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Dalal, Sam: Swami: A Monthly Magazine of Exotic Mysteries
©1972 - 1974 Sam Dalal
Softcover, 8.5x11", various pages
Swami Magazine
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Sam Dalal: Swami Magazine

Comments: Swami was a monthly magazine published by Sam Dalal in India, and ran for 36 issues. It was followed up by the Mantra magazine.
In 1997 Richard Kaufman produced the book "Swami - Mantra", which compiled all the editions of both books into a hardcover book
Currently, both magazines are available as eBooks from

Contents (source - listing, no page numbers):

No. 1, January 1972
By Special Delivery (Peter Warlock)
Clipped (Bill Dunbaugh)
Yoga Maya (Sam Dalal)
- General Introduction
- Glass Eating Introduction

No. 2, February 1972
Paddle Paddle (Arun Bonerjee)
Jim Dandy Rope Routine (Micky Hades)
Yoga Maya (Sam Dalal)
- Glass Eating - Your First Trial
Off Color Do As I Do! (Milt Kort)

No. 3, March 1972
Bingo! (Ken De Courcy)
Hallucination (Shanta Batra)
Yoga Maya (Sam Dalal)
- Glass Eating Presentation
Clairvoyant Multiplication (Martin Gardner)

No. 4, April 1972
Surprise Surprise (Paul Marcus)
ORMAGIC (Price Orma)
- Cut and Restored Silk
- Selected Silk Vanish and Production
Yoga Maya (Sam Dalal)
- Razor Blades for Breakfast
Moonrock Madness (Tony Shiels)

No. 5, May 1972
No Chance (Matt A. Lou)
One For Sam! (Nick Williams)
Yoga Maya (Sam Dalal)
- The Acid Test 1
Hand Made (Bill Severn)
Tip Off (Sam Dalal)

No. 6, June 1972
Thought O Card (G. P. Appadurai)
Dr. Jaks’ PrediXion! (Martin Gardner)
Yoga Maya (Sam Dalal)
- The Acid Test 2
Great Discoveries (Sam Dalal)

No. 7, July 1972
Issue Seven
Recorded Delivery (Leslie May)
Dual Transpo (Sam Schwartz)
Yoga Maya (Sam Dalal)
- Cooked Rice

No. 8, August 1972
Anyone Can Be Clairvoyant (Tan Hock Chuan)
The Brainwave Bandwagon (Sam Dalal)
Yoga Maya (Sam Dalal)
- Steaming Tea!
- Magic Amulets
Final Epic (Alan Shaxon)

No. 9, September 1972
Switchery (Sid Lorraine)
Numerology (Liao Shin Shan)
Yoga Maya (Sam Dalal)
- Ball of Paper Catches Fire
- Lighting a Candle by the Touch of a Wand
- Water to Milk
Presentation for Pavel’s Traveling Knots (Sam Dalal)
Magic by Pavel
- Rope Circles
- Silk in the Knot

No. 10, October 1972
Adidtbots (Al Mann)
Hazzle me Puss (Subir Kr. Dhar)
Yoga Maya (Sam Dalal)
- Talking Skull
- Dancing Dolls
- Crawling Spiders
- Diving Duck
Probably Magic (Sam Dalal)

No. 11, November 1972
Your Card My Card (Anton York)
About Face! (Anton York)
Select A News (Tan Hock Chuan)
ESPecially for You! (Sam Dalal)
Yoga Maya (Sam Dalal)
- The Magic Wands
Mike Rogers Presents
- Postal Delivery
- Dial Delivery
- Poor Man’s Card Castle

No. 12, December 1972
Push Down (Arthur Setterington)
The Pharaoh’s Palm (Al Mann)
Matchbox Magic (Bisad Bandhu Banerjea)
The Dream (Prince Orma)
Yoga Maya (Sam Dalal)
- Pulse Stopping

No. 13, January 1973
End Game (Roy Walton)
Trans Writing (Subir Kr. Dhar)
The Pegasus Page (Arthur J. Emerson Jr.)
Yoga Maya (Sam Dalal)
- The Sensational Tongue Cutting Mystery 1

No. 14, February 1973
Lift to the Future (Tony Chaudhuri)
Computer Dates (Sam Dalal)
Yoga Maya (Sam Dalal)
- The Sensational Tongue Cutting Mystery 2
Magical Musings (Sam Dalal)
Affinity (Arthur J. Emerson Jr.)

