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Calendar of the Soul

Northern Hemisphere
Week 26

O Nature, your maternal life
I bear within the essence of my will.
And my will's fiery energy
Shall steel my spirit striving,
That sense of self springs forth from it
To hold me in myself.

Southern Hemisphere
Week 52

When from the depths of soul
The spirit turns to the life of worlds
And beauty wells from wide expanses,
Then out of heaven's distances
Streams life-strength into human bodies,
Uniting by its mighty energy
The spirit's being with our human life.

—Translation by Ruth and Hans Pusch

See GA 40 for full calendar and German text.

Supersensible Influences in the History of Mankind
GA 216

A series of six lectures given in Dornach, Switzerland from 22nd September, 1922, to 1st October, 1922. Translated from a shorthand reports, unrevised by the lecturer. These are lectures 3–8 of 8 from the volume: The Fundamental Impulse of Cosmic Historical Development of Humanity. The volume of the Complete Edition of the works of Rudolf Steiner containing the original text of the this lecture, among eight others, is entitled: Die Grundimpulse des Weltgeschichtlichen Werdens der Menschheit (No. 216 in the Bibliographical Survey, 1961).

Lecture I September 22, 1922
Lecture II September 23, 1922
Lecture III September 24, 1922
Lecture IV September 29, 1922
Lecture V September 30, 1922
Lecture VI October 01, 1922

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