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  • Title: The Elemental World and the Future of Mankind
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    • that older folks used to see gnomes in everything earthy. However,
    • counting these gnome-like beings is a difficult task. If one
  • Title: The Elemental World and the Future of Mankind
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    • that older folks used to see gnomes in everything earthy. However,
    • counting these gnome-like beings is a difficult task. If one
  • Title: Influence of Spiritual Beings Upon Man: Contents
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    • invisible. Goblins, Gnomes. Fourfold nature of man: physical body,
    • the direction of the sub-physical members of the Goblins, Gnomes,
    • Paths of Perdition.” Gnomes, Sylphs, Undines are laggard
    • Nymphs and Undines at the meeting of water and rock, Gnomes at
  • Title: Influence of Spiritual Beings Upon Man: Lecture VIII
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    • invisible. Goblins, Gnomes. Fourfold nature of man: physical body,
    • the direction of the sub-physical members of the Goblins, Gnomes,
    • Paths of Perdition.” Gnomes, Sylphs, Undines are laggard
    • such beings. Many names have been given to them, such as goblins, gnomes,
    • astral body, and ego. It is true that the beings which we call gnomes
    • we call the ego. The gnomes have the physical body as their highest
    • of thought. Hence those persons who portray gnomes out of a certain
    • before us the beings that we call gnomes. We shall then be able to throw
    • Gnomes
    • Thus the Gnomes have 3
    • purely of body and soul. Gnomes, Undines and Sylphs are two-membered
    • come these three kinds, Gnomes, Sylphs, Undines, I can only answer that
  • Title: Influence of Spiritual Beings Upon Man: Lecture IX
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    • Nymphs and Undines at the meeting of water and rock, Gnomes at
    • of the earthy realm there lie whole bundles of the beings we call Gnomes.
  • Title: Materialism/Anthroposophy: Lecture VII
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    • by the gnomes in one of my mystery plays. They do not notice at
  • Title: Things Past and Present: Lecture IV: Secrets of Freemasonry
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    • cobbies and gnomes which they could perceive in certain
  • Title: Things Past and Present: Lecture V: Comenius and the Temple of PanSophia
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    • gnomes, those at the base of the water plant kingdom are
    • sylphs, gnomes, undines and salamanders receive their
    • himself with those spirits among whom the gnomes, sylphs,
  • Title: Sound Outlook: Lecture II: The Building at Dornach
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    • gnome-like, growing up out of the fissured earth, while at
  • Title: Wrong and Right Use: Lecture 2
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    • the elemental world we find earth-spirits, gnomes;
  • Title: World History: Lecture II: Mysteries of 'Asia'
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    • gnomes, undines, sylphs and salamanders, that is with the
  • Title: Necessity and Freedom: Lecture I: The Past Shows Us a Picture of Necessity
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    • gnome approaches, then a sylph, and soon afterwards another
    • and now know “Ah, that is a gnome, he is setting out to
  • Title: Problem of Faust: Lecture I: The Problem of Faust
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    • gnomes, but nothing of all this affects the spirit in the
  • Title: Lecture V: WHITSUN: The Festival of united Soul-Endeavour
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    • about the beings behind these forces. Our forefathers spoke of gnomes,
    • When people say that their ancestors' belief in gnomes, undines,
    • beings our forefathers called gnomes; they prefer to take up their
    • spiritual understanding of these things. As with the gnomes, so with
  • Title: Lecture: Foundations of Esotericism: Lecture XXVII
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    • minerals) however know such beings very well. A gnome is only visible
    • possess such an astral vision; they know that gnomes are realities.
    • Among the Indians the king of the gnomes is called Kshiti, the highest
    • of the gnomes; the highest being among the undines: Varuna; the
  • Title: Man/Symphony: Synopses
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    • Mystery of plant life. Gnomes, which work in roots, are sense organs
    • later fall down to the gnomes. Salamanders or fire spirits live in
    • forms received by the gnomes. Goethe's instinctive feeling for this.
    • spiritualise matter. Gnomes and undines bear gravity forces of earth
    • and are spiritually completed by gnomes. Gnomes form their bodies out
    • waking consciousness and thoughts. Malicious gnomes and undines
    • For the gnomes solid earth is hollow and offers no resistance. They
  • Title: Man/Symphony: Lecture VII
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    • gnomes and which we may call the root-spirits, can actually be studied
    • universe, sinks them into the ground, and the gnomes take these
    • through the plants. And because the gnomes, particularly from autumn
    • gnomes receive through the plants, which to them are the same as rays
    • behold the roving, wandering gnomes, which are the light-filled
    • Because these gnomes have immediate understanding of what they see,
    • understanding as something incomplete. The gnomes laugh us to scorn on
    • conclusion. Why should they do this? say the gnomes — why ever
    • know everything we look at. People are so stupid — say the gnomes
    • And I must say that the gnomes become ironical to the point of ill
    • the gnomes — there one can only have odd bits and pieces of
    • Thus the gnomes, inside the earth, are actually the bearers of the
    • something from which the gnomes would best like to tear themselves
    • of the gnomes within the earth is really this: If we grow too strongly
    • entirely with ideas of the extra-terrestrial universe. The gnomes are
    • earthly, that the gnomes gain the power of driving the plants up out
    • plants up with them. It accords with the nature of the gnomes in
    • actually out of the force of their own original nature that the gnomes
    • gnomes and has passed out of the sphere of the moist-earthly element
    • the roots busied about, woven-about by the gnome-beings in the
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  • Title: Man/Symphony: Lecture VIII
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    • from human view. It is only because this company of gnomes, undines,
    • such gnomes, undines, and so on, actually are.
