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The Buddha in Hell? Gossipy monks? A Karmic superhero? A lady reborn as a fly with strange likings? A Tibetan lake filled with vanishing gold? A kin who barks like a houn? The Buddha's enlightening advice for cleaning sandals? Merit from a pig's muddy tail?

Who among us doesn't need some laughing gas for our karma-laden mind-stream, as we journey inexorably toward The Great Whatever? Magically illustrated by Charles A. Filius, the limericks in this book poke fun at a superficial understanding of Buddhism while advocating basic Buddhist beliefs. Adults and children alike will enjoy this meaningful and humorous book.

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The Flaw of Karma

By W.W. Rowe

Illustrated by Charles A. Filius

Copyright © 2010 by W. W. Rowe

Published by Funny Little Books,

A Division of Sanctuary Publications, Inc.

P.O. Box 20697, Sedona, AZ 86341

Book design and production: Jane Perini

Thunder Mountain Design & Communications

Treasure Lake and The Bet are gratefully adapted from The Snow Lion’s Turquoise Mane: Wisdom Tales From Tibet, Lama Surya Das (HarperCollins, 1992). The Bodhi Tree and The Plume Tree are gratefully based on Thich Nhat Hanh’s versions in Old Path White Clouds (Parallax press, 1991). Chunda is based on Lama Surya Das’s version in Awakening The Buddha Within (Broadway, 1997).

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