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VOL. 1. NO. 1.
Introduction.
“THE KEY TO THIS PROCESS” (5/16/77, Vision Mound Sanctuary)
“I WILL DO EVERYTHING” (5/17/77, VMS.)

Subtitled: THE CELEBRATION OF THE PRESENCE OF THE SPIRITUAL MASTER:

VOL. 1. NO. 2.
About Vision Mound. Introduction.
“THE GRACE OF SUFFERING”(1/18/76.)
You Are Welcomed to a Fiery Process(6/8/77) by William Tsiknas.
“YOU MUST BECOME RESPONSIBLE AS FEELING-ATTENTION IN EVERY MOMENT”(6/13/77.)

Subtitled: THE CELEBRATION OF THE HEART:

VOL. 1. NO. 3.
About Vision Mound. Introduction
“Heart-Felt Attention”(5/30/76.)
“THE DIVINE DISTRACTION”(12/16/75.)
Truth or God May Be Sought Inside or Outside the Body, but Only Radiant Sacrifice or Love As the Whole Body Is the Way of Truth and God(7/10/77.)
Death Is A Perfect Insult (6/22/77.)
Adam Is the Nervous System, Eve Is the Flesh, and Jesus Is the Whole Body (6/26/77.)
“THE TRUE TEACHING IS A RENEWAL OF CULTURE.”

Nonsubtitled:

VOL. 1. NO. 4.
About Vision Mound. Introduction.
“YOU MUST BECOME A SACRIFICE.”(8/19/77)
Four Essays by Bubba Free John:
The Way of Divine Communion and Traditional Yoga.
The Illusion of God and the Reality of the Presence.
The Psycho-Physical Love of God.
The Supreme Science.
“THE RELIGION OF THE WHOLE BODY”(8/21/77.)

VOL. 1. NO. 5.
About Vision Mound. Introduction.
Part I: The Fire of Sacrifice Must Enter Your Life: Religion Is Sacred Activity.
“THERE IS ONLY ONE CONSIDERATION”(9/11/77, VMS)
“I Am Offering You a Whole Way of Life”(9/14/77, VMS)
Part II: The Lesson of India:
Truth Is the Secret of the Whole Body: The Argument of the Whole Body-Being.
“TRUE WORSHIP IS THE SACRIFICE OF THE WHOLE BODY”(9/10/77,VMS.)
“WHERE THERE IS LOVE TO INFINITY, THE WHOLE BODY IS RADIANT”(on the road from Poondi to Tiruvannamali, southern India, 9/77.)
“THE WAY OF THE WHOLE BODY IS NEITHER EASTERN NOR WESTERN” (Sri Ramanasramam, Tiruvannamalai, South India, 9/7/77).
THIS IS THE VISION I HAVE FELT SINCE BIRTH (9/20/77)
Part III: The Translation of the Whole Body-Being into the Radiance of Bhava Samadhi:
“LIKE MEETING YOUR TWIN BROTHER” (Sri Ramanasramam, Tiruvannamalai, South India, early Sept, 77.)
The Demonstration of Grace Has Entered A New Phase.
“THIS IS MY ULTIMATE WORK” (10/3/77.)
This Way Matures as Transfiguration, Regeneration, and Translation of Man into God (9/14/77.)

VOL. 1. NO. 6.
About Vision Mound. Introduction.
“THE RELIGIOUS AMBIVALENCE OF WESTERN MAN”(11/5/77.)
Water and Narcissus: A Collection of Essays from the Early Writings of Bubba Free John.

VOL. 1. NO. 7.
About Vision Mound. Introduction.
Beyond The Heartbeat and the Mind.
“GOD IS NOT AN ALTERNATIVE REALITY, BUT THE DIVINE CONDITION OF THE PRESENT EXPERIENCE” (11/14/77.)
The Essential Teaching of the New Testament.
Three Essays.

