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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.

Man's Being, His Destiny and World Evolution
GA 226

Steiner describes here the journey of the soul through the planetary and stellar spheres during sleep and after death.

These six lectures, translated from the German by Erna McArthur, were given in Oslo in May of 1923. In the collected edition of Rudolf Steiner's works, the volume containing these texts is entitled: The Human Being, His Destiny and World Evolution. They are published in German as: Menschenwesen, Menschenschicksal und Welt-Entwickelung (vol. 226 in the Bibliographic Survey).

I.On the Nature and Destiny of Man and World May 16, 1923
II.Life between Death and a New Incarnation May 17, 1923
III.Our Experiences at Night, Life after Death May 18, 1923
IV.Man's Being, His Destiny and World Evolution, Part I May 19, 1923
V.Man's Being, His Destiny and World Evolution, Part II May 20, 1923
VI.Man's Being, His Destiny and World Evolution, Part III May 21, 1923

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