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  • Title: Book: Occult Science (1972): The Character of Occult Science
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    • speaks of “occult science” will do well to keep in mind the
    • This work is intended for readers who will not permit their
    • intellect bound up with them will be considered as the content of a
    • unconscious pretext, a discussion with such opponents will be
    • will be obliged to show the relationship between his presentations and
    • other achievements in the field of knowledge and life; he will have to
    • The following exposition will be misjudged if it is thought that any
    • evolve further, as far as its own nature will allow, and then call
    • enter into what has been presented will necessarily run up against
    • mutually with him. His exposition will be given in the form of a
    • trained by natural science will prevail. It will also be necessary,
    • himself with an exposition of occult science will soon see that
    • questions of existence, a time will surely come when sense experience
    • and the science based upon it will be able to give the answers.
    • themselves. They will never be solved in this way, although the
    • be answered by means of the facts that he expects will be discovered
    • occult science who is willing to familiarize himself with its
    • belief. In one way or another, they will always crave for a concealed
    • has once really approached this source will, by repeatedly taking
    • through himself. This cannot be otherwise and will also be the case
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  • Title: Book: Occult Science (1972): The Essential Nature of Mankind
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    • however, the word will be limited to the meaning given above. It will
    • such a concept will have to encounter the opposition of many
    • this, however, will not be inclined to make common cause with the
    • necessary. Acknowledgment of the concealed, however, will not be won
    • will acknowledge it.
    • hunger. Whoever does not make these distinctions, will not arrive at
    • spirituality. He must recognize it in himself, then he will be able to
    • character, and so forth. A person, hot-tempered as a child, will often
    • book will shed the right light upon these matters. — The  I  is not
    • however, imprint upon all thinking, feeling, and willing a uniform
    • something that persists throughout all changes, he will relate his
    • the utterances of feeling and will are the measure of his
    • spirit self and life spirit in full consciousness. These means will be
    • is meant by the statements made here will find that, in fact, they are
  • Title: Book: Occult Science (1972): Sleep And Death
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    • three-quarters, will only be made distrustful by our combating the
    • pleasure, joy and sorrow, the capacity to express a conscious will,
    • pleasure and pain and the world of ideas and will. It simply exists in
    • observations of ordinary life are, the more readily will he come to
    • occult science will show that this home of the astral body is more
    • than the earth belong, a fact that will only become clear from later
    • these capacities, and the means of accomplishing this will be
    • between birth and death, except under rare conditions that will be
    • Thinking, feeling, and willing stand in such a relationship to each
    • around us are perceived only in the light, so will what takes place
    • only one will be referred to because it originates with a person to
    • to life. Proper consideration will always recognize this relationship.
    • through which the light of the spirit radiates. It will continue to
    • outburst of anger will experience this event again when, in passing
    • more the human being becomes familiar with this world, the more will
    • regions of the land of the spirits, descriptions of which will be
    • certain length of time, which will be discussed in later parts of this
    • An example will illustrate what happens in this respect. A bond of
    • will in the future pass on to others. A picture of these transitional
    • stages will be presented when, subsequently, the evolution of the
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  • Title: Book: Occult Science (1972): The Evolution of the Cosmos and Man (Part 1)
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    • the evolution of the earth will be imparted from the standpoint of
    • supersensible cognition. The transformations of our planet will be
    • instances will reference be made in the following pages to a
    • heavenly bodies constituting the present solar system will appear in
    • the course of the subsequent descriptions. It will then become clear
    • only single characteristic points will be brought out that illustrate
    • have evolved. Those who follow the descriptions given here will indeed
    • description must nevertheless be given. Surely such a description will
  • Title: Book: Occult Science (1972): The Evolution of the Cosmos and Man (Part 2)
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    • member was already in existence during the Saturn evolution. It will
    • being, there will be no difficulty in correctly picturing these
    • future, the astral body will have perfected itself, it will have a
    • physical body, and an adequate consideration will prove that the
  • Title: Book: Occult Science (1972): The Evolution of the Cosmos and Man (Part 3)
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    • who has acquired the ideas of modern physics will look upon the above
    • way of speaking about heat as pure nonsense. He will perhaps say that
    • of a quality that may be compared with the human will. It is will,
    • state. If we wish to trace back the source of this will, we find that
    • will from their own being. After this emanation had lasted for a time,
    • the will. Thus will, previously wholly without attributes, now
    • forth will out of themselves at the beginning of the Saturn evolution,
    • may be called the “Spirits of Will.” (In Christian
    • co-operation of will and life there begins the activity of other
    • namely, the Spirits of Will (Thrones). As a result, the human phantom
    • physical world. Upon Saturn, the Spirits of Will are the regulators of
    • human will manifests itself to supersensible perception through
    • from without like a machine. The regulators are the Spirits of Will.
