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  • Title: True/False Paths: Lecture One: Nature is the Great Illusion; Know Thyself
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    • develop higher perception only through purely spiritual forces. Many
    • discuss in these lectures how the world in which man lives may be
    • inherited from the earliest days of human thinking and aspiration, is
    • as man has always felt during the course of his development, the
    • Illusion’ to find ultimate truth. But why did man look upon
    • the source of man's knowledge and activity? How is one to account for
    • question can only be answered if one reviews man more
    • arose the quest for spiritual knowledge amongst later humanity. But
    • the world is illusion and that man must attain to
    • however, only through life itself that man can come to terms with
    • accessible to us as human beings. Neither in full consciousness, nor
    • in clear understanding, but with deep emotion, every man the world
    • too, how many plants absorb from the soil certain substances
    • road we saw many extremely old plants which had absorbed quantities
    • And it is given to man to observe how these plants grow, fade and
    • observes the animals, he realizes their impermanence; so too with the
    • that they too are impermanent. And finally he turns to some
    • wondrous and complex orbits — all this, too, is impermanent.
    • But apart from impermanence, the kingdom of nature has other
    • attributes. These are of such a kind that man, if he is to know
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  • Title: True/False Paths: Lecture Two: The Three Worlds and their Reflected Images
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    • develop higher perception only through purely spiritual forces. Many
    • consciousness which it is possible for the human soul to experience.
    • In his normal life on Earth today man enjoys a well-defined state of
    • Many things are bound up with this form of consciousness, amongst
    • of man — that you could sit down on the thought of a chair. You
    • And many
    • changes in human consciousness. These Chaldeans who intercalated a
    • would have indicated the human beings.
    • man, to a period of twenty-eight years
    • strikes at the very roots of human existence. We must be quite clear
    • man. We do not survey the world simply through a single state of
    • physical aspects of man and depict them in this guise is prosaic.
    • ancient Chaldea man was perceived both as a physical entity and as
    • were in communion with the spiritual home of mankind.
    • historical perspective, I wished to indicate to you how mankind came
    • dreamless sleep of present-day man and examine the ordinary
    • force their way into man's consciousness in the most varied
    • the depths of uncorrupted human nature emerges something which does
    • Again, a man
    • finger one of his teeth. (I am referring to the present-day man; the
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  • Title: True/False Paths: Lecture Three: Form and Substantiality of the Mineral Kingdom in Relation to the Levels of Consciousness in Man
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    • develop higher perception only through purely spiritual forces. Many
    • LEVELS OF CONSCIOUSNESS IN MAN
    • is a coined word not in usage. The Romanic suffix
    • when, through spiritual training and meditation, man develops higher
    • manner already described, we are able to confirm that the
    • accounted for by the intervention of terrestrial, Ahrimanic
    • are many types of crystal formation — cubes, octahedrons,
    • crystals is formed in the way I have described. And there are as many
    • different cosmic forces, indeed, as many worlds in cosmic space as
    • in the universe. The salt crystal is a manifestation of that
    • the world of space; the crystal is the impress, the manifestation of
    • world unto itself. As human beings here on Earth, we conclude
    • that the Earth-sphere is the focal point of the activities of many
    • universe. Through Anthroposophy man shall be able to perceive in
    • knowledge and understanding begins to flood man's whole soul. The
    • faculty alone, but to enlighten the whole man and show his total
    • the heart and soul of man. And this selfless service will be rewarded
    • out of the manifestations of the crystal-mineral kingdom, we feel a
    • experiences demands of us courage and we confidently proclaim:
    • how man is related to the Cosmos. We learn of the different
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  • Title: True/False Paths: Lecture Four: The Secret of Investigation into Other Realms through the Metamorphosis of Consciousness
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    • develop higher perception only through purely spiritual forces. Many
    • consciousness in man. Before extending my observations to include
    • immediate demands of life intervene and they find they are unwilling
    • physical organization of man was differently constituted. In
    • A man of the
    • than days of training were demanded of him before the highly
    • physical constitution of man in those times and that of today. Then
    • present time the only valid method is for man to have an inner
    • because it would be a mistake for the man of today to follow
    • approach. With the development of his physical organism man's whole
    • understand the nature of the human body, we know that its functioning
    • of nutrients. Every such disturbance in the human organization
    • man of today his normal condition of waking consciousness lies in the
    • the dead after death. Man always participates in this state of
    • example, in that region where man is spiritually in touch with the
    • administering copper. I have already pointed out that man's body
    • important that the man who is familiar with the physical side of
    • methods. The human organism has changed radically with the passage of
    • review of man's whole attitude to knowledge over the centuries may
    • at the evolution of mankind in retrospect, when the interpretation of
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  • Title: True/False Paths: Lecture Five: The Inner Vitalization of the Soul through the Qualities of the Metallic Nature
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    • develop higher perception only through purely spiritual forces. Many
    • attempted to show how man can develop states of consciousness other
    • provides abundant evidence that in the fields of human knowledge and
    • action, man did not possess the consciousness we have today.
    • twelfth centuries and the manner in which knowledge was fostered in
    • tried to recall man's relationship to the universe at an even
    • substantiality of the mineral element, is related to man and
    • his conditions of consciousness. Having shown man's relationship to
    • of consciousness we are detached from the world which man normally
    • illustrate my point. A man is born at a certain point in time. If, at
    • human beings.
