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Calendar of the Soul

Northern Hemisphere
Week 35

Can I know life's reality
So that it's found again
Within my soul's creative urge?
I feel that I am granted power
To make my self, as humble part,
At home within the cosmic self.

Southern Hemisphere
Week 9

When I forget the narrow will of self,
The cosmic warmth that heralds summer's glory
Fills all my soul and spirit;
To lose myself in light
Is the command of spirit vision
And intuition tells me strongly:
O lose yourself to find yourself.

—Translation by Ruth and Hans Pusch

See GA 40 for full calendar and German text.

Supersensible Influences in the History of Mankind
GA 216

A series of six lectures given in Dornach, Switzerland from 22nd September, 1922, to 1st October, 1922. Translated from a shorthand reports, unrevised by the lecturer. These are lectures 3–8 of 8 from the volume: The Fundamental Impulse of Cosmic Historical Development of Humanity. The volume of the Complete Edition of the works of Rudolf Steiner containing the original text of the this lecture, among eight others, is entitled: Die Grundimpulse des Weltgeschichtlichen Werdens der Menschheit (No. 216 in the Bibliographical Survey, 1961).

Lecture I September 22, 1922
Lecture II September 23, 1922
Lecture III September 24, 1922
Lecture IV September 29, 1922
Lecture V September 30, 1922
Lecture VI October 01, 1922

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