    • bound up with the first emanation of the Spirits of Will.
    • manifesting externally. It will be especially difficult for the
    • only in the last stage of Saturn. The Spirits of Will are active
    • of beings. If it is said that in the beginning the Spirits of Will are
    • working over of what has streamed out of the Spirits of Will by the
    • Will, the spiritual beings have gradually withdrawn. The Saturn
    • emerges out of the darkness as a being of will; it advances itself to
  • Title: Book: Occult Science (1972): The Evolution of the Cosmos and Man (Part 4)
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    • attained in the regular course of its evolution. It will reach this
    • over into the subsequent planetary period. Man will then not only be
    • him by the physical senses, but he will be able to observe in
    • environment. He will possess a picture consciousness; but at the same
    • time retain full self-consciousness. His pictorial perception will not
    • be dreamy and dull. He will perceive the soul pictorially, yet at the
    • same time these soul pictures will be the expression of realities just
    • training will be dealt with in a later part of this book. — During the
  • Title: Book: Occult Science (1972): The Evolution of the Cosmos and Man (Part 5)
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    • was formed from the body of the Spirits of Will — Thrones. From this
    • beings, who were adapted to the Moon body, seized upon the will
    • animal-men are differentiated according to groups. This will be
    • been poured. The Earth, as will be seen later on in this book, is the
    • It will, it is hoped, appear comprehensible that in this description
  • Title: Book: Occult Science (1972): The Evolution of the Cosmos and Man (Part 6)
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    • condition of these will be shown later.)
    • cosmic mirror but gave no independent will, may be called Luciferic
    • it could be given. Only a few instances, however, will be described.
    • to which he previously submitted himself without will. Now he could
    • functions leading to it in a special place on the earth, which will be
    • the Christ will only be understood if we keep in mind the fact that
    • from all connection with the human will. The guardians of the oracles
    • during life between birth and death will become united with the
  • Title: Book: Occult Science (1972): The Evolution of the Cosmos and Man (Part 7)
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    • epoch will bring the harmony between these two impulses to complete
  • Title: Book: Occult Science (1972): Cognition of the Higher Worlds. Initiation. (Part 1)
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    • state between them, dreaming. Dreaming will be briefly considered
    • self-awakening. Such a human being will find that through it his
    • experiences occurs. He will find that there is no knowledge of the
    • life will pour into his will from a spiritual world. — There are such
    • embryonically in the soul will be described here. People who do not
    • Individuals who think thus will only arrive at a different point of
    • doubts about training for a higher state of consciousness will
    • methods of training will only be briefly touched upon.
    • who has the will for his higher development the means for undertaking
    • during training. The experience, however, will always be accompanied
    • the present time a true spiritual science will only indicate rules for
    • is willing to surrender himself to such training only, and who does
    • kind, will find that all doubts disappear. Objections to a proper
    • training for a higher state of consciousness will not disturb him.
    • and will only reappear in some subsequent life.
    • properly performed, will give him the possibility of observing the
    • will of the trained person to induce the state in which supersensible
    • proceeds from the entire soul of man will it appear as if things were
  • Title: Book: Occult Science (1972): Cognition of the Higher Worlds. Initiation. (Part 2)
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    • visualization must, by means of free will, be placed at the center of
    • the consciousness by an act of independent will, we shall then be able
    • to his feelings and his will, he is able to move about hither and
    • inspired by kindness of heart, this soul will feel pleased and happy
    • Such exercises in inner meditation will in general have to be carried
    • It will have become evident from the preceding exposition that
    • it will also have become evident that not just any content of thought
    • will lead to it, but only a content that has been evolved in the
    • also have developed such a power of will that it can extinguish, can
    • sense that will be further indicated here.
    • He will have to employ great inner energy in order to hold fast in
    • Whoever surrenders to meditation will, by proper attention, become
    • aware of something in sleep. He will feel that during sleep he does
    • second. Therefore the latter will be more frequent for the beginner in
    • beings and facts of this other world will become ever more definite.
