The Rule of Three

It's always good to start with a list, so here goes: a list of things that come in threes.  Feel free to record this list and send it to me in a .wav file!


Heaven Earth and Humanity

Jo Ha Kyu

Five-Seven-Five (y'know, the form of a haiku)

The Butcher the Baker and the Candlestick Maker

Father Son and Holy Ghost

Bewitched Bothered and Bewildered

Bump Set Spike

Huey Louie and Dewey

Tick Tack Toe

Tom Dick and Harry

Larry Curly  Moe

Buddha Dharma and Sangha

Red White and Blue

Jesus Mary and Joseph

Hook Line and Sinker

Beginning Middle End

Body Speech and Mind

This That and the Other

Hither Thither and Yon

Right Left and Center

Bed Bath and BeyondBacon Lettuce and Tomato

P B and J

Me Myself and I

Shuffle Ball Change

Rock Paper Scissors

Zib Zab Zub

Peter Paul and Mary

Eat Pray Love

Hinayana Mahayana Vajrayana

Stop Drop and Roll

Lock Stock and Barrel

Harcourt Brace and Jovanovich


Dharmakaya, Sambhogakaya, Nirmanakaya

Weed Whites and Wine

Vini Vidi Vici

1 2 3

Ground Path Fruition

View Practice and Action

Guru Yidam and Dakini


3 Little Pigs

3 Musketeers

3 Wise Men

3 Blind Mice

Nina, Pinta, Santa Maria

3 Dog Night

Stop Look and Listen

Old Age, Sickness and Death

Win Lose or Draw

Win Place or Show

Past Present and Future

Shake Rattle and Roll

Passion Aggression and Ignorance

Gold Frankincense and Myrrh

Crosby Stills and Nash

Winkin Blinkin and Nod

Flopsey Mopsey and Cottontail

Medeski Martin and Wood

Earth Wind and Fire

Om Ah Hung

Duck duck goose

Ready, Set, Go.