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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.

Anthroposophic Movement (1938)
GA 258

These eight lectures were given by Rudolf Steiner in mid-June of 1923 at Dornach. They comprise the entire lecture series entitled, The History and Significance of the Anthroposophical Movement to the Anthroposophical Society, published in German as, Die Geschichte und die Bedingungen Anthroposophischen Bewegung Im Verhaeltnis zur Anthroposophischen Geselschaft. Eine Anregung zur Selbstbesinnung. Translated by Ethel Bowen-Wedgwood

Foreword by Marie Steiner
I. Homeless Souls June 10, 1923
II. The Theosophical Society: A Common Body with a Conscious Self. Blavatsky Phenomenon June 11, 1923
III. Critical Judgment and Colour of the Times June 12, 1923
IV. Blavatsky's Orientation: Spiritual, but Anti-Christian June 13, 1923
V. Anti-christianity. — The Healing of the Gulf. — The Mysteries Re-awakened in a New Knowledge. — Flow of the Movement in its Two First Periods June 14, 1923
VI. The Two First Periods of the Anthroposophic Movement June 15, 1923
VII. Third Stage: The Present Day. — Life-conditions of the Anthroposophical Society June 16, 1923
VIII. Conclusions: The Anthroposophical Society and Its Future Conduct. — The Unseen Being, Anthroposophy. June 16, 1923

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