    • the necessary stage, then the human being will not only feel himself
    • as a new-born ego, but he will now perceive spiritual facts and
    • strengthening of soul powers, self-love and egotism will appear to a
    • strong egotism a rigorous strengthening of the will is necessary. This
    • training of the will must go hand in hand with the other spiritual
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  • Title: Book: Occult Science (1972): Cognition of the Higher Worlds. Initiation. (Part 3)
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    • student will notice that they can be grasped mentally if he has
    • him like an external object, will naturally not be able to have the
    • higher world that will bear for him the most beautiful fruit
  • Title: Book: Occult Science (1972): Cognition of the Higher Worlds. Initiation. (Part 4)
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    • will find that this does not suffice. For it takes a long time, often
    • will not have this feeling. Then one will consider as nothing what in
    • One will then certainly notice that one's astral body, upon which one
    • spiritual training, they will constitute something for him that he
    • patience and serenity he awaits what will result. This attitude may
    • following words, “I will do everything that is proper in the way
    • of exercises, and I know that just as much will come to me at the
  • Title: Book: Occult Science (1972): Cognition of the Higher Worlds. Initiation. (Part 5)
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    • the physical body. From among these soul organs the following will be
    • physical-sensory world. He who possesses imaginative cognition will be
    • lead to imagination and to inspiration proceeds hand in hand. He will
    • can interpret. To be sure, this progress will, as a rule, be of such a
    • world manifest themselves to him; then after a time he will experience
    • communicate what is read, will now be made clear by means of the
    • it will suffice; why does spiritual science wish to demonstrate such
    • of plant fructification. One will say that the plant is in a sun state
    • Thrones or Spirits of Will, Spirits of Wisdom, of Motion, and others
  • Title: Book: Occult Science (1972): Cognition of the Higher Worlds. Initiation. (Part 6)
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    • will not be entirely easy for the student of the spirit to comprehend
    • these precautions, then he will have a twofold result. In the first
    • place, he will not, through these exercises, lose the equilibrium of
    • his personality during supersensible perception; secondly, he will at
    • what is required in these exercises. He will maintain in regard to
    • He will soon gain understanding and also ability for the exercises, if
    • arranging and working over his life-experiences, he will gain much. He
    • will see that his thoughts and feelings are enriched if he brings one
    • life-experience into relationship with another. He will become aware
    • antipathies, with his personal interests and feelings, he will prepare
    • will develop, in truth, what may be called a rich inner life. The
    • capacities?” A human being posing this question to himself will
    • be decreased by the discovery of such a fault. He will have learned
    • something every time he goes through such an experience; he will have
    • him advantage for his inner development. This will not be the case if
    • understand them; it will occur when this attitude is demanded by the
    • into the higher world open up. The person who is unable to revere will
    • acknowledge anything in the world will find that the essential nature
    • The student will continually work on himself in order to make himself
    • own personality and in having faith that its powers will continually
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  • Title: Book: Occult Science (1972): Cognition of the Higher Worlds. Initiation. (Part 8)
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    • co-operation of the soul forces, of thinking, feeling, and willing.
    • soul. That is to say, of necessity the visualizing of a thing will be
    • another. That is, the power of desire and will associate with
    • by the ego uniting visualizing (thinking), feeling, and willing and in
    • the path to higher knowledge thinking, feeling, and willing do indeed
    • and willing. The matter is as follows. In thinking something may be
    • resolution of the will, we need again an independent impulse from
    • willing do not remain three forces that radiate from the common
    • feeling and willing. For the person who does not bring these qualities
    • with him into the higher world will soon see how the ego proves weak
    • willing. If this weakness were present, the soul would be as though
    • Likewise, feeling and willing that have become independent stimulate
    • willing only as inner soul experiences. As soon as he enters the
    • thinking, feeling, and willing. This, however, is an inner perception;
    • himself without deception with this or that trait, then he will either
    • be in the position to improve the trait, or he will be incapable of
    • case a feeling will creep over his soul that must be described as a
    • thinking human being will take care that what fills him, through
    • what he is in truth; his thoughts, feelings, and will would not only
    • he will not be especially shaken when he now sees the beginnings of
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  • Title: Book: Occult Science (1972): Cognition of the Higher Worlds. Initiation. (Part 9)
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    • into supersensible worlds. First he will notice that an inner
    • against the Doppelganger will result. The latter will constantly
    • are always still higher stages. At these stages he will perceive ever
