Reversing Negative Attitudes

“The problem in front of us all is how to live in a world that is being increasingly dominated by negative forces …” Reversing Negative Attitudes – JG Bennett Talk given at Leighton House, Kensington, London November 7, 1972 (excerpt of a transcription) “When some of us met a month or two ago at Shantock, I said that I would like to work with a number of people who had already experience of our work, and who would like to follow a program, a program of eight or ten months that I could propose and that we could meet seven […]

Istanbul 1972 Hasan Shushud and Sheik Muzaffer Ozak

Hasan Shushud and Sheikh Muzaffer     HASAN SHUSHUD (1901-1988)   click the link for more information HASAN SHUSHUD (1901-1988) Bennett met Hasan Shushud, a Turk, in Istanbul on his return from India after his second and final meeting with the Shivapuri Baba in 1963. Shushud is an enigmatic figure who created very little stir during his lifetime. He had entered the Sufi path in his teen years, learned French and German and later worked as a school-teacher. He later worked in a bank and eventually became the private secretary to the Turkish Finance minister. He retired at the age of 50 and devoted […]