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  • Title: Evolution of Consciousness: Lecture I: First Steps towards Imaginative Knowledge
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    • future incarnations are prepared in cooperation with the spiritual beings
    • development of spiritual capacities.
    • days when not only material existence, but also spiritual life, was
    • enters the spiritual world.
    • They believe that by means of a more or less nebulous spiritual
    • soul has dawned within them, how they have had some kind of spiritual
    • Golgotha, that he sees the Mystery of Golgotha inwardly, spiritually.
    • feel about in the spiritual world; or, if this is spiritually
    • sense there is, where genuine spiritual development is concerned, in
    • saying, for example, that anyone who wishes to enter the spiritual
    • indicated into the spiritual world must be well up in the things that
    • making our thinking active, we reach the stage of living spiritually
    • tables; but we learn to touch in the spiritual world, to make contact
    • spiritual reality.
    • knowledge. Those who enter the spiritual world in the way here
    • have of the spiritual world and what we actually experience
    • spiritual look for a fourth dimension as a way towards it. The truth
    • is that when we go on from the physical to the spiritual, no fourth
    • spiritual world, we do not go on from first, second, third dimensions
    • becomes possible for the spiritual world to present itself to our
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  • Title: Evolution of Consciousness: Lecture II: Inspiration and Intuition
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    • development of spiritual capacities.
    • anything in the spiritual world comes at us in the aggressive way red
    • experienced red or blue in the spiritual world. Otherwise, for the
    • organism, so that spiritually we feel that a new world is opening out
    • and we are touching it. This is not yet the real spiritual world, but
    • see how even in the spiritual world we can be individualised — but
    • I will speak of that later. If we enter the spiritual world in the
    • spiritual world. For then we know that what we have seen up to now
    • was not the spiritual world, but merely an Imaginative picture of it.
    • spiritual world streams into us through our thinking. Here begins our
    • spiritual world. The life-tableau was only of our own inner world.
    • Inspiration, when the spiritual world flows into us from outside. But
    • zero-point of peace, we are then so deeply in the spiritual world
    • the true spiritual world. During the moments we spend there we are
    • sense-world vanishes, and we know ourselves to be in the spiritual
    • facts revealed out of the spiritual world are put before
    • past, present and future. For this, spiritual facts are necessary,
    • existence, out of which the spiritual world reveals itself in colour
    • have to live with the spiritual world when it is present for
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  • Title: Evolution of Consciousness: Lecture III: Initiation-Knowledge -- New and Old
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    • future incarnations are prepared in cooperation with the spiritual beings
    • development of spiritual capacities.
    • anthroposophical investigation of facts concerning the spiritual
    • spiritual world is spoken of in public and information about it
    • remember how I described the path into the spiritual worlds. I spoke
    • his pre-earthly life. He is thus led into that world of spiritual
    • reality what the spiritual investigator has to tell. And when the
    • spiritual world is simply evoking people's cosmic memories; and all
    • that he says about the spiritual world is living in the souls of
    • it has been forgotten. In fact, as an investigator of the spiritual
    • though on a higher level, when I speak to you about spiritual worlds,
    • anything in their souls in tune with what is said by the spiritual
    • spiritual investigator is only recalling what has been experienced by
    • which the spiritual investigator speaks are experienced by human beings
    • the spiritual world. For, having passed through the gate of death, he
    • publicly of Spiritual Science is fully justified, for it can be
    • said through this spiritual investigator lights things up for me. It
    • reason, when speaking of Spiritual Science, of spiritual knowledge,
    • those used in ordinary life. The point is that a student of Spiritual
    • our opponents come and say: “What is said there about spiritual
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  • Title: Evolution of Consciousness: Lecture IV: Dream Life
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    • development of spiritual capacities.
    • because what a dream signifies must, in the Spiritual Science spoken
    • relation to the physical body of man and to his spiritual element, I
    • dilettanti. Even from the standpoint of Spiritual Science the great
    • astral body there is spiritualised light, and cosmic warmth permeated by
    • say that the Ego, even as a quite small spiritual seed, works upon what
    • of nature but by reason of the spiritual world — from this life
    • from the world of nature, it enters a purely spiritual world. Thus we
  • Title: Evolution of Consciousness: Lecture V: The Relation of Man to the Three Worlds
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    • future incarnations are prepared in cooperation with the spiritual beings
    • development of spiritual capacities.
    • the spiritual world, and we can say: Here we have a man, and there a
    • dream-veil behind which lies the spiritual world. It makes a great
    • difference, however, whether we enter the spiritual world
    • behind it all is that spiritual reality which is active in it. When a
    • man dreams, he actually sinks down into this spiritual reality,
    • what Imagination and Inspiration can perceive in the spiritual
    • all that when through Imagination and Inspiration we enter the spiritual
    • senses, is really facing the spiritual world in its threefold
    • we can also describe this as crossing the threshold of the spiritual
    • there for spiritual existence. When the veil of chaos has been
    • passed over into the spiritual world; and just as here we remember
    • certain things, so in the spiritual world we remember what
    • world, the highest of the three, is the true spiritual world, the world of
    • perceived spiritually, it is open. The part of a man which does not
    • entirely of a physical nature; and when spiritually you study the
    • looked at spiritually, however, something else appears. Ordinary hair is
    • not there at all, but purely spiritual hair; in other words, rays which
    • then, where the dome of the skull comes, spiritually you see nothing
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  • Title: Evolution of Consciousness: Lecture VI: The Ruling of Spirit in Nature
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    • future incarnations are prepared in cooperation with the spiritual beings
    • development of spiritual capacities.
