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Buddhist Joke Archive

Can a cow achieve nirvana? Mu!

People tell this one too often, but ... An obviously non-vegetarian zen Buddhist said to a hot dog vendor, "Make me one with everything." ---- It took me 6 months to understand this joke. Its better than a Koan, at least if you are dim like me.

Q. How many Zen Masters does it take to change a light bulb?
  1. Two. One to change it, and one NOT to change it.
  2. Four. One to change, one to not change it, one to both change it and not change it, one to neither change it or not change it.
  3. Two. One to change it, and one to hit the student with a fish.
  4. Mu. (Not really, I just like that answer! ;^)

What do you get when you cross a Jehovah's Witness and a Zen Buddhist?

A person who knocks on your door for absolutely no reason at all.

Competitive meditation

Buddhism: If shit happens, it isn't really shit.

Zen: What is the sound of shit happening?

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