VOL. 1. NO. 8.
About Vision Mound. Introduction.
The Seven Stages of Eternal Life.
Birth Until Death: The Culture of Resurrection:
The First Stage of Life: Adaptation to the Physical Body.
The Second Stage of Life: Adaptation to the Emotional-Sexual Nature and the Transition to Independence.
The Third or “Student Stage of Life: Adaptation to the Lower Mind and Integration of the Whole Body through Feeling.
Right Adaptation in the Mature Stages of Life:
Reorientation to the Etheric Dimension.
Every Realm Must Be Transcended.

Subtitled: THE JOURNAL OF THE TEACHING OF BUBBA FREE JOHN, THE WESTERN SPIRITUAL MASTER:

VOL. 1. NO. 9.
About Vision Mound. Introduction.
The Condition of Being Is Not Within.
“MY RADIANCE IS PERFECT”(Part. I, 10/10/76.)
Part II. Four Essays.

VOL. 1. NO. 10.
About Vision Mound. Introduction.
“THERE IS NO MAGICAL WAY TO GOD”(2/26/78.)
The Law of Sacrifice: The Creative Function of Life-Frustration in the Process of Self-Sacrifice; Three Essays.
“Love Is the Ultimate Test”(12/13/77.)

Subtitled: THE MONTHLY JOURNAL OF THE TEACHING OF BUBBA FREE JOHN:

VOL. 1. NO. 11. 5/78.
Introduction: The Action of Love, or Bodily Service, Is the Worship of God by Saniel Bonder and William Tsiknas.
God Is the Truth of Life, Not the Parental Source of Future Fulfillment.
The Divine Invocation and Bodily Prayer To Life.
Chant to the Living Divine.
“THE DIVINE INVOCATION”(3/23/78)
The Daily Practice of Divine Communion through Bodily Prayer to the Living Divine.
Dietary and Sexual Disciplines in the Free Communion Church.
Three Essays: Faith Is Bodily Surrender to Life. Love of Life. Have No Regrets.

VOL. 1. NO. 12. 6/78.
Introduction.
Part I: The Transfiguration of the Whole Body-Mind:
“THE CRUCIFIXION OF CHANGE”(3/18/78.)
Nothing Can Be Hidden from My Devotees: Four Essays:
The Ultimate Mystery of the Spiritual Master and the Perfect and Final Stage of the Practice of His Devotees.
The Spiritual Master Provides the Radiant Touch of God.
The Divine Person and the Spiritual Master.
The Esoteric Foundation of Life.
Part II: The Spiritual Master is the Living Agent of God:
The Power of Discrimination: A Revelation of the “LIGHT OF GOD” in the Company of Bubba Free John by Saniel Bonder.
The Living Truth: Four Essays:
The Natural Disposition of Man. The Living Truth. The Divine Sacrifice. Wisdom and Morality.

VOL. 2. NO. 1 & 2. July/August/78.
Special Jubilee Issue: THE GOD OF THE WHOLE BODY

VOL. 2. NO. 3. 9/78.
Introduction:
When the Devotee Asks for Mercy.
The Prayer of Changes.
“THE FIRE MUST HAVE ITS WAY” (7/18/78)
Love Outshines the Body Mind: Seven Essays from The Enlightenment of the Whole Body.
“A Bright, Important, and Purifying Time of Life”: A Letter from a Young Devotee to the Spiritual Master.
Considerations with the Pastoral Service Order; A Note on Households.

VOL. 2. NO. 4. 10/78.
Introduction.
“THE PARABLE OF THE RICH MAN”(?)
“THE WISDOM THAT TRANSCENDS ALL PHENOMENA”(?)
Four Essays from The Enlightenment of the Whole Body.
“THE MOOD OF ENLIGHTENMENT”(?)

