Rudolf Steiner Archive

Calendar of the Soul

Northern Hemisphere
Week 34

In secret inwardly to feel
How all that I've preserved of old
Is quickened by new-risen sense of self:
This shall, awakening, pour forth cosmic forces
Into the outer actions of my life
And growing, mould me into true existence.

Southern Hemisphere
Week 8

The senses' might grows strong
United with the gods' creative work;
It presses down my power of thinking
Into a dreamlike dullness.
When godly being
Desires union with my soul,
Must human thinking
In quiet dream-life rest content.

—Translation by Ruth and Hans Pusch

See GA 40 for full calendar and German text.

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Lectures Given in 1915

Date Title
01/01 Colour: Part Three: Artistic and Moral Experience
01/01 Art/Mystery Wisdom: Lecture Five
01/02 Art/Mystery Wisdom: Lecture Six
01/03 Art/Mystery Wisdom: Lecture Seven
01/04 Art/Mystery Wisdom: Lecture Eight
01/04 Lecture: Pythic, Prophetic and Spiritual-Scientific Clairvoyance
01/04 Lecture: Pythic, Prophetic and Spiritual-Scientific Clairvoyance
01/10 Perception of the Nature of Thought
01/17 Destinies of Individuals and Nations: Lecture 4: The Nature of the Christ Impulse and the Michaelic Sprit Serving It - 1
01/19 Destinies of Individuals and Nations: Lecture 5: The Nature of the Christ Impulse and the Michaelic Sprit Serving It - 2
01/26 Destinies of Individuals and Nations: Lecture 6: Spiritual Perception Essential at the Present Time
01/30 Lecture: Brunetto Latini
01/31 Lecture: The (Four) Great Virtues
01/31 Mystery of Death: Lecture I: The Four Platonic Virtues and Their Relation with the Human Members
02/05 Problem of Death: Lecture I
02/06 Problem of Death: Lecture II
02/07 Problem of Death: Lecture III
02/19 Mystery of Death: Lecture II: The Path of the Human Being through the Gate of Death - A Transformation of Life
02/21 Mystery of Death: Lecture III: Spiritual Science and the Mystery of Death
02/22 Destinies of Individuals and Nations: Lecture 7: Personal and Supersensible Aspects
03/02 Esoteric Development: Lecture X: The Three Decisions on the Path of Imaginative Cognition
03/02 Destinies of Individuals and Nations: Lecture 8: Three Decisions on the Path to Imaginative Perception
03/07 Mystery of Death: Lecture IV: The Intimate Element of the Central European Culture and the Central European Striving
03/09 Destinies of Individuals and Nations: Lecture 9: The Sleeping-and-Waking Rhythm in the Context of Cosmic Evolution
03/13 Lecture: Spiritual Science, a Necessity for the Present Time
03/13 Mystery of Death: Lecture V: The Intervention of the Christ Impulse in the Historical Events
03/14 Mystery of Death: Lecture VI: Moral Impulses and Their Results
03/16 Destinies of Individuals and Nations: Lecture 10: Problems on Spiritual Path - National Characteristics in Europe Moulded by Folk Spirits
03/27 Meditation and Concentration
03/27 Meditation and Concentration I
04/20 Lecture: The Etheric Being in the Physical Human Being
04/20 Destinies of Individuals and Nations: Lecture 11:Etheric Man within Physical Man
05/01 Meditation and Concentration II
05/02 Meditation and Concentration III
05/07 Mystery of Death: Lecture VII: Cosmic Effects on the Human Members During Sleep
05/07 Effects of Christ-Inpulse
05/09 Mystery of Death: Lecture VIII: The War, an Illness Process
05/09 The Subconscious Forces
05/13 Mystery of Death: Lecture IX: The Relation of the Human Being to the Realms of Nature and the Hierarchies
05/15 Mystery of Death: Lecture X: Central Europe between East and West
05/18 Lecture: Christ in Relation to Lucifer and Ahriman
05/18 Mystery of Death: Lecture XI: Christ's Relationship to Lucifer and Ahriman
05/23 Whitsuntide in the Course of the Year
05/30 Abbreviated Title: Lecture I:
06/03 "Heaven and Earth will pass away but my words will not pass away"
06/10 Destinies of Individuals and Nations: Lecture 12: The Group Sculptured for the Building in Dornach
06/13 Lecture: The Etheric Body as a Reflexion of the Universe
06/13 Mystery of Death: Lecture XII: Spiritual Science as an Attitude
06/15 Lecture: Preparing for the Sixth Epoch
06/15 Mystery of Death: Lecture XIII: Common Ground above Us; Christ in Us
06/17 Mystery of Death: Lecture XIV: Post-mortal Experiences of the Human Being
06/19 Mystery of Death: Lecture XV: Overcoming Death through Knowledge