    • It is the gnomes which, in a spiritual way, make good in the world
    • through the fact that gnomes exist.
    • gnomes which I yesterday called antipathy. The gnomes do not wish to
    • the gnomes are extraordinarily clever, intelligent beings. With them
    • This lower animal world has a dull consciousness; the gnomes have a
    • skeleton, no bony support; the gnomes bind together what works as the
    • disintegrating, of losing their substance. The gnomes must ever and
    • to retain their own existence, the gnomes are constantly attentive to
    • being is more attentive than a gnome. It takes note of everything, for
    • life. A gnome must always be wide awake; if it were to become sleepy,
    • this characteristic of the gnomes, in having always to remain
    • the gnomes. So, if one wishes to make someone attentive, one says to
    • him: Pay heed like a gnome. A gnome is really an attentive being. If
    • one could place a gnome as an object lesson on a front desk in every
    • The gnomes have yet another characteristic. They are filled with an
    • the world of their own surroundings. One gnome takes little interest
    • dreams on falling asleep is well acquainted with these gnomes. You
    • gnomes, if perceived unprepared, would be nothing but symbols of
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  • Title: Man/Symphony: Lecture IX
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    • earth, is, however, completely alien to the gnomes; they sink down
    • which really express this wandering about of the gnomes inside the
    • the gnomes feel inwardly, for through all such things they penetrate
    • not in the language of the gnomes. Their language is far more
    • universe. But for the earth itself the gnomes have no perception, only
    • Because of this the gnomes have a quite particular gift for receiving
    • Of course, what for us is an illness is for these gnome-beings their
    • follows the existence of a gnome, one receives quite a different
    • At full moon the gnomes are ill at ease. Physical moonlight does not
    • new moon approaches the gnome becomes transparent, wonderful to see,
    • transparent little folk, the gnomes, appear to one, its though the
    • the gnomes are so particularly interesting, for each of them bears a
    • from the ever more vigorous play of the moon-forces in the gnome-world
    • Because they hold this task in view these kobolds or gnomes feel
    • You see, when one looks at this process from the aspect of the gnomes,
    • this is really the united gnome-world of the old Moon. The
    • predecessors of our Earth-gnomes, the Moon-gnomes, gathered together
    • Earth-structure actually arose from the experiences of the gnomes of
    • gnome-world. Through them the gnomes acquire an interesting, an
    • Now let us pass over from the gnomes to the undines, the water-beings.
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  • Title: Man/Symphony: Lecture XII
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    • spiritual-physiological way how, out of the nature of the gnomes and
  • Title: Mystery Centres: Lecture III
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    • gnomes and undines, listen so eagerly when man relates something of
    • phenomenon. Previous to this age man is to the gnomes and undines a
    • composed them could converse with gnomes and undines, could tell them
  • Title: Reappearance/Christ: Lecture XI: Individual Spirit Beings and the Undivided Foundation of the World: Part 2
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    • gnome-like beings; spirits of water, undine-like beings; spirits of
    • regiment. It is not like that. These various realms — gnomes,
  • Title: Spiritual Ground: Lecture VII: The Organisation of the Waldorf School
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    • gnomes and suchlike things (Showing toys).
  • Title: Christmas Conference: Note on Elemental and Elementary Beings
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    • the gnomes, undines, sylphs and salamanders, the ‘beings of the
  • Title: Chance/Necessity/Providence: Lecture 6: Imaginative Cognition Leaves Insights of Natural Science Behind
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    • of comparison the whole wide world of gnomes, the fairy folk that rules
    • all of external earthly nature. These gnomes, who belong to the external
    • water, air, and fire, and so on, this whole world of gnomes has the
    • I could also say that gnomes belong to the same class as our thought-
    • that is why there is an inner relationship of sorts between the gnome
    • The gnomes have a similar relationship to
    • to the facts, when a person talks with a gnome, he finds the gnome regarding
    • The gnomes too have a similar external relationship
    • But we can just as easily disregard the world of the gnomes when we
    • explainable on the basis of the laws that govern it, gnomes have a function.
    • gnomes to our physical thought world, for then you will realize that
    • we have to make a start at understanding such a thing as the gnome world
    • the soul-mood that envelops the world of gnomes. That is their soul-mood.
    • Gnomes are therefore unable to grasp how there can be anything but an
    • and were then to perceive gnomes, as clairvoyants do, he would find
    • plane is lost in encounters with the world of gnomes, because they heap
    • We understand the mental state of gnomes,
    • under favorable conditions encountering the elemental world of the gnomes,
    • the gnomes live in the world we have abandoned. But now we are living
    • aside in a way that could be described as follows: O gnomes, we give
  • Title: Man/World of Stars: Lecture V: Human Faculties and Their Connections with Elemental Beings
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    • out solid forms. If you think of the gnome-like beings in one
    • gnome-spirits of the elemental world because they are clumsy
    • gnome-like beings. The gnome-like beings will not tolerate them
    • in their realm although they belong to it. The gnome-like
    • fight between the gnome-folk and this folk of spirit-fools
    • upon those gnome-like beings and set some store by their
    • are too severely persecuted by the gnome-like beings they
    • gnomes, sylphs, undines and salamanders, to use

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