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The Mission of Michael. The Revelation of the Intrinsic Secret of the Human Being

Elemental Beings and Human Destinies

A lecture by
Rudolf Steiner
Dornach, December 6, 1919
GA 194

A lecture, hitherto untranslated given at Dornach on December 6, 1919. Published in The Golden Blade, 1984. It is also known as, The Michael Impulse and the Mystery of Golgotha.

It is the seventh of twelve lectures in the volume The Mission of Michael. The Revelation of the Intrinsic Secret of the Human Being. In the collected edition of Rudolf Steiner's works, the volume containing the German texts is entitled, Die Sendung Michaels. Die Offenbarung der eigentlichen Geheimnisse des Menschenwesens published by De Verlag der Rudolf Steiner Nachlassverwaltung, Dornach, Switzerland. (Vol. 194 in the Bibliographic Survey, 1961). Translation revised by Charles Davy.

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ELEMENTAL BEINGS AND HUMAN DESTINIES

RUDOLF STEINER

Golden Blade 1984

A lecture at Dornach, December 6, 1919, printed in German in “Die Sendung Michaels” published by De Verlag der Rudolf Steiner Nachlassverwaltung, Dornach, Switzerland (GA 194) as lecture 7. Translation revised by Charles Davy.

FOR a true understanding of the nature of the human being we have to recognise his division into three members, each of which is, relatively speaking, self-dependent. We have within the human being the head, the organs of the breast system, and the organs of the limbs. These are of course crude expressions that are only roughly true. Under the name of limbs, for example, we have to include a good part of what is contained in the trunk. Moreover, as you will have gathered from my lectures, as well as f