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Articles tagged as Humor

  • New Satire News Site to be Taken With a Pinch of Hing

    Here at ISKCON News, we take ourselves very seriously. Which is why we're extremely offended by Bhakta Eric Swanger's new online satire of devotee life, The Hing.

    Based on The Onion, a secular site that pokes fun at world news, The Hing was officially launched on February 8, and bills itself as "ISKCON's Finest News Source."

  • 'The Love Guru': Lessons for Hindus
    As anyone who has ever told a "How many _____ does it take to change a light bulb?" joke knows, humor can be tricky. Attempting religious humor can be downright dangerous. On the one hand, we fear offending people's cherished beliefs; on the other, spiritual growth seems to necessitate that--from time to time, we all learn to not take ourselves quite so seriously.
  • Multicultural Jewish, Muslim, Christian Comedians to Perform in 'FUNATICAL' Comedy Tour
    PlanetPix Media & Entertainment Group is raising the stakes again after a string of interfaith comedy shows that launched in the Los Angeles area in December 2010. The group announced recently that 'FUNATICAL: Taking Comedy to the Extreme's "We Come in Peace" Tour' will arrive in the Washington D.C. area.
  • Mimi & Eunice: All God`s Creatures

    A cartoon by Nina Paley.

  • Meet Me At Govinda`s! - A Funny Harinama Video

    The London devotees are very enthusiastic about sharing the Holy Name.

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  • Catholic Cardinal Timothy Dolan and Humorist Stephen Colbert to Star in Catholic Comedy Slam
    The Book of Ecclesiastes says that there is a time to mourn and a time to laugh. “In the Catholic Church we tend to mourn more than we tend to laugh. This panel is trying to help restore the balance” - says Rev. James Martin the moderator of the event.
  • Does God Like Humor? - by Joe DeGise II

    Joe DeGise II (Yadunath Das) is an improvisational comedian and director at New York City's longest running improvisation theater, the Broadway Comedy Club. He also manages a lower east side bhakti (devotional) temple (ISKCON's 26 2nd Avenue) and serves at the popular neighboring cultural center, the Bhakti Center. He talks about how he found God and inner peace through the transforming power of humor.

    The video has been produced by Karuna Productions (www.karunaproductions.com) and broadcast by Odyssey Networks (www.odysseynetworks.org).

  • KuliMela Comedy 2006 - Yadunath das

    Yadunath das's comedy act at Kulimela 2006 at New Vrndavan.

  • After the Laughter? (Reflections on Robin Williams’ Suicide)

    Normally because comedians make us laugh, we tend to think of them as happy people. Those who are sources of such joy would be themselves joyful, wouldn’t they?

  • Seeing the Funny Side

    The Gita says that all living beings are God’s eternal parts, and who are foolishly trying to enjoy this temporary world of pain. When I finally realise this truth and go back to God I'm sure I will laugh at my own foolishness. And, I believe, will have actually reached my destination.

  • Humor: Monkeys Can Be Jerks Sometimes

    A humorous compilation of monkey pranks. Some of them might look very familiar to those who ever visited Vrindavan.

  • Paramahamster - You Are Fired

    Our "Paramahamster" comic strip follows an enthusiastic devotee as he navigates a 9 - 5 work day in the corporate world. Please check back weekly for new episodes!

  • Paramahamster - You Are Fired - Part 2

    Our "Paramahamster" comic strip follows an enthusiastic devotee as he navigates a 9 - 5 work day in the corporate world. Please check back weekly for new episodes!

  • Paramahamster - Lota

    Our "Paramahamster" comic strip follows an enthusiastic devotee as he navigates a 9 - 5 work day in the corporate world. Please check back weekly for new episodes!

  • Paramahamster - Not This Body

    Our "Paramahamster" comic strip follows an enthusiastic devotee as he navigates a 9 - 5 work day in the corporate world. Please check back weekly for new episodes!

  • Paramahamster - Vaishnava Calendar

    Our "Paramahamster" comic strip follows an enthusiastic devotee as he navigates a 9 - 5 work day in the corporate world. Please check back weekly for new episodes!