    • and discover something which is of supreme importance for mankind,
    • experience. Our human status is determined by the fact that we owe
    • this is of any significance. In the second world all manifestations
    • born out of the four elements. We had a better knowledge of man; we
    • knew how man's external vehicle with its sense organs was built
    • formerly appeared static and inert now manifests that indwelling
    • human beings, have yet to learn.
    • what I have already described, we realize also that in man the
    • back upon itself in man is of importance only for the life between
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  • Title: True/False Paths: Lecture Six: Initiation-Knowledge, Waking Consciousness and Dream Consciousness
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    • develop higher perception only through purely spiritual forces. Many
    • can be developed out of the forces of the human soul.
    • propose to ascertain how man's relationship to the world is
    • existence. In our present epoch man has the possibility of developing
    • the state of dream consciousness in which man experiences
    • aid of Initiation-knowledge, we wish to know what realm man inhabits
    • life man possesses a physical body, the body which is perceptible .to
    • first member of man's constitution, the member which everyone
    • imperceptible to ordinary sight. It can be perceived only when man
    • member of man's constitution — it seems best to adhere to the
    • man possesses a physical body that is perceptible to the
    • concentration and meditation in the manner already indicated. But if
    • spiritual vehicle, the astral body of man.
    • member of the human organization is the Ego itself. We perceive the
    • of man's evolution we find that in ordinary life his astral body and
    • through the insight born of Initiation. Then man withdraws from
    • a certain sense, the etheric as well. The man who achieves this
    • Imagine what this demands of him. If we are to speak of spiritual
    • stage through which man passes in ordinary life is that of dreamless
    • and astral body that man inhabits the spiritual world. But, having no
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  • Title: True/False Paths: Lecture Seven: Knowledge of the World of Stars. Differentiation of the Historical Epochs of Mankind and their Spiritual Background
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    • develop higher perception only through purely spiritual forces. Many
    • OF MANKIND AND THEIRSPIRITUAL BACKGROUND
    • lecture we saw how man learns to command his different life-periods
    • world, he realizes that the historical evolution of mankind
    • played their various rôles in the evolution of humanity. I have
    • person who wishes to investigate the history of mankind from the
    • it is imperative to consort in the spiritual world with human beings,
    • with discarnate human souls; he must meet face to face,
    • metaphorically speaking, the human souls living between death and
    • Today we are living in an age when man, indeed the whole of humanity,
    • associated with the spiritual world, otherwise mankind will not be
    • in human evolution. And when we speak from the standpoint of genuine
    • spiritual forces emanating from the Sun which must exercise a major
    • which were the driving forces behind man's life, activity and search
    • man were grouped round a Being called Gabriel, to adopt the ancient
    • man that is derived from the world of stars. If, through
    • Initiation-knowledge, we ascertain what works in man from birth to
    • by forces which man acquires when he reviews in retrospect what is
    • Between the time of the change of teeth and puberty man is a child
    • When man
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  • Title: True/False Paths: Lecture Eight: Potential Aberrations in Spiritual Investigation
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    • develop higher perception only through purely spiritual forces. Many
    • nature of man's perception and the different spheres to which
    • become aware especially of the healing forces inherent in human
    • perception, its appearance is different from that of many others. Let
    • understanding of poison when we realize that man's astral body
    • Cosmos there are many beings belonging to different regions. In the
    • permanently surrounded by such beings who are spectators of our
    • death, the world where we contact the dead many decades after death,
    • all these worlds lack everything that man acquires through his
    • to our own. They have to keep an eye on the activities of man. From
    • with human nature and to preserve what they learn in that field for
    • As human
    • mankind has laid the foundations of something that would be
    • preserving for the future that which man cannot carry over from one
    • past ages it has been most difficult for many of these beings to
    • has again been lost to humanity. The salient point I am trying to
    • into the future that which man himself is unable to transmit from one
    • libraries, for example. The spiritual beings with whom man is in
    • direct contact cannot do it and therefore we as human beings cannot
    • evolution from the spiritual beings associated with man. These beings
    • Maximum number of matches per file exceeded.
  • Title: True/False Paths: Lecture Nine: Abnormal Paths into the Spiritual World and their Transformation
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    • develop higher perception only through purely spiritual forces. Many
    • consciousness, the consciousness which man experiences in a
    • will examine our dream life once again. We have seen that when man in
    • because the man who does not penetrate more deeply into the nature of
    • the woof of higher consciousness. We therefore envisage man
    • find these primeval spiritual teachers sharing the life of mankind.
    • in this sphere where they have subjected to their purposes all manner
    • elementary beings and work upon human beings who have passed through
    • the primeval teachers of humanity on Earth and the beings whom they
    • human beings. We can then discover personalities who once lived on
    • very easy to show the difference between the Initiate and the man
    • conditions of sleep man's physical and etheric bodies are left
    • more or less the condition of man in earliest times. Today we have to
    • The make-up of primordial man was such that, in contrast to our
    • Imaginative perception. When confronted by another human being a man
    • difference: if, in ancient times, a man looked at his physical
    • Angels almost in the likeness of human beings, the Archangels with
    • features. Since man has gradually lost his clairvoyance, he must
    • was natural to primitive man, and relatively easy to regain through
    • which is similar to many societies of a kindred nature that have been
    • Maximum number of matches per file exceeded.