06/22 Destinies of Individuals and Nations: Lecture 13: The Prophetic Nature of Dreams: Moon, Sun and Saturn Man
07/06 Destinies of Individuals and Nations: Lecture 14: The Cosmic Significance of Our Sensory Perceptions - Our Thinking, Feeling and Will Activity
07/24 Tree of Life/Knowledge: Lecture I: Tree of Life - I
07/25 Tree of Life/Knowledge: Lecture II: Tree of Life - II
07/31 Tree of Life/Knowledge: Lecture III: The Power of Thought
08/01 Tree of Life/Knowledge: Lecture IV: Harmonizing Thinking, Feeling and Willing
08/07 Tree of Life/Knowledge: Lecture V: Tree of Knowledge - I
08/08 Tree of Life/Knowledge: Lecture VI: Tree of Knowledge - II
08/21 Community Life: Address 1: The Goesch-Sprengel Situation - Part 1
08/22 Community Life: Address 2: The Goesch-Sprengel Situation - Part 2
08/23 Chance/Necessity/Providence: Lecture 1: Probability and Chance
08/27 Chance/Necessity/Providence: Lecture 2: Consciousness in Sleeping and Waking States
08/28 Chance/Necessity/Providence: Lecture 3: Necessity and Chance in Historical Events
08/29 Chance/Necessity/Providence: Lecture 4: Necessity as Past Subjectivity
08/30 Chance/Necessity/Providence: Lecture 5: Necessity and Past, Chance and Present
09/04 Chance/Necessity/Providence: Lecture 6: Imaginative Cognition Leaves Insights of Natural Science Behind
09/05 Chance/Necessity/Providence: Lecture 7: The Physical Body Binds Us to the Physical World
09/06 Chance/Necessity/Providence: Lecture 8: Death, Physical Body and Etheric Body
09/10 Community Life: Lecture 1: Requirements of Our Life together in the Anthroposophical Society
09/11 Community Life: Lecture 2: The Anthroposophical Society as a Living Being
09/12 Community Life: Lecture 3: Swedenborg: An Example of Difficulties in Entering the Spiritual World
09/13 Community Life: Lecture 4: Methods and Rational of Freudian Psychoanalysis
09/14 Community Life: Lecture 5: Sexuality and Modern Clairvoyance, Freudian Psychoanalysis and Swedenborg as a Seer
09/15 Community Life: Lecture 6: The Concept of Love as it Relates to Mysticism
09/16 Community Life: Lecture 7: The Philosophy of Psychoanalysis as Illuminated by an Anthroposophical Understanding of the Human Being
10/10 Occult Movement: Lecture One: Seership and Thinking
10/11 Occult Movement: Lecture Two: Mediumistic Methods
10/16 Occult Movement: Lecture Three: Materialism of the 19th Century
10/17 Occult Movement: Lecture Four: The Attempt Made by the Occultists to Avert the Lapse into Materialism
10/18 Occult Movement: Lecture Five: The Eighth Sphere
10/19 Occult Movement: Lecture Six: The Dangers of Aberation Along the Path into the Spiritual World
10/22 Occult Movement: Lecture Seven: Investigation of the Life between Death and a New Birth
10/23 Occult Movement: Lecture Eight: The Purpose of the Use of Symbols
10/24 Occult Movement: Lecture Nine: Investigation of the Mineral World
10/25 Occult Movement: Lecture Ten: Human Consciousness between Objective and Subjective Reality
10/31 Lecture: Outlooks for the Future
10/31 Significant Facts: Lecture I: A Convulsive Element in Humanity in the Nineteenth Century
11/01 Significant Facts: Lecture II: Ancient Occult Magic. The Ahasver Mystery.
11/07 Significant Facts: Lecture III: The Tragic Wrestling with Knowledge. The Secrets of the Future Sixth Cultural Period.
11/16 Forming of Destiny: Lecture 1: Spiritual Life in the Physical World and Life Between Death and Rebirth
11/18 Forming of Destiny: Lecture 2: On the forming of Destiny
11/20 Forming of Destiny: Lecture 3: The Subconscious Strata of the Soul-Life and the Life of the Spirit After Premature Death
12/07 Forming of Destiny: Lecture 4: The Connection Between the Spiritual and the Physical Worlds, and How They Are Experienced After Death
12/14 Forming of Destiny: Lecture 5: Concerning the Subconscious Soul Impulses
12/16 Spirit of Fichte: Lecture I: The Spirit of Fichte Present in Our Midst
12/19 Lecture: The Golden Legend and a German Christmas Play
12/19 Lecture: The Christmas Thought and the Secret of the Ego
12/21 Forming of Destiny: Lecture 6: Lecture on the Poem of Olaf Åsteson
12/28 Tree of Knowledge and the Christmas Tree
12/28 Lecture: The Problem of Jesus and Christ in Earlier Times
12/31 The Year as a Symbol of the Great Cosmic Year
12/31 Year's Course as a Symbol for the Great Cosmic Year

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