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  • Title: Manifestations/Karma: Lecture: The Nature and Significance of Karma in the Personal and Individual, and in Humanity, the Earth and the Universe
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    • anthroposophical matters we must get into the habit of being extremely
    • accurate in our ideas instead of being casual as people sometimes are
    • being or thing producing it, unless there is this peculiar reacting
    • effect upon the being which caused it, the idea of karma is not
    • to us that the effects caused by the thing or being must recoil upon
    • that thing or being itself; nevertheless we must not call the
    • reacting effect is of such a kind that it makes the thing or the being
    • We may speak of karma only when the effects which react upon a being
    • find the same being to react upon, or at any rate that being, in a
    • added to this idea of karma. If the effect reacts upon the being
    • we can hardly then call that karma, for in this case the being from
    • the being concerned.
    • and death, we can describe this as being the extension of one and the
    • ‘individuality,’ and this consciousness, which is being
    • operative in relation to the individual human being.
    • lives of countless human beings?
    • connection which in its effects reacts upon the being which caused it.
    • We know that certain beings remained at the stage of the old Moon
    • evolution and that these beings did so for the purpose of giving to
    • human beings certain definite qualities. Not only beings, but also
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  • Title: Manifestations/Karma: Lecture: Karma and the Animal Kingdom
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    • that in those countries in which there is being prepared the future
    • has arisen that animals cannot be considered as beings having their
    • animal kingdom for instances of the recoil of an action on the being
    • we have before us we could look for the reincarnated being of an
    • knowledge with it as an indwelling law, just as we human beings bring
    • being is born he is more incapable than, for example, a hen, or a
    • is really a clumsy being when he comes into the world? How has man
    • into being what we call his higher human organisation. In order that
    • those Anthroposophists talk! If that had been so, all beings would
    • have been burnt up!’ But these beings were so organised that at
    • of the earth, certain beings have always remained behind the general
    • certain beings remained behind as the luciferic beings, and through
    • the free development of our inner being. Indeed, we may say that in a
    • certain sense the remaining behind of the luciferic beings was a
    • not a question of the negligence of the luciferic beings; in a certain
    • From the last lecture you already know that not only beings but also
    • if certain beings had not remained behind at the end of the Saturn
    • Now a comparison may explain why beings and substances had to remain
    • refine himself, and rise a stage higher. At each step certain beings
    • freeing himself from the beings which live around him in the lower
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  • Title: Manifestations/Karma: Lecture: Karma in Relation to Disease and Health
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    • ill through being infected by some sort of bacillus; if this is driven
    • were clean. It is not a question of one view being in opposition to
    • being. If we speak of health and disease from the standpoint of karma
    • Now a plant such as we see in the external world is a being which is
    • made up of a physical and etheric body. At the same time it is a being
    • diseases of animal and human being we are able to see quite decided
    • changes in the inner or super-sensible part of the being, in the case
    • understanding in this realm. A being such as a plant, having physical
    • a being they do not experience anything particularly painful. The
    • contrary will only be stimulated from its inner being to put forth
    • makes the etheric body subservient to itself. A being such as a plant,
    • experiences, but a being in which the astral body is inactive is more
    • the more does a being open itself to the external world. Thus the
    • astral body unites the inner nature of a being with the outer world,
    • Let us now remember what takes place when a human being passes through
    • what we experience as conscious beings, and many other experiences.
    • categories if we consider the effect upon the inner being of man. Let
    • itself all the more surely and deeply into our inner being, and
    • directed against his own being, and these tendencies, in so far as
    • ‘weak organisation’ here refers to the being, and not to the
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  • Title: Manifestations/Karma: Lecture: The Curability and Incurability of Diseases in Relation to Karma
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    • The activity which is thus experienced in the inner being of the
    • humanity the forces we call luciferic, which belong to beings who
    • from these luciferic beings. So the influence of these beings was once
    • of the luciferic beings had not been there, many of the things that
    • different to him. Lucifer entered into the inner being of man, who
    • concepts, his acts being subservient to his moral or intellectual
    • being, into that which, after kamaloca, organises the next existence
    • a war has been waged by the human inner being against what the
    • to lead to the independence of the human being in this special sense.
