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Calendar of the Soul

Northern Hemisphere
Week 13

And when I live in senses' heights,
There flames up deep within my soul
Out of the spirit's fiery worlds
The gods' own word of truth:
In spirit sources seek expectantly
To find your spirit kinship.

Southern Hemisphere
Week 39

Surrendering to spirit revelation
I gain the light of cosmic being;
The power of thinking, growing clearer,
Gains strength to give myself to me,
And quickening there frees itself
From thinker's energy my sense of self.

—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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