  • Title: True/False Paths: Lecture Ten: Influences of the Extra-Terrestrial Cosmos Upon the Consciousness of Man
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    • develop higher perception only through purely spiritual forces. Many
    • OF THEEXTRA-TERRESTRIAL COSMOSUPON THECONSCIOUSNESS OF MAN
    • manifestations of somnambulists and mediums by methods which
    • those cosmic influences to which man's consciousness and his total
    • to see that amongst the influences working upon man, apart from those
    • life and to the physical and etheric bodies of man. Sun activities
    • are vitally necessary to the higher members of man's being. Less
    • middle of the nineteenth century there lived in Germany two
    • man and in the wider kingdom of nature. He collected data and
    • we have virtually exhausted all that modern man in normal
    • consciousness can know on this subject. Modern man lives, so to
    • the primordial teachers of mankind. The Sun sphere also harbours a
    • just as the Earth is the cosmic colony of humanity. As I have already
    • indicated, man lives today almost exclusively under the influence of
    • and physical conditions in which man lives under the influence of Sun
    • consciousness of sleep, of dreamless sleep. If we observe man during
    • the Ego and astral body of man follow the same pattern. In the waking
    • in waking life man lives under the influence of the external Sun
    • therefore, when man's astral body and Ego are outside his physical
    • phenomenon of sleep. The Sun shines from the human Ego and astral
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  • Title: True/False Paths: Lecture Eleven: What is the Position in Respect of Spiritual Investigation and the Understanding of Spiritual Investigation?
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    • develop higher perception only through purely spiritual forces. Many
    • distinction will be clear to you when you recall that man, as
    • experiences are derived from different worlds. Man as he is
    • understanding man penetrates in his dreams into this world concealed
    • already pointed out. In his psychic life man contacts the world
    • Man knows
    • has many mansions. His physical body lives in a different world from
    • willing than it can explain the origin of sleep. When a man performs
    • through feeling, so that a man wills in the whole of his body,
    • When man
    • performed by man, we have the impression that we are watching the
    • and from feeling — it follows a downward direction in man
    • — proceeds a sensation of warmth, a flame in man. And this
    • place, for example, we investigate the world of the human organs as I
    • utilizing the emergent forces in man as he draws near to the
    • with the necessary objectivity. In the course of human evolution
    • mankind has become inured to a scientific outlook that is related to
    • Mankind feels an imperious need to know something about the spiritual
    • amongst the theologians of the Roman Catholic Church who have
    • hand, man's intelligence, power of comprehension and ideation,
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  • Title: True/False Paths: Lecture One: Nature is the Great Illusion; Know Thyself
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    • develop higher perception only through purely spiritual forces. Many
    • discuss in these lectures how the world in which man lives may be
    • inherited from the earliest days of human thinking and aspiration, is
    • as man has always felt during the course of his development, the
    • Illusion’ to find ultimate truth. But why did man look upon
    • the source of man's knowledge and activity? How is one to account for
    • question can only be answered if one reviews man more
    • arose the quest for spiritual knowledge amongst later humanity. But
    • the world is illusion and that man must attain to
    • however, only through life itself that man can come to terms with
    • accessible to us as human beings. Neither in full consciousness, nor
    • in clear understanding, but with deep emotion, every man the world
    • too, how many plants absorb from the soil certain substances
    • road we saw many extremely old plants which had absorbed quantities
    • And it is given to man to observe how these plants grow, fade and
    • observes the animals, he realizes their impermanence; so too with the
    • that they too are impermanent. And finally he turns to some
    • wondrous and complex orbits — all this, too, is impermanent.
    • But apart from impermanence, the kingdom of nature has other
    • attributes. These are of such a kind that man, if he is to know
    • Maximum number of matches per file exceeded.
  • Title: True/False Paths: Lecture Two: The Three Worlds and their Reflected Images
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    • develop higher perception only through purely spiritual forces. Many
    • consciousness which it is possible for the human soul to experience.
    • In his normal life on Earth today man enjoys a well-defined state of
    • Many things are bound up with this form of consciousness, amongst
    • of man — that you could sit down on the thought of a chair. You
    • And many
    • changes in human consciousness. These Chaldeans who intercalated a
    • would have indicated the human beings.
    • man, to a period of twenty-eight years
    • strikes at the very roots of human existence. We must be quite clear
    • man. We do not survey the world simply through a single state of
    • physical aspects of man and depict them in this guise is prosaic.
    • ancient Chaldea man was perceived both as a physical entity and as
    • were in communion with the spiritual home of mankind.
    • historical perspective, I wished to indicate to you how mankind came
    • dreamless sleep of present-day man and examine the ordinary
    • force their way into man's consciousness in the most varied
    • the depths of uncorrupted human nature emerges something which does
    • Again, a man
    • finger one of his teeth. (I am referring to the present-day man; the
    • Maximum number of matches per file exceeded.