    • ahrimanic illness is being treated. For example, electro-therapeutics
    • the ahrimanic beings, although, of course, other beings beside the
    • seems to be founded on karma that one illness ends in being cured and
    • our being comforted if a different decision comes from another sphere.
    • illnesses which come from the inner being of man, which appear as the
    • chance, through our being exposed to some accident or other. In brief,
  • Title: Manifestations/Karma: Lecture: Natural and Accidental Illness in Relationship to Karma
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    • our being before they can intervene in our organism. We then pointed
    • Ego-consciousness needs the opportunity of being led to an impossible
    • within our deeper being they continually irritate that part which is
    • disease being transformed back into a spiritual process. And it is
    • itself. Thus he was led to this intense feeling of being a ‘child
    • the real motive; that the real motive lies far deeper, being found
    • being aware of its presence, because we have not the will to arrive at
  • Title: Manifestations/Karma: Lecture: The Relationships Between Karma and Accidents
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    • indeed penetrate somewhat deeper into the whole nature of man's being
    • from within,’ or as ‘derived from the inner being of
    • being. Even in those hereditary characteristics which have nothing to
    • in the course of his life which are capable of being transformed into
    • inner being. If, however, we extend our investigation to the time
    • discussing — whether it might be capable of being transformed
    • human being when the daily states of sleeping and waking succeed one
    • body. Every morning on waking, all that constitutes our inner being
    • which a human being has when going to sleep and when awakening?
    • the whole of the human being. As soon as the astral body and Ego leave
    • our corporeal being, because our attention is immediately directed to
    • perception is directed towards penetration of the inner being, but is
    • ourselves to our inner being, there would be an exact reversal of the
    • to penetrate our inner being with our consciousness.
    • attempted really to penetrate the inner being of man. Let us consider
    • Ages, who in order to descend into their own inner being dedicated
    • author describes the mystic path into the inner human being, and how
    • experiences of the human being: awakening as a sinking down of the
    • being awake.’ For we could not be awake were we not so to
    • were Moon beings we had not yet an Ego. The Ego became united with man
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  • Title: Manifestations/Karma: Lecture: Forces of Nature, Volcanic Eruptions, Earthquakes and Epidemics in Relation to Karma
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    • least in a certain sense — without being accompanied by pain.
    • inner being of man, and the position of man in relation to the
    • being. When we penetrate the world which lies behind the physical
    • being, of calling forth even more strongly than before the reactionary
    • alleged visions, which by their nature are not capable of being
    • difficult one; for they maintain that they are being deprived of that
    • matter is that they are being healed and safeguarded against further
    • earth-beings to disregard that which is to be given us through life
    • life. They, being of the opinion that it is really far too trivial an
    • ‘Schwärmerei’ — towards a shrinking from being
    • exercised on a being bringing with it certain consequences. Now the
    • is any danger of our being linked too closely with the physical world
    • that precisely that being who, according to the legend, gave to man
    • influence the plans of another being.
    • that on the Moon, beings remained behind in their development, so as
    • upon the ancient Sun there remained behind beings who played a part
    • Earth at present. In the present human being we observe what may be
    • innermost being stands in the midst of this strife, between Lucifer
    • and other beings. We ourselves are the battlefield of this struggle,
    • We know that upon the ancient Moon dwelt beings who passed that time
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  • Title: Manifestations/Karma: Lecture: Karma of the Higher Beings
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    • who is evoked by Lucifer, and we human beings are vitally involved in
    • life, but has the fixed idea that he is being pursued everywhere for
    • come from the inner being do not in every case proceed from the
    • whether this human being has previously committed this fault or not.
