Subud is a multi-faith, international spiritual group that began in Indonesia in the 1940s and quickly spread to the UK and elsewhere.

It has its routes in Sufi Islam and provides a direct experience of the divine to those that experience the 'latihan kejiwaan' literally; spiritual exercise. This involves quieting the self and following whatever spontaneously arises, often singing and dancing. This is practiced for half an hour two to three times a week either alone or in a group. Even a group latihan involves following ones own spontaneous receiving.

There are no particular teachings or creeds to follow but rather a direct and personal connection to God's guidance and one's own inner wisdom that can help manifest an authentic and aligned direction in one's life . http://www.subud.org/

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