Bapak Subuh - Bring Us Near to Happiness
by Simón Cherpitel
Prayer of Bapak Mhd. Subuh with photos & montage by Simón Cherpitel, produced in collaboration with Leonard van Hien, cellist playing Felix Mendelssohn's "On Wings of Song" accompanied by Adelaide Simbolon on piano.
Bapak Subuh is the founder of Subud. The prayer Bapak sang to his wife Ibu Sumari on her birthday in 1968, is for all of mankind. Recorded at Adi Puri in Wisma Subud, Jakarta, Indonesia, in Dec 2012 by Sahlan. McKingley & Sofyan Tsang. We are members of the World Subud Association & co-owners of entire contents of presentation.
For more information about Bapak, visit subuh.com & for Subud subud-world.com.
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