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From the Archives…Photo taken at Café Cadera at a gathering in Wolfsburg, December 1964

(donated by Viktor Boehm). See article in this issue by Daniela Moneta, Subud Archivist,

about the new Subud Archives Online Data Base

Also in this issue…

Going Deeper: Meeting with Ibu Rahayu…by Halimah Polk

Videos of Bapak’s Life and the History of Subud

Subud in an Alternative Universe…Stefan Freedman

Centerprise at Winston-Salem…Interview with Matthew Ward

Clever and Funny…Michael Cooke

What has Subud Done for Me…Marcus Bolt

Different Lamps…story by Sebastian Paemen

Healing at Coombe Springs…from Mark Krieg

New World of Possibilities….Subud Online Data Base

Kalimantan Smoke Haze…

NOTE: For Subud Voice TEXT ONLY Word version click the link: SUBUD VOICE ONLINE NOVEMBER 2019


I was at the Basara Youth Gathering in Central Kalimantan over New Year. In all the time I was there, I don’t think I saw anyone with a book or a magazine, but I saw everyone with a mobile phone which they consulted many times a day.

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HARMONY & RESULTS – THE SUSILA DHARMA CONFERENCE Yayasan Saudara Sejiwa in Bandung … Read on

RAPUNZEL, RAPUNZEL is a story by Harris Smart about how the world of dreams, myths and fairytales can erupt into everyday life… Read on

PARIS, FRANCE is a story by Harris about a visit to Paris in which he was robbed by gypsies… it also has something to say about photography… Read on

PARIS: JAZZ is by Lawrence Brazier and is also set in Paris and has something to say about jazz and other things… Read on

THE STUTTERER a is a chapter from Husain Chung’s book GOD THE THERAPIST (available from and gives an insight into the way that Husain works with people… Read on

RELAX! THE BODY KNOWS THE WAY is a reflection by Harris on the nature of the body as an indicator of the inner nature and a portal to spiritual experience… Read on

WOOF: Lawrence Brazier sends a story from Vienna… Read on

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