VOL. 2. NO. 5. 11/78.
Introduction: The Paradox of Divine Love Defies The Mind.
Part I: The God-Realized Spiritual Master Is the Living Truth: The Bodily Confession of the Spiritual Master (76-78):
“I AM SUITED TO SERVE YOU.”
“I AM NOT BORN.”
“I AM YOU.”
“I AM HERE TO AWAKEN YOU FROM THIS TORMENT.”
There Is No Such Thing as One’s Autobiography.
Part II: The God-Realized Spiritual Master Is the Way of Salvation:
The Law Must Be Fulfilled in Both Directions: Letters to Bubba Free John from His Devotees: Craig Wolfe, Tina Nies, Kathy Lynch, Sandy Okun, Marge Bucci, Peter Roberts, Eileen Seage.
The Great Confession.
The Devotional Practice of Confession by Larry Hasting.
Part III: The God-Realized Spiritual Master Is the Eternal Master of Man: Two Essays:
‘I AM SURRENDERED TO MY DEVOTEES’.
‘I HAVE COME TO ACCEPT THE WORSHIP OF MY DEVOTEES’.

VOL. 2. NO. 6. 12/78.
Introduction: What Is Love?
“HAPPINESS IS NATIVE TO THE BODILY BEING.”
“WHAT KIND OF PERSON IS IT WHO PERVADES THE WHOLE WORLD ?”
The Call to Prayer.
The Voice of the Devotee: You Must Open the Door, by Craig Wolfe.
“TRANSCENDENTAL IS OUR NATIVE CONDITION.”
Talks with Children: “IF YOU LOVE.” “MY FEET ARE NOT DEAD.”

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Subtitled: THE JOURNAL OF THE RELIGIOUS AND SPIRITUAL TEACHING OF BUBBA FREE JOHN:

VOL. 2. NO. 7. 2/79.
Introduction: The New Vision Mound.
The New Reformation: Excerpts from Scientific Proof…
Great Devotees: What Is the Enlightened Being Saying When He Says “I Am God”? by Arthur Patten:
Krishna Speaking To Arjuna in the Bhagavad Gita.
The Story of Sarmad: Jewish Saint and Poet.
A Living Sage: Sri Nisargadatta Maharaj.
The Ecstatic Confession of Bubba Free John.
“The Moral Conversion of the Heart.
The Higher Culture of Man; 3 talks by Bubba Free John:
“TRUE WORSHIP IS AN ESOTERIC SACRAMENT.”
“CONSIDER YOURSELF CRITICALLY.”
“THE HIGHER CULTURE OF MAN IS NOT A CULT.”
The Voice of the Devotee: God-Feeling and the Transparent Church by Saniel Bonder.
Children: Learning to Feel Everyone in the Room by Lynn Closser and Craig Wolfe.
The Cultural Transition of a Young Man by Raymond Lynch.
Correspondence: The Random Exercise of the Prayer of Remembrance Leads to the Esoteric Practice of the Name of God.
Health: The Radically Responsible Approach to Mental and Emotional Health: A Personal Account by Fithian Montaño.
Counseling: Notes from the Pastoral Service Order.
Excerpts from The Eating Gorilla…
Books:
Love of the Two-Armed Form.
The Art of Tantra by Philip Rawson.
The Tao of Love and Sex: The Ancient Chinese Way to Ecstasy by Jolang Chang.

VOL. 2, NO. 8. 4/79. THE CULTURE OF ECSTASY.
Introduction: Spiritual Consideration and Spiritual Practice.
Excerpts from Scientific Proof…Esotericism: The Severing of the Sahasrar by David Todd.
“THE ARGUMENT OF THE TWO-SIDED MAN.”
Children: On Children’s Literature: How the Brute Became Happy.
Special Feature: The Sanctuary and Culture of Ecstasy.
“ARE YOU READY FOR ECSTASY?”
Voice of the Devotee: Letters to the Spiritual Master: Larry Woldenberg, Meg Krenz, Peter Roberts, Dallas Allen.
“THE PRIMAL URGE FOR SANCTUARY.”
Book Reviews by James Steinberg:
Minstrels of God by Bankey Behari.
Ramalinga Swami by Dayanandan Francis.
The Ultimate Reality and Realization: Siva Sutra by I. K. Taimni.
From the Bihar School of Yoga: Tantra of Kundilini Yoga and Dynamics of Yoga.

