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The editor celebrates 21 years of editing the Voice…

(Photo by Natascha Wernick)


21 Today…And what happened in 2021

The Growth of Subud…Review of Rahman Connelly’s survey

Taking art to the moon…Natascha Wernick reports

International Voice Competition… Boris and Diana Martinovitch

SEA Review…from Subud Education Association

Burkina Faso Project…from Julie Dauchez Diabeté

Issues in translation…”consensus” and “prihatin”

Mattheus Kaslan…remembering this beloved Subud member

The Mushroom Guy…Hamilton Pevec writes from Colorado

Books about Native Americans…by James Robertshaw

The Afghan chef…by Sebastian Paemen

Three paradoxes…by Sjahari Hollands

Subud? Quo Vadis?…by Edward Fido

The sports car, Sam and I…by Dahlan Simpson

Cubby Ominosity…another in the series by Irwan Wyllie

The passing of Rozak Tatebe…by Manna Johnson


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.

It’s time for Subud Voice to start communicating via social media… so we are looking for a young person to co-edit SUBUD VOICE on FACEBOOK, INSTAGRAM, TWITTER ETC… Contact Harris at

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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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