12/14/2009 07:44 pm ET Updated Nov 17, 2011

The Sickest Buddhist! High-larious Video Spoof.

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

The below is equally entertaining for those passionate about their spirituality...and those who enjoy deriding love-n'-light touchy-feely namaste types. It's an engagingly offensive, outlandishly shallow, 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..."

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).