  • Title: True/False Paths: Lecture Three: Form and Substantiality of the Mineral Kingdom in Relation to the Levels of Consciousness in Man
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    • develop higher perception only through purely spiritual forces. Many
    • LEVELS OF CONSCIOUSNESS IN MAN
    • is a coined word not in usage. The Romanic suffix
    • when, through spiritual training and meditation, man develops higher
    • manner already described, we are able to confirm that the
    • accounted for by the intervention of terrestrial, Ahrimanic
    • are many types of crystal formation — cubes, octahedrons,
    • crystals is formed in the way I have described. And there are as many
    • different cosmic forces, indeed, as many worlds in cosmic space as
    • in the universe. The salt crystal is a manifestation of that
    • the world of space; the crystal is the impress, the manifestation of
    • world unto itself. As human beings here on Earth, we conclude
    • that the Earth-sphere is the focal point of the activities of many
    • universe. Through Anthroposophy man shall be able to perceive in
    • knowledge and understanding begins to flood man's whole soul. The
    • faculty alone, but to enlighten the whole man and show his total
    • the heart and soul of man. And this selfless service will be rewarded
    • out of the manifestations of the crystal-mineral kingdom, we feel a
    • experiences demands of us courage and we confidently proclaim:
    • how man is related to the Cosmos. We learn of the different
    • Maximum number of matches per file exceeded.
  • Title: True/False Paths: Lecture Four: The Secret of Investigation into Other Realms through the Metamorphosis of Consciousness
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    • develop higher perception only through purely spiritual forces. Many
    • consciousness in man. Before extending my observations to include
    • immediate demands of life intervene and they find they are unwilling
    • physical organization of man was differently constituted. In
    • A man of the
    • than days of training were demanded of him before the highly
    • physical constitution of man in those times and that of today. Then
    • present time the only valid method is for man to have an inner
    • because it would be a mistake for the man of today to follow
    • approach. With the development of his physical organism man's whole
    • understand the nature of the human body, we know that its functioning
    • of nutrients. Every such disturbance in the human organization
    • man of today his normal condition of waking consciousness lies in the
    • the dead after death. Man always participates in this state of
    • example, in that region where man is spiritually in touch with the
    • administering copper. I have already pointed out that man's body
    • important that the man who is familiar with the physical side of
    • methods. The human organism has changed radically with the passage of
    • review of man's whole attitude to knowledge over the centuries may
    • at the evolution of mankind in retrospect, when the interpretation of
    • Maximum number of matches per file exceeded.
  • Title: True/False Paths: Lecture Five: The Inner Vitalization of the Soul through the Qualities of the Metallic Nature
    Matching lines:
    • develop higher perception only through purely spiritual forces. Many
    • attempted to show how man can develop states of consciousness other
    • provides abundant evidence that in the fields of human knowledge and
    • action, man did not possess the consciousness we have today.
    • twelfth centuries and the manner in which knowledge was fostered in
    • tried to recall man's relationship to the universe at an even
    • substantiality of the mineral element, is related to man and
    • his conditions of consciousness. Having shown man's relationship to
    • of consciousness we are detached from the world which man normally
    • illustrate my point. A man is born at a certain point in time. If, at
    • human beings.
    • and discover something which is of supreme importance for mankind,
    • experience. Our human status is determined by the fact that we owe
    • this is of any significance. In the second world all manifestations
    • born out of the four elements. We had a better knowledge of man; we
    • knew how man's external vehicle with its sense organs was built
    • formerly appeared static and inert now manifests that indwelling
    • human beings, have yet to learn.
    • what I have already described, we realize also that in man the
    • back upon itself in man is of importance only for the life between
    • Maximum number of matches per file exceeded.
  • Title: True/False Paths: Lecture Six: Initiation-Knowledge, Waking Consciousness and Dream Consciousness
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    • develop higher perception only through purely spiritual forces. Many
    • can be developed out of the forces of the human soul.
    • propose to ascertain how man's relationship to the world is
    • existence. In our present epoch man has the possibility of developing
    • the state of dream consciousness in which man experiences
    • aid of Initiation-knowledge, we wish to know what realm man inhabits
    • life man possesses a physical body, the body which is perceptible .to
    • first member of man's constitution, the member which everyone
    • imperceptible to ordinary sight. It can be perceived only when man
    • member of man's constitution — it seems best to adhere to the
    • man possesses a physical body that is perceptible to the
    • concentration and meditation in the manner already indicated. But if
    • spiritual vehicle, the astral body of man.
    • member of the human organization is the Ego itself. We perceive the
    • of man's evolution we find that in ordinary life his astral body and
    • through the insight born of Initiation. Then man withdraws from
    • a certain sense, the etheric as well. The man who achieves this
    • Imagine what this demands of him. If we are to speak of spiritual
    • stage through which man passes in ordinary life is that of dreamless
    • and astral body that man inhabits the spiritual world. But, having no
    • Maximum number of matches per file exceeded.
  • Title: True/False Paths: Lecture Seven: Knowledge of the World of Stars. Differentiation of the Historical Epochs of Mankind and their Spiritual Background
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    • develop higher perception only through purely spiritual forces. Many
    • OF MANKIND AND THEIRSPIRITUAL BACKGROUND
    • lecture we saw how man learns to command his different life-periods
    • world, he realizes that the historical evolution of mankind
    • played their various rôles in the evolution of humanity. I have
    • person who wishes to investigate the history of mankind from the
    • it is imperative to consort in the spiritual world with human beings,
    • with discarnate human souls; he must meet face to face,
    • metaphorically speaking, the human souls living between death and
    • Today we are living in an age when man, indeed the whole of humanity,
    • associated with the spiritual world, otherwise mankind will not be
    • in human evolution. And when we speak from the standpoint of genuine
    • spiritual forces emanating from the Sun which must exercise a major
    • which were the driving forces behind man's life, activity and search
    • man were grouped round a Being called Gabriel, to adopt the ancient
    • man that is derived from the world of stars. If, through
    • Initiation-knowledge, we ascertain what works in man from birth to
    • by forces which man acquires when he reviews in retrospect what is
    • Between the time of the change of teeth and puberty man is a child
    • When man
    • Maximum number of matches per file exceeded.
