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.

The Threshold of the Spiritual World
GA 17

In The Threshold of the Spiritual World, Steiner describes various spiritual experiences, thus offering continually fresh points of view on the supersensible world. Steiner also presents clear suggestions for the reader's own practice of meditation. It has also been published as A Way of Self-knowledge.

The Threshold of the Spiritual World (1922)

It is a small book containing 16 short sections, each section dealing with one or another aspect of Spiritual Science. The last section discusses the relation between this book and two others which deal with similar topics: Theosophy and Occult Science — an Outline.

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