Rudolf Steiner Archive

Calendar of the Soul

Northern Hemisphere
Week 42

In this the shrouding gloom of winter
The soul feels ardently impelled
To manifest its innate strength,
To guide itself to realms of darkness,
Anticipating thus
Through warmth of heart the sense-world's

Southern Hemisphere
Week 16

To bear in inward keeping spirit bounty
Is stern command of my prophetic feeling,
That ripened gifts divine
Maturing in the depths of soul
To selfhood bring their fruits.

—Translation by Ruth and Hans Pusch

See GA 40 for full calendar and German text.

Lectures Given by Rudolf Steiner

GA# Title Year of
# of Lectures
143 Calendar of the Soul 1
79 The Central Question of Economic Life 1
186 The Challenge of the Times 1941 6
163 Chance, Necessity and Providence 8
306 The Child's Changing Consciousness and Waldorf Education 8
116 The Christ Impulse and the Development of the Ego-Consciousness 1926 7
155 Christ and the Human Soul 1972 4
149 Christ and the Spiritual World: The Search for the Holy Grail 1963 6
159 Christ in Relation to Lucifer and Ahriman 1
69c Christ in the 20th Century 1
109 Christianity in Human Evolution 1
109 Christianity in the Evolution of Mankind 1
260 The Christmas Conference 1990 20
125 The Christmas Festival In The Changing Course Of Time 1
108 The Christmas Mystery, Novalis, the Seer 1
157a The Christmas Thought and the Secret of the Ego 1
291 Colour 1935 10
349 Colour and the Human Races 2
200 The Coming Experience of Christ 1
253 Community Life, Inner Development, Sexuality and the Spiritual Teacher 7
218 The Concealed Aspects of Human Existence and the Christ Impulse 1
127 The Concepts of Original Sin and Grace 1
220 Concerning Electricity 1
107 Concerning the Nature of Pain, Suffering, Joy, and Bliss 1946 1
158 Concerning the Origin and Nature of the Finnish Nation 1
143 Conscience and Astonishment as Indications of Spiritual Vision in Past and Future 1
143 Conscience and Wonder as Indications of Spiritual Vision in the Past and in the Future 1
212 Contrasting World-Conceptions of East and West 1
240 Cosmic Christianity and the Impulse of Michael 1953 6
130 Cosmic Ego and Human Ego 1
209 Cosmic Forces in Man 1948 3
195 The Cosmic New Year 1938 5
184 The Cosmic Prehistoric Ages of Mankind 1965 3
224 The Cosmic Word and Individual Man 1
various Cosmic Workings In Earth and Man 6
175 Cosmic and Human Metamorphoses 1989 7
191 Cosmogony, Freedom, Altruism 3
207 Cosmosophy, Volume 1 11
316 Course for Young Doctors 17
193 The Crossing of the Threshold and the Social Organism 1
317 Curative Education 12
315 Curative Eurythmy 8
223 The Cycle of the Year as Breathing-Process of the Earth 1984 5
172 The Cyclic Movement of Sleeping and Waking 1

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