  • Title: True/False Paths: Lecture Eight: Potential Aberrations in Spiritual Investigation
    Matching lines:
    • develop higher perception only through purely spiritual forces. Many
    • nature of man's perception and the different spheres to which
    • become aware especially of the healing forces inherent in human
    • perception, its appearance is different from that of many others. Let
    • understanding of poison when we realize that man's astral body
    • Cosmos there are many beings belonging to different regions. In the
    • permanently surrounded by such beings who are spectators of our
    • death, the world where we contact the dead many decades after death,
    • all these worlds lack everything that man acquires through his
    • to our own. They have to keep an eye on the activities of man. From
    • with human nature and to preserve what they learn in that field for
    • As human
    • mankind has laid the foundations of something that would be
    • preserving for the future that which man cannot carry over from one
    • past ages it has been most difficult for many of these beings to
    • has again been lost to humanity. The salient point I am trying to
    • into the future that which man himself is unable to transmit from one
    • libraries, for example. The spiritual beings with whom man is in
    • direct contact cannot do it and therefore we as human beings cannot
    • evolution from the spiritual beings associated with man. These beings
    • Maximum number of matches per file exceeded.
  • Title: True/False Paths: Lecture Nine: Abnormal Paths into the Spiritual World and their Transformation
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    • develop higher perception only through purely spiritual forces. Many
    • consciousness, the consciousness which man experiences in a
    • will examine our dream life once again. We have seen that when man in
    • because the man who does not penetrate more deeply into the nature of
    • the woof of higher consciousness. We therefore envisage man
    • find these primeval spiritual teachers sharing the life of mankind.
    • in this sphere where they have subjected to their purposes all manner
    • elementary beings and work upon human beings who have passed through
    • the primeval teachers of humanity on Earth and the beings whom they
    • human beings. We can then discover personalities who once lived on
    • very easy to show the difference between the Initiate and the man
    • conditions of sleep man's physical and etheric bodies are left
    • more or less the condition of man in earliest times. Today we have to
    • The make-up of primordial man was such that, in contrast to our
    • Imaginative perception. When confronted by another human being a man
    • difference: if, in ancient times, a man looked at his physical
    • Angels almost in the likeness of human beings, the Archangels with
    • features. Since man has gradually lost his clairvoyance, he must
    • was natural to primitive man, and relatively easy to regain through
    • which is similar to many societies of a kindred nature that have been
    • Maximum number of matches per file exceeded.
  • Title: True/False Paths: Lecture Ten: Influences of the Extra-Terrestrial Cosmos Upon the Consciousness of Man
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    • develop higher perception only through purely spiritual forces. Many
    • OF THEEXTRA-TERRESTRIAL COSMOSUPON THECONSCIOUSNESS OF MAN
    • manifestations of somnambulists and mediums by methods which
    • those cosmic influences to which man's consciousness and his total
    • to see that amongst the influences working upon man, apart from those
    • life and to the physical and etheric bodies of man. Sun activities
    • are vitally necessary to the higher members of man's being. Less
    • middle of the nineteenth century there lived in Germany two
    • man and in the wider kingdom of nature. He collected data and
    • we have virtually exhausted all that modern man in normal
    • consciousness can know on this subject. Modern man lives, so to
    • the primordial teachers of mankind. The Sun sphere also harbours a
    • just as the Earth is the cosmic colony of humanity. As I have already
    • indicated, man lives today almost exclusively under the influence of
    • and physical conditions in which man lives under the influence of Sun
    • consciousness of sleep, of dreamless sleep. If we observe man during
    • the Ego and astral body of man follow the same pattern. In the waking
    • in waking life man lives under the influence of the external Sun
    • therefore, when man's astral body and Ego are outside his physical
    • phenomenon of sleep. The Sun shines from the human Ego and astral
    • Maximum number of matches per file exceeded.
  • Title: True/False Paths: Lecture Eleven: What is the Position in Respect of Spiritual Investigation and the Understanding of Spiritual Investigation?
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    • develop higher perception only through purely spiritual forces. Many
    • distinction will be clear to you when you recall that man, as
    • experiences are derived from different worlds. Man as he is
    • understanding man penetrates in his dreams into this world concealed
    • already pointed out. In his psychic life man contacts the world
    • Man knows
    • has many mansions. His physical body lives in a different world from
    • willing than it can explain the origin of sleep. When a man performs
    • through feeling, so that a man wills in the whole of his body,
    • When man
    • performed by man, we have the impression that we are watching the
    • and from feeling — it follows a downward direction in man
    • — proceeds a sensation of warmth, a flame in man. And this
    • place, for example, we investigate the world of the human organs as I
    • utilizing the emergent forces in man as he draws near to the
    • with the necessary objectivity. In the course of human evolution
    • mankind has become inured to a scientific outlook that is related to
    • Mankind feels an imperious need to know something about the spiritual
    • amongst the theologians of the Roman Catholic Church who have
    • hand, man's intelligence, power of comprehension and ideation,
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  • Title: Das Initiaten-Bewußtsein: Erster Vortrag
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    • dasjenige, was man in bezug auf die geistige Welt wissen kann.
