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Rudolf Steiner Archive

Calendar of the Soul

Northern Hemisphere
Week 34

In secret inwardly to feel
How all that I've preserved of old
Is quickened by new-risen sense of self:
This shall, awakening, pour forth cosmic forces
Into the outer actions of my life
And growing, mould me into true existence.

Southern Hemisphere
Week 8

The senses' might grows strong
United with the gods' creative work;
It presses down my power of thinking
Into a dreamlike dullness.
When godly being
Desires union with my soul,
Must human thinking
In quiet dream-life rest content.

—Translation by Ruth and Hans Pusch

See GA 40 for full calendar and German text.

Supersensible Knowledge
GA 84

Two lectures, given at Vienna in late September of 1923, they are lectures 9 and 10 of 11 in the lecture series entitled, A Challenge for the Goetheanum and for Anthroposophy, published in German as, Was Wollte das Goetheanum und Was Soll die Anthroposophie? The first lecture is also in the volumes, Self Transformation and Esoteric Development.

This volume is presented here with the kind permission of Frau Marie Steiner, and the Rudolf Steiner Nachlassverwaltung, Dornach, Switzerland. Translated by Olin D. Wannamaker

I.Supersensible Knowledge: Anthroposophy as a Demand of the Age September 26, 1923
II.Anthroposophy and the Ethical-Religious Conduct of Life September 29, 1923

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