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  • Title: Lecture: The Sermon on the Mount
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    • and was translated from the German by Frieda Solomon.
    • translated from the German by Frieda Solomon. This lecture is sub-titled,
    • The day before yesterday we spoke of how humanity is confronted by
    • so if we consider our times in terms of the whole of human evolution,
    • and thus bring ourselves up to date regarding many things known and
    • place in man's entire soul development at that time. When these words
    • this age? It was the era in which it was normal for man to depend
    • Kali Yuga was preceded by an age in which man was not dependent only
    • Man could see not only the mineral, plant and animal kingdoms, as well
    • Oriental wisdom refers to the ages in which man still had a direct
    • man might remember his youth. Then the doors to the spiritual world
    • closed. Man could no longer have converse with it in his normal state
    • spiritual world has gradually become completely closed to man's normal
    • him. Up until the time of Kali Yuga man remembered some things that
    • not speak to him about spiritual worlds because man no longer had the
    • If this process had continued, man would never again have been able to
    • Formerly, man had been able to raise himself up to the spiritual
    • that man would be able to find his connection with God within, and
    • to be brought forcefully to man's attention that that moment had
    • through the many baptisms performed by John in the Jordan, and
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  • Title: Reappearance/Christ: Lecture I: The Event of the Appearance of Christ in the Etheric World
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    • true nature of the second coming of Christ is His appearance to human
    • Humanity is challenged not to sleep through this event. Other related
    • him, this knowledge suggests to him the most manifold questions.
    • to present-day humanity, but the time is approaching when the more
    • change, if man were to keep returning to an earth that remained
    • this means for our souls. Toward this end we must link together many
    • periods in the evolution of humanity. We have often looked back to
    • and the soul conditions of human beings have also changed to a
    • must first say that the kind of knowledge human beings have today was
    • I-consciousness. It had hardly occurred to human beings that they
    • were I's. To be sure, the I already existed as a force in human
    • of the I, from its effectiveness. Human beings were not yet endowed
    • When we consider the human soul as it was during the
    • to be an I; instead, man felt himself to be a member of his tribe, of
    • the people. Man did not yet perceive himself as an individual I, as
    • was a human being. When evening came, however, and one passed into
    • perceptions of the human beings of that time, so that they knew that
    • during which the human being was neither wholly asleep nor wholly
    • night. There were thus intermediate states in which human beings
    • endowed with clairvoyance. In such states the human being was as
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  • Title: Reappearance/Christ: Lecture II: Spiritual Science as Preparation for a New Etheric Vision
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    • true nature of the second coming of Christ is His appearance to human
    • Humanity is challenged not to sleep through this event. Other related
    • intimate processes of the spiritual life of humanity. What we should
    • any sense or purpose in the fact that the human soul appears again
    • successive incarnations of human beings. This will be one of the
    • a human being do not succeed each other in an arbitrary way but that
    • when the human being has passed through death and out of one earthly
    • behind phenomena that brings man down again and again into new
    • representing the totality of human life. Only when we survey life in
    • incarnation, many people could argue, “I have plenty of time
    • because I shall live many more times.”
    • modern humanity lives and works did not always exist. If we ask
    • ourselves what is especially active in the human soul today, we must
    • senses, in an exact way, the outer facts of the world. Man possesses
    • We know, however, that when the human being continues to
    • super-sensible faculties, dormant in the average human being today,
    • can be awakened. We know that there was a time when every human being
    • man who has been operated on and had his sight restored. This light
    • We thus have today a humanity that can look into the
    • special methods. The normal state for modern man is to be able to
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  • Title: Reappearance/Christ: Lecture III: Buddhism and Pauline Christianity
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    • true nature of the second coming of Christ is His appearance to human
    • Humanity is challenged not to sleep through this event. Other related
    • humanity. The mission of the spiritual scientific movement is
    • great illusion, that one believes it to be real. Man must strive to
    • man freed from illusion. The realm of maya is suffering. Birth,
    • existence that brings man into this realm. Once he has freed himself
    • humanity.
    • Man was not always the way he is today. In earlier
    • times, man not only had his physical body at his disposal for
    • knowledge diffused among human beings. Man knew that there were
    • memory of previous earthly lives. The human soul at that time was
    • Man experienced the progress in this time as a
    • Buddha only spoke out of what lived in the human soul. The physical,
    • sensible world was experienced as that which had pulled man down; he
    • bore the guilt for the descent of humanity.
    • illusion, although he knew as well as Buddha that man had descended
    • fall of man, under the influence of Luciferic beings. This urge was
    • conception became a human event for Paul.
