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  • Title: Book: Occult Science (1972): The Character of Occult Science
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    • science, has a magical sound because it seems to satisfy their fatal
    • of an obscure something that is not to be acquired in a natural way.
    • impartiality to be taken away from them just because a word may arouse
    • do not become aware that a certain attitude of the human soul has been
    • become conscious of the special character of this method. They base
    • about non-sensory world contents. Not, however, because such talk, in
    • its essence, is incapable of being scientific, but because, in such an
    • research in this direction, because they conclude, from the presence
    • background in the face of the relationships and the course of sensory
    • It can become clear that the observation of the visible world presents
    • knowledge, but also the quite different prospect of becoming the
    • For what can be drawn from the world in this way becomes exhausted.
    • because of his weakness he creates a hindrance to the evolution of the
    • There are people who wish to hear nothing about this knowledge because
    • content of the soul, and if someone becomes acquainted with this
    • world and have only to become quite clear about the fact that we have
    • learn to become familiar with that world naively, as it were, by
    • science we become convinced that this is the only sure path to
    • we become participators in the knowledge of the spiritual world; by
    • second part, we become independent knowers of this world.
  • Title: Book: Occult Science (1972): The Essential Nature of Mankind
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    • mode of cognition, the general principles of this method become
    • is able to reach the point where this hidden something becomes
    • after he has become acquainted in simple narrative form with the
    • degrees and the physical body becomes a part of the rest of the
    • the background, but the time has come again when this cultivation is
    • after the sense in which such descriptions are to be taken has become
    • in which this is not the case. This becomes especially clear when
    • recurring processes of its body, it becomes conscious of hunger and
    • the becoming aware of something enduring something permanent in the
    • upon its food just because these renewed causes are present. The ego
    • master's life, his presence becomes a need to the dog and it,
    • because of errors in observation.
    • becomes aware of itself as an I. Just as the sentient and intellectual
    • Divine within himself because his innermost being is drawn from the
    • work becomes evident if one compares a person who still surrenders
    • ego. The ego has become master within the soul-life. This can be
    • In this way, the whole soul now becomes a manifestation of the I, as
    • become master of the soul by working on the latter through the power
    • back to the time of childhood. At that time, what was man's source of
    • soul-life; its influence becomes ever stronger in the course of time,
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  • Title: Book: Occult Science (1972): Sleep And Death
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    • arise in regard to such knowledge because of the way in which it
    • left to itself, life becomes weak and sickly, supersensible knowledge
    • ego. Because the ether body remains united with the physical body in
    • his experience. He may, in this way, find that life has thereby become
    • center, must swing to the right because of the momentum gathered in
    • the astral body and ego because it presents the antithesis of the
    • in respect of the finger and the body, it is simply because the finger
    • about on the earth, and because in the former case the dependence is
    • body returns to this cosmic harmony and on awaking again brings back
    • awaking brings back with it renewed forces into life. These forces
    • than the earth belong, a fact that will only become clear from later
    • a spiritual background of the world and it may be considered trivial.
    • his body and had, therefore, become burdensome. What does dreaming
    • and has become too warm. The feeling of too much warmth is
    • He awakens and becomes aware that an object hanging on the wall of his
    • room had become loosened and, in falling, has made a dull sound. Dream
    • of dream pictures rests upon the fact that the astral body, because of
    • environment. This fact becomes especially clear if we consider a dream
    • question. Because the dreamer cannot make use of the organs of
    • capacity of becoming conscious of his ego otherwise than through these
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  • Title: Book: Occult Science (1972): The Evolution of the Cosmos and Man (Part 1)
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    • perception sharpened by spiritual organs. It traces back the process
    • of human development, and it becomes clear to it that the real inner
    • earth. Spiritual science thus reaches a point of time, lying far back
    • If one goes back in one's consideration to this point of time, in the
    • manner indicated, one then becomes aware that the ego meets with an
    • Spiritual science must go still further back in its research, if it
    • the task of this work to enter into these ideas because for spiritual
    • of the life of the earth goes further and further back, it comes to a
    • looking back, with spiritual perception, at those earlier conditions
    • second place, I can understand that things have become what they now
    • that whatever is encountered can become entirely clear and
    • If we trace back the evolution of the Earth by means of the
    • spiritual state of our planet. If we continue still further back on
    • physical planetary state that later became spiritualized and then,
    • later still, through repeated materialization, became transformed into
    • ancient planet. But spiritual science is able to go still further back
    • further back we trace the Earth's incarnations.