    • man innerhalb der physischen Tatsachen auf der einen Seite, wie
    • man durch die Anschauung des Geistigen auf der anderen Seite
    • Und wenn — so fühlte man immer im Verlaufe der
    • das? Ja, diese Frage, sie beantwortet sich nur, wenn man etwas
    • man zurecht mit dieser Frage; nicht im Denken, sondern im
    • Anwesenden. Man muß nur einmal sich das ganz klar vor die
    • wie manche Pflanzen aus dem Irdischen Härteres, wenn ich
    • Menschenwesens gegenüber, die man suchte, empfand man
    • suchte man um der Erkenntnis des Menschenwesens willen ein
    • dieses andere empfand man als eine geistige Welt. Wie diese
    • kleiner, sondern größer wird, wenn man dieselben
    • Wege, die man zur Erkenntnis in die Sinneswelt wählt, auch
    • auch. Das wird sich uns zeigen. Forscht man in der geistigen
    • Welt so, wie man forscht in der Sinneswelt, kann die Illusion
    • bleibt die geistige Welt unbekannt. Wenn man sich noch so
    • beiden Fällen kommt man nicht in die geistige Welt hinein.
    • Man
    • wenn man sich vorbereiten will, die wahren, die echten Wege in
    • Betrachten wir einmal ganz unbefangen, was da vorgeht. Man kann
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  • Title: Das Initiaten-Bewußtsein: Zweiter Vortrag
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    • man über geistige Forschung sich eine Anschauung bilden
    • will, muß man vor allen Dingen zunächst einen Begriff
    • ist damit verbunden, daß man einen gewissen ganz
    • bestimmten Wert auf die Sinneswahrnehmungen legt. Man sieht in
    • Und wenn man von den Sinneswahrnehmungen zu den Gedanken
    • übergeht, sieht man in den Gedanken eben etwas bloß
    • verbunden ist, das weiß man nicht. Diese Menschen, die
    • irgend jemand mit dem heutigen Bewußtsein sich hierher
    • anderen schmäler und so weiter, aber man sieht die
    • war ganz anders bei ihnen. Man sah dazumal die Menschen sitzen
    • man sah die Menschen sitzen mit einem aurischen Nebel umgeben,
    • den man mit zum Menschen dazurechnete. Undwährend man
    • daß man ganz bequem zählen kann, hätte man
    • dazumal so gesehen, daß man die linke und die rechte
    • So hätte man,
    • dieses Bild gesehen. Bei Tag würde man nur die Stellen in
    • Nebelgebilde dunkel gesehen haben. Bei Nacht hätte man etwas
    • träumerisch. Man hätte das nicht so gesehen, wie man
    • Schlaf war dazumal gar nicht erreicht, sondern man sah auch im
    • das heute der Fall ist, gab es dazumal nicht. Und so hat man
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  • Title: Das Initiaten-Bewußtsein: Dritter Vortrag
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    • und ich versuchte zu zeigen, wie das, was man im
    • vollbewußte, exakte Wacherlebnisse, wie man dadurch zu
    • indem man zum Beispiel die Tierwelt erst in ihrer
    • seiner Totalität erscheint, wenn man mit einem weiteren
    • physischen Welt leeren Bewußtsein, wenn man mit diesem
    • über den Pflanzenteppich der Erde; wenn man dann einsieht,
    • Man kann diesen Anblick so schildern, daß man sagt: Da
    • durch die Erde bewirkt, kommen diese Pflanzen herauf. Man hat
    • man sich durchgearbeitet durch das Anschauen der tierischen,
    • der pflanzlichen Welt, so kann man an die kristallisierte
    • mineralische Welt herankommen. Wiederum fühlt man sich
    • zum Kosmos. Wiederum schaut man in den Weiten des Kosmos
    • Wesenhaftes, wie man dasjenige schaut, das dem Pflanzendasein
    • andere. Man erlebt etwas ganz anderes, wenn man im Schauen von
    • einem kristallisierten Mineral ausgeht, als wenn man im Schauen
    • von der Pflanzenwelt ausgeht. Man erlebt wiederum da
    • Ranken), man sagt sich wiederum: Was man hier unten im
    • da greifen ahrimanische Mächte störend ein. In
    • vollkommen nach allen Seiten bildet, kann man eine kleine Welt
    • Wesenhaftes; der Salzkristall ist uns die Manifestation
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  • Title: Das Initiaten-Bewußtsein: Vierter Vortrag
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    • dadurch hervorzurufen, daß man sozusagen wie eine Art
    • Und wenn von den Methoden gesprochen wird, durch die man den
    • welche innerliche Schulung, Trainierung intimer Art man
    • man nicht heraus möchte. Dann werden die Übungen nach
    • diese alten Methoden wiederum erneuert werden? Aber man
    • Organisation des Menschen muß man eben kennen, dann wird
    • man nicht mehr die Begierde und Sehnsucht entwickeln, wie es m
    • der Farbe des Kupfers, wie sie ist, wenn man das Kupfer
    • man es abschleift, daß er sich eine Empfindung verschafft,
    • «Wie erlangt man Erkenntnisse der höheren
    • Welten?», und da steht gar nichts drinnen, daß man
    • für andere Dinge. Es wird da beschrieben, wie man sich in
    • wird allerdings nicht gesagt, man solle die Natur des Kupfers
    • kennenlernen; denn da müßte man nicht ein Buch,
    • was ich eben darstellte von der Natur des Kupfers. Man sagt
    • nicht, man soll vor sich die Natur des Kupfers haben, sondern
    • man sagt: Versuche einmal, irgendeinen einfachen Inhalt zu
    • wird nur als Seeleninhalt das gegeben, was man auch in
    • Sage ich jemandem: Du sollst dich auf einen bestimmten
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  • Title: Das Initiaten-Bewußtsein: Fünfter Vortrag
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    • des Menschen mit dem, was man als das Metall Kupfer bezeichnet,
    • realerer Zustand. Man steht da drinnen in einer Welt, die
    • Welt. Nur dadurch, daß das so ist, kann man dasjenige
    • Wenn man sich in dieser Welt, die ich so beschrieben habe,
    • befindet, dann kann man in dem Augenblicke, in dem man in
    • gewöhnlichen Tageserlebnisse, auf dasjenige, was man im
    • gewöhnlichen Leben durchmacht, sondern man sieht von
    • Erdenlebens vorangegangen ist, was man durchgemacht hat noch in
    • der geistigen Welt, bevor man das Erdenleben betreten hat. So
    • daß man also sagen muß: Mit diesem
    • Bewußtseinszustande ist man für den Menschen gar
    • nicht in derselben Welt, in der man gewöhnlich ist.