    • Had the Luciferic influence not interfered, man would
    • not the world of the senses that is wrong but human knowledge that
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  • Title: Reappearance/Christ: Lecture IV: Mysteries of the Universe: Comets and the Moon
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    • true nature of the second coming of Christ is His appearance to human
    • Humanity is challenged not to sleep through this event. Other related
    • in connection with the life of man. Although a person may dimly
    • A contrast is manifest in human life as it evolves on
    • know that this contrast in the human race has existed since the time
    • If we recollect that all human life is born out of
    • shown itself in human life since the old Lemurian time as the
    • contrast between man and woman has to a certain extent accompanied
    • applies only to human and animal life on earth. This is an offense of
    • “masculine” and “feminine” in the human
    • significance for human life we can mention is that between sun and
    • earth in the macrocosm, in the great world, repeat itself in man, the
    • microcosm? Is there in the human being himself a contrast that
    • system? Yes, there is. In the human organism — the whole
    • feet. All that is expressed in the human being in this contrast
    • the human being there is on the one hand the head and on the other
    • were concerned, man was a totally different being during the ancient
    • surface of the moon. We may say that the earth is responsible for man
    • earth, is responsible for the fact that the human head, with its
    • the human being as the contrast between head and limbs. We find this
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  • Title: Reappearance/Christ: Lecture V: The Reappearance of Christ in the Etheric
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    • true nature of the second coming of Christ is His appearance to human
    • Humanity is challenged not to sleep through this event. Other related
    • future in the evolution of humanity. When one considers this
    • express in this way: what is our task as human beings in any
    • various things about the past in the evolution of humanity. Today,
    • humanity between the past and the immediate future. In concluding
    • that says, as if speaking from heaven, that humanity needs a
    • repeated in the evolution of humanity, and we spoke of such
    • repetitions in human evolution in the last Stuttgart lectures. Today
    • belong to an epoch in the history of the evolution of humanity that
    • great achievements of humanity, what we call the characteristic
    • feature of present human culture, is bound up with this Dark Age.
    • Before this Dark Age, or Kali Yuga, the whole of human thinking, all
    • human soul forces, were still ordered differently in a certain
    • the last residue of the old clairvoyance. In the course of human
    • clairvoyance, so that before the Dark Age man still had an immediate
    • withdrew from human view, and we may say that, on the average, the
    • faculties and forces began to be cultivated that confine human
    • judgment to the world of the senses and yet that also cultivate human
    • man was not in a position to look into the spiritual worlds during
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  • Title: Reappearance/Christ: Lecture VI: The Sermon on the Mount
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    • true nature of the second coming of Christ is His appearance to human
    • Humanity is challenged not to sleep through this event. Other related
    • in time humanity is confronted by difficult events. We will be able
    • retrospectively in terms of the whole of human evolution and thus
    • bring ourselves up to date regarding many things known and unknown.
    • significant took place in man's entire soul development at that time.
    • man to depend solely upon what was accessible to his outer senses and
    • the brain. This was all that man could experience, know, and
    • This Dark Age was preceded by an age in which man was
    • It is of these ancient human times that we wish to create a picture.
    • Not only could man see the mineral, plant, and animal realms, as well
    • as himself within the physical, human realm, but he could also, in a
    • Oriental wisdom refers to those ages in which man still
    • remembering that took place in the same way that an old man might
    • remember his youth. Then the doors to the spiritual world closed. Man
    • gradually been completely closed to man's normal consciousness, so
    • spiritual world would have been lost to man. Up until the time of
    • Kali Yuga, man remembered some things that had been retained by way
    • existed. The knowledge of humanity gradually extended only to the
    • It this development had continued, man would never again
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  • Title: Reappearance/Christ: Lecture VII: The Return of Christ
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    • true nature of the second coming of Christ is His appearance to human
    • Humanity is challenged not to sleep through this event. Other related
    • science. We will discuss what concerns the evolution of the human
    • we also know the epoch in which he lives. The human soul evolves
    • soul's faculties today are not the same as in earlier times. Human
    • faculties have reached the point today at which human beings can
    • Before this epoch it was completely different, because human souls
    • human soul could no longer perceive the spiritual world.
    • Let us imagine now the state of human souls at the onset
    • of that dark epoch. In remembering past epochs, the human soul might
    • epoch, a new possibility arose for a human being to unite himself
    • though human perception was limited to the senses. It was through the
    • the I of every human being can have a connection with the Christ.
    • humanity could be so perceived that one could reach an understanding
    • mind. God had to descend to the physical world because the human
    • John the Baptist that the disposition of the human soul must change
    • heaven to some degree through human clairvoyance. Now one had to find
    • humanity should not lose its link with the spiritual world during the
    • yet been recognized by human science. In this twentieth century of
    • ours, new faculties of the human soul will gradually evolve in a
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  • Title: Reappearance/Christ: Lecture VIII: The Etheric Vision of the Future
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    • true nature of the second coming of Christ is His appearance to human
    • Humanity is challenged not to sleep through this event. Other related
    • in 3101 BC, and then the time came when human beings began to
    • approximate date.) The clairvoyant consciousness of humanity had to
    • be darkened for a certain time in order that man should fully master
    • will perhaps tell him, “Yes, there have always been human
    • body of man,’ and what rises up in you like a dream-picture
    • hospitals. Many will themselves believe that they have had
    • human and animal skeletons. That is certainly a fact to which there
    • cosmic event. This is the truth that man is the only being who walks
    • similarity of the human skeleton to that of the ape, the erect gait
    • did not succeed. His erect gait is bungled. The erect gait of man is
    • working one upon the other. In order for man to walk upright, the sun
    • but man has raised himself, and his countenance is turned upward. He
    • correspondence between macrocosm and microcosm. In outer form a human
    • consider, however, that only in the outer form is one a man or a
    • woman, not in one's inner being (we are speaking now of the outer
    • if in human life a child had the constitution of an old man. The moon
    • robes of priests were supposed to represent what the human body
    • to do with man and woman. A comet brings with it the laws of the
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  • Title: True Nature: Lecture I: The Event of Christ's Appearance in the Etheric World
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    • that he gains from it to work upon him, manifold questions arise, and
    • reincarnation, of many earth-lives, not merely as an abstract
    • and we may ask, for example: If the human being lives many times on
    • many times through life we ascend higher and higher, experiencing the
    • If a man were
    • today. The fact that a few human beings come together and
    • lectures and from your own reading, but to many facts of the
    • before, to earlier epochs in the evolution of humanity and of the
    • most marked of all in man's life of soul. The souls of those sitting
    • the ancient Indians by the Leaders of humanity.
