Rudolf Steiner Archive 

Calendar of the Soul

Northern Hemisphere

Week 6

There has arisen from its narrow limits
My self and finds itself
As revelation of all worlds
Within the sway of time and space;
The world, as archetype divine,
Displays to me at every turn
The truth of my own likeness.

Southern Hemisphere

Week 32

I feel my own force, bearing fruit
And gaining strength to give me to the world.
My inmost being I feel charged with power
To turn with clearer insight
Toward the weaving of life's destiny.

—Translation by Ruth and Hans Pusch

See GA 40 for full calendar and German text.

Art as Seen in the Light of Mystery Wisdom
GA 275

Art is one of the healthiest, most direct ways to arm and strengthen ourselves against the harmful influences of modern life. Steiner depicts here the transforming power of art with chapters on technology and art, impulses of transformation in artistic evolution, the moral experience of color and tone, and working with sculptural architecture.

These eight lectures were given in Dornach from December 28, 1914 to January 4, 1915. Lectures 2 and 3 were previously published in ‘Art in the Light of Mystery Wisdom.’ These lectures were translated from shorthand reports unrevised by the lecturer. The original German text is published in the Complete Edition of the works of Rudolf Steiner entitled, Kunst im Lichte der Mysterienweisheit

Translation by Pauline Wehrle (lectures 1 and 4 to 8) and Johanna Collis (lectures 2 and 3).

Introduction by Marie Steiner
I. Technology and Art December 28, 1914
II. Impulses of Transformation for Man's Artistic Evolution I December 29, 1914
II. Impulses of Transformation for Man's Artistic Evolution II December 30, 1914
IV. Cosmic New Year: the Dream Song of Olaf Asteson December 31, 1914
V. Moral Experience of the Worlds of Colour and Tone January 1, 1915
VI. Working with Sculptural Architecture I January 2, 1915
VII. Future Jupiter and its Beings January 3, 1915
VIII. Working with Sculptural Architecture II January 4, 1915

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