VOL. 2. NO. 9. 5/79.
Introduction: Surrender.
Excerpts from Scientific Proof…
“THE OLD RELIGIONS, THE NEW SCIENTISM, AND THE AWAKENING OF THE PSYCHE.”
Teresa of Avila, a Devotee of God by Meg Krenz: The Struggle between “World and God.”
Mystical Experience and Devotional Surrender by Fithian Kirkbride.
“The One Who Was To Come Is Always Already Here;” a short appreciation of the Teaching of Bubba Free John by Ken Wilber.
Health: excerpts from The Eating Gorilla Comes In Peace.
“What Do You Mean, Narcissus? There’s Not Even a Creek Around Here!” by Lynn Closser: Helping Children to Transcend Reactive Emotions.
The Natural Humor of Children.
Relationship to the Life-Force.
Voice of the Devotee: Ecstatic Chanting by Crane Kirkbride.
Letters to the Spiritual Master: James Morris, Jeffrey Fitzsimmons, Julia Steely, Jeff Novick.
Books:
The Eating Gorilla Comes In Peace Is One Monumentous Book! by Saniel Bonder.
Reviews by James Steinberg:
Mahayogi Walt Whitman: New Light On Yoga by O. K. Nambiar.
A World Discovery: Christ Did Not Perish on the Cross: Christ’s Body Buried Alive by Kurt Berna.
Mysticism: A Study in the Nature and Development of Man’s Spiritual Consciousness, by Evelyn Underhill.

VOL. 2. NO. 10. 7/79. Special Issue: The Celebration of the Appearance of the Spiritual Master.
Introduction: He Is the Truth Who Shines through the Darkness! I Have Appeared from the Realm of Light; I Have Come for the Sake of My Own.
The Celebration of the Appearance of the Spiritual Master, July 1979: Orientation:
Praise to the Guru, Body of Light;
Why Devotees Worship the Spiritual Master by Saniel Bonder.
“I AM THE HEART WHO LIGHTENS ALL BEINGS,” Bubba Free John on the Fire of the Divine Process in Hiw Own Life and His Work with Devotees.
Come Alive in Brightness, and Receive the Gift of Light! :
“THE GOSPEL OF THE SIDDHAS” and recent talks.
Voice of the Devotee(letters to the Master): Cathy Lewis, Marlene Lindberg, Ann KIllian, Angelo Druda, Elliot Brooks, Chris Fleming.
The Guru Gita.
Conversion.
“ARE THERE MORE FISH IN THE OCEAN ON A SUNNY DAY, OR ON A CLOUDY DAY?”
Two Essays on Divine Life by Swami Ramdas: Sama Drishti (Equal Vision.)
The Name Gives Divine Vision.
Children: Intimacy Is the Healing Principle, a report from the staff of Mound Builder Free School.
Books:
Nagmahasaya: A Saintly Householder Disciple of Sri Ramakrishna by Sarat Chakravarty, review by Arthur Patten.

