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Adi Da Samraj, 1939-2008

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    • Da Free John, 1939-2008
    • Jones, Franklin Albert, 1939-2008
    • Bubba Free John, 1939-2008
    • Avadhoota Da Love-Ananda, 1939-2008
    • Master Da, 1939-2008
    • Da Love-Ananda, 1939-2008
    • Da Love-Ananda Paramahansa Avadhoota, 1939-2008
    • Heart-Master Da Free John, 1939-2008
    • Heart-Master Da, 1939-2008
    • Avadhoota Da Love-Ananda Hridayam, Swami, 1939-2008
    • Heart-Master Da Love-Ananda, 1939-2008
    • Naitauba Avadhoota, 1939-2008
    • Hridaya-Samartha Sat-Guru Da Love-Ananda Hridayam, 1939-2008
    • Da Kalki, 1939-2008
    • Da Avabhasa, 1939-2008
    • Bright, 1939-2008
    • Avatar Adi Da, 1939-2008
    • Ruchira Buddha, 1939-2008
    • Adi Da, 1939-2008
    • Sri Sri Bhagavan Adi Da, Da Avatar, 1939-2008
    • Ruchira Avatar Adi Da Love-Ananda Samraj, 1939-2008
    • Avatar Adi Da Samraj, 1939-2008
    • Adi Da Love-Ananda Samraj, Ruchira Avatar, 1939-2008
    • Adi Da, Da Avatar, 1939-2008
    • Ruchira Avatar Adi Da Samraj, 1939-2008
    • Dhyanananda, 1939-2008
    • Beloved, 1939-2008
    • Samraj, Adi Da, 1939-2008
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    • Bubba Free John, 1939-
  • Sources

    • found: His The eating gorilla comes in peace, 1979:t.p. (Bubba Free John) p. xv (Franklin Albert Jones; b. 11/3/39)
    • found: His Bodily worship of the living God, 1980:p. 14 (Da Free John)
    • found: His The yoga of consideration and the way that I teach, 1982:t.p. (Da Free John) p. 13 (Master Da)
    • found: His Nirvanasara, 1982:t.p. (Da Free John) p. 250 (in mid-Sept. 1979 the master abandoned his name Bubba for the spiritual title of Da, meaning giver)
    • found: His The Dawn Horse testament of Heart-Master Da Free John, 1985:CIP t.p. (Da Free John) [name changed to this form according to author's preference]
    • found: His Love-ananda gita ... 1986:t.p. (Swami Da Love-Ananda Paramahansa Avadhoota (Heart-Master Da Free John)) spine (Da Love-Ananda)
    • found: His Love-ananda gita (the free song of love-bliss), 1988, c1987:CIP t.p. (Heart-Master Da; the Avadhoota Da Love-Ananda Hridayam, whose teaching name is Da Free John)
    • found: Ltr. fr. J. Minkin, Dawn Horse Press, 4-14-88(the primary listing for this author should be "Da Free John"; any other names used in the past (or possibly in the future) should be secondary to this principal listing)
    • found: His The Da Upanishad, 1989:CIP t.p. (Heart-Master Da Love-Ananda, the Naitauba Avadhoota; Hridaya-Samartha Sat-Guru Da Love-Ananda Hridayam)
    • found: His The Dawn Horse testament, c1991:CIP t.p. (Da Avabhasa)
    • found: Kanya Remembrance. The two secrets, yours, and mine, 1990, c1989:CIP t.p. (Da Kalki, the world-teacher, Heart-Master Da Love-Ananda)
    • found: Internet, URL:, Mar. 20, 1997 :(Avatar Adi Da, Adi Da Samraj, Ruchira Buddha)
    • found: "Conductivity" and the practice of own-body sexual yoga, c1995:t.p. (Adi Da)
    • found: The treasure consideration, c1997:t.p. (Ruchira Avatar Adi Da Love-Ananda Samraj) p. 8 (Avatar Adi Da Samraj)
    • found: Love, wisdom, and happiness, c1995:t.p. (Sri Sri Bhagavan Adi Da, the Da Avatar)
    • found: The cosmic mandala, 1996:label (Adi Da, the Da Avatar)
    • found: Aham Da asmi = Beloved, I am Da, c1998:t.p. (Ruchira Avatar Adi Da Samraj)
    • found: The knee of listening, 2004:t.p. (Adi Da Samraj) t.p. verso ("The correct form for citing Ruchira Avatar Adi Da Samraj's name ... is Adi Da Samraj")
    • found: Adidam WWW site, Oct. 4, 2004(Adi Da Samraj)
    • found: Wikipedia WWW site, July 28, 2009(under Adi Da: Adi Da Samraj; b. Franklin Albert Jones, Nov. 3, 1939, Jamaica, Queens, New York; d. Nov. 27, 2008, Naitauba, Lau Islands, Fiji; guru, spiritual writer and artist; founder of a religious movement currently known as Adidam; as a student of Muktananda, he was given the name Dhyanananda; shortly after declaring himself an independent teacher, he adopted the name Bubba Free John; in 1979, he changed this to Da Free John; subsequent names included Da Love-Ananda, Da Kalki, Da Avabhasa, and, finally, the Ruchira Avatar, Adi Da Samraj; his followers frequently refer to him simply as "Beloved")
    • found: Samraj, Adi Da. Aesthetic ectasy, c2007:t.p. (Adi Da Samraj)
  • Change Notes

    • 1981-08-11: new
    • 2014-05-30: revised
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