    • higher self must encounter. The student will perceive what a load he
    • enough through his preparations to say, “I will not remain
    • he will slacken his efforts and shrink back before what is in store
    • will, however, not astonish a person who keeps in mind the fact that,
    • will be able to interpret it correctly; very soon thereafter another
    • form will appear that we may call the “greater guardian of the
    • The “guardian of the threshold” will assume, to a certain
  • Title: Book: Occult Science (1972): Cognition of the Higher Worlds. Initiation. (Part 10)
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    • He will then recognize that it is necessary to comprehend the cosmic
  • Title: Book: Occult Science (1972): The Present and Future of Cosmic and Human Evolution
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    • contains a form that is still in its germinal stage and that will only
    • future. The effects of earth existence will unite with what happens in
    • the characterized world and out of this will arise the new cosmic
    • being into which the Earth will be transformed, just as the Moon has
    • on the Moon certain beings and things are present that will assume
    • that will have taken place. In the Jupiter evolution something will,
    • evolution, and it will contain new factors that enter into the entire
    • supersensible consciousness may learn something of what will happen
    • Earth; that is to say, the form into which the Earth will have
    • things will appear on Jupiter by combining the relationships of Earth
    • and Moon, he will fall prey to enormous deceptions. Research into
    • future events as impartially as he can confront the past. What will
    • occur in the future stirs human feelings and will; the past is endured
    • exuberant blossoming and will unfold still further in the present and
    • intellectual forces reject this knowledge. But what must happen will
    • will take hold of it more and more in the future, may be called
    • cultural period. Indeed, it will become more and more evident that
    • these forces, in an ever higher degree, will find satisfaction through
    • development of mankind will absorb the knowledge of the Grail, the
    • aspect will be joined more and more. What may be known through
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  • Title: Book: Occult Science (1972): Details From the Realm of Spiritual Science
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    • case of a physical-sensory object, the outer impression will always be
    • this manner, the less one will be able to distinguish between real
    • intensive effect, like an outer object, will depend entirely upon the
    • developed such a power of will that, in spite of the presence of a
    • physical human being. Of course, a strong increase of will is
    • of will is possible, and it appears as a result of the exercises for
    • considers this will understand how descriptions are to be taken that
  • Title: Book: Occult Science (1972): Preface First Edition
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    • “Whoever has read a few pages of this book will, according to his
    • of judgment or as someone who has not the goodwill to form an
    • regard to this book. To be sure, nothing will be brought forward that
    • latter's opponents. If the facts are looked at correctly, it will be
    • the facts of natural science, will be able to determine what reason
    • willing to accept on blind faith what is offered here, but who
    • mere belief in a “supersensible world” will perhaps find
    • Anyone acquainted with supersensible research will, in reading this
  • Title: Book: Occult Science (1972): Preface: Fourth Edition
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    • maintain this impossibility will wish to make ever new attempts to
    • soul, by reflecting deeply, will in the long run be unable to
    • about this fact, but the depths of the soul-life will not tolerate
    • not at all to be underrated. He who occupies himself with them will
    • possible, at the same time, to understand that it will appear
    • self-delusion. From their point of view, it will be found easy to
    • written will completely understand such proofs. He understands the
    • who is willing to go into the exposition attempted here will perhaps
  • Title: Book: Occult Science (1972): Preface: Seventh to Fifteenth Edition
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    • Science.” I believe that, as a result, there will now be less
  • Title: Book: Occult Science (1972): Preface: Sixteenth to Twentieth Edition
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    • edition, reprinted in this book, it will be noted how strongly
    • the world of spirit. His presentation will then have this world of
    • spirit as content, but this content will appear in the form of
    • thoughts into which it flows. Through this it will be completely
    • This comprehensibility will only then be lacking if we ourselves raise
    • consciousness — because of its limitations — will find his comprehension
    • Theosophy and Occult Science, books that presume the goodwill of the
    • Anthroposophy as a whole. It will, therefore, be chiefly beset by the
  • Title: Book: Occult Science (1972): Special Comments
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    • will not readily detect the difference between what happens in the
    • the states that have preceded the Earth and that will follow it from
    • there will be many objections to what has been brought forth here by
    • concepts. By doing so, the natural science of the future will of
    • itself be driven to concepts that will extend the idea of a mechanical
    • observation, which will have to be investigated in the future in a
    • purely natural scientific manner and which will show that what

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