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[[Swami]]: ''A Monthly Magazine of Exotic Mysteries'' was a monthly [[Magic Periodical]] from [[Sam Dalal]] in Calcutta, India.
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[[Swami]]: ''A Monthly Magazine of Exotic Mysteries'' was a monthly [[Magic Periodical]] from [[Sam Dalal]] in Calcutta, India.  
  
 
It ran for a total of 36 issues, from January of 1972 until December of 1974.  
 
It ran for a total of 36 issues, from January of 1972 until December of 1974.  
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Each issue was a four-page sheet of tricks, with no editorials. Exotic Eastern magic or stunts ran under a column titled "Yoga Maya".
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Swami ran, in part, under the patronage of  K.C. Batra. When  Batra became disassociated with the magazine, Dalal began a new journal of the same nature under a new name, [[Mantra]].
  
 
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Swami: A Monthly Magazine of Exotic Mysteries was a monthly Magic Periodical from Sam Dalal in Calcutta, India.

It ran for a total of 36 issues, from January of 1972 until December of 1974.

Each issue was a four-page sheet of tricks, with no editorials. Exotic Eastern magic or stunts ran under a column titled "Yoga Maya".

Swami ran, in part, under the patronage of K.C. Batra. When Batra became disassociated with the magazine, Dalal began a new journal of the same nature under a new name, Mantra.

Contents

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

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