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Rudolf Steiner Archive 

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.

Illusory Illness and the Feverish Pursuit of Health
GA 56

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Two of fifteen lectures given by Rudolf Steiner in 1907 and 1908 at Munich and Berlin. These two lectures, numbers 5 and 6 in the series, are from the lecture series entitled, Perception of the Soul and of the Spirit, published in German as, Die Erkenntnis der Seele und des Geistes (vol. 56 in the Bibliographic Survey).

The first of these lectures is also known as, How to Avoid Psychomatic Illness, and the second as, Keeping Physical Health. They have been translated by Sarah Kurland, and are presented here with the kind permission of the Rudolf Steiner Nachlassverwaltung, Dornach, Switzerland.

I. Illusory Illness December 03, 1907
II. The Feverish Pursuit of Health December 05, 1907

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