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Benedict Herrman, Area 3 International Helper, fostering international relations

with (right) Marini Gil Aneros, Nat’l Chair of Subud Cuba, and Audria Carrillo Pelavo Chair of SD Cuba.

Story in this issue…


Also in this issue…

TFTD. Talk for the Day…Ashwin Rajaraman, a new way to read Bapak

Amaranthe, Blooming into Reality…Erica Shapir

Organise Your Own Peace Day…Latifah Taormina     Spontaneity…Anthony Bright-Paul

Remembering Bapak…Dr Rachman Mitchell    Guilty as Charged…Marcus Bolt.

A Cold Winter’s Day…Humour from Lucien Hinkle     Explosion of Love…Book review by Katharine Walmsley

A Dream about Bapak…Laksar Burra.    The Messiah… Spiritual experience by Hussein Rawlings

Grounded….Rohana Darlington.    Nice Dream…Sebastian Paemen

The Orientalists…Lawrence Brazier.    Simon Whelan…Coronavirus Death in New York…

Passing of Laury Gratiet…creation of Environmental Youth Fund

Leonard van Hien Cello Pieces…Produced by Sachlan McKingley

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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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