. I was looking at your parts.”
“What’s wrong with my parts?” she frowned.
“Nothing. They are all beautiful.”
Relaxing, his wife smiled.
“It’s the whole I have problems with,” he muttered.
Stories of the Mad YogiPosted: February 29, 2012 Filed under: Buddhism, humour, Tibetan Buddhism, Zen Buddhism | Tags: humour, insight, mad, Stories, yogi 6 Comments
A Bodhisattva was saving insects by the water’s edge, letting them crawl up his finger and down into the grass. His friend the Buddhist approached.
“What are you doing?” he asked happily.
“Saving Mothers,” was the reply.
“Is it Authentic?” he queried.