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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.

Mans Life on Earth and in the Spiritual Worlds

Six lectures from:

  • GA 211 The Sun Mystery ... Death, Resurrection
    (Das Sonnenmysterium und das Mysterium von Tod und Auferstehung. Exoterisches und esoterisches Christentum)
  • GA 214 The Mystery of the Trinity and the Mission of the Spirit
    (Das Geheimnis der Trinitat. Der Mensch und sein Verhaeltnis zur Geistwelt im Wandel der Zeiten)
  • GA 218 Spiritual Relationships in the Human Organism
    (Geistiger Zusammenhaenge in der Gestaltung des Menschlichen Organismus)

Formerly published privately for members. Translated from the German by George and Mary Adams from Shorthand Reports unrevised by the Lecturer.

Introduction
I.The Threefold Sun and the Risen Christ April 24, 1922
II.The Cosmic Origin of the Human Form August 22, 1922
III.Man's Life in Sleep and After Death August 30, 1922
IV.Life in the Spiritual Spheres and the Return to Earth November 12, 1922
V.Luciferic and Ahrimanic Powers Wrestling for Man November 16, 1922
VI.Christ and the Metamorphoses of Karma November 19, 1922

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