Sickest Buddhist!

Via on Dec 11, 2009

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Arj Barker of Flight of the Conchords goes to the Zen Center and KILLS IT!!!!

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The above is equally funny for those passionate about their spirituality and those who enjoy deriding love-n’-light touchy-feely namaste types. It’s an offensive, funny, three-minute version of Chogyam Trungpa’s seminal “Cutting Through Spiritual Materialism,” one could say.

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“I’m so present I am ahead of my time”

“The instructor just told us to do a 45 minute meditation–I nailed it in 10!”

“I’ll nonattach your ass.”

“Organic cereallll…he’s so sweet and Buddhist, unh! I make the power of now look like the power of then. I chill with Eckhart Tolle, Deepak and Siddhartha. One hand clappin’ eff that yo…”

Someone please transcribe these lyrics and email ‘em to me so I can post ‘em…they’re ca-lassic.

With thanks for the tip to Sweigh Emily Spilkin, what? And here’s some great commentary by Buddhist brotherman Ethan Nichtern, who dares be insightful and trouble-making (while my commentary above is, simply, simple).

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27 Responses to “Sickest Buddhist!”

  1. demetripacho says:

    "I'm so effing present, I'm like ahead of my time!" Also, gotta love the nod to Flavor Flav….giant OM necklace.

  2. MissCory says:

    this is HILARIOUS

  3. This is very, very well done. Thanks for the entertainment.

    Bob Weisenberg
    http://YogaDemystified.com

  4. This is very, very well done. Thanks for the entertainment.

    Bob Weisenberg
    http://YogaDemystified.com

  5. This is very, very well done. Thanks for the entertainment.

    Bob Weisenberg
    http://YogaDemystified.com

  6. This is very, very well done. Thanks for the entertainment.

    Bob Weisenberg
    http://YogaDemystified.com

  7. rachel says:

    major LOLZ! love it.

  8. Greg says:

    Am rifling through the original Sanskrit texts to find instructions from the Buddha re rappers. I believe he advised some form of homicide. Strangling by prayer beads looked too tame.

  9. Randall Smith says:

    Thanks. I needed that!

  10. Cyn C says:

    Yeah! Funneee!

  11. Stephanie says:

    Hilarious! Gotta post on my FB page!

  12. Amazing. Just . . . amazing.

  13. Dude…that's some seriously spiritual shit.

  14. Joseph Boquiren says:

    Funny! Buddhist rapping :)

  15. SriDTMc says:

    everything good and nothing bad

  16. Joel says:

    So I wonder if he is a Buddhist practitioner or just making light of some that he has encountered? : ) Funny stuff.

  17. Joel says:

    …Or maybe just making an ironic, silly joke.

  18. Pamela says:

    I make now look like then, brilliant.

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  20. SoylentGreen says:

    LOVE this!!!! Now this is the kind of humor I appreciate on EJ. Thank you!

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