Note: An annotated version of this book is available at Amazon.com with 81 essays explaining each verse. You can also find it at international Amazon websites.
A Dudeist Holy Book inspired by
The Tao Te Ching of Lao Tzu &
The Big Lebowski of Joel and Ethan Coen
By Oliver Benjamin
THE DUDELY LAMA OF DUDEISM
ABIDE UNIVERSITY PRESS
The Church of the Latter-Day Dude
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© 2016 by Oliver Benjamin
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IMPORTANT NOTE TO READERS: This book is an independent and unauthorized fan publication. No endorsement or sponsorship by or affiliation with Joel and Ethan Coen, Jeff Bridges, Gramercy Pictures, or any other copyright and trademark holders is claimed or suggested. All references in this book to copyrighted or trademarked characters and other elements of The Big Lebowski are for the purpose of commentary, criticism, analysis, and literary discussion only.
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Missing verse 5 of Tao de Ching
yes it is missing, but like the sacred rug, we know it still exists, somewhere.