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Rudolf Steiner Archive

Calendar of the Soul

Week 27

When to my being's depths I penetrate,
There stirs expectant longing
That self-observing, I may find myself
As gift of summer sun, a seed
That warming lives in autumn mood
As germinating force of soul.

Southern Hemisphere
Week 1

When out of world-wide spaces
The sun speaks to the human mind,
And gladness from the depths of soul
Becomes, in seeing, one with light,
Then rising from the sheath of self,
Thoughts soar to distances of space
And dimly bind
The human being to the spirit's life.

—Translation by Ruth and Hans Pusch

See GA 40 for full calendar and German text.

The Agriculture Course
GA 327

With these talks, Steiner created and launched ‘biodynamic’ farming — a specific form of agriculture which has come to be regarded as ‘premium organic.’ However, the agriculture Steiner speaks of in this book is much more than organic, and involves working with the cosmos, earth, and spiritual entities. To facilitate this, Steiner prescribes specific ‘preparations’ for the soil, as well as other distinct methods born from his profound understanding of the material as well as spiritual worlds. He presents a comprehensive picture of the complex dynamic relationships at work in nature and gives basic indications of the practical measures which are necessary for bringing them into full play.

These lectures are reproduced here in a first English translation edited by Dr. Guenther Wachsmuth. This edition also features a Preface by Steiner's colleague, the good doctor Guenther Wachsmuth, as well as facsimile representations of the blackboard drawings made by Rudolf Steiner.

Preface
Leture I June 07, 1924
Leture II June 10, 1924
Leture III June 11, 1924
Lecture IV June 12, 1924
Lecture V June 13, 1924
Lecture VI June 14, 1924
Lecture VII June 15, 1924
Lecture VIII June 16, 1924
Appendix

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