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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.

Colour
GA 291

This volume is the most comprehensive compilation in English of Rudolf Steiner's insights into the nature of color, painting and artistic creation. There are three parts to this lecture series, each part containing multiple lectures.

These lectures are part of the lecture-series, The Nature of Color. Published in German as, Das Wesen der Farben Translation Authorized by Harry Collison

Preface by Marie Steiner
Part I: The Nature of Colour
I. Colour-Experience May 06, 1921
II. The Luminous and Pictorial Nature of Colours May 07, 1921
II. The Phenomenon of Colour in Material Nature May 08, 1921
Part II: Colour in Light and Darkness; Dimension, Number, Weight
I. Thought and Will as Light and Darkness December 05, 1920
II. The Connection of the Natural with the Moral-Psychical. Living in Light and Weight. December 10, 1920
II. Dimension, Number and Weight July 29, 1923
Part III: The Creative World of Colour
Introduction
I. The Creative World of Colour July 26, 1914
II. Artistic and Moral Experience January 01, 1915
III. Colours as Revelations of the Psychic in the World May 18, 1923
IV. The Hierarchies and the Nature of the Rainbow January 04, 1924

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