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Calendar of the Soul

Northern Hemisphere
Week 42

In this the shrouding gloom of winter
The soul feels ardently impelled
To manifest its innate strength,
To guide itself to realms of darkness,
Anticipating thus
Through warmth of heart the sense-world's
revelation.

Southern Hemisphere
Week 16

To bear in inward keeping spirit bounty
Is stern command of my prophetic feeling,
That ripened gifts divine
Maturing in the depths of soul
To selfhood bring their fruits.

—Translation by Ruth and Hans Pusch

See GA 40 for full calendar and German text.

The Human Soul and the Animal Soul
GA 60

This is the 3rd and 4th of 15 lectures given by Rudolf Steiner at Berlin, in November, 1910. The title of the series of lectures is: Spiritual Science's Answer to the Large Questions of the Present Time. They were published in German as: Antworten der Geisteswissenschaft Auf Den Grossen Fragen des Daseins. The lecture was transcribed from a typescript version, and the translators are D. S. Osmond and V. E. Watkin. It is presented here with the kind permission of the Rudolf Steiner Nachlassverwaltung, Dornach, Switzerland. Translators are D. S. Osmond and V. E. Watkin

I. The Human Soul and the Animal Soul November 10, 1910
II. The Human Spirit and the Animal Spirit November 17, 1910

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