In a real deep laughter the mind disappears. It is not a part of mind or of the heart. When a real laughter happens -- a belly laughter, as it is called -- then it comes from your very core; from your very center ripples start spreading towards your circumference. Just as you throw a … Continue reading On laughter
Laughter without a tinge of philosophy or enlightenment is but a sneeze of humor. Genuine humor is replete with wisdom.
Mulla Nasrudin was travelling with a woman in a first-class compartment. They were alone. He introduced himself, and then he said, ’Would you like to sleep with me tonight?’ The woman, who was really angry, said ’What do you think? Are you mad? What do you think of me? I am not a prostitute!’ Mulla … Continue reading The coquette meets a mystic
Humor has an enduring quality that ensures the transmission of certain ideas couched in a humorous framework. Humor cannot be prevented from spreading; it has a way of slipping through the patterns of thought which are imposed upon mankind by habit and design. Humor is important as a spiritual technique because it is an eminently … Continue reading Humor as a spiritual technique