SUBUD VISION

Author:

Ragnar Lystad

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Mini Biography


Born 1936 in Oslo, Norway and still living there. Married to Regine. Two daughters and three grandchildren.
Subud: Joined 1959. Has served in various helper and committee functions continuously almost 50 years.
Professional: Master of economics (cand.oecon) and chartered accountant. Various positions on the middle management level in government administration. Lecturer at a college in economics. Written textbooks in economics and numerous articles. Worked the last years before retirement as an independent auditor.





Why Did It Go Wrong? pdf, html

The trauma of enterprises. Why did it all go wrong?


The Impossibility of Subud Enterprises pdf, html

Ragnar argues that the concept of Subud enterprises is not really viable and that we should put it behind us.


The Imprisonment of the Latihan pdf, html

Is the latihan imprisoned by Subud?


A Necessary Reappraisal pdf, html

A reorientation of Subud must include a reappraisal of its founder. ‘Dethroning’ Bapak will make it possible for Subud to become a really democratic institution.


A Spiritual Democracy pdf, html

Democracy is not just a political ideal.


The Role of Subud pdf, html

Maybe we're wrong to try to promote the Subud organization.


About the Latihan pdf, html

An introduction that puts the latihan first.


No Reason to Be Disappointed pdf, html

An end to the Subud monopoly.


The Naked Subud pdf, html

Stripping off Subud's unnecessary accessories.


Promoting the Latihan pdf, html

How to open the gate for those who are willing.



Feedback on Ragnar's articles

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Feedback for the article: A Necessary Reappraisal

There is no Santa Claus. From Gabriel Doyle, August 8, 2009. Time 1:0

A house of cards?. From Hustein Lorentzen, August 9, 2009. Time 18:57


Feedback for the article: A Spiritual Democracy

Helper Democracy a Possibility. From Bronte, November 8, 2009. Time 3:8


Feedback for the article: About the Latihan

any better way of referring to. From Merin Nielsen, November 26, 2010. Time 13:51


Feedback for the article: The Imprisonment of the Latihan

The Universal Latihan. From Nick Church, June 9, 2009. Time 11:32


Feedback for the article: The Impossibility of Subud Enterprises

Enterprises - the Quaker model.. From roselight, June 9, 2010. Time 20:27


Feedback for the article: The Role of Subud

Clear perspective. From Merin Nielsen, November 26, 2010. Time 21:56


Feedback for the article: Why Did It Go Wrong?

Using Subud to do Business might just be missing the point. From Lucas, July 17, 2009. Time 21:18


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