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Rudolf Steiner Archive

Calendar of the Soul

Northern Hemisphere
Week 36

Within my being's depths there speaks,
Intent on revelation,
The cosmic Word mysteriously:
Imbue your labor's aims
With my bright spirit light
To sacrifice yourself through me.

Southern Hemisphere
Week 10

To summer's radiant heights
The sun in shining majesty ascends;
It takes my human feeling
Into its own wide realms of space.
Within my inner being stirs
Presentiment which heralds dimly,
You shall in future know:
A godly being now has touched you.

—Translation by Ruth and Hans Pusch

See GA 40 for full calendar and German text.

Signs and Symbols of the Christmas Festival
GA Various

The three lectures presented here were given in Berlin in December, 1904, 1905 and 1906. They were translated from the original German by Lisa D. Monges with emendations by Gilbert Church, Ph.D.

Birth of the Light December 19th, 1904
The Christmas Festival as a Symbol of the Sun Victory December 14th, 1905
Signs and Symbols of the Christmas Festival December 17th, 1906

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