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.

Theosophy
GA 9

An Introduction to the Supersensible Knowledge of the World and the Destination of Man

Theosophy begins by describing the threefold nature of the human being: the body, or sense-world; the soul, or inner world; and the spirit, or universal world of cosmic archetypes. A profound discussion of reincarnation and karma follows, concluding with a description of the soul's journey through regions of the supersensible world after death. The book closes with an outline of the path to higher knowledge.

Translated by Henry B. Monges
and revised for this edition by Gilbert Church, Ph.D.

 Cover Sheet
 From the Prefaces to the First, Second, and Third Editions
 Preface to the Revised English Edition
 Introduction
 Chapter I. The Essential Nature of Man
 
  1. The Corporeal Nature of Man
 
  1. The Soul Nature of Man
 
  1. The Spiritual Nature of Man
 
  1. Body, Soul and Spirit
 Chapter II. Re-embodiment of the Spirit and Destiny
 Chapter III. The Three Worlds
 
  1. The Soul World
 
  1. The Soul in the Soul World After Death
 
  1. The Spiritland
 
  1. The Spirit in Spiritland After Death
 
  1. The Physical World and its Connection with the Soul and Spiritland
 
  1. Thought Forms and the Human Aura
 Chapter IV. The Path of Knowledge
 Addenda

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