    • the spiritual world and there encounters three worlds — a
    • naturalistic world, but to the spiritual — above all, in most
    • only when the interpretation is in accordance with the spiritually
    • senses, yet through this medium the spiritual-moral is seeking to
    • spiritual interpretation of the dream. He says to himself: When
    • during sleep I was in the super-sensible world, I met with spiritual
    • interpret dreams in this way, we come to their moral, spiritual truth.
    • senses when they enter the spiritual world. Had these men dreamt they
    • does not hold good in the spiritual world, and that what appears in
    • the spiritual world is being said to human beings by the Gods. A
    • spiritual world will say to us: This confusion you have met with is
    • is spiritual beings who are speaking through it. When anyone takes
    • moral-spiritual happenings.
    • how the dream can be said to lead ordinary consciousness into the spiritual
    • that on raising ourselves through Imagination to the spiritual world,
    • the spiritual world, this separation ceases. I no longer stand here
    • spiritual world we sink right into whatever we perceive. Hence
    • spiritual-scientific sense if we say with the poet that the whole
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  • Title: Evolution of Consciousness: Lecture VII: The Interplay of Various Worlds
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    • future incarnations are prepared in cooperation with the spiritual beings
    • development of spiritual capacities.
    • these three types of men, who enter and leave the spiritual world without
    • derives from the fact that when anyone enters the spiritual world
    • in the spiritual-super-sensible world, all weight, all gravity ceases. When
    • really within the spiritual world, one is never in anything that can
    • imagine how, if we wish really to enter the spiritual world, we are bound
    • to be met in the spiritual world — and we must strive to feel this in
    • is fullness. In the spiritual world it is just the opposite;
    • spiritual world there prevail the imponderable; darkness in which a
    • spiritual beings through Intuition.
    • be accomplished spiritually, in full consciousness, if at the same time
    • devote himself intuitively to the relevant spirituality; that is, he
    • front. Spiritually, it is the same for anyone who sees in Jacob
    • spirituality. Thus, if you were of the Jacob Boehme type, at certain
    • darkness rayed back to you the spiritual life of the Earth, you would
    • behold the spiritual constitution of the Earth and the course of its
    • physical light, enabling him to look into the spiritual. Then, if he
    • understands how to make the right use of this spiritual mirror, which
    • mirror, in order to have the spiritual reflected back to them. The
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  • Title: Evolution of Consciousness: Lecture VIII: During Sleep and after Death
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    • development of spiritual capacities.
    • bed, while the astral and Ego organisations enter a purely spiritual
    • the spiritual forces pervading the whole Cosmos. He is in the world
    • spiritual in which we live between going to sleep and waking —
    • understood only when one knows: This refers to the spiritual world
    • the side, he will see the spiritual, one-dimensional rays of the Sun
    • into the shadow-zone to perceive the world of spiritual Sun-rays
    • real significance can be brought out only through what Spiritual
    • can of course be distributed in the circle so as to show how the spiritual
    • spiritual Cosmos. The Cosmos judges whether an action, a thought or
    • sufficiently shown during these lectures, the spiritual content of
    • the spiritual Cosmos has to say about the way we have lived through
    • have gained sufficient strength to experience in the spiritual world
    • leads out from the world of the senses into the spiritual, so that
    • spiritual regions, ceased at a definite time in human evolution, in
    • about the spiritual evolution of the Earth and the place it takes in
    • the spiritual evolution of the Cosmos, and if moreover he wishes to
    • understand what a man goes through in connection with this spiritual
  • Title: Evolution of Consciousness: Lecture IX: Experiences between Death and Rebirth
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    • future incarnations are prepared in cooperation with the spiritual beings
    • development of spiritual capacities.
    • cosmic word. The Cosmos is then made up of living spiritual beings,
    • feel as if the whole spiritual Cosmos, from every side, was pronouncing
    • the stars, from the star Gods, we shall not be spiritually empty when
    • This threefold experience of the spiritual world lying beyond the
    • Trinity — the Trinity which permeates spiritual life, weaving
    • our memories described yesterday, and we enter the spiritual world no
    • the following must be borne in mind. The Gods, the spiritual Beings
    • spiritual worlds, though it is not generally recognised when the
    • spiritual worlds are spoken of theoretically and with little
    • must say: The Gods have spiritual bodies — one could equally
    • experiences of our nights as spiritual realities, until we return to
    • pass the Guardian consciously when entering the spiritual
    • spiritual world is described in theories built up at any rate
    • associated with divine-spiritual Beings in the way described. It is
    • only when some insight into the spiritual worlds takes us back to
    • can be seen from this — that only through the Spiritual Science of
    • perceived of old. People who want to shut out modern Spiritual
    • know nothing of the spiritual world are often quite naive in the way
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  • Title: Evolution of Consciousness: Lecture X: Man's Life after Death in the Spiritual Cosmos
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    • future incarnations are prepared in cooperation with the spiritual beings
    • development of spiritual capacities.
