Subud is an international spiritual movement that welcomes and includes all peoples and religions.
Subud involves no creed; anyone can join without abandoning their religion, or adopting a new one.
Subud is an acronym for Susila Budhi Dharma, these words are translated as ‘guided from within to take action in the world.’ To learn more about the etymology, click here…
The latihan is the principal spiritual practice of Subud. Latihan, is an Indonesian word meaning exercise. It may include movement or stillness; silence, song or utterances, according to each individuals experience and expression.
People form their own beliefs based on their own experience of the latihan. Often results produce a clarity of awareness of the wisdom in which all things are embraced.
The Susila Dharma International Association (SDIA) is a non-profit organization whose charitable works can be found around the globe.
The World Subud Association is the umbrella organization for the world wide Subud community, which includes 54 member countries. There are Subud members in 86 countries worldwide.
The World Subud Association exists to support the practice and use of the latihan, and the human activities that arise from it.
For more information about SDIA or WSA, please click here. Or visit our links page to find a list of subud related sites around the world.