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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.

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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