    • Spiritual Cosmos
    • spiritual world, between death and rebirth, we are among purely spiritual
    • spiritual world, who have never been incorporated in earthly
    • may well be used now for what we are rediscovering in spiritual
    • and taken on spiritual ones; or with those souls who are awaiting
    • little to do with us in the spiritual world. I shall have more to say
    • between death and a new birth we are in the spiritual world —
    • light. So that in the spiritual world we can never do anything
    • expressing the response of the whole spiritual cosmic world to what
    • spiritual world. Then on all sides an answer rings back from the
    • long as we are in that region of spiritual experience which in my book,
    • admonitions of those spiritual Beings whose realm we have to enter as
    • divine-spiritual Beings who live and weave within them, and continue
    • — in all this the work of divine-spiritual Beings in the human
    • things attention must be drawn anew by Spiritual Science; it must show how
    • genuine spiritual knowledge, our whole feeling life can be so
    • transformed that, if Spiritual Science has been really
    • accustomed to the spiritual world, a man loses the physical aspect of
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  • Title: Evolution of Consciousness: Lecture XI: Experience of the World's Past
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    • development of spiritual capacities.
    • animals. So we can say: On entering spiritual-cosmic existence after
    • The spiritual
    • spiritual heights into earthly existence.
    • spiritual Cosmos by growing into, as it were, two spiritual cosmic
    • that whenever in Spiritual Science a correct judgment is made from
    • judging Spiritual Science from the ordinary standpoint of to-day will
    • quite possibly ask: “What is there to support this Spiritual
    • it is not to realise that Spiritual Science, which is carried by its
    • judgments, they would see how, in the Spiritual Science intended
    • souls who, like himself, have entered the spiritual worlds through the
    • earthly relations experienced spiritually at night.
    • also seen how a man finds himself in the company of other spiritual
    • experience of the Cosmos embraces two spiritual regions, together with
    • the spiritual Beings dwelling in them. It embraces the soul-world of
    • sublime spiritual Beings in the spiritual Cosmos. Our essential work
    • takes place among these Beings as spiritual events, just as here
    • great, spiritual, archetypal picture which is the spirit-germ —
    • spiritual world he is actively concerned with this sequence of
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  • Title: Evolution of Consciousness: Lecture XII: The Evolution of the World in Connection with the Evolution of Man
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    • development of spiritual capacities.
    • his spiritual consciousness grows clearer and clearer, more and more
    • dwelling-places of spiritual Beings.
    • physical nature revealed to the senses, there is a concealed spiritual
    • nature — a hidden spiritual environment. This surrounding
    • spiritual world, of which only the veriest surface is apparent to
    • spiritually, when he passes through the gate of death. On the
    • as flesh and blood shaped into arms and hands, spiritual forces flow.
    • bones of arms and legs — naturally I mean the spiritual part of
    • how a spiritual activity, present in the endless depths of the hidden
    • spiritual, surpass all other artistic, scientific or religious
    • speech. Here, again, divine-spiritual Beings have been preparing the
    • divine-spiritual Beings during the Moon age. That is how human
    • of spiritual Beings have prepared for man his walking,
    • think, external signs of this are clear enough, but how the spiritual
    • without spiritual vision. I spoke of the most wonderful experience of
    • spiritual. And then to see how his thoughts and words,
    • soon come back to Earth, while those with a normal spiritual
    • deeper insight into things, and through love of the spiritual world,
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  • Title: Evolution of Consciousness: Lecture XIII: The Entry of Man into the Era of Freedom
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    • future incarnations are prepared in cooperation with the spiritual beings
    • development of spiritual capacities.
    • thinking, man has been prepared from above by divine-spiritual
    • into the world of the stars, spiritually understood. To this I would add
    • divine-spiritual Beings of the higher Hierarchies — Thrones,
    • Cherubim, Seraphim. These are spiritual Beings whose impulses extend
    • over both spiritual and natural existence. While entering into
    • spiritual world they exercise a scarcely conceivable power upon the
    • way from being led exclusively by divine-spiritual Beings to the
    • under the guidance of the divine-spiritual Beings who had been
    • divine-spiritual Beings exercised upon man their greatest influence.
    • of those divine-spiritual Beings I spoke of as belonging to the Sun,
    • divine-spiritual Beings above man — Angels, Archangels, and so
    • facts through having absorbed the spiritual life of their time. In
    • pictures the connection of men on Earth with the spiritual Beings of
    • ritual observance, this sacrificial act, shown as necessary for all
    • when spiritual research claims that this greatest of poems, evoking
    • spiritual forces of people in Southern Europe were no longer adequate
    • youthful spiritual forces lacked power to give fresh life to the
    • become the great spiritual Phosphorus working to overcome the
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