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Rudolf Steiner Archive

Calendar of the Soul

Northern Hemisphere
Week 25

I can belong now to myself
And shining spread my inner light
Into the dark of space and time.
Toward sleep is urging all creation,
But inmost soul must stay awake
And carry wakefully sun's glowing
Into the winter's icy flowing.

Southern Hemisphere
Week 51

Into our inner being
The riches of the senses pour.
The Cosmic Spirit finds itself
Reflected in the human eye,
Which ever must renew its strength
From out that spirit source.

—Translation by Ruth and Hans Pusch

See GA 40 for full calendar and German text.

The Cosmic Prehistoric Ages of Mankind
GA 184

This short, three lecture series, given by Rudolf Steiner in late September of 1918 at Dornach, is entitled, The Polarity of Continuity and Change in Human Life. The Cosmic Prehistory of Humanity, published in German as, Die Polaritaet von Dauer und Entwicklung Im Menschenleben. Die kosmische Vorgeschichte der Menschheit. Translated by M. Cotterell

I. The Threefoldness of Space and the Unity of Time September 20, 1918
II. Lucifer and Ahriman September 21, 1918
III. Romanism and Freemasonry September 22, 1918

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