The Mummery



Crazy Wisdom

(8 X 11 format):

Subtitled: THE NEWSMAGAZINE OF THE LAUGHING MAN
INSTITUTE
:

VOL, 1. NO. 1. FEB. 82.
‘OUR DEFENSE OF THE BODY IN GOD’.
Introduction.
New Names: The Divine Blessing of the Free Adept.
The Sanctuary Is a Focus of Force, by Angelo Druda.
Sanctuary, by Dennis Duff.
Your Lives Must Be Like Water, by Daji Bodha of the Hermitage Order
(4/13/81).
The Spiritual Master Is Always Present, by Meg Krenz.
The Prayer of Changes.
Always Make New and Positive Changes in Your Ordinary Activity in
Response to the Prayer of Changes, by Ed Morris.
The Divine Makes the Change, by Stephanie Esterle (winter 1980-81)
and by Claire Hughes.
We Do Not Know What the Body Is, by Claire Hughes.
Children’s Culture: The Progressive Expansion of Intimacy.
The Avadhoot, the Beach, and the Radiant Transcendental Being, by
Dama Ninth Mary of the Hermitage Order.
“Crazy Wisdom” (?).

Subtitled: THE MAGAZINE OF THE CRAZY WISDOM FELLOWSHIP:

VOL. 1. NO. 2. MAY 82 THE TENTH
COMMEMORATIVE CELEBRATION OF THE WORLD-PROCLAMATION OF THE WAY OF
RADICAL UNDERSTANDING.
Transcendental Transmission: The Current of Life, by Daji Bodha.
“YOU STILL DO NOT KNOW WHAT A SINGLE THING IS” (2/28/82).
Children’s Culture: You Are the Mystery:
Instructions on Children’s Meditation, by Master Da Free John.
More than a Peach, by Jessica Bies.
A Poem, by Chad Premoe.
Pictorial: The Tenth Commemorative Celebration of the
World-Proclamation of the Way of RadicalUnderstanding
(4/24-25/82).
“IT IS A GREAT FIRE” (12/15/80).
Daji Megan Fear-No-More.
Study the Adept: “THE AVADHOOT’S MERE EXISTENCE SERVES THE WORLD”
(7/29/80).

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Subtitled: THE JOURNAL OF THE CRAZY WISDOM FELLOWSHIP:

VOL. 1. NO. 3. JUNE 82.
Intro: Responsibility Is the Gift of Grace, by Daji Bodha
(7/26/76).
‘LOSING THE THREAD’ (from The Lion Sutra, 12/30/81).
“DA AVOCADO” (3/17/82):
I. Teaching Westerners Is Like Trying to Teach Dogs to Jump over the
Moon.
II. Beginners, Spiritual Fans, Enlightened Egos, and Pop Buddhism
versus Radical Understanding.
Pictorial: The Free Standing Man: (free rendering of a portion of the
11th chapter of the Bhagavad Gita by Da Free John.
Children’s Culture:
Surrender in the Radiant Presence, by Lynne Closser (6/10/80).
Brighter Than Three Suns, by Dove David.
Sermons:
The Way of Faith, the Way of Insight, and the Way of Perfect
Practice, 5/15-16/82.
What Is Consciousness? by Susan Lesser, 5/23/82.
Instructions on How to Use The Liberator (Eleutherios):
‘ELEUTHERIOS’ (5/25/82).

Subtitled: THE MONTHLY JOURNAL OF THE CRAZY WISDOM
FELLOWSHIP
:

VOL. 1. NO. 4. JULY 82.
Da Eleutherios by the Editors.
“The Siddhi of Gratitude,” or The Transcendence of Gleeful Cultic
Enthusiasm, by Saniel Bonder:
The Adept’s Skill in “Liberative Technique”.
“CULTISM IS GENERATED BY THE MORTAL, VITAL PERSONALITY” (7/5/82).
The Time of Satarizing and Considering Egoic Life Has Passed
(7/5/82).
The Spiritual Master Is Not a Party to Your Dreaming (7/7/82).
As Soon As You Hear the Teaching, You Become a Renunciate (Dama
Nidra), (7/5/82).
The Goddess Lakshmi, by Dama September.
“GURU, FAITH, AND SATSANG” (6/19/73).
‘THE LION OF UNDERSTANDING’ (from the Lion Sutra).
Sermons: The Three Approaches to the Way, by Dama Tripura,
5/29/82.

Subtitled: THE MONTHLY JOURNAL OF THE CRAZY WISDOM FELLOWSHIP
AND THE FREE COMMUNION CHURCH

VOL. 1. NO. 5. AUG 82.
“You Are the Way to Me”, by Dama Tripura (7/25/82).
Attend to the Liberator, by Saniel Bonder:
I. The Dawn Horse Sacrifice:
The Dawn Horse Dream.
The Horse Sacrifice.
II. Da Eleutherios:
“Beloved, I Am Da”. (2/18/79).
The Liberator, “ELEUTHERIOS”.
“BE CONSCIOUSNESS-AND BE WARY OF THE MOOD OF WEAKNESS”
(7/7/82).
Radical Healing:
Considerations from The Radiant Life Clinic:
Laying on of Hands:
The Restoration of Equanimity, by Frans Bakker, M.D., with Matthew
Spence.
Children’s Culture: Smile Inwardly:
The Practice of Conductivity for Children, by Lynne Closser
(2/2/82).
Sermon: The Liberator, by Susan Lesser, 7/4/82.
The Free Communion Church Is the Devotional Culture of
Celebration.

VOL. 1. NO. 6. SEPT 82.
“WHAT WOULD YOU DO IF YOU HAD NOTHING TO DO?” (8/7/82):
The Renunciate’s Way of Life.
In Praise of Master Da and His Devotees, by Sandra Okun.
Children’s Culture:
“I Felt Like I Was You”:
Children’s Letters to Master Da Free John.
Holy Mutterances:
“I THREW MYSELF INTO THE PATTERN OF PHENOMENA-AND WOUND UP SITTING
HERE WITH YOU ALL!” (8/6/79).
Sermon: Agency and Transmission, by Connie Grisso, 9/5/82.

VOL. 1. NO. 7. OCT 82.
Dedication for the Feast of Incarnation (pictorial, by the Crazy
Widom staff).
The Feasts of Transmission:
On Right Association with the Spiritual Master, by Saniel Bonder:
The Siddhi of Realization.
The Formal Sitting.
The Primary Influence of the Master-Power.
Practice Is the Instrument of This Divine Association (8/9/82).
“GOING BEYOND THE MUDRA OF BEGINNER’S PRACTICE” (3/29/81).
Children’s Culture: The Culture of Expectation, by Aileen Steinberg
and Matthew Spence.
Sacred History:
“BETTER TO BE HAPPY THAN CONCERNED” (1/26/74), (Intro by Saniel
Bonder).
Australia: The Gift of the Opportunity to Serve, by Linda DuFau.
(in print)