    • world stages lying so far back in the past, such as these that are
    • preceding processes of evolution. This preparation took place because
    • germinal state. Because the entire planet had passed over into a
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  • Title: Book: Occult Science (1972): The Evolution of the Cosmos and Man (Part 2)
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    • During the Sun incarnation, what had become the physical body on
    • thus the physical body became changed a third time; that is, it was
  • Title: Book: Occult Science (1972): The Evolution of the Cosmos and Man (Part 3)
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    • illustration.) The beings of whom supersensible cognition becomes
    • consciousness when it becomes aware of the Saturn state and who,
    • Saturn vitalized the surrounding heavenly space by reflecting back,
    • radiated back by Saturn may be called “Spirits of wisdom.”
    • then already ceased. Before they had reached the ability to become
    • state. If we wish to trace back the source of this will, we find that
    • gradually acquires the ability to reflect life back into cosmic
    • flung-back soul activities of the Spirits of Motion. — After this state
    • feeling are flung back into cosmic space as though from individual
    • the periphery of Saturn. Just because these Spirits of Personality let
    • their being be reflected back by the Saturn bodies in the manner
    • life as it streams back to them from Saturn in the form of heat.
    • of it, because the heat substance of Saturn brings it to their
    • consciousness in reflecting it back to them. They are “human
    • begin to glimmer, to sparkle, even to radiate. Because this stage of
    • of becoming active. These are beings who may be called “Spirits
    • them the possibility of becoming aware of their own existence. They
    • further course of evolution these forms become more defined;
    • occasionally they become permanent. The reason for this is that they
    • If we survey the preceding description, it becomes apparent that,
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  • Title: Book: Occult Science (1972): The Evolution of the Cosmos and Man (Part 4)
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    • the Sun evolution because at that time his nature is invested with the
    • becoming the bearer of an ether or life body. This ether or life body
    • of life, now becomes actual life. This pouring in of the life body
    • normal part of their evolution. Because of this they become, during
    • that time heat reflected back to them their own personality, so now
    • the gaseous shapes reflect back to them in resplendent light the
    • that would have made them capable of becoming bearers of an
    • the body of the Sun, as it were, becomes turbid — darkened. Structures
    • are unable to become bearers of a regularly developed life body. — The
    • them and the second kingdom, which became independent on the Sun,
    • the retarded Spirits of Personality work back upon the beings of the
    • personality of their own upon the Sun itself, but who reflect back to
    • human being becomes mature enough to employ his own forces. These are
    • Spirits of Wisdom, through which the human being becomes capable of
  • Title: Book: Occult Science (1972): The Evolution of the Cosmos and Man (Part 5)
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    • emerges again out of cosmic sleep, becoming once more perceptible to
    • become ripe, begins again. As in the case of the Saturn
    • Form begin their activity. Because the Spirits of Motion allow their
    • of the Spirits of Form. Then these changing feelings become
    • Sun stage. Because of this, two other kingdoms arise alongside the
    • physical body, which, even on the Moon, is unable to become the bearer
    • Saturn substance everything was radiated back into cosmic space that
    • body and then reflected back its life. Had nothing else happened, the
    • life before them, like a reflection, mirrored back to them from the
    • consciousness became less independent; he lived in it in complete
    • understood if we bear in mind that, because certain organisms have
    • should have become human on the Sun, have remained behind. Just as
    • movement of forces in this body becomes more and more an inner life
    • watery substances are also drawn in and expelled, and because the
    • separate. Certain parts condense, others become rarefied. All of this
    • Personality become, as it were, visible in the objects of the
    • shape these formative forces gave him; he became, as it were, a copy
    • consciousness, and to a great degree they become a copy of the life of
    • become subject to the influence of the exalted sun beings themselves.
    • plastic, and becomes the expression and bearer of the dull life of
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  • Title: Book: Occult Science (1972): The Evolution of the Cosmos and Man (Part 6)
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    • forces have again become spiritualized. During this spiritualization
    • who are destined to become human beings in our present form on the
    • becomes the sentient soul. Therefore, it may be said that at this
    • characterized organizing of man becomes ever more distinct. At a
    • definite point of time in its evolution the Earth becomes condensed to
    • same time the astral body detaches a part of itself; this becomes the
    • fire-air Earth. This becomes in its subsequent evolution the
    • present moon. The separation of the sun takes place because exalted
    • consequence became continually denser, remains in existence like an
    • of what is later to become the breathing process. The water is also
    • Since they were distributed over the whole Earth, however, they became
    • knowledge, looking back upon these conditions, perceives how the human
    • became more delicate than it was previously when it occurred in a
    • result of the moon separation, the body had for a time become
    • incorporated into the human being. Because the ether body has
    • with the substances of the physical earth that have become attenuated
    • infuse the body, which has become more dense in the meantime, also
    • consequence of this, this life becomes independent of the soul part of
    • without, becoming the basis of his breathing, a part of the air he
    • this became the foundation of the later nervous system. Thus man of
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  • Title: Book: Occult Science (1972): The Evolution of the Cosmos and Man (Part 7)
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    • because they had, during earth life, felt the physical world of the
    • much greater, because in the life between birth and death they had
    • an inner soul revelation. Because of the Luciferic impulse he could
    • become conscious through the ether body without special soul states.