  • Paramahamster - Dasanudasi

    Our "Paramahamster" comic strip follows an enthusiastic devotee as he navigates a 9 - 5 work day in the corporate world. Please check back weekly for new episodes!

  • Paramahamster - Greetings

    Our "Paramahamster" comic strip follows an enthusiastic devotee as he navigates a 9 - 5 work day in the corporate world. Please check back weekly for new episodes!

  • Paramahamster - Mindfulness

    Our "Paramahamster" comic strip follows an enthusiastic devotee as he navigates a 9 - 5 work day in the corporate world. Please check back weekly for new episodes!

  • Paramahamster - iSampradaya

    Our "Paramahamster" comic strip follows an enthusiastic devotee as he navigates a 9 - 5 work day in the corporate world. Please check back weekly for new episodes!

  • Paramahamster - Company Retreat

    Our "Paramahamster" comic strip follows an enthusiastic devotee as he navigates a 9 - 5 work day in the corporate world. Please check back weekly for new episodes!

  • Paramahamster: The Devotee Hipster

    Our "Paramahamster" comic strip follows an enthusiastic devotee as he navigates a 9 - 5 work day in the corporate world. Please check back weekly for new episodes!

  • Paramahamster: Sponsor

    Our "Paramahamster" comic strip follows an enthusiastic devotee as he navigates a 9 - 5 work day in the corporate world. Please check back weekly for new episodes!

  • Paramahamster - Love Feast

    Our "Paramahamster" comic strip follows an enthusiastic devotee as he navigates a 9 - 5 work day in the corporate world. Please check back weekly for new episodes!

  • Paramahamster - Love Feast 2

    Our "Paramahamster" comic strip follows an enthusiastic devotee as he navigates a 9 - 5 work day in the corporate world. Please check back weekly for new episodes!

  • Paramahamster - Love Feast Part 3

    Our "Paramahamster" comic strip follows an enthusiastic devotee as he navigates a 9 - 5 work day in the corporate world. Please check back weekly for new episodes! 

  • Paramahamster: Soccer Challenge - Part Two

    Our "Paramahamster" comic strip follows an enthusiastic devotee as he navigates a 9 - 5 work day in the corporate world. Please check back weekly for new episodes!

  • Paramahamster: Bring Your Dog To Work

    Our "Paramahamster" comic strip follows an enthusiastic devotee as he navigates a 9 - 5 work day in the corporate world. Please check back weekly for new episodes!

  • Paramahamster: Supreme Court

    Our "Paramahamster" comic strip follows an enthusiastic devotee as he navigates a 9 - 5 work day in the corporate world. Please check back weekly for new episodes!

  • Paramahamster: Hot Dog Eater

    Our "Paramahamster" comic strip follows an enthusiastic devotee as he navigates a 9 - 5 work day in the corporate world. Please check back weekly for new episodes!

  • Paramahamster: Govardhan Puja

    Our "Paramahamster" comic strip follows an enthusiastic devotee as he navigates a 9 - 5 work day in the corporate world. Please check back weekly for new episodes!

  • Paramahamster: Vote

    Our "Paramahamster" comic strip follows an enthusiastic devotee as he navigates a 9 - 5 work day in the corporate world. Please check back weekly for new episodes!

  • Paramahamster: Vedic Charts

    Our "Paramahamster" comic strip follows an enthusiastic devotee as he navigates a 9 - 5 work day in the corporate world. Please check back weekly for new episodes!

  • Paramahamster: Auspicious Cat

    Our "Paramahamster" comic strip follows an enthusiastic devotee as he navigates a 9 - 5 work day in the corporate world. Please check back weekly for new episodes!

  • Paramahamster: Megachant 1000

    Our "Paramahamster" comic strip follows an enthusiastic devotee as he navigates a 9 - 5 work day in the corporate world. Please check back weekly for new episodes!

  • Paramahamster: Fringee

    Our "Paramahamster" comic strip follows an enthusiastic devotee as he navigates a 9 - 5 work day in the corporate world. Please check back weekly for new episodes!