The Taste of Yiddish

I include an offering for your humour page, fromby Lillian Mermin Feinsilver. A group of Jews were at early morning prayers in synagogue. The rabbi suddenly stands up and declaims, “Oh Lord… I am nothing!” and sits down again. A little while later, the synagogue’s cantor stands up and he says, “Oh Lord, I am nothing!” […]


Mr Patel walks into a bar in London, orders three pints of beer andsits in the back room, drinking a sip out of each one in turn. When hefinishes them, he comes back to the bar and orders three more. The bartender approaches and tells him, “You know, a pint goes flat after ashort while […]

An Atheist’s Hell

A young lady came home from a date looking rather sad. She told her mother, “Arthur proposed to me an hour ago.” “Then why are you so sad?” her mother asked. “Because he also told me he was an atheist. Mom, he doesn’t even believe there’s a hell.” Her mother replied, “Marry him anyway. Between […]

Dangerous Cross Connection

Khaleej Times Online >> News >> OPINIONA dangerous cross-connection to the White HouseBY S. RAGHUNATH 5 December 2005 RECENTLY, a telephone subscriber in the United States who dialled his laundry got connected instead to the top-secret telephone of President Bush. Here it goes: “Hello there, Snow White Laundromat? Look, this is utterly outrageous and I […]


If you don’t believe in reincarnation, don’t worry. You probably will in your next lifetime. Swami Beyondananda—-The Chinese may have Tai Chi, but Indians have Chai Tea!—-Q: Why do some Hindus ceremoniously walk on fire?A: To cleanse their soles.—I am one with my duality.—The answers are already within each of us. Good luck matching them […]

Cool Head, Warm Legs

Here is a Prabhupada pastime that came to mind yesterday: During a press conference attended by several reporters Srila Prabhupada was being questioned by a young female reporter who had asked a string of questions in a very challenging manner. After a number of questions she asked: “Why do you shave your heads?” Srila Prabhupada, […]

The Prasadam Addict

By Taru das Prabhu The Agony and the Ecstasy In this material world everyone needs some-thing to look forward to because generally no one is satisfied with his present condition. They are hoping that in the future, in some other situation or with some other person, they will experience happiness. The working man is always […]

Ten Offenses to Pizza

The Glories of Pizza Prasadam  by Lasagne dasa Vanapasta “Offering gifts in charity, accepting charitable gifts, revealing one’s mind in confidence, inquiring confidentially, accepting prasada and offering prasada are the six symptoms of love shared by one devotee and another.” Upadesamrita Verse 4 Here are some guidelines for the cooking and honoring of pizza feasts. […]

Worms and Good Health

A minister decided that a visual demonstration would add emphasis to his Sunday sermon. Four worms were placed into four separate jars. The first worm was put into a container of alcohol. The second worm was put into a container of cigarette smoke. The third worm was put into a container of chocolate syrup. The […]

Yogi Joke

Three yogis are performing a meditative vigil in a cave high in theHimalayas. One day there is a sound outside of the cave. Six months laterone of the yogis says, “that was a tiger.” The cave is silent once again. About a year later, another yogi says, “that wasn’t a tiger it was a lion.” […]