VOL. 1. NO. 8. NOV 82. WHAT IS
REALITY?
The Wisdom-Teaching of the Spiritual Master:
“THE IMAGINARY DISEASE OF UN-REALITY” (9/11/82), (essay &
commentary).
“Listening,” Language, and the Power that Magnifies Reality, by
Saniel Bonder:
1. The Spiritual Limits of the New Physics
2. How the New Physics Can Serve Listening.
3. How the Adept Magnifies Reality and Awakens Hearing and Seeing
(8/11/79).
Radical Healing: Considerations from The Radiant Life Clinic:
Stress.
Equanimity and Self-Transcendence, by Anne Rothemich in collaboration
with Jeff Fitzsimmons.
Sermon: Religious Fundamentalism, by Susan Lesser, 10/24/82.
Suggested Study on Cultism and Religious Fundamentalism.
Seattle: The gift of self and the Gift of Transmission, by Stacey
Koontz.
The First Amendment Choir and Acting Ensemble.
(in print)

VOL. 1. NO. 9. DEC 82.
The Blessing Act, by Saniel Bonder:
1. Devotional Culture and the Blessing Act of Devotees.
2. Satsang-Meditation and the Blessing Act of the Adept.
3. Communal Conductivity and the Adept’s Will. The Widom-Teaching of
the Spiritual Master:
“THE TRANSCENDENCE OF FAMILIARITY” (10/11/82), (essay and
commentary).
Children’s Culture: The Culture of Release, by Anne Rothemich, in
collaboration with Aileen Steinberg and Brooks Shaw.
Ecstatic God-Talk:
“WE INHERE IN THE BLISSFUL FORCEFULNESS OF THE MARVELOUS STARRY GOD”
(9/9/82).
Sermon: Let the Spirit Create the Way, by Bob Sabatino, 12/5/82.
An Open Letter from the Staff of The Laughing Man Institute.

VOL. 1. NO. 10. JAN 83.
Editorial introduction: On Becoming Real.
Sermon: What are you doing to Happiness? by Susan Lesser, 1/5/83.
The Wisdom-Teaching of the Spiritual Master:
“THE FIRST THING YOU MUST DO IS TO COMBINE YOURSELF WITH MY ARGUMENT”
(12/17/82).
Listening Takes Place in Satsang, by Claire Hughes.
Radical Healing: Calm Is One of the Body’s Pleasures, by Anne
Rothemich, in collaboration with Steve Cutler, D.C., and Ellen
Cutler, D. C..
“ENTITIES COME OUT OF GOD, EGOS COME OUT OF MAN” (12/27/82).
Making Satsang Available:
News from The Laughing Man Institute and the Culture of Devotees:
Understanding and Gifts of Art, by Anne Rothemich.

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VOL. 1. NO. 11. FEB 83.
The Wisdom-Teaching of the Spiritual Master:
“TO UNDERSTAND IS TO STAND PRIOR TO THE SELF-CONTRACTION”
(12/28/82).
Sermon: We Must Become a Different Kind of Avatar, by Susan Lesser,
1/23/83.
Children’s Culture: How Do You Eat Happy Feeling’?, a story-play by
Peter Churchill.
“YOU MUST COME TO THE POINT OF LITERALLY OBSERVING THE
SELF-CONTRACTION” (11/18/82).
Divine Interference: a conversation with Lupin Kuhn about illness and
renunciation, by Anne Rothemich.
The Signs of Our Response, by Anne Rothemich, with Daji Mulund Calm
and Dama Katsu Yin.

VOL. 1. NO. 12. MARCH 83.
The Wisdom-Teaching of the Spiritual Master:
“THE ULTIMATE PURPOSE OF MY LIVING” (1/14/83).
“COOPERATIVE COMMUNITY IS ONE OF THE MOST FUNDAMENTAL ASPECTS OF
SPIRITUAL PRACTICE” (1/11/83).
Awake While Dreaming, by Anne Rothemich (11/20/75), (Abigail Jones,
Franz Weaver, Tom Riley, David Rosen).
Radical Healing: Overcoming the Limitations on Intimacy, by Frans
Bakker with the staff of Crazy Wisdom (1/11/83), (1/8/83).
“THE WITNESS POSITION AND BEGINNER’S PRACTICE” (12/14/82).
Study Is a Call to Understand and Be Free, by Meg Krenz.
“WHAT?!”, by Melissa Carpenter.

VOL. 2. NO. 1. APRIL 83.
The Wisdom-Teachng of the Spiritual Master:
“DO NOT PUT ANY LIMITS ON WHAT I CAN DO” (2/23/83), (2/26/83).
Everything Has Already Been Given, by Anne Rothemich.
Children’s Culture: Sermon:
Creating a Spiritualizing Culture for Children, by Dama Rasa
Lila.
“WHAT DOES IT TAKE TO REALIZE THIS WAY?” (1/29/83),
(Intro by Ron and Joanne Mied).
This one Surrenders to That One, by Frank Marrero.

Subtitled: THE MONTHLY JOURNAL OF THE JOHANNINE DAIST
COMMUNION
.

VOL. 2. NO. 2. MAY 83.
The Johannine Daist Communion Celebrates the Awakening of Namale-ma
into Sahaj Samadhi and the Seventh or Perfect Stage of Life.
The Wisdom-Teaching of the Spiritual Master: “YOU ARE NOT THE GUILTY
PARTY” (4/4/83) (Intro by Brian O’Mahony).
Burning with Devotion, by Pat Feuerstein.
The New Design for the Levels of Spiritual Practice, a presentation
by James Steinberg, based on a consideration by Da Free John.
Right Economy Is a Principle of Functional Life, by the Editors
(1/8/83), (4/10/83), (1/11/83).
“THE NECESSARY DISCIPLINE OF SPIRITUAL AND HUMAN LIFE” (4/6/83),
(intro, by Anne Rothemich).
The Adent Works through the Agency of Devotees (4/6/83).

VOL. 2. NO. 3. JUNE 83.
The Johannine Daist Communion Celebrates the Appearance of the
Community of Enlightened Devotees.
The Wisdom-Teaching of the SpiIitual Master: “THE IMPULSE TO
REALIZATION” (3/25/83).
The Free Adept in Hermitage, by The Free Renunciate Order.
“I Address You Only Where You Stand”, a presentation by Denise
Marrero.
Excerpts from a Retreat Diary, by Nick Elias.
Children’s Culture: Children on Retreat, by Anne Rothemich
(4/1/83).

VOL. 2. NO. 4. JULY 83.
The Wisdom-Teaching of the Spiritual Master:
“THE DOMAIN OF LOVE” (6/29/83).
Praise to the Guru, Body of Light! (4/15/83): A Celebration of the
Form of the Spiritual Master.
“Be Conscious As the Feeling of Being and Realize That It Is Radiant
Happiness”: The Ordeal of Being Retreat.
“The Ultimate Wisdom of the Perfect Practice” (5/22/83), (essay &
talk).
Sexuality and the Culture of Human and Spiritual Life, by Anne
Rothemich (8/20/80), (4/18/83), (8/13/80).

