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Funny story: User-Friendly Buddhism a.k.a. “Bud-Light” Hits Home with Many

User-Friendly Buddhism a.k.a. “Bud-Light” Hits Home with Many

With many Americans eager for a source of refuge but a little over the "God thing", an increasing number of people have been turning to a lighter, more user-friendly form of Buddhism, a.k.a. Bud-light, which, like traditional Buddhist philosophy, men...

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Funny story: Advanced Buddhist Walking Meditation Incorporates Chewing Gum

Advanced Buddhist Walking Meditation Incorporates Chewing Gum

For students comfortable with traditional walking meditation, Nashville meditation center Hurry Up and Sit introduced an advanced version, which also incorporates chewing gum. Like typical walking meditation, walking and chewing gum meditation involv...

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Funny story: Nashville Man Awakens from Dark Night of Soul Feeling a Little Groggy

Nashville Man Awakens from Dark Night of Soul Feeling a Little Groggy

After wrestling into the dark hours of the night with shame, self-abandonment, and bafflement as to what his life even meant, Randy Higgins of Nashville, Tennessee, awakened the next morning feeling a little groggy. “Yeah, normally I jump up brigh...

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Funny story: Nashville Man Wonders What Noses Have to Do with Mindfulness

Nashville Man Wonders What Noses Have to Do with Mindfulness

While being trained in mindfulness at a local meditation center, Ben Chapman of Nashville, Tennessee, became confused when his teacher kept referring to various different noses. “The teacher kept talking about one nose breathing in, one nose breat...

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Funny story: Buddhist Smugly Reflects that at Least He Has the Present Moment

Buddhist Smugly Reflects that at Least He Has the Present Moment

While others panic over lurking viruses, climate chaos, and the collapse of the economy, long-practicing Buddhist Josh Foster of Nashville, Tennessee, smugly reflected that at least he has the present moment. “I try not to throw it in people’s fac...

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Funny story: Buddhist Hopes to Someday Find Peace in Present Moment

Buddhist Hopes to Someday Find Peace in Present Moment

Matt Millhauser of Nashville, Tennessee, who has been practicing Buddhist meditation for over a decade, with mixed results, continues to hold out hope that he will someday find peace in the present moment. “Currently what’s there is a mixture of f...

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Funny story: Nashville Man Regrettably Experiences Opposite of Spiritual Awakening

Nashville Man Regrettably Experiences Opposite of Spiritual Awakening

Joshua Hayes of Nashville, Tennessee, attended a day-long Buddhist meditation retreat hoping to achieve a spiritual awakening, only to wind up experiencing the polar opposite: he fell asleep. "It was a guided meditation, and the teacher's voice wa...

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Funny story: Nashville Buddhist Explains that His Enlightenment Has Been More Subtle

Nashville Buddhist Explains that His Enlightenment Has Been More Subtle

Brett Mavens of Nashville, Tennessee, who has been practicing Buddhist meditation for over ten years, explained that, while the effects of his spiritual practice may not be noticeable to the outside world, he has experienced a profound internal shift...

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Funny story: Insight Nowhere in Sight for Nashville Meditator

Insight Nowhere in Sight for Nashville Meditator

"People are always telling me that the end is insight," said longtime Buddhist practitioner, Andrew Miller, of Nashville, Tennessee. "But I've been meditating for years, and I'm still clueless. Insight is nowhere in sight for me!" Miller explained...

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Funny story: Woman Begins to Suspect Flirtatious Buddhist's Intentions May Be Less Than Wholesome

Woman Begins to Suspect Flirtatious Buddhist's Intentions May Be Less Than Wholesome

Caroline Adams of New York City was flattered when Kent, an attractive man from her weekly meditation class, obtained her telephone number from the meditation center database and reached out to her by text message, but their ensuing sexual banter cau...

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Funny story: Nashville Man Injures Himself during Meditation

Nashville Man Injures Himself during Meditation

"I knew I wasn't in the greatest shape," said Justin Toler of Nashville, Tennessee, "but meditation is just sitting there. I thought I could handle that okay." Unfortunately, that proved not to be the case. According to Toler, he arrived at Breath...

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Funny story: Nashville Man Tries to Seize the Day but It Slips Away

Nashville Man Tries to Seize the Day but It Slips Away

Unwilling to let life pass him by, Jake Gentry of Nashville, Tennessee, attempted to seize the day, or, at least, capture a moment or two, only to find that they all slipped away. “It’s frustrating,” said Gentry of his failed efforts to hold on to...

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Funny story: Buddhist Meditation Video on Disgustingness of the Body Goes Viral

Buddhist Meditation Video on Disgustingness of the Body Goes Viral

Striking a chord with many, a Buddhist video on the practice of asabha bhavana, a meditation in which one focuses on the loathsomeness of the physical body and its dirty, disgusting nature, went viral overnight, reaching millions eager to contemplate...

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Funny story: Millennial Worries that Being Dead Might Be Even More Boring than Being Alive

Millennial Worries that Being Dead Might Be Even More Boring than Being Alive

Curt Framingham, a 26-year-old software designer living in Atlanta, Georgia, isn't particularly impressed with what life's had to offer him thus far but is concerned that being dead might be even more boring. "Honestly, I'd say consciousness is ov...

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Funny story: Buddhist Chanting Got On Man's Wick

Buddhist Chanting Got On Man's Wick

Prolonged Buddhist chanting over a 3-day period because of a funeral, got on the nerves of one man so much, he considered going to the nearby temple and burning it down. The man, whose identity must be guarded to avoid any repercussions, awoke on...

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Funny story: Ad Exec Plans to Start Living in Present Moment Very Soon

Ad Exec Plans to Start Living in Present Moment Very Soon

"The present moment is the only place we have any hope of finding happiness or peace," said Olivia Mancini, a high-level advertising executive at a major Manhattan firm, as she explained her affinity for Buddhism and its teachings. "And I'm going to...

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Funny story: Nashville Man Misplaces Meaning of Life

Nashville Man Misplaces Meaning of Life

Always a spritual seeker, Gregg Pardon of Nashville, Tennessee, enrolled in a Buddhism course at local meditation center, where he was fortunate enough to discover the true meaning of life, only to misplace the notebook where he'd jotted down exactly...

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