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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.

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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