Definition of Subud in English:

Subud

proper noun

  • A movement, founded in 1947 and led by the Javanese mystic Pak Muhammad Subuh, based on a system of exercises by which the individual seeks to approach a state of perfection through divine power.

Origin

Contraction of Javanese susila budhi dharma, from Sanskrit suśīla good disposition + buddhi understanding + dharma religious duty.

Pronunciation:

Subud

/sʊˈbuːd/