VOL. 2. NO. 5. AUG/SEPT 83. SPECIAL FEAST
OF LIBERATION ISSUE.
“MY ILLUMINED BIRTH AND MY ENLIGHTENED REALIZATION” (4/15/83).
“FREEDOM FROM THE IDEAL OF PURITY” (11/20/82), (essay &
talk).
The Legendary Baldies of Nananu-I-Ra, by Daji Jodo Wassan:
Tumomama (1/14/83).
The Kilouea House (3/4/83).
Wandering (3/14/83).
Charlie’s Place.
“The Ordeal of Being” (3/21/83), (3/26/83).
A Seventh Stage Devotee (3/26/83).
The Legendary Baldies.
Pandas, Woodpeckers, and Renunciation (3/21/83).
The Fire (4/8/83).
“FEELING WITHOUT LIMITATION” (5/24/83).
The Unfathomable Grace of The Mountain of Attention: A Pilgrimage to
the Sittha Pitha, by Jeannette Samuel.
Soup, a lila of Master Da Free John, by Craig Wolfe.
Children’s Culture:
There Is No Failure to Serve When You Love: A Consideration on
Discipline and Intimacy with Children, based on the Instructions of
Master Da Free John.
The Function of Art in True Culture, by Louis Rozier (8/31/79),
(11/27/82), (9/17/80).

VOL. 2. NO. 6. 0CT 83.
“Maybe the Big One Will Win This Time”.
“FEELING WITHOUT LIMITATION” (5/24/83),
(Part Two):
The Practice of Unobstructed Feeling.
Feeling and Emotion.
A Great Teacing Must Be Met with an Equally Great Impulse.
Freedom from the Cult of Death: An introduction to the Death and
Dying Ministry, by Bob Carroll (8/27/79), (Andrew Johnson).
“Feel the Mystery ant Even Breathe It”:
Instructions on Conductivity for Children, based on the Teaching of
Master Da Free John.
Putting Ourselves to School: Transition and Evaluation in The
Johannine Daist Communion, by the Crazy Wisdom staff. (7/18/83),
(7/31/83).
“DEAL WITH THE BODY-MIND AS A CHILD” (3/5/81).

VOL. 2. NO. 7. NOV 83.
Natal Horoscope.
“THE YOGA IN HERMITAGE” (7/26/83).
No Roses Grow on Nukabati Island, by Daji Jodo Wassan:
I. The Siva Dance.
II. The Shakti Dance (8/23/83).
III. Dance Two (8/24/83).
IV. Dance Three (8/24/83).
“At Some Time or Other, Every One of You Will Come to a Moment of
Understanding What Has Entered Your Life”: A dedication and pictorial
for the Feast of Incarnation.
“BECOME WOUNDED BY LOVE” (7/2/83).
Great Blessing: Conscious Pregnancy and Childbirth (10/9/80),
(7/11/77).
News from the First European Center.

VOL. 2. NO. 8. DEC 83. HERMITAGE
“OUR PURPOSE IS FULFILLED” (10/28/83)
(Introduction: Love and Madness on Nukabati Island, by Daji Jodo
Wassan (9/15/83)).
Hymn to the Guru: an excerpt from the Guru Stotra.
Hermitage-An Opportunity for All Devotees: by Georg Feuerstein.
“RECEIVE LIFE AND GRANT IT” (8/22/83), (Intro by Anne Rothemich).
News from the Australian Community.
(in print)

VOL. 3. NO. 1. JAN 84.
“LOVE OF THE GOD-MAN” (10/10/83).
Love, by Daji Bodha (11/17/83).
A Letter from Hermitage, by Claire Hughes.
“THE ART OF SPIRITUAL LIFE” (8/13/83).
The Sacred History Archives, by Karen Rippens (Jonathan Lynch).

VOL. 3. NO. 2. FEB 84.
“THE PURPOSE OF MY BIRTH IS TO CHANGE MANKIND” (11/23/83).
The Adept Healer, by Daji Dan Bouwmeester (10/3/83), (11/1783),
(11/26/83), (8/11/83).
“THE PRAYER OF CHANGES” (10/24/83).
The Mountain of Attention Sanctuary: Children on Retreat.
(in print)

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VOL. 3. NO. 3. MARCH 84. MARK MY
WORDS
Editorial: Embracing the Vision by Ty Koontz.
Respect for the Source by Georg Feuerstein (11/7/83).
Hermitage Chronicle “Mark My Words” by Daji Bodha (12/25/82), (Daji
Ribhu, Franz Bakker, Craig Lesser, Daji Bodha).
“MARK MY WORDS” (12/30/83).
Sermon Summary: “The Way of Devotion to the God-Man” by James
Steinberg, 12/18/83 (11/30/83).
The Wisdom-Teaching of the Spiritual Master: “YOU ARE THE SEED”
(11/7/83).
“MEDITATION AND THE LIFE OF WISDOM” (1/1/83).

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VOL. 3. NO. 4. APRIL 84. LOVE OF THE
GOD-MAN.
Editorial: “It Has Been Done” by Georg Feuerstein.
Hermitage Chronicle: Celebration of the Love of the God-Man by the
Crazy Wisdom staff (pictorial, 3/1-3/11/84).
The Wisdom-Teaching of the Spiritual Master: “WHAT I LOOK FOR”
(3/5/84).
The Voice of the Devotee: In Praise of the Adept;
Lilas and Testimonies by devotees (Hana Nakagawa, Nick Elias, Moana
Johnson, Kathy Klippsten, Lisa Brooks, Dorothy Stratton, Stacey
Koontz, Tom Remus, Claudia Minkin, Jean Burke, Mary Waltrich, Emily
Purnell).
Preparing for the Feast of Instruction.

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VOL. 3. NO. 5. MAY 84.
Editorial: Another Moment… by Georg Feuerstein and Michael
Harings.
Hermitage Chronicle: The Visit, by Daji Bodha.
“BE DRAWN INTO THE SWOON OF INFINITE HAPPINESS” (3/27/84).
The Look of Paradise (3/27/84), (Steve & Ellen Cutler).
The Purification of Naitauba (12/5/83). (History of Naitauba).
The Adept-Teacher’s Visit to The Mountain of Attention-in Retrospect
excerpts from two talks by Da Free John (3/23/84), (3/21/84).
The Empowerment of the Siva-Lingam at The Manner of Flowers by
Clifford Baker (Lilas and testimonies: Jeff Polson, Jacques
Drouin).
From the Great Tradition: Siva’s Delight: a story that explains
Siva’s phallic form).
The Culture of Practice: The Function of the Hermitage Service Order,
an interview with James Steinberg, 4/10/84).
The Wisdom-Teaching of the Spiritual Master: “MARK MY WORDS” (Part
II), (1/1/84).
The Opening of the Boston Center, by Roger Gerakin.
(in print)

VOL. 3. NO. 6. JUNE 84.
Editorial: Signs of the Horse Sacrifice, by Michael Harings.
Hermitage Chronicle: Uncle Da Goes to the Seashore by Daji Bodha
(4/27/84), (4/29/84).
The Structure of Practice, by the Ed Dept.
The Culture of Practice: The Hands of Love, an interview with Steven
and Ellen Cutler.
The Wisdom-Teaching of the Spiritual Master: “RECOGNIZE THE DIVINE”
(3/18/84).
The Voice of the Devotee: Divine Theatre, by Anne Rothemich.
Remembrance of the Divine Adept: Lilas and Testimonies by Devotees
(Michel Bonder, Darryl Klippsten, Rimu Quin, Stephanie Bower, Gayle
Starr, Piers Martin). Cultural Wisdom: Sacred Fires, by Jeff
Polson.
(in print)