No. 15, March 1973
Flight through Space (Eddie Joseph)
Liar's License (Arthur J. Emerson Jr.)
Colour Vision ESP (E. W. Bud Morris)
Yoga Maya (Sam Dalal)
- The Sensational Tongue Cutting Mystery 3

No. 16, April 1973
Foresight (Eddie Joseph)
Dinner at the Coven (E.B. Surty)
Swami Picture Series No. 1: The Snake Charmer (A. K. Ganguly)
When Thoughts Collide (Al Mann)
Yoga Maya (Sam Dalal)
- The Indian Basket Trick
Magical Musings (Sam Dalal)
- More Brainwaves
- Squaring the Circle

No. 17, May 1973
The Devils Disciple (Sam Dalal)
- Introduction
- Coincidence or Clairvoyance
- Fifth Seat From Centre Aisle
- No Cost Headline Prediction
- E.S.P. Extraordinary
- The Invisible Stooge
- Old Wine
- The Final Word

No. 18, June 1973
A Juvenile Oracle? (Sam Dalal)
Four Silks to One (Pavel)
The Spectator Divines (Tan Hook Chuan)
Homing Cards. (Bisad Bandhu Banerjee)
Another B&R Note (Nick Williams)
Presentation for the Afghan Bands (Sam Dalal)
Yoga Maya (Sam Dalal)
- Fire Eating Techniques 1

No. 19, July 1973
Paper Fold Prediction (Martin Gardner)
Yoga Maya (Sara Dalal)
- Fire Eating Techniques 2
Magical Musings (Sam Dalal)
Three of a Kind (Arthur J. Emerson Jr.)
Crystal Thought Condenser (Sam Dalal)

No. 20, August 1973
Editor's Special
Personally Yours (Peter Warlock)
Yoga Maya (Sam Dalal)
- Fire Eating Techniques 3
Third Down (Karl Fulves)
South of the Border (Kirk Stiles)

No. 21, September 1973
The Magic of Tan Hock Chuan
The ESPousal
Lucky Number
The Singapore Force
The Invisible Flap
E Z C&R Rope
Yoga Maya (Sam Dalal)
- Fire Eating Techniques 4

No. 22, October 1973
The Mystic Circle (Arthur Setterington)
Yoga Maya (Sam Dalal)
- More Fire Stunts
Mini Wave (Sam Dalal)
Psychic Identification (Eddie Joseph)

No. 23, November 1973
Beware the Fire Demon (Charles W. Cameron)
Little River Loading (Kirk Stiles)
Yoga Maya (Sam Dalal)
- A $2.00 Levitation

No. 24, December 1973
International Coin Cocktail (Erhard Liebenow)
Clippo (The Amazing Randi)
So it was Written ... (Subir Kr. Dhar)

No. 25, January 1974
This Issue: Whatiz from India?
Esdeem’s Silk Frame (S.D. Mukherjee)
OTL Illuminated (Arun Bonerjee)
Who's Who (Shanta Batra)
Yoga Maya (Sam Dalal)
- The Brahmo Thread Mystery
Visible Flight (B.B. Banerjee)

No. 26, February 1974
The Daruma (Roy Fromer)
Beyond the Veil (Charles W. Cameron)
Magical Musings (Sam Dalal)
Impromptu Aces (Anon)

No. 27, March 1974
Slate Metamorphosis (Al Mann)
Telegirl (Arthur Setterington)
Yoga Maya (Sam Dalal)
- Pins and Needles
One Man-Two Person Dictionary Test (Arthur J. Emerson Jr.)
Really Yours (Sam Dalal)

No. 28, April 1974
Switch Tray (Sam Dalal)
Triple Cross (Arthur J. Emerson Jr.)
Kwik Kut (Bill Dunbaugh)
Magical Musings (Sam Dalal)

No. 29, May 1974
Direct Do as I Do (Hamid Sayani)
Magic From Roy Fromer
- Threading Razor Blades
- Torn and Restored Cigarette Paper in the Mouth
- The Miniature Magic Theater
Yoga Maya (Sam Dalal)
- Needle from Eye to Eye (Courtesy X.C. Batra)
West’s Own Miracleman? (Sam Dalal)

No. 30, June 1974
Knotted (Sam Dalal)
Needle from Eye to Eye (K.C. Batra)
Magical Musings (Sam Dalal)

No. 31, July 1974
Special Issue
Indian Cups and Balls Routine (Les Greenhalgh)

No. 32, August 1974
Hawkeye (Eddie Joseph)
Magical Musings (Sara Dalal)
Yakity Yak Prediction (Donald Wallace)
Potpourri (Alex McKeown)
Addonis Book Test (Al Mann)
Impact 1 (Sam Dalal)

No. 33, September 1974
I Ching Oracles (Sam Dalal)

No. 34, October 1974
Wild Colour (Arthur J. Emerson Jr.)
Free Choice ESP (Alex McKeown)
Magical Musings (Sam Dalal)
Women Can Tell (Sam Dalal)

No. 35, November 1974
Mon-Kiri (Isao Honda/Sam Dalal)
Two from Tan Hock Chuan
- A Book Test
- Threaded
Needle in Eye Simplified (S. Alam)
Matchsticks A-Go-Go (Arunkumar Shah)
Gellerism & Respectability (Sam Dalal)

No. 36, December 1974
Spin It Out (Alex McKeown)
Telekinetic Printer (D. Craig Daniel)
Hot Moneyl (Bisadbandhu Banerjea)
Swami Picture Series-2: The Human Ostrich (A.K. Ganguly)