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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.

Ways to a New Style in Architecture
GA 286

Ways to a New Style in Architecture consists of five lectures by Rudolf Steiner, given at Dornach, Switzerland during the building of the First Goetheanum, 1914. With a Foreword by Marie Steiner. Published in German as, Wege Zu Einem Neuen Baustil. "Und der Bau wird Mensch." It has been translated from notes unrevised by the lecturer, by Harry Collison.

Thirteen Plates showing different views of The Goetheanum were interspersed throughout the book ... we have referenced them in the text where their pages were inserted. We have also included some additional images (not found in this edition) at the end of the lectures.

Foreword by Marie Steiner
I.The Acanthus Leaf June 07, 1914
II.The House of Speech June 17, 1914
III.The New Conception of Architecture June 28, 1914
IV.True Aesthetic Laws of Form July 05, 1914
V.The Creative World of Colour July 26, 1914

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