VOL. 3. NO. 7. JULY 84. THE DEVELOPMENT
OF WISDOM CULTURE
Editorial: The Call to Community by Michael Harings.
Hermitage Chronicle: Heart-Broken in the Master’s Love, by Peter
Churchill.
Part I: Purification:
“THE DEVELOPMENT OF A RATIONAL WISDOM-CULTURE” (3/30/84).
Part II: The Wisdom-Culture of Children.
“THE DYNAMIC OF THE TWO-MAN CON” (4/18/84).
Part III: Communion: “I LOVE EVERYONE WITH THIS PASSION”
(5/8/84).
The Camping Trip.
A Birthday Surprise.
Our Last Day in Hermitage.
From the Great Tradition: In the Cave of the Heart: a story from the
Life of Swami Brahmananda Saraswati.
Sermon Summary: Respond to the Call for Service, by James Steinberg,
June 26, 1984.
The Culture of Practice: Conscious Environments, by Steve Leto:
“IN FAVOR OF SIMPLICITY” (1/19/80).
Four Examples, by Evam Blas
“MY TEACHING WORK IS AN ART FORM” (11/27/82).
The Simplified Structure of Practice.
The President Goes to Fiji: Brian O’Mahony’s Report to the
Communion.

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VOL. 3. NO. 8 & 9. AUG/SEPT 84.
SPECIAL DOUBLE ISSUE
Editorial: Grace, by Miehael Harings.
Hermitage Chronicle: The Star, by Daji Bodha.
“THE STAGES OF PRACTICE” (6/27/84).
“THE CEREMONY OF THE LAYING ON OF HANDS” (6/27/84).
Mahamantra Meditation: an interview with James Steinberg,
6/21/84.
“WHAT IS A DAIST?” (5/13/84).
A Short History of the Search for Hermitage Sanctuary, by Craig
Lesser, Brian O’Mahony The Response of Devotees throughout America,
by Crane Kirkbride.
Signs of Master Da’s Transmission on the East Coast, by Craig
Lesser.
The Next Option: A Production Puja, a conversation with Alexander
Johnston and Justice Kuhn.
“DO WHAT YOU DO AS SADHANA” (3/18/84).
Serving and Being Served:
Lilas and Testimonies by Devotees: (Saniel Bonder, Randall Curtis,
Peter Malakoff, Simon Hunt),
Hand Over your Burdens, a conversationwith Ramana Maharshi.
The Daisy Miracle, by Glen Johannes.
The Lion and the People of God’s Heart: a children’s story by Dama
Gratia Plena.
Institutional and Regional News: A Larger Fishbowl, by Cliff
Baker.
The Children’s Culture in New Zealand, by Jeannette Samuel.
News from the Pacific Northwest, by Bill Smails.
The Mall Project, by Michael Harings.
The Worldwide Raffle of the Niihau Necklace, by Mary Harper.

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VOL. 3. NO. 10. OCT 84. THE SPIRITUAL
COMMUNITAS OF GUANTA LA GUSTA.
Editorial: The Mystery of the God-Man, by Michael Harings.
Hermitage Chronicle: The Spiritual Communitas of Guanta La Gusta by
Golem Ketch-Up.
The Culture of Practice: “EAT ONLY WHAT EVOKES THE FEELING OF
GRATITUDE” (2/13/82).
“THE OPTIMUM DIET” (2/28/82).
In Praise of the Adept lilas and testimonies by devotees (Tyre
Harris, Tally Hastings, Rick Raeside)
Enhance the Heart Connection, an interview with Craig Wolfe.
The Prayer of Love, a new daily prayer, by the Hermitage Renunciate
Order.
Abide in the Guru’s Love, an interview with Q Wolfe.
News from Holland, by Pim van Oyen.
The Australian Report, by Glenn Johannes.
New Zealand News, by Jeannette Samuel.
He Roughens Your Feet. by Seattle devotees.

VOL. 3. NO. 11. NOV 84.
Editorial: Ours Is a Creative Moment, by Georg Feuerstein.
Hermitage Chronicle: The Gold House, by Daji Bodha.
Divine Saliva and Rice Krispies, by Dama Surrender.
Sacramental Services: Intro, by Daji Bodha.
“THE TWO PURPOSES OF PUJA” (7/26/84).
“INVOCATION, SUBMISSION, AND RECEPTION: THE THREE PARTS OF THE
SACRAMENT OF UNIVERSAL SACRIFICE” (9/14/84).
‘THE SONG OF THE HEART OF GOD’ and
‘THE GREAT CONFESSION’, revised versions by Da Free John.
The Empowerment of the Teaching Mission of Master Da Free John, by
Michael Harings.
“THE ULTIMATE BLESSING OF MY TEACHING MISSION” (11/6/80), (talk &
essay), (Jerry Sheinfeld, Krishna Jogletkar).
On the Teaching of Narayan Maharaj, by Krishna Jogletkar.
About Sri Krishna Jogletkar.
Service Is a Response to Grace, a lila about the Ed. Dept.’s retreat
to produce courses for Hermitage, by David Dykstra (Marianne Yaeger,
Bonnie Bommarito, Larry Boggs, Lynn Baskerville, Barbara &
Richard Silk).
The Grace of Gift Giving, by Craig Wolfe.
The Worldwide Paduka Gift, an interview with Jeff Polson.
Boston News, by Reid von Borstel.
New Zealand: A Great and Wonderful Revelation, by Jeannette
Samuel.
The Transcendental Bulletin Calls, by Brad Brown.
Letter: A Response to the Communitas, by Professor Alexander
McShanka.

VOL.3. NO. 12. DEC 84.
Editorial: He Grants the Necessary Means, by Darryl Klippsten.
Hermitage Chronicle:
“FOR THE LOVE” (11/26/84), (Paris Panico).
Establishing a Wisdom-Culture for Children, by Peter Churchill.
Basic Principles for Establishing a Wisdom-Culture of Happiness for
Children, based on the Instructions of Master Da Free John.
Responsibility, Money, and the Faith Disposition:
Four Interviews on the Spiritual Discipline of Money Management
(Intro: M. Harings), (Brian O’Mahoney, Robert Rothemich, Jeff
Shields, Frank “Cheech” Marrero).
“THE PROCESS OF UNIVERSAL PRAYER” (10/7/80).
Sermon Summary:
The Practice of “Pondering and Preparation”, by Steve Leto.
‘PONDERING AND PREPARATION’ (8/25/84).
Baptism at Holy Cat Grotto. Australia (Don Hansen).
Three Testimonies from New Zealand (Jeanette Samuel, Robin Whitwell,
Kevin Passmore).
London Bookstore Opens (Rosemary Murphy).