    • super-human spirit becomes human through the ego. Thus the Being Who
    • of recognizing the Christ Who had become man, and from this center of
    • what they have acquired in the sense world. It flows back again from
    • bringing back with them into reincarnation what the Christ impulse has
    • become for them in the world of spirit between death and rebirth.
    • traced back to various beings who, returning from other worlds,
    • thought, and Christianity became the ideal of an all-encompassing
    • entirely to this separation of capacities. Because the human faculties
  • Title: Book: Occult Science (1972): Cognition of the Higher Worlds. Initiation. (Part 1)
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    • sleep to become conscious despite the exclusion of all
    • said here. Only because supersensible knowledge is something that
  • Title: Book: Occult Science (1972): Cognition of the Higher Worlds. Initiation. (Part 2)
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    • because of their nonexistence in the plant the latter may appear to me
    • growth. The red of the rose may now become the symbol of a blood that
    • become the bearer of inwardly pure experiences. It is of importance
    • becomes a token alongside the feeling-experience, and its
    • that is brought forth by nature. But just because of this it has an
    • of the inner slumbering soul faculties becomes the essential. It may
    • It will have become evident from the preceding exposition that
    • it will also have become evident that not just any content of thought
    • Because this state is awakened in the soul by meditating on symbols or
    • latter case, pass over into unconsciousness, but becomes conscious of
    • everyday waking state it becomes conscious of itself only through the
    • help of the body because of the weaker unfolding of its forces in that
    • becomes a real experience. In regard to everything else the
    • memory are great, however much we may endeavor to hold them back. Not
    • Whoever surrenders to meditation will, by proper attention, become
    • natural processes hold back the influences of the outer world that the
    • beings and facts of this other world will become ever more definite.
    • back again in memory upon such brief states of consciousness. It
    • the student knew as enclosing him becomes something that now confronts
    • acquired a quite definite soul state when he becomes conscious of a
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  • Title: Book: Occult Science (1972): Cognition of the Higher Worlds. Initiation. (Part 3)
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    • become empty and without content when it refuses to be filled with the
    • conviction through reflection, it is not because it is impossible to
    • believe something one cannot see, but solely because his reflection
    • connection because it is accustomed to developing the thought faculty
    • sense-observation. The essential in this is the fact that one becomes
    • one becomes conscious of the existence of something essential flowing
  • Title: Book: Occult Science (1972): Cognition of the Higher Worlds. Initiation. (Part 4)
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    • observation open up a new world, and in this new world man becomes
    • supersensory as something sensory becomes involved in
    • made here because again and again there are those who accept the
    • is sensory, and because again and again there appear opponents of
    • speak of purification, because the corresponding exercises purify the
    • become a witness for the spiritual world. But he should not waver if
    • whatever “because he does not yet see anything,” he has not
    • because he does not perceive what he imagines he should see, he says,
  • Title: Book: Occult Science (1972): Cognition of the Higher Worlds. Initiation. (Part 5)
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    • “sixteen-petalled” may be used because the corresponding
    • One becomes conscious of the lotus flowers through the astral body.
    • transformation of one thing into another. — Because this is so, the
    • truths about the being of man become accessible to imaginative
    • obscure, uncertain insight into a fact, that is, for a certain idea
    • being through intuition means to have become completely one with it,
    • to have become united with its inner nature. Step by step the student
    • Lucifer and Ahriman. The construction of the cosmos was traced back to
  • Title: Book: Occult Science (1972): Cognition of the Higher Worlds. Initiation. (Part 6)
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    • life-experience into relationship with another. He will become aware
    • experiences, indeed, even his acquired opinions, play back and forth
    • one-sidedness. For example, if he becomes aware of the advantage of
    • even to form the habit of disregarding all faults because it brings
    • but only through understanding them. If, however, because of
    • revere because it stands above me, I need not only revere it, but I
    • may hope to develop myself to such a degree that I become similar to
    • feelings that holds him back from the deed. Now it may be that he does
    • further it may become evident that evil would have been the result had
    • toward such occurrences in life. It then becomes aware, as though in a
    • because his “premonitions” impel him to this or that, would
    • become the plaything of all sorts of uncertain impulses, and from such
    • wait until such answers come to them. — If, however, they become
  • Title: Book: Occult Science (1972): Cognition of the Higher Worlds. Initiation. (Part 7)
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    • becomes conscious in the ether body, which develops into an etheric
    • quiet and factual supersensible perception, would become a visionary
  • Title: Book: Occult Science (1972): Cognition of the Higher Worlds. Initiation. (Part 8)
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    • egocenter of the personality, but they become three independent
    • perception. Here again it becomes clear how important it is that the
    • continues. Thinking that has become independent stimulates the
    • Likewise, feeling and willing that have become independent stimulate
    • because of his education and character; they affect the world of the