    • Stellen Sie sich das graphisch vor. Wenn man in diesem
    • In dem Augenblicke, wo man, wenn ich es so nennen darf, in den
    • vorgestrigen Vortrage — , ist man nicht, wenn man zum
    • der Gegenwart. Man ist aber auch nicht mit seinem Erkennen etwa
    • sondern man kann nur zurückgehen zu dem, was man in der
    • geistigen Welt vor seiner Geburt unmittelbar erlebt hat. Man
    • kann das für sich, man kann das für andere Menschen,
    • man kann aber nicht dasjenige erfassen, in dem man im Alltag
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  • Title: Das Initiaten-Bewußtsein: Sechster Vortrag
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    • was man Initiationserkenntnis nennt, hängt davon ab,
    • Mensch ein drittes Glied in seiner Organisation, das man
    • selbstverständlich nennen kann, wie man will; aber mit
    • wird. Wenn man mit denjenigen Erkenntniskräften, mit denen
    • man die äußere, heute angeschaute Natur wahrnimmt,
    • dem man den Toten folgt, wenn man mit alledem den astralischen
    • Leib wahrnehmen wollte, so würde man da, wo der
    • kann man also [zur Tafel gewendet] sagen: Der Mensch trägt
    • ist (grün). Erst dann, wenn man, wie ich es geschildert
    • habe, zum leeren wachenden Bewußtsein kommt, wenn man also
    • gegenüberstellen kann, daß man nichts vom Sinnlichen
    • schweigen, man aber doch eine Welt wahrnimmt, dann füllt
    • Ätherleibe zu unterdrücken. Man muß
    • fortwährend dagegen kämpfen, wenn man in die
    • da als ein starker innerer Kampf auftritt. Wenn man
    • mit Geistesbildern ausgefüllt wird, dann wird man sich
    • ist auf der einen Seite notwendig, wenn man überhaupt an
    • Seite notwendig, daß man eine innere Beweglichkeit hat,
    • auszuphantasieren. So muß man auf der einen Seite die
    • Phantasie hinaufführen könnte, wenn man sich gehen
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  • Title: Das Initiaten-Bewußtsein: Siebenter Vortrag
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    • wieder ganz anderer Wesenheit ist und so weiter. Man schaut
    • entgegentreten. So hat man mit der Initiationserkenntnis das
    • entschiedene Gefühl, man möchte mit einer solchen
    • wir, geistig so verkehren als Mensch, wie man hier innerhalb
    • Fiore, von Brunetto Latini sprach, so dar, daß man merken
    • Zeitalter hat man mit der Initiationserkenntnis viel weniger
    • individuell in Beziehung zu treten. Man möchte sie viel
    • lieber in ihrer ganzen Umgebung schauen, und man möchte
    • Wenn man so jemanden dagegen wie den Brunetto Latini, oder
    • Welt aufsuchen will, dann hat man unmittelbar das
    • man gebildete Menschen nennt, die hauptsächlichsten zu
    • geistig die Sonne der Welt zu geben hat, kann man auch
    • kommt es nicht an —, so kann man sie beibehalten. Man
    • Wesenheit mit dem Namen Gabriel bezeichnen. Man lernt ja
    • Lernt man mit der Initiationswissenschaft dasjenige kennen, was
    • lernt man alles dasjenige erkennen, was Mondenwirkungen im
    • Weltenall sind. Das heißt, man lernt durch diese
    • Dagegen muß man schon etwas reifer werden, muß in die
    • können daher auch begreifen, daß man für die
    • gegenüberzustehen. Man fühlt sich dann wie ein
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  • Title: Das Initiaten-Bewußtsein: Achter Vortrag
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    • man die Bewußtseinszustände, von denen gesprochen
    • worden ist, entwickelt, so kommt man mit jedem
    • verhält zu diesen einzelnen Weltgebieten, in die man durch
    • ich sie charakterisiert habe, kommen kann. Man kann
    • liegen. In dieser Sphäre lernt man vor allen Dingen die
    • kommt man mit jedem Bewußtseinszustand in ein gewisses
    • Gebiet der Welt. Dadurch aber lernt man diejenigen Wesen
    • als manche andere Pflanze.