VOL. 4. NO. 1. JAN 85.
Editorial: “Be Free of the Entire Absurdity”, by Darryl
Klippsten.
“Love You I Will, and Love Me You Must”: The Devotee Must Respond, a
presentation by James Steinberg (12/30/83), (1/1/84), (10/6/84),
(12/2/84), (11/30/84).
The Editorial Yoga: “Remember Me and Write”, accounts of the
Editorial Department service-sadhana (G. Feuerstein, Ty Koontz, Fred
Rohé, James Minkin).
“THE GREATEST HATHA YOGA TECHNIQUE EVER DISCOVERED” (1/24/83).
From the Heart of Los Angeles (Nicole Caulfield).
From the Northwest Region (Charles Cambell).
The Declaration of Translation (excerpt) a humorous devotional
offering from the Northeast Region (Reid von Borstel, Wes Vaught,
Michael Maffeo, Chris Ryan).
A Letter to the Reader.
(in print)

VOL. 4. NO. 2. FEB 85.
Editorial: “Your Relationship with Me Is the Key”, by Darryl
Klippsten.
Hermitage Chronicle: There Is a Tradition for It, by Daji Advaita
Bodha Deepika.
In Praise of the God-Man: Two leelas of Master Da Free John’s
transformative Work with devotees:
Indian Time, by Larry and Scilla Hastings.
There Is Grace Even for Those Who Don’t Believe It, by Harry
Dent.
“Those Who Respond to This Teaching Respond to the Teacher”: Recent
developments in the worldwide communication of the Teaching, by David
Forsythe (11/4/81), (1/17/85), (4/29/82), (11/3/81).
The Seven Schools of God-Talk Bibliography Project, by Michael
Setter.
‘TO ALL’ (1/29/85).
(in print)

VOL. 4. NO. 3 &4. MARCH/APRIL 85.
SPECIAL DOUBLE ISSUE
‘OUR DEFENSE OF THE BODY OF GUIDE’ (9/6/80).
Editorial: “You Must Recognize Me”, by Darryl Klippsten (2/15/85),
(7/4/84), (10/22/84).
“I AM THE SECRET OF SUDDENNESS” (2/1/85).
Fijian Government Leaders Visit Hermitage, a presentation by Brian
O’Mahony, 3/3/85.
“TRANSCEND MEANING AND LIVE WITH ME” (8/20/83).
“I Will Not Allow My Devotees to Fall”, stories and leelas from the
life of Shirdi Sai Baba.
Sermon Summary: The Way of Relational Enquiry, by David Todd.
The Wisdom Culture of Children:
Their Sphere of Intimacy Must Constantly Be Expanded, based on
instructions of Da Free John (12/1/81).
The Brahmacharya Retreat, by Peter Churchill (David & Meredith
Brownell, Brett Harper, Dylan Morris).
Reviewing the Optimum Diet by The Radiant Life Clinic staff.
“ENTER THE SPHERE OF MY PROCESS” (11/22/82).
Pranayama Plates: A practical means for serving the bio-energetic
balance by, Tom Remus.
“EVERYTHING IS THE SAME AS THIS ENERGY” (8/11/79).

VOL. 4. NO. 5. MAY 85. “HAPPINESS IS THE
DIFFERENCE”
Editorial: “All Events Serve Truth”, by Ty Koontz.
“Happiness Is the Difference”, by Daji Advaita Bodha Deepika.
“TRANSCEND CONDITIONAL EXISTENCE, PERIOD!” (1/30/85).
He Blesses Each One, by Louis Jandrell, leelas of his recent visit to
Hermitage.
“I Am This Infinite Universe”, leelas of Akkalkot Maharaj.
“Many May Respond to My Offering”: Developing the Friends Program in
Northern California, by Brad Crawford.

VOL. 4. NO. 6. JUNE 85.
Editorial: “Do Not Lose the Virtue of Your Emotion”, by Darryl
Klippsten.
Hermitage Chronicle:
“Too Much Verbal, Not Enough Burble”, by Peter Churchill:
Part One: Intimacy with God.
Part Two: The Demand for Self-Transcendence.
The Divine Invocation for Children: The Song of Happiness.
The Confession of Hapiness.
The Call to Prayer.
Part Three: Saint Punky’s Day and the Love Da Hat.
Part Four: “Too Much Verbal, Not Enough Burble”.
Part Five: A Disciplined Life Is about Enjoyment.
Brahmacharya Student’s Daily Practice Report.
Part Six: The Sacred Ordeal.
Part Seven: The Secret of the Teacher of Happiness.
“I have come in obedience to your call”, stories and leelas from the
life of Upasani Baba Maharaj, adapted by Conrad Goehausen.
Sermon Summary:
Experimentation Is Not Taboo in the Domain of True Religion, a
presentation by David Todd, 5/11/85 (1/25/85), (6/9/80), (9/24/82),
(3/8/84).

VOL. 4. NO. 7. JULY 85.
The Voice of the Devotee: Visions of Your Likeness, by James
Steinberg.
Hermitage Chronicle: “Shine From Here” Empowerment, by Peter
Churchill.
Love Is a Demand, an interview with Glen Johannes.
“WHEN YOU REALIZE THE WAY, YOU WILL RECOGNIZE THE SPIRITUAL MASTER”
(11/4/80).
“Awake! Awake! all ye who would drink of the Divine nectar!”, Stories
and leelas from the life of Swami Vivekananda (Part One), adapted by
Steve Greaves.
Advocate the Way, an interview with Brian O’Mahony and Craig Wolfe
(Ed Duhaime, Conrad Levasseur, Larry Rogan, Louise Jones, James Gunn,
Nick Nicolaides, Jim Henke, Denis McGilvray, Marc P. Wise.
(in print)

VOL. 4. NO. 8. AUG 85.
Editorial: “The Wonderful Truth”, by Ty Koontz.
“THE DAWN HORSE VISION” (4/30/74).
Hermitage Chronicle:
It Could Have Been Forever, Part One, an interview with Carrie
Pugh.
Part Two: He Does Exactly What He Has Written, an interview with Hana
Nakagawa.
Truth Shall Stand, Leelas from the life of Swami Vivekananda (Part
Two), adapted by Steve Greaves.
“No Fish Is to Die”, by Jeff Polson.
Ramanuja and the Way of Devotion, by Georg Feuerstein.
Happiness and the Immune System, by the staff of The Radiant Life
Clinic.

VOL. 4. NO. 9 & 10. SEPT/OCT 85.
SPECIAL DOUBLE ISSUE
Editorial: The Supreme Gift, by Ty Koontz.
The Dawn Horse Testament Celebration: A Pictorial Commemorative.
His Power Is Happiness-Power, by Naamleela Free Papers.
Capitals and Limericks: Leelas of the Creation of the Testament a
presentation by Daji Mulund, Dama Avinabhava, and Zoe Sabatino.
“The Eternal Conversation” (10/6/85).
Guest Editorial: The Dawn Horse Testament: A Brief Appreciation, by
Ken Wilber.
“The Play and Victory Of Their Forms”: Master Da Free John, Crazy
Wisdom, and the “Great Individuals” (Part One), by James
Steinberg.
Sacred Circumambulation: The Cycle of Devotional Readings from The
Dawn Horse Testament.
The Plight Of The Heart-Husband.
“Remember Me”, by Phil Milgrom.
The Cat Doctrine, the Monkey Doctrine, and Ramanuja, by Georg
Feuerstein.
“THIS HEART-AWAKENING” (2/2/84).
News from the Johannine Daist Communion.
(in print)

