Rudolf Steiner Archive 

Calendar of the Soul

Northern Hemisphere
Week 19

In secret to encompass now
With memory what I've newly got
Shall be my striving's further aim:
Thus, ever strengthening, selfhood's forces
Shall be awakened from within
And growing, give me to myself.

Southern Hemisphere
Week 45

My power of thought grows firm
United with the spirit's birth.
It lifts the senses' dull attractions
To bright-lit clarity.
When soul-abundance
Desires union with the world's becoming,
Must senses' revelation
Receive the light of thinking.

—Translation by Ruth and Hans Pusch

See GA 40 for full calendar and German text.

The Way of Initiation
GA 10

This book is an early version of the first half of the book entitled Knowledge of the Higher Worlds and Its Attainment. The book Initiation and Its Results corresponds to the second half of Knowledge of the Higher Worlds and Its Attainment.

Chapter titles are: The Superphysical World and Its Gnosis, How to Attain Knowledge of the Higher Worlds, The Path of Discipleship, Probation, Enlightenment, Initiation, The Higher Education of the Soul, and, The Conditions of Discipleship.

Translated from the original German by Max Gysi.

 Cover Sheet  
Translator's Note  
Foreword  
 
The Personality of Rudolf Steiner and His Development
by Edouard Schuré
 
 
Chapter I: The Superphysical World and Its Gnosis  
Chapter II: How to Attain Knowledge of the Higher Worlds  
Chapter III: The Path of Discipleship  
Chapter IV: Probation  
Chapter V: Enlightenment  
Chapter VI: Initiation  
Chapter VII: The Higher Education of the Soul  
Chapter VIII: The Conditions of Discipleship  

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