Knowledge of the Higher Worlds
And Its Attainment
Translated by George Metaxa
Revisions by Henry B. Monges
Copyright © 1947
Knowledge of the Higher Worlds and its Attainment constitutes a
fundamental guide to the anthroposophical path of cognition or knowledge.
In human consciousness, faculties are sleeping that, if awakened, lead to
life-giving wisdom. With great clarity and warmth Rudolf Steiner details
the exercises and moral qualities to be cultivated on the path to a conscious
experience of supersensible realities.
This book, perhaps the most controversial of Steiner's extensive literary
legacy, suggests the possibility of a person in the 20th century developing
sufficient skills of concentration, empathy, etc. to be able to obtain
first-hand knowledge of spiritual realities consciously.
In the collected edition of Rudolf Steiner's works in German, the
volume containing the German text is entitled
Wie Erlangt Man Erkenntnisse der Hoeheren Welten?,
(Vol. 10 in the Bibliographic Survey).
This translation into English was made by George Metaxa, with revisions
by Henry B. Monges. It is presented here with the kind permission of the
Rudolf Steiner Nachlassverwaltung, Dornach, Switzerland.
This e.Text edition is provided with the cooperation of:
The Anthroposophic Press
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