VOL. 4. NO. 11. NOV 85.
“CONFRONT THE CRISIS OF TRANSITION TO THE FOURTH STAGE OF LIFE”
(10/4/85).
Give Him Your Attention and Receive His Transmission, an interview
with Fletcher and Cholli Andrews.
“The Play and Victory Of Their Forms”: Master Da Free John, Crazy
Wisdom, and “The Great Individuals”, Part Two, by James
Steinberg.
“TO LOVE YOU MUST SACRIFICE YOURSELF” (11/6/82), (3/15/83).
The Devotionalism of the Bhagavata Purana, by Georg Feuerstein.
News from the Johannine Daist Communion.
(in print)

VOL. 4. NO. 12. DEC 85.
“USE YOUR ADVANTAGE” (10/11/85).
“The Graceful Radiance that Flows from the Master’s Feet Releases
attention from the ego ‘I’ and the world”, a leela by Ellen
Cutler.
The Revelation of Narcissus and the Bliss of the Divine, by Kerwin
Whitnah.
The Sight of You Restores the Heart to God-Love, by Frans Bakker: A
Spiritual Retreat.
Transcendental Dentistry and Ego-Extraction.
Divine Gifts for Europe.
“The Play and Victory Of Their Forms”: Master Da Free John, Crazy
Wisdom, and “The Great Individuals”, Part Three, by James
Steinberg.
Heart-Master Da and Santa Claus Are Famous for Giving Gifts.
The Things of Being: News from The Johannine Daist Communion.
(in print)

(8 1/2 X 11):

VOL. 5. NO. 1. JAN 86.
Hermitage Chronicle:
“Allow Me To Retire Into The Great Work Of My Seclusion” The
Steinbergs, the O’Mahonys, and the Wolfes discuss their recent visit,
with excerpts from talks by Master Da Free John (11/7/85),
(11/16/85):
Praise the God of Happiness, a leela by Mady O’Mahony.
“My Secret Is Revealed Only To Devotion Itself”, a leela by Aileen
Steinberg.
“SUBMIT TO THE DISCIPLINE OF SPIRITUAL LIFE” (3/29/83).
An Introduction to The Garden of Lions by nine brahmacharya students:
The Ashram Schedule, by Sarah Seage.
The Bramacharya Discipline, by Tally Hastings.
Being Bramacharya, Angelina Duff.
Our Recent Retreat, by Megan Anderson, Jennifer Andrews, Leah
Murphy.
A Letter to Heart-Master Da (the above & Kathy List, Jeannie
Raeside, and Megan Willis).
‘FIRST DEVELOP FULL HUMAN RESPONSIBILITY’ (LatSotW).
A Great Love Affair: Krishna and Radha According to the Gita-Govinda
of Jayadeva, by Georg Feuerstein.
“DIVINE DISTRACTION” (12/16/75).
“The Play and Victory of Their Forms”: Master Da Free John, Crazy
Wisdom, and the “Great Individuals”, Part Four, byJames
Steinberg.
The Things of Being: News from the Johannine Daist Communion.
(in print)

VOL. 5. NO. 2. FEB 86.
Hermitage Chronicle:
Part One: “I AM HERE TO AWAKEN YOU” (11/14/85).
Part Two: “EVERYTHING MUST BE RELINQUISHED” (10/30/85).
The Feast of Calms.
Britannia, an interview with three English devotees (Dennis Bumstead,
Jean Pink, Brian Conway).
“The Worlds Are an Exclamation of My Names”, Four naming leelas of
Heart-Master Da Free John:
Mady, by Mady O’Mahony.
The Gator, by James Steinberg.
Cholli, by Cholli Andrews.
Veronica, by Veronica Adrover.
The Things of Being: News from the Johannine Daist Communion.
(in print)

VOL. 5. NO. 3. MARCH 86.
The Feast of Instruction: “Let My Secrets Be Revealed To all
beings!”.
Hermitage Chronicle:
“You Are Responsible for the Human Agent Who Serves You”:
“I PAY EVERYTHING TO SERVE YOU” (12/29/85). (10/30/85).
(11/11/85).
“LET ME SEE YOUR WORKS” (11/30/85).
The Life Practice Is the Guru Yoga, by the editorial staff.
“The Forms of Yellow” (1/4/83), (1/5/80), (11/27/82), (1/16/83),
(8/1/84), An Introduction to Master Da Free John’s Consideration of
the Spiritual and Human Function of Art:
The King Tut Exhibit, by Jeff Polson.
“THE SADHANA OF ART” (9/17/80).
The Things of Being: News from the Johannine Daist Communion.
(in print)

VOL. 5. NO. 4. APRIL 86.
“THERE IS NO TRUE PRACTICE WITHOUT THE BROKEN HEART”:
Three Talks by the Heart-Master Da Free John:
“CUTTING THROUGH EGOITY” (11/22/85).
“PUT YOUR HEART ON THE LINE” (1/27/86)
“EXHIBIT THE IMPULSES OF THE SPIRITUAL REALITY” (12/2/85).
“Remember Every Day to Feel the Mystery”: The Spiritual Practice of
Toddlers:
Breathing.
Eye Contact.
Blessing.
Responsiveness to Requests.
“The Forms of Yellow” (8/11/79).
An Introduction to Master Da Free John’s Consideration of the
Spiritual and Human Function of Art, Part Two.
The Things of Being: News from The Johannine Daist Communion.
(in print)

subtitle: THE MONTHLY JOURNAL OF THE ADVAITAYANA BUDDHIST
COMMUNION

VOL. 5. NO. 5. MAY 86.
Hermitage Chronicle:
Part One: “My Blessing Freely Goes To all”.
Part Two: “THE PRINCIPLE OF RETREAT” (5/7/86), a talk by Swami Da
Love-Ananda Paramahansa Avadhoota.
Part Three: “The Name above all names is Itself beyond Name”, a
pictorial and presentation of the Divine Names of Heart-Master Da
Love-Ananda.
Part Four: Making the Radical Passage to the Sixth Stage Practice, an
interview with Vairagi Angelo Druda.
(in print)

(8 1/4 X 10 3/4)

