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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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Funny story: Transcendental Meditator Struggles to Keep Things Real

Transcendental Meditator Struggles to Keep Things Real

As a dedicated daily practitioner of transcendental meditation or "TM" for over 18 years, Garret Fraith of Concord, Massachusetts, admitted that he sometimes has trouble keeping things real. "I've gotten to really dig transcending," said Garret. "...

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Funny story: Increasing Number of Climate Scientists Discreetly Embracing Buddhism and “Present Moment” Philosophy

Increasing Number of Climate Scientists Discreetly Embracing Buddhism and “Present Moment” Philosophy

While publicly expressing hope regarding the fate of the human species on a rapidly warming planet, an increasing number of climate scientists are discreetly embracing Buddhism and its emphasis on the present moment. “It’s encouraging to see peopl...

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Funny story: Due to Typo in Executive Calendar Trump and Kim Jong-un End Up Meditating Together

Due to Typo in Executive Calendar Trump and Kim Jong-un End Up Meditating Together

Due to a typographical error in U.S. President Donald Trump's executive calendar, which had intended to schedule him for a half-day mediation session with North Korea Supreme Leader Kim Jong-Un, the two world leaders wound up meditating together for...

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Funny story: Nashville Fly Finally Finds a Place to Rest

Nashville Fly Finally Finds a Place to Rest

Living in a hectic world in which many pride themselves on being so busy that there’ll be “no flies resting on them” has made for rather a tough row to hoe for Nashville fly, Freddie Diptera. “Don’t get me wrong, I’m busy, too,” said Freddie. "I'...

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Funny story: Nashville Man Resolves to Find True Resolve in 2019

Nashville Man Resolves to Find True Resolve in 2019

After a lifetime of hemming, hawing, and beating around all kinds of bushes, Christian Caldwell of Nashville, Tennessee, has resolved to find true resolve by - or at least during - the New Year. “No two ways about it," said Christian, his resolve...

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Funny story: Slowly, Over Time, Nashville Man Becomes Slightly Less Immature

Slowly, Over Time, Nashville Man Becomes Slightly Less Immature

Slowly, over time, with a great deal of (well, some) personal work, Trent O’Hare of Nashville, Tennessee, reports that he’s become slightly less immature. “It’s pretty remarkable, if I don’t say so myself," said Trent. "Which I do. A lot. I think...

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Funny story: Buddhism Rates Plummet as Result of Warning that Sitting Is the New Smoking

Buddhism Rates Plummet as Result of Warning that Sitting Is the New Smoking

The number of practicing Buddhists in the United States has plummeted following issuance of the health alarm first sounded by the Mayo Clinic's Dr. James Levine that "sitting is the new smoking." Buddhism encourages a daily practice of meditation or...

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Funny story: President Trump Waxes Philosophical Regarding Gun “Control” and Other Matters

President Trump Waxes Philosophical Regarding Gun “Control” and Other Matters

In a rare moment of philosophical reflection, United States President Donald Trump shared with a small circle of parents and teachers pushing for stricter gun control laws his deeply considered views on the matter. “What is 'control,' anyway?” que...

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Funny story: Trump Touts His Buddhism-Informed Platform Emphasizing Greed, Hatred and Delusion

Trump Touts His Buddhism-Informed Platform Emphasizing Greed, Hatred and Delusion

In a recent address to North Korean Buddhists, President Trump lauded the Eastern religion which, he says, has greatly informed his presidential platform through its emphasis on the powerful effects of greed, hatred and delusion. As Trump noted, B...

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Funny story: Dalai Lama Sues Canon Welby: "Middle Way" not Anglican Property

Dalai Lama Sues Canon Welby: "Middle Way" not Anglican Property

The Dalai Lama may be a man of few possessions™, but he's hoping to get the better of Anglican Archbishop Justin Welby in a very material manner; while also sticking up for the faithful (at least, the right kind of faithful, anyway). Attendi...

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Funny story: 130 Year Old Mongolian Mummified Mummy Not Dead, Just Having a Long Rest

130 Year Old Mongolian Mummified Mummy Not Dead, Just Having a Long Rest

Jaggedone's CIA (Cockroach Infiltration Army) immortal reporter, Wan-Kin-Dik, has just sent this amazing story from a monastery in Mongolia. It seems that after discovering a mummified body of a Buddhist monk, living monks are claiming he is not d...

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Funny story: Israelis and Palestinians Finally Agree On Something........Unfortunately.

Israelis and Palestinians Finally Agree On Something........Unfortunately.

The UN Council, sick of the never ending strife in Israel between the Jews and the Arabs, came up with a novel idea for mediating a lasting truce. They employed Buddhists to act as peacekeepers. The Buddhist faith, probably among the most peaceful of any of the earthly religions, emphasizes tolerance, good will and understanding as its most important virtues. The UN high council members thought...

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Funny story: President Obummer plays Tiddlywinks with the Dahlia Lama

President Obummer plays Tiddlywinks with the Dahlia Lama

WHITEWASHINGTON, D. C. -- In an attempt to erode U. S.-Chinese relations, as he has eroded those between the U. S. and most of its allies, President Barack ("B. O.") Obummer met with Tibet's spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama on Friday, February 21.

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Funny story: Corporate Buddhism Training Helps Employees Understand that Job Dissatisfaction and Malaise Are Actually Nirvana

Corporate Buddhism Training Helps Employees Understand that Job Dissatisfaction and Malaise Are Actually Nirvana

"Mindfulness," a concept with its roots in Buddhism, has become a catch-word in many corporate environments. Benjamin Robinson, President and CEO of the New York City-based marketing firm Market-Based Marketing ("MBM"), has also implemented many othe...

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