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  • Title: Book: Occult Science (1972): The Essential Nature of Mankind
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    • visualization of this member, it points to the phenomenon of sleep,
    • exhausted forces from sleep. Action and thought disappear in sleep;
    • the unconsciousness of sleep as man awakens. It is the same
    • consciousness that sinks into shadowy depths when we go to sleep and
    • would have to remain in a continuous state of sleep. We might also
    • sinks into sleep. For supersensible observation, the astral body still
    • but only with its effects within the manifest, and during sleep these
    • animals. Plants are in a continuous state of sleep. A person who does
    • present. What death is for the physical body, and sleep for the ether
    • Memory and oblivion signify for the ego what waking and sleeping
    • signify for the astral body. Just as sleep permits the cares and
    • past. Just as sleep is necessary for the restoration of the exhausted
  • Title: Book: Occult Science (1972): Sleep And Death
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    • Occult Science (1972): Sleep And Death
    • being passes during sleep, and it is impossible to solve the riddle of
    • carries on its considerations regarding sleep and death. Supersensible
    • such as sleep and death can only result from an inclination to idle
    • that a consideration of what lies concealed in sleep and death is
    • supersensible is able to offer. Life continues during sleep, and the
    • their strength and renewal from what is given to them by sleep. Thus
    • continually draw strength for his weakened forces from sleep must of
    • When man sinks into sleep, there is a change in the relationship of
    • his members. That part of the sleeping man that lies in bed contains
    • sleep, the life-activities continue; for, the moment the physical body
    • is extinguished in sleep includes the mental images, pain and
    • thought that in sleep the astral body is destroyed along with all
    • bodies. In the waking state, all three are united; in the sleeping
    • outer world, the astral body disappears in sleep; supersensible
    • facts of the sleeping state in their particular form. If, however,
    • Although the astral body, during sleep, experiences no mental pictures
    • contrary, it is just in the sleep state that a lively activity is
    • expression of the fact that the astral body and ego, during sleep,
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  • Title: Book: Occult Science (1972): The Evolution of the Cosmos and Man (Part 1)
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    • alongside the fifty-year-old man; similarly, the corpse, the sleeping,
  • Title: Book: Occult Science (1972): The Evolution of the Cosmos and Man (Part 3)
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    • similar to that he possesses in dreamless sleep. This consciousness is
    • kind. Plant life at present also has this “dreamless sleep
    • dreamless sleep. Under present conditions, the minerals have this
    • sleep. After their periods of activity on Saturn follow other periods
  • Title: Book: Occult Science (1972): The Evolution of the Cosmos and Man (Part 4)
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    • completely dreamless sleep. It might also be compared with the low
    • sleep” as a new cosmic being, the Sun. But as a result, the
    • arises out of a “universal sleep,” and after a time the
    • This is the dreamless consciousness of sleep.
    • sleep, can be well understood if we direct our spiritual gaze toward
  • 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
    • and a sleeping man does not perceive the actual event itself, but
    • with the alternation of sleeping and waking in the present human
    • may be likened to an intermediate state between going to sleep and
    • sleep for man today. The picture consciousness, to be sure, was not as
    • turn, was not as dull as the dreamless sleep of today. Thus the human
  • Title: Book: Occult Science (1972): The Evolution of the Cosmos and Man (Part 6)
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    • together with the human beings, is in a sleeping state. It is entirely
    • waking and sleeping states had special consequences for the human
    • Archangels). For he was able to remain united during sleep with the
    • similar to sleep, in which the human beings came in touch with the
    • fewer experiences in the realm of sleep. The spiritual world had
    • entered the region of the spiritual world during sleep, so their
    • intermediate state between waking and sleeping. Then there arose in
    • described intermediate state between waking and sleeping — felt
  • Title: Book: Occult Science (1972): The Evolution of the Cosmos and Man (Part 7)
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    • and sleeping already described. Such individuals were acquainted with
  • Title: Book: Occult Science (1972): Cognition of the Higher Worlds. Initiation. (Part 1)
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    • in ordinary life through three soul states: waking, sleeping, and the
    • chief alternating states — waking and sleeping. Man acquires a knowledge
    • of higher worlds if he develops a third soul state besides sleep and
    • During sleep the sense-impressions cease, but the soul also loses its
    • sleep to become conscious despite the exclusion of all
    • sense-impressions as is the case in deep sleep, and even though the
    • sleep, and yet it would not be asleep, but, as in the waking state, it
    • This state of consciousness resembles sleep only in a certain respect,
    • through these sense-activities. Whereas in sleep the soul has no power
    • as the state of waking is from that of sleeping. The one cannot
    • perception resembles an invalid whose sleep would be continually
  • Title: Book: Occult Science (1972): Cognition of the Higher Worlds. Initiation. (Part 2)
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    • best illustrated by a comparison with the state of sleep. On the one
    • opposite. It is a sleep that represents, in regard to everyday
    • bodily nature just as it does during sleep, but it does not, as in the
    • state may be compared with sleep in regard to the liberation from the
    • disturbances of the physical world, is possible in the state of sleep.
    • aware of something in sleep. He will feel that during sleep he does
    • soul is active in a certain way while sleeping. In such states the
    • soul frees itself during sleep from unconsciousness and feels the
    • clear to the human being during sleep that now he is in another world;
    • on waking that he has been in another world during the whole sleep
    • continuity of consciousness during sleep.) It is not at all meant by
    • this, however, that man is always conscious during sleep. Much,
    • the human being, who otherwise sleeps like ordinary man, has at
    • certain times during sleep intervals in which he can consciously
  • Title: Book: Occult Science (1972): Details From the Realm of Spiritual Science
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    • to sleep, it does not then belong to the earth conditions only, but to
    • who, because of his state of body and soul, ought to be asleep, but
    • lengths of time without being overpowered by sleep. For the most
    • earlier chapter, Sleep and Death. It is to be conceived of, on the one
    • plays also into the processes of the astral body taking place in sleep
  • Title: Book: Occult Science (1972): Table of Contents
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  • Title: Book: Occult Science (1972): Special Comments
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    • The connection between sleep and fatigue is, in most cases, not viewed
    • in a manner demanded by the facts. Sleep is supposed to be a result of
    • that a man, not at all tired, may fall asleep while listening to an
    • must lead to the conclusion that waking and sleeping present different
    • wish to go to sleep, not that we wish to go to sleep because we feel
    • its own bodily nature; that is to say, the soul goes to sleep, even

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