Subtitled: THE JOURNAL OF THE FREE DAIST COMMUNION

VOL. 5. NO. 6-8. JUNE-AUG 86. AVADHOOTA
DA LOVE-ANANDA’S WORLDWIDE TOUR OF BLESSING
Special Commemorative Issue. Like a Wilderness Fire, by Ty
Koontz:
1. The Being of Fire.
2. The Master of the “Ashvamedha”.
3. His Worldwide Blessing Yajna.
Fiji: The Great Event of Divine Incarnation (7/5/86), (Greg Purnell,
Dama Tripura), (3/22/86), (4/11/86).
California: “How Can You Be Comfortable in the Face of an Ascetic on
Fire?” (Rick Pugh),
“BE DYED IN MY COLOR OF RENUNCIATION AND REALIZATION” (5/18/86), (Ty
Koontz, Anne Rothemich, Nick Rivero),
“I LOOK FOR A RESPONSE THAT IS COMPARABLE TO THE GIFT” (6/14/86),
the “Sadhana” of “Satsang” with Avadhoota Da Love-Ananda Hridayam,
(Simon Baker, Jonah Reed, Bo Sampson, Ashley Holliday, Dennis
Duff),
“USE MY COMPANY AS A MEANS TO PRACTICE” (6/19 & 6/21/86).
New York: From the Bowery to the Cloisters: (Paris Panico, Michael
Fern, William Tsiknas).
England: “Courage Grows Strong at a Wound” (Bonnie Bommarito, Keith
Marsden, Bill Stranger):
First Day: Sat, 6/28/86 (Antoinette Pernetta).
Second Day: Sun 6/29. Third Day: Mon, 6/30 (Keith Marsden), (Da
Love-Ananda).
Fourth Day: Tue, 7/1 (Sherry Stewart).
Fifth Day: Wed, 7/2.
Sixth: Thu, 7/3.
Eighth: Sat, 7/5 (Max Cotrell).
Tenth: Mon, 7/5 (Da Love-Ananda), (Michael Breen, Kouraleen Stranger,
Doug Childers).
Twelfth: Wed, 7/9 (Bonnie).
France: Le Principal du Monde (Franz Bakker, Lenie Koole, Tjerd
Ytsma, Isabelle Blas, Ineke Bakker), (Da Love-Ananda), (Frans, Brian
O’Mahony).
Holland: “There is Nothing More to get than God” (Frans, Brian), (Da
Love-Ananda, 7/14/86), (Frans Van Den Bossche), (Da Love-Ananda,
7/17/86), (Frans Bakker), (Da Love-Ananda, 7/20/86), (Frans,
Ineke).
“MY DISTRESS IS INTENDED TO INSTRUCT DEVOTEES” (9/5/86), (Beth Todd,
Jean Burke, Autumn Rath, Flick Rahke, Laura Raeside, Christine
Milgrom, Craig Wolfe, Frans van der Bosssche, S. Mohan, Roger Savoie,
Dennis Duff, Stacey Koontz, Mark Heffington, Krysia Roesler, Denise
Panico.
The Three Phases of our Sadhana of Response:
Understanding the Present Moment.
Preparing for Da Love-Ananda’s Blessing Work.
Providing for Da Love-Ananda’s Possible Travels.
(in print)

(8 1/2 X 11, with variation)

VOL. 5. NO. 9. SEPT/OCT 86.
“SILA” (3/24/86).
The Great Teddy Bear Puja, a presentation by Dama Remembrance, 6/7/86
(Da Love-Ananda, 6/3 & 6/4/86).
“THE FORCE OF FORGIVENESS” (12/6/85), (Emily Purnell).
“Wake Up Sooner than the Mind”, a presentation on the twelve-part
process of Feeling-Enquiry, by Dama Nirvanasara, 5/31/86).
“I MOVE ONLY WHERE THERE IS FIRE” (6/28/73).
The Things of Being: News from The Free Daist Communion, The
Hermitage Service Order, and the Culture of Devotees.
(in print)

VOL. 5. NO. 10. NOV/DEC 86.
Editorial: Release, Retirement, and Right Relationship, by Ty
Koontz.
‘THE CALL TO HEART PRAYER’.
‘THE HEART’S CONFESSION’.
“Whose Property Is Eaten in Feasts”: On the Art of Giving Gifts, by
Laurel Patterson (10/1/82):
“THE GIFT MUST BE REAL” (4/10/79, 12/31/85).
Five Axioms on Giving Gifts.
“GOD IS TO BE NOTICED!” (12/2/85, 1/11/83), (excerpts from two talks
on Sila, Discipline, and Right Speech by Heart-Master Da
Love-Ananda).
“Who’s Fiddling?”, by Molly MacGregor: A Brief Summary of the Stages
of Death.
“Conductivity and ‘Bellows Breathing'” (3/24/86): Balancing the Play
of the Spirit-Current in the Body-Mind.
The Things of Being: News from The Free Daist Communion, The
Hermitage Service Order, and the Culture of Devotees.
(in print)

VOL. 6. NO. 1. JAN/FEB 87. LOVE IS A
PUJA
“LOVE IS A PUJA” (12/25/86).
Conversations with Heart-Master Da Love Ananda on Ishta Guru,Bhakti
Yoga (1/22-1/29/87).
Traditional Examples of Ishta-Guru-Bhakti Yoga.
The Full Cycle of Devotional Practice: The revised cycle of
devotional prayers for devotees in the devotional culture:
THE DIVINE INVOCATION.
THE SONG OF THE HEART OF GOD.
THE GREAT CONFESSION.
THE CALL TO MEDITATION AND TRUE PRAYER.
The Durga Pilgrimage, by Jerry Sheinfeld.
“It’s All in the Eyes”, a leela on the painting of the Durga, by
Labelle Travis.
The Things of Being: News from The Free Daist Communion, the
Hermitage Service Order, and the Culture of Devotees.
Glossary.
(in print)

VOL. 6. NO. 2. MARCH/APRIL 87. 15TH
ANNIVERSARY OF THE FREE DAIST COMMUNION, 1972-1987.
“All I Have Asked Is That You Understand”.
The Opening of the Ashram, 4/25/72-A Pictorial with “Opening Night”,
a leela by Jerry Sheinfeld.
“I Am the Universe of Love”: in celebration of the early writings of
Avadhoota Da Love-Ananda Hridayam.
Founding a New Order of Men and Women: our personal responsibility
for the Sacred Agencies of the Way of the Heart (KNEE,PROOF):
Commentary by David Todd:
Intro.
1. “Be Aligned to Me and My Great Purposes”:
The Call for Spiritual Leadership (6/21/82).
Make Use of the Divine Siddhi (7/28/81).
The Great Obligations of the Free Daist Communion.
2. “Honor, Serve, Cherish, Preserve, Protect, and Defend These Gifts
Forever”:
“THE TREASURES OF THE WAY” (11/3/81).
Our Personal Responsibility for Preservation. “RESPONSIBILITY AND THE
KINGFISHER” (2/2/87).
The Future of the Communion and the Community.
“OUR SACRED INHERITANCE” (2/2/83).
3. “Be My Advocate in This World” (4/17/81).
“DO NOT REDUCE THIS INSTITUTION TO A RELIGION BUSINESS”
(10/18/81).
4. “My Play Is Unique”.
“I GAVE IT ALL AWAY” (5/22/81).
5. “Let All Devotees Serve the Process of God-Realization in One
Another through a True Culture of Cooperation”.
“THE VISION OF COMMUNITY” (2/1/80).
Conclusion: Respond and Cooperate (3/20/87), (DHT).
The Things of Being”: Use of Murtis and Sacred Articles.
Glossary.

VOL. 6. NO. 3. MAY/JUNE 87. THE INDOOR
YAJNA
“I Dance to Not Have to Dance Again”, by Matthew Spence: The
Consideration. The Dance.
“CONSIDER THE ERROR OF BEING” (5/16/87).
“ALLOW YOURSELF TO BE PONDERED” (5/19/87).
“YOU ARE AT THE BEGINNING, AND I AM AT THE END” (5/28/87).
“I PAINTED A LEAF FOR LEELA”, a leela of healing and a talk by
Heart-Master Da Love-Ananda May 20,1987, (Sheila Miller, Leela, Jon,
& Kerry Rottman, Jan Guba).
The Things of Being: News from The Free Daist Communion: Producing
Leela Literature (5/17/87), etc.
Glossary.