    • fact that he was an ego hardly entered a man's consciousness. True,
    • the ego, the “I”, was already within man as a power, a
    • activity. Human beings lacked the inwardness belonging to their
    • the human soul during waking life in those times we find that it
    • did not really feel itself as an ego; an individual man felt himself
    • folk. Man did not feel himself to be an individual “I” as
    • tribal ego. During the day he did not really know that he was a man
    • and waking life, there were also intermediate states during which man
    • such states a man was as if transported, entirely unaware of his
    • separate identity. He did not know: “I am a man”. But he
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  • Title: True Nature: Lecture II: The Second Coming of Christ in the Etheric World
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    • the process of human evolution a certain definite
    • together here some little time ago, many things were said about the past
    • evolution of humanity, and to-day I will add something
    • humanity needs a spiritual impetus, something like a new impulse for
    • process of man's evolution, and we spoke of them in the last
    • [Universe, Earth and Man.
    • these systematic repetitions in the course of human evolution it must
    • the history of human evolution called the Dark Age, the lesser Dark
    • as the great achievements of humanity, as the fundamental
    • Kali Yuga, all human thinking, all the powers of the human soul, were
    • Age man was directly conscious of the presence of a spiritual world
    • spiritual world withdrew more and more from man's vision and speaking
    • Kali Yuga. And whereas during this age man was not in a position to
    • reach many further stages. But it could never have been experienced
    • by man if there had not been this “Dark Age”.
    • the three millennia prior to the founding of Christianity man was losing
    • epoch when man did, it is true, lose the direct vision of the
    • the Deity as related to human ego-consciousness. In the first
    • guidance of human destinies, as a God of a single people; in the Moses-epoch
    • men realised: the Elements of manifested existence, all that is seen
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  • Title: Lecture II: WHITSUN: the Festival of the free Individuality
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    • of mankind, which, for us, means the future of our own souls. Feelings
    • festival. What it signifies for Western humanity is put before us in a
    • the evolution of humanity, and, after the promise given to them of the
    • earth as human beings conscious of their destiny. This it was which
    • next manifested himself when Jesus was baptised by John the Baptist.
    • many single, shining, fiery tongues, descended upon each single
    • spoken of in many connections, but in one connection particularly.
    • enabled to say that when a man passes through birth into his existence
    • double function to fulfil: it makes us a human being, but it also
    • experienced of what can be called world-wide humanity, of that feeling
    • of human fellowship which in ever greater measure has lived in human
    • Thou art fellow-man with all the human beings of the earth! On the
    • other hand, that feeling was all the stronger which makes each man a
    • is such through his blood, can be a real Hindu. In many directions
    • to their view, a man belonged to his people only because his parents,
    • feeling is, the more the human being feels himself as a member of his
    • there awoke the feeling of oneself as a single human being, a single
    • human, individuality with individual human qualities. Thus these two
    • principles were felt to be present in the outer nature of man:
    • individual, personal characteristics of the human being. Thus it could
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  • Title: Lecture: The Sermon on the Mount and the Return of Christ
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    • in German the title is:
    • in German the title is:
    • has to do with human happiness and human aspirations over and
    • ‘In my inmost being as man I am something different
    • human beings we live all the time within two streams —
    • stone. The man who places one little piece into the mosaic is
    • not less important than the man who thought out the plan of
    • development in itself as absolutely essential. Many people
    • fallacy than to imagine that a man can be a good theosophist
    • humanity as a whole. Everywhere we find humanity progressing
    • evolutionary process of humanity such rapid transitions and
    • history of earth-humanity is the one brought about through
    • remembered that the human soul has evolved slowly and by
    • degrees. Man's life to-day is such that stimuli come to him
    • development was possible. The whole development of the human
    • senses. Man is obliged to depend upon the instrument of his
    • dreamlike consciousness man looked to the realm immediately
    • We to-day look at the mineral kingdom but in those days man
    • man, it was possible for him to evoke a state of
    • the physical body of man was pliable material which the soul
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