VOL. 2. NO. 11. 9/79. The Way That I Teach.
Introduction.
Excerpts from Scientific Proof…
Special Feature: Miraculous Phenomena and the Enlightened Heart:
Intro: Perfect, Immaculate Enlightenment.
The Nature and Power of Enlightenment.
“THE ONE WHO WAS BEING FRANKLIN JONES.”
“EVERYTHING IS ARISING IN CONSCIOUSNESS.”
“THE TRANSCENDENTAL POWERS OF GOD.”
Two Miracles:
The Miracle in the Garden.
The Spontaneous Manifestation of “Kum-Kum.”
Voice of the Devotee:
Celebration of “The Master’s Name Day.”: Lynne Spence, James Harcourt, Lupin Kuhn, Linda Cambell, Jim Mugridge.
“THE RADIANT SIGNS OF ENLIGHTENMENT.”
“THE DIRECT AND ENLIGHTENED WAY OF SURRENDER.”
The Lilas Committee.
The Great Confession.
The Logo of the Free Communion Church: The Sign of John.
Children: Divine Mythology: A Mythology Based on Reality, Real People, Spiritual Figures, Devotees, and Incarnations of God.
“THE PRACTICE OF ECSTASY WITH CHILDREN.”
Bubba Free John Meets Rudi.
Making Stories Come Alive.
How Saint Francis Tamed the Very Fierce Wolf of Gubbio.
Health: Seeing What Is In Front of You by Daniel Bouwmeester, M.D..
Books:
Intro: The Primary Traditional Literature Reading List.
The Truth Transcends the Body-Mind of Man.
How to Enjoy Traditional Spiritual Literature by James Steinberg.
A “Basic” List of Traditional Spiritual Literature.
Reviews:
Talks with Sri Ramana Maharshi.
Voice of the Self by Swami Nityananda.
Long Pilgrimage: The Life and Teaching of Sri Govindananda Bharati (Shivapuri Baba) by J.G. Bennett.
The Mahanarayanopanishad translated by Swami Vimalananda.
The New Testament of the Jerusalem Bible.
The Way of a Pilgrim, and the Pilgrim Continues His Way.
Giitaa; translated by Adeltaa Siitaa Devii.

Subtitled: THE JOURNAL OF THE RELIGIOUS AND SPIRITUAL TEACHING OF DA FREE JOHN:

VOL. 2. NO. 12. 11-12/79.
THE DAY OF THE HEART: The Divine Initiation of The Free Communion Church by Saniel Bonder:
Beloved, I am Da.
The Taking of Novices.
The Day of the Heart.
“REMEMBER THE ONE WHOM GOD AWAKENS.”
Seeing the Vision of God.
The Great Fire.
The Initiation of Novices.
The Empowered Name “Da.”
The Agents of the Divine Influence.
The Initiation of Lay Members.
Voice of the Devotee: Cathy Lewis, Meg Krenz, Eric Nelson, Reginald Wilson, Dick Lawrence, Scott Lowe, Cam Farrant, Malcolm Burke, Leonard Angelopoulos, Fletcher Andrews, Susan Lesser, David Todd.
Ten Essays on Remembrance and True Prayer:
Remembrance: The Basic Revealed Process of Love-Communion with the Living God.
True Prayer.
The Principle of Transfiguration.
Remembrance, or True Prayer, Is Sufficient, Complete, and Perfect Practice.
Divine Masters, Divine Initiation, and Enlightened Spiritual Practice;
Essays and remarks by Da Free John on His Meeting with Sri Rang Avadhoot, with Editorial Comments.
“PRAISE IS THE CURE FOR THE GREAT EMOTIONAL NEUROSIS.”
Holy Mutterances: “THE GREAT SPIRITUAL TALKING ROCK”(9/79.)
Children: Letters by Children: I Really Don’t Know How To Say It-It’s Beyond Words.
Health: God Is the True Healer:
Introduction.
The Laying on of Hands: A Personal Account by Lynne Closser.
A Doctor’s View of True Healing by Frans Bakker, M.D..
Healing the Healer by Marcus Holladay.
Letters: Max Distenfeld, Duncan Gamien, Mary Harper.

VOL. 3. NO. 1. 1-2/80. RADICAL POLITICS FOR ORDINARY MEN.
The Divine Offering of the Adept and the Remembrance of God.
Introduction: Transcending the Original Political Superstition.
The Politics of Cooperation and True Human Freedom: excerpts from Scientific Proof…
The Voice of the Devotee: Anybody Can Be Transformed by Paris Panico.
“THE RADIANCE THAT OUTSHINES THE WORLD AND DISSOLVES THE SEED OF BIRTH.”
The Traditions: May Love Ever Prevail! by Swami Ramdas.
Papa Answers by Swami Ramdas.
How Do Masters Redeem Devotees? from The Wondrous Saint, Sai Baba by B.V. Narasimha Swami.
Holy Mutterances: “DON’T YOU THINK IF YOU WERE REALLY RELIGIOUS, YOU WOULD BE SEEING THINGS BY NOW?”(8/8/79.)
Health: Intro: Psychological Counseling and the Emotional Conversion to God by Dr. Frans Bakker, M.D..
Books:
The Divine Name by Raghava Chaitanya Das.
Japa Yoga: A Comprehensive Treatise on Mantra-Shastra by Swami Sivananda.
The Power of the Name: The Jesus Prayer in Orthodox Spirituality by Archimandrite Kallistos Ware.
The Secret Science Behind Miracles by Max Freedom Long.
On the Prayer of Jesus by Ignatius Brianchaninov.