    • Tollkirsche, dann wird man, wenn man so hinschaut auf die
    • Veilchen einem ganz offen vor dem Seelenauge steht, wenn man in
    • herein. Ich kann das auch so charakterisieren: Man lernt eine
    • gewöhnliche Pflanze kennen, indem man sieht, sie hat ihren
    • man, daß die Blüte und die Frucht umschwebt wird von
    • muß man auch das Gift auffassen. Nur dadurch kommt man zu
    • einer innerlichen Erkenntnis des Giftes, daß man
    • weiß, normalerweise hat man als Mensch in seinem
    • allerlei Elementarwesen sind, die Formen haben, von denen man
    • hier auf Erden lernt. Wenn man in diese an unsere Welten
    • Welten nicht. Man kann aber auch nicht sagen, daß wir auf
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  • Title: Das Initiaten-Bewußtsein: Nuenter Vortrag
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    • man so besonnen ist darüber und auch so in der
    • Realität darinnen ist, wie man es im gewöhnlichen
    • Leben ist. Dann schaut man in eine andere Welt, eben in die
    • Welt, die ich Ihnen angeführt habe, wo man die Toten noch
    • nach ihrem Tode begleiten kann. Und man fühlt sich wie
    • derjenigen, in der man gegenwärtig ist. Nun ist die Frage
    • diese: In welche Welt kommt man eigentlich? Auch darüber
    • findet man diese großen geistigen Urlehrer der Menschheit
    • diesen Wesen hat man es ja auch zu tun, wenn man zunächst
    • in die geistige Welt eindringen will. So wie man das Erdenleben
    • Menschen vollziehen kann, so kann man ja auch das Leben in
    • man die zunächst an die unsrige Welt anstoßende
    • Man
    • haben, mit denen man entweder karmisch verbunden war oder auch
    • wie man so allmählich in Zusammenhang kommt mit solchen
    • anderen Persönlichkeiten, dadurch, daß man in diesem
    • erhalten haben, wie man das gewöhnliche Traumleben
    • in die man eben auf diese Weise eindringen kann. Es ist immer
    • da, die in meinem Buche «Wie erlangt man Erkenntnisse der
    • ist aber eben gerade der bedenkliche Zustand, wenn man als
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  • Title: Das Initiaten-Bewußtsein: Zehnter Vortrag
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    • alles überragen. Man denkt gewöhnlich nicht
    • Sonnenwirkung kann überall bemerkt werden, wo man sie nur
    • Mondenwirkung bemerkt man weniger. Sie lebt heute vielfach im
    • Aberglauben, und was man über sie exakt wissen kann, ist
    • man aber, nicht nur bei den Dichtern, die da wissen, wie
    • Mondenlichte abmachen, sondern man ahnt schon bei den
    • Wirkungen vom Monde aus auf die Erde stattfinden. Da kann man
    • diejenige Mondenphase nicht überlassen, von der ihr Mann
    • Sie wissen ja, es gibt gewisse Mineralien, wenn man sie unter
    • wie man als Mensch im Tag, wie man als Mensch in der Nacht
    • Ich bewahrte Mond dadrinnen ist. In dem Augenblicke, wo man
    • verwandelt, fühlt man sich wie von einem zweiten Menschen
    • durchdrungen. Aber man weiß, in diesem zweiten Menschen
    • Initiatenbewußtsein sagt man sich: In mir lebt die Kraft
    • Initiatenbewußtsein; nur daß man sich da nicht der
    • Und man muß nun alle Kraft zusammenhalten, damit einem
    • Menschen würde man ruhig bleiben. Aber dieser zweite
    • ganz falsche Wege gehen. Man muß ihn halten.
    • einem drinnenbleibt und man es verbunden erhält mit dem
    • man in seinem physischen Leibe hat. Aber man muß
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  • Title: Das Initiaten-Bewußtsein: Elfter Vortrag
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    • was man als Richtiges ausspricht, wie ich es in diesen
    • gesehen werden. Man kann sagen: Ja, was sollen mir alle diese
    • ist eben gar nicht so, daß man sagen kann, man kann nicht
    • erwerben, welche durchAnthroposophie gegeben werden, ehe man in
    • der geistigen Welt selber forschen kann. Man muß
    • Wachbewußtsein, Traumbewußtsein, schlafendes, man
    • möchte sagen Nichtbe-wußtsein, aber man muß nur
    • ähnlichere, als man gewöhnlich glaubt,
    • Untergründen bleibt. Man wird zum Beispiel einmal
    • wirklich eingesehen werden. Man wird einsehen, daß, wenn
    • ein Mensch etwas will und man das mit dem
    • Initiatenbewußtsein anschaut, es so ist, wie wenn man
    • äußerlich anschaut. Geradeso wie man da von der
    • äußeren Anschauung ein klares Bild hat, so kann man
    • daß man sagt: DerGedanke entwickelt das Gefühl, und
    • es das, daß man zum Beispiel in der Welt der menschlichen
    • daß man da mit den beim Menschen im Heranleben an die
    • es sich handelt, untersucht. Da findet man die entsprechenden
    • Seele, diese Tatsachen. Da hat man sie. Da stehen also Menschen
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