Author Archives: Paul

About Paul

A Subud member since 2004, a local helper and the Rental Agent for Subud Greater Seattle since 2011, Paul manages the Subud Greater Seattle website, is a poet with 4 published books on poetry and poetics and is father to two beautiful girls. www.paulenelson.com

Menucha Registration is Open

The Pacific Northwest Regional Helpers invite you to our annual PNW Kedjiwaan retreat at the Menucha conference center, located twenty minutes outside of Portland, Oregon. November 9-12, 2017. We have designed this year’s gathering with the shape of the circle in mind: … Continue reading

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Subud & Culture

A fascinating discussion of the foundation of SICA came up on the SICA Facebook page yesterday: Muhammad Isman Kanafsky: From “Susila Budhi Dharma” An excerpt from English renderings of Susila Budhi Dharma, originally received as a high Javanese poem by … Continue reading

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Menucha Threatened

From the staff at Menucha: Subject: RE: gorge fire emergency (9.4.17) Thank you so much for reaching out to Menucha.  For now, Menucha is still OK and being monitored by our staff.  I don’t believe there is anything that can be … Continue reading

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Profile of Rachman Cantrell’s Dad

Great article that longtime member Rachman Cantrell posted on Facebook about his Dad. From the article: …“I’m his son,” answered the kind voice of Rachman Cantrell, 74, from his collectibles shop, Bothell Jewelers & Collectibles, all the way across the country … Continue reading

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Considering Observing Ramadan?

(This was re-published from a 2012 post, with dates changed to reflect 2017 Ramadan.) CONSIDERING OBSERVING RAMADAN? From the National Helpers and Office CONSIDERING OBSERVING RAMADAN? Below is a compilation of information about it, “Subud style”, and also there is … Continue reading

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Sunday, Feb 12 Kejiwaan Day

Please join us for a Kejiwaan Day at the Seattle Subud House. This will happen after Latihan, Sunday, February 12, 2017, and will include a potluck. Members are welcome to test questions with their Brothers or Sisters, have personal testing, … Continue reading

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Birdwalk

Skagit Valley Birdwalk to Benefit Subud Bellingham/Skagit Valley, Saturday February 18, 2017

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The Hildreth Dynasty

Ramon Hildreth ended his successful tenure as Chair of Subud Greater Seattle today by handing over the reins to the new Dewan, elected (tested) in inimitable Subud fashion to his daughter Honora Hildreth. She’ll be joined by Vice-Chair Jim O’Halloran, … Continue reading

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January 29, 2017

It’s that time of the every-other-year again. The day on which we test candidates for Chair, Vice-Chair, Treasurer, Secretary and At-Large members of the local Dewan. If you have guidance that you might be a candidate for any of these positions, … Continue reading

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2018 Subud World Congress News

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