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Artist name  Socrates Geens

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Credits & acknowledgements

All art work, illustrations and photos  Socrates Geens
* a few photographs from the 'artist', 'the kailash project' and 'exhibitions' pages were taken by friends or family
* portrait sketch from the 'artist' page was drawn by a student
* sannyas initiation photo from the 'artist' page was taken by an unknown photographer at the Rajneesh ashram in Pune, India

All texts and poems Socrates Geens except where specifically mentioned differently

Layout and web design Katrien Van Steen (anand soma)

Editing assistance  Anna Moulsdale

German translation Dorothée Leidig, Marion & Andreas Buhr

Dutch translation assistance Satprem van Huyck


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