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Rudolf Steiner Archive

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.

European Spiritual Life in the 19th Century
GA 325

This lecture series consists of the first two lectures in the cycle of six lectures entitled, Natural Science and Human History since Ancient Times. Published in German as, Die Naturwissenschaft und die Weltgeschichtliche Entwickelung der Menschheit Seit dem Altertum. They were given at Dornach in mid-May, 1921.

From a shorthand report unrevised by the lecturer. Presented here with the kind permission of the Philosophisch-Anthroposophischer Verlag, Dornach, Switzerland. English translation by permission of H. Collison.

The Development of Thought from the 4th to the 19th Century I May 15, 1921
The Development of Thought from the 4th to the 19th Century II May 16, 1921

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