VOL. 6. NO. 4. JULY/AUG 87.
Editorial: What Happened?, by Ty Koontz:
The One Great Teaching Demonstration.
Cultic Religiosity and Religious Idealism.
The Biggest Lesson.
‘SATSANG IS A SPIRITUAL PRACTICE’ (6/27/87).
“DO THE SADHANA OF OBSERVATION” (5/22/87):
Prologue.
Part One: Boring, Exaggerated, and True.
Part Two: Back to the Beach!
Part Three: The Rules of the Game.
‘COMMUNICATE HAPPINESS’ (4/13/87).
“CHILDREN MUST BE LIBERATED” (8/5/78).
The Blue Half-Eared Cloud of Pictures: children’s stories and poems:
When You Leave the Room, by Brahmachari Shawnee Free Rogers.
The Cat, by Brahmachari Naamleela Free Papers.
Itcafia, by Brahmachari Nara Wood.
Fairies, by Teal Druda.
The Teddy Bear, by Rachel Kuhn,
“POETRY IS THE LANGUAGE OF ECSTASY” (4/28/87).
In Praise of the Hyphen: Ecstatic Communication and the Left-Brain
Revolt.
The Things of Being.
Glossary.
(in print)

VOL. 6. NO. 5. SEPT/OCT 87.
“THE PURPOSE OF THE HEART” (8/22/87).
Who Is Pictured in The Basket Of Tolerance? by Ty Koontz.
“THE BASE PROPOSITIONS” (7/10/87).
“THE SIGN OF THE REALIZER” (7/31/87).
The Things of Being:
New Name.
Spiritual Agency (4/16/87).
Wholeness (7/5/87).
Glossary.
(in print)

VOL. 6. NO. 6. NOV/DEC 87.
Only from God Does the Passion Come, chronicle of a retreat in
Hermitage, by Kerwin and Toni Whitnah:
Village Life.
The Gatherings.
The “Topics”.
In Praise of the Giver.
“TOLERANCE, SENSITIVITY, AND LOVE”: “ON TOLERANCE” (8/22/87,
8/18/87).
“ON SENSITIVITY” (8/9/87).
“ON LOVE” (8/11/87).
“THE TESTS OF MATURITY” (7/26/87), a talk on the culture of children
and young people in the Way of the Heart.
Revised children’s recitations:
The Divine Invocation For Children.
The Song Of Happiness.
The Confession Of Happiness.
The Call To Feel And Be.
“THE MESSAGE OF REALITY” (10/6/87).
The Things of Being.
New Formats for Recitations.

VOL. 7. NO. 1. JAN/FEB 88. NAITAUBA
SANNYASA.
Renunciation and Happiness.
‘NAITAUBA SANNYASA’ (3/28/86-2/3/88), an essay by Naitauba Avadhoota
Paramahansa Swami Da Love-Ananda Hridayam
(Intro, by Matt Spence).
“WHAT DO YOU HAVE TO DO TO GROW?” (10/15/87).
There Is No Great Other, by Kathleen Stilwell. Just the Body, by
Michael Shaw. “WAKE UP TO THE OBVIOUS” (9/22/87).
The Things of Being.
Glossary.
(in print)

VOL. 7. NO. 2. MARCH/APRIL 88. RECOUNTING
THE GIFTS.
Recounting the Gifts and Lessons: Indoor Yajna and Beyond, an
interview with by Matthew Spence:
1. The Consideration Begins.
2. Listening.
3. Hearing.
4. Practice.
“THE ROBE OF TAPAS” (1/17/87).
“I’m Talking to Everybody”, from a conversation with Tom Closser.
Leelas from Hermitage:
The Organization Man, by Daniel Bouwmeester.
The Undoing of a Hypochondriac, by Claire Hughes.
“SADHANA HURTS” (12/19/87).
“THE YEARNING PLACE” (12/8/87).
The Things of Being.
Da Avathoota! I Must Praise Your Death!, a eulogy by Frank A.
Marrero.
(in print)

VOL. 7. NO. 3. MAY/JUNE 88.
Devote Your Life to Satsang:
The Celebration of Reassociation, July 2-4, 1988, by Carolyn Lee.
This Was Love, by Ann Rogers.
Sublime Monday, by Ron Strauss.
It Was a Grace, by Kerwin Whitnah.
“CONTEMPLATION, SATSANG, SADHANA” (7/2/88).
Twenty-four-hour Notice!, a chronicle of Da Avadhoota’s Departure
from Translation Island.
Radiant among the common scenes of Life: A Chronicle of Da
Avadhoota’s Blessing Work in New Zealand.
“MAKE SENSE OUT OF YOUR LIFE” (5/20/88).
“CHANTING AND THE SACRED ARTS” (5/9/88).
The Things of Being.
(in print)

VOL. 7. NO. 4 & 5. JULY-OCT 88
(DOUBLE ISSUE)
Editorial: I Will Do Everything, by Carolyn Lee.
Hermitage Chronicle:
October 1988, by William Tsiknas.
“THERE IS NOTHING LEFT BUT THE ASH” (8/15/88).
The Absolute Fire that Dissolves the Body-Mind, A Conversation with
Kanya Tripura and Kanya Remembrance.
The Divine Does the Healing: An Interview with Toni Whitnah.
Nirvana Is Openly Shown to Our Eyes: The Life of the Zen Master
Hakuin, by Don Webley.
Music and the Eternal Dharma: Interviews with Michael Coyle and Steve
Brown.
Grace Straightens: A Chronicle from Tumomama, by Bill Roesler.
News from The Free Daist Communion.
Glossary.
(in print)

VOL. 7. NO. 6. & VOL. 8 NO. 1.
NOV/DEC 88-JAN-FEB 89 (DOUBLE ISSUE).
Hermitage Chronicle, by Meg Krenz:
Part One: “The Method of the Kiss”:
A Celebration of the Signs of Da Ashvamedha’s Victory and a Statement
of Intention for the New Year (Heart-Master Da) (?), (Kanya Suprithi,
Kanya Nananeeta, River Papers, William Tsiknas).
Part Two: The Great Purpose of This House:
The Gift of Sat-Guru Darshan: The Retreat Program at Translation
Island Hermitage Sanctuary: (Heart-Master Da: ?, 11/15/88), (Mary
Waltrich, Sue Tonkin, Ed Graham, Neal Stewart, Frans van der Bossche,
Lisa).
Part Three: Happy Birthday to Sat-Guru Da:
The Seven Feasts of His Blessing (Virendra, Amrit, and Karishma
Singh), (5/31/86).
“WHAT IS YOUR INTENTION?” (12/27/88), (Susan Lesser).
The Bond That Liberates: A Presentation on the Guru-Devotee
Relationship, by James Steinberg, 1/8/89, Sri Love-Anandashram.
One-Pointed Devotion: Introducing the Kanyadana Kurnari Mandala, A
Presentation by Susan Lesser and Lynne Closser.
The Greatest Gift that Can Be Given: A Confession of Practice, by
Kanya Tripura.
No Doubt of God: Brahmacharya life at Sri Love-Anandashram, by
Carolyn Lee.
A 25-cent Bottle of God-Realization, A Conversation with Rob and Deb
Meadows about the Brahmacharinis’ Practice and Sacred Arts.
He Who Dances, by Meg Krenz.
The Fourth Option, by Greg Purnell.
Glossary.
(in print)