VOL. 3. NO. 2. 3-4/80. THE WAY OUT OF THE DESERT OF EXPERIENCE.
“I Was at Once Overcome by His Presence”: Da Free John’s Divine Revelation in the Tent at the Celebration of His Birth Day, 11/3/79.
Accounts of the Event by William Smails, Nancy Burr, June Kirk, John Murphy, Carol Mabin, Dennis Stilwell, Charles Syrett, Cathy Lewis, Crane Kirkbride, Saniel Bonder.
Remember the Living God by Meg Krenz: The Appearance of the Adept.
Revelation of the Name.
The Divine Name: A Call upon Grace.
The Mind Does Not Become Quiet: It Is Made Radiant through Love.
Real Spiritual Practice: A Whole Way of Life.
Practice with a Will.
Voice of the Devotee: I Am Amazed by the Love of God by Ruth Karas.
KRISHNA, JESUS, AND THE WAY OF GOD-COMMUNION: Four Essays by Da Free John:
THE ULTIMATE INSTRUCTION.
THE GOSPEL OF KRISHNA AND JESUS: I. THE “SUPREME SECRET” OF THE BHAGAVAD GITA.
II. THE “GOOD NEWS” OF THE NEW TESTAMENT.
KRISHNA, JESUS, AND THE WAY OF GOD-COMMUNION.
Feeling, Breathing, and The Supreme Identity.
The Traditions: Human Birth and Life, an excerpt from the Kularnava Tantra by M.P. Pandit.
Holy Mutterances: Does Da Free John Fly in His Office?: Part I of a two-part serial, commentary by Saniel Bonder.
Duck Series by Matthew Barna.
(in print)

VOL. 3. NO. 3. 5-6/80.
The World Must Be Transformed 3 talks:
“DOES THE WORLD DISTURB YOU?”
“GOOD COMPANY.”
“DO NOT BE NAIVE ABOUT THIS WORLD.”
Mysteriously Effective People: Bhagavan Nityananda, by Meg Krenz: The Early Years.
Ganeshpuri-The Later Years.
The Mahasamadhi.
“The Divine Life and Work of the Spiritual Master.”
Voice of the Devotee: Is a Prophet Acceptable?: Fletcher Andrews, Susan Lesser, George Greer, Sally Bouwmeester, Jeff Norvick, Tom Remus, Steve Haines.
The Traditions: Avadhut Gita by Mahatma Dattatreya (chap VI & VII.)
Leave God Alone.
Holy Mutterances: Does Da Free John Fly in His Office?: Part II of a two-part commentary by Saniel Bonder.
(in print)

VOL. 3. NO. 4. 7-8/80. DISCOVERING THE WOMAN’S VISION OF REALITY. This Moment of Our Experiment by the staff of the Free Daist Communion.
Renunciation and the Renunciate Order of the Free Daist Communion.
3 talks:
“TRUE RELIGION IS A GREAT AND CREATIVE STRUGGLE.”
“SPIRITUAL PRACTICE IS APPROPRIATE BECAUSE THERE IS GOD.”
“GOOD COMPANY.”
Discovering the Woman’s Vision of Reality: 3 accounts: Anne Barna, Eileen Seage, Barbara Morris.
“THE UNIVERSE IS A LAUGHING MATTER.”
Manuscripts Unlimited: a Skit by Swami Ramdas.
Birth and Ego-Death.
The Western Way of Bodily Self-Sacrifice.
How To Begin To Practice the Way that I Teach.


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