    • rational soul, as we now encounter them in human beings, are doing
    • their work logically, so that the real inner being is altogether
    • extent that they get a hold upon his entire being, we may find that in
    • itself with our innermost being is able to have a transforming effect
    • inner being become considerably less perfect than we were before, and
    • consciousness to such an extent that our whole being will obey
    • single human being, so that each life should run harmoniously and be
    • about without being carried by certain people. At a certain moment
    • being brought about, these too are subject to certain great karmic
    • opportunity of being infected in an epidemic, this is the result of
    • have still the possibility of influencing our inner being by means of
    • may be prepared by the inner being. For this reason, it is possible
    • for a being in an earlier life to have experienced sensations,
    • that a being, by yielding to certain influences, tends towards
  • Title: Manifestations/Karma: Lecture: Karmic Effects Of Our Experiences As Men and Women. Death and Birth In Relationship to Karma
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    • no longer be met. These beings, however, will not be liberated from
    • the karmic effect evoked by their inner being, but rather are they
    • outer aspect of the human being, the more is accentuated the
    • compressed more, rendered more rigid and hard by his inner being of a
    • this respect we might speak of a brain being frozen to a certain
    • comparative failure to comprehend the inner being. Although much
    • various colours of the spectrum affect various beings. It can be
    • affects the inner being of man but slightly. And a materialistic mind
    • being on quitting an incarnation in which he has lived but little in
    • same sense as for human beings. Were someone to say that in the case
    • human being is entirely different from that of an animal. That which
  • Title: Manifestations/Karma: Lecture: Free Will and Karma in the Future of Human Evolution
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    • soul; so it now permeates the body. Because the human being is then
    • to understand that for the beings who lived upon the old Moon, the
    • answer to these questions must be quite different from those of beings
    • evolution, that even the ideas may alter which a being may have about
    • confronts him in the external world in the shape of different beings
    • substances possessing certain properties which did not admit of being
    • of the nineteenth century, were incapable of being further divided.
    • being, manifests at one time as gold, at another time as potash, lime,
    • out of which all matter only comes into being by a condensing process,
    • out of light. Inasmuch as man is a material being, he is composed of
    • It is the luciferic beings which act here — for they remained
    • beings are everywhere at work when our inner part which is actually
    • light, the luciferic beings enter, and the luciferic influence becomes
    • not merely a self-abandonment, but permeates it in its innermost being
    • outside in matter. Thus it becomes possible for our inner being which,
    • being a necessary consequence of an illness proceeding from a
    • of healing, when we do not see what is being done, we have,
    • after being caught in the toils of Lucifer, the sufferer is able to
    • the right way to the human being, you then have the specific for the
    • the whole great world, inclusive of mankind, as One Being. In
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  • Title: Manifestations/Karma: Lecture: Individual and Human Karma. Karma of the Higher Beings.
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    • would be: How is that which human beings do as a society connected
    • being. The one cannot be thought of without the other. In order that
    • has been human individual karma, two powers or beings are at work whom
    • that which the normally progressing Spiritual Beings of the
    • Thus in the example of the ahrimanic and luciferic beings we get an
    • insight into the karma of the higher beings. There also karma reigns.
    • of will streams out from the being of the Elohim, so that when they
    • Now what of the Lucifer beings, who had not completed their
    • beings who are higher than we are ourselves, and the experiencing by
    • own being and then we shall be quite clear as to how we stand
    • and being overcome by the feeling that above all they should in their
    • own souls attain the greatest degree of well-being. This egotism is
    • In a preceding evolution as we know, certain beings sacrificed
    • themselves by retarded development. These beings live out their karma
    • for our sake, so that we may in a normal way express what these beings
    • being free is that we do not know what we still owe and so we cannot
    • That is the other side of the karma of higher beings, that we develop
    • into the cosmos. Love will stream into beings who are higher than we
    • of higher beings. The whole plan of evolution is connected with
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