Rudolf Steiner Archive 

Calendar of the Soul

ST. JOHN'S TIDE

Northern Hemisphere
Week 12

The radiant beauty of the world
Compels my inmost soul to free
God-given powers of my nature
That they may soar into the cosmos,
To take wing from myself
And trustingly to seek myself
In cosmic light and cosmic warmth.

Southern Hemisphere
Week 38

The spirit child within my soul
I feel freed of enchantment.
In heart-high gladness has
The holy cosmic Word engendered
The heavenly fruit of hope,
Which grows rejoicing into worlds afar
Out of my being's godly roots.

—Translation by Ruth and Hans Pusch

See GA 40 for full calendar and German text.

The Foundations of Esotericism
GA 93a

Short list of books/lecture cycles by Rudolf Steiner
relevant to the subject matter of this Cycle

Books:

Knowledge of Higher Worlds

Cosmic Memory

Theosophy

Outline of Occult Science

Lecture Cycles:

Theosophy of the Rosicrucian

Universe, Earth and Man

The Gospel of St John

The Apocalypse

The Christ Impulse and the Development of Ego Consciousness

The Spiritual Hierarchies

Spiritual Beings in the Heavenly Bodies and in the Kingdoms of Nature

The Occult Movement in the Nineteenth Century

Out of print books and lectures in typescript may be borrowed from the library at Rudolf Steiner House, 35 Park Road, London NW 1.


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