The evening draws to a close with tales of Murshid’s spiritual journey, storytelling, recitation of children’s poems (Gay Stories) and “Happy New Year!”
0:00—Murshid Sam’s spiritual journey: England.
2:00—Murshid Sam’s spiritual journey: Vietnam (Phra Sumangalo): “The way I was killed by the Vietnamese.”
5:55—Cloak and dagger comment and general banter.
8:19—Mentions his “Siva! Siva!” poem.
8:55—Murshid Sam’s spiritual journey: India.
11:55—Mentions Taj, local restaurant.
12:25—“That’s the way I’m treated abroad, and that’s the way I treat people abroad, by respecting what they respect.”
17:34—Persian Nasrudin story.
20:44—Talks about his poetry.
20:57—His children’s poems (Gay stories) written for Gay Albanese.
25:00—Talks about poem: The Black Avatar.
27:14—Talks about a book Why Marriage and about psychologists in general.
29:45—Tells story about talking with nun about Jesus.
32:00—Happy New Year! And party atmosphere.