    • himself, with this feeling does not become evident outwardly in
    • become outwardly perceptible. If we give this due consideration, we
    • become conscious — to conceal the part of the world of soul and spirit
    • self-observation become clear to him as are necessary in order to
    • soul, he will bear it without difficulty when he becomes aware that
    • that flows from one's own inner nature becomes detached from the
    • Doppelganger's effect is such that he becomes immediately invisible
    • human being, because he then has knowledge of worlds quite different
    • carefully on himself in order not to become a fantast, a human being
    • into the world of soul and spirit acts in such a way that he becomes
    • the process and it becomes so interwoven with the fact that it is
    • sound judgment, which becomes, at the same time, more refined and
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    • which overtakes the human being when he first becomes aware of some
    • become. Through this observation the “guardian of the
    • he will slacken his efforts and shrink back before what is in store
    • gives up his efforts. He becomes a prisoner of the form that, through
    • consciousness that the world that is conquered becomes truth, and is
    • adequate manner. — If, because of incorrect spiritual training, a person
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    • corresponding stage of his development the student becomes acquainted
    • may designate this stage of cognition as the becoming aware of the
    • merging with the entire cosmos, a becoming one with it, but without
    • designated as the “becoming one with the macrocosm.” It is
    • significant that this becoming one, this union, is not to be thought
    • struggled through to a perception of his higher ego, and he has become
    • further effort. This “greater guardian” becomes the ideal
    • becomes comprehensible. The way in which, at that time, the exalted
    • he continues to work within this evolution becomes the personally
    • human beings have become different from what they were previously. The
  • Title: Book: Occult Science (1972): The Present and Future of Cosmic and Human Evolution
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    • come from the Moon, has become the Earth. A part of what has evolved
    • over from the Moon becomes evident only at a certain stage of
    • can have at the present time, it becomes evident that, quite by
    • become real in the future in the sense that the earth is now real.
    • place, because in the supersensible part of the Earth that originated
    • evolution only through terrestrial processes. Because of this,
    • beings and things become visible that are the further developed forms
    • century B.C. At the end of its first third, the Christ event occurred.
    • because of this that the force of tradition was so powerful at that
    • cultural period. Indeed, it will become more and more evident that
    • impulse given through the Christ event can become ever more
    • hazy clairvoyance, again become manifest. Now they are permeated with
    • the forces of human intellect and personal feeling. They become
    • what the earth has then become. Other souls will then have to remain
    • moon will then reunite with the earth. This will occur because at that
    • still be able to find their way back into the actual human kingdom.
    • expression can be found because it is too dissimilar to anything that
    • his soul is finally itself to become the outer world. The human spirit
    • ego is able to unfold within itself is to become love. The exalted Sun
    • wisdom”; in the “ego,” however, it becomes “inner
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  • Title: Book: Occult Science (1972): Details From the Realm of Spiritual Science
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    • a mere color memory, and then a picture that becomes ever more vivid.
    • physical impression becomes entirely extinguished. But this increase
    • who, because of his state of body and soul, ought to be asleep, but
    • who remains awake by means of inner strength. It now becomes evident
    • intensity — because an approximately fitting embodiment can be realized;
    • has overstepped its normal intensity — because at the corresponding
    • life in which a human being finds himself because of the constitution
    • new birth so that this becomes comprehensible. There are, however,
  • Title: Book: Occult Science (1972): Back Cover Sheet
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  • Title: Book: Occult Science (1972): Preface First Edition
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    • done, because he is striving really to know modern research, and he
    • because of it, one may feel justified in writing the expositions
    • how, in full measure, thought based on reason can and must become the
  • Title: Book: Occult Science (1972): Preface: Fourth Edition
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    • intellect. There it becomes evident that the proofs of this intellect
    • sure, an unnecessary undertaking; to become conscious, through exact
    • research as fantastic and visionary because it diverges abruptly from
    • The author does not accentuate this from lack of modesty, because he
    • Nevertheless, in numerous places the author became conscious of how
  • Title: Book: Occult Science (1972): Preface: Sixteenth to Twentieth Edition
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    • world becomes experience in regard to the spiritual world.
    • consciousness — because of its limitations — will find his comprehension
    • obscured by this judgment as though by a dark cloud, and he really
  • Title: Book: Occult Science (1972): Special Comments
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    • discrimination so alters his soul condition that he becomes
    • the ether body. Everything that becomes a possession of the human soul
    • body. What becomes, by degrees, an immutable treasure of memory, rests
    • is fatigue. We must then actually say that we feel tired, because we
    • wish to go to sleep, not that we wish to go to sleep because we feel
    • because, before the separation of the sun from the earth, certain
    • science is often only apparent, because the latter science still

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