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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.

Lectures to the First Class, Part I
GA 270

During the re-founding of the Anthroposophical Society at Christmas 1923, Rudolf Steiner also reconstituted the “Esoteric School” which had originally functioned in Germany from 1904 until 1914, when the outset of the First World War made it's continuance impossible. However, the original school was only for a relatively few selected individuals, whereas the new school was incorporated into the School for Spiritual Science at the Goetheanum in Dornach, Switzerland.

Translated by Frank Thomas Smith

Introduction
Apologia
Lesson I February 15, 1924
Lesson II February 22, 1924
Lesson III February 29, 1924
Lesson IV March 07, 1924
Lesson V March 14, 1924
Lesson VI March 21, 1924
Lesson VII April 11, 1924
Lesson VIII April 18, 1924
Lesson IX April 22, 1924

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