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Rudolf Steiner Archive

Calendar of the Soul

Week 27

When to my being's depths I penetrate,
There stirs expectant longing
That self-observing, I may find myself
As gift of summer sun, a seed
That warming lives in autumn mood
As germinating force of soul.

Southern Hemisphere
Week 1

When out of world-wide spaces
The sun speaks to the human mind,
And gladness from the depths of soul
Becomes, in seeing, one with light,
Then rising from the sheath of self,
Thoughts soar to distances of space
And dimly bind
The human being to the spirit's life.

—Translation by Ruth and Hans Pusch

See GA 40 for full calendar and German text.

The Festivals and their Meaning II:
Easter

This volume is a tremendous help for participating in the deep spiritual realities behind the Easter festival. Throughout his life Steiner talked about a modern spiritually conscious approach to the festivals of the year. Here is a compilation of what he had to say at various times about Easter.

Eight lectures given between the years 1908 and 1922. With a Foreword by A. P. Shepherd, this translation, from shorthand reports unrevised by the lecturer, was edited and revised by Dorothy S. Osmond, Alan P. Shepherd and Charles Davy.

Foreword
I. Easter: the Festival of Warning April 2, 1920
II. The Blood-relationship and the Christ-relationship April 3, 1920
III. The Death of a God and its Fruits in Humanity May 5, 1912
IV. Spirit Triumphant March 27, 1921
V. The Teachings of the Risen Christ April 13, 1922
VI. Easter: the Mystery of the Future April 13, 1908
VII. Spiritual Bells of Easter I April 10, 1909
VIII. Spiritual Bells of Easter II April 11, 1909

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