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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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    • definition, an explanation of a word; for usually definitions do not
    • find what we have just presented in our explanation of the idea of
    • to find, if the case is not complicated, that the explanation of the
    • lives. But we shall not arrive at an explanation of human life if we
    • about the life of man in his different reincarnations upon earth. The
    • were the result of causes in a previous incarnation — we see a
    • karma of nations and of humanity, so that we are justified in saying
    • the fact that, during the old Moon-existence, certain combinations of
    • present day on our earth by combinations of oxygen and carbon, carbon
    • deadly in them. Cyanide combinations, prussic acid combinations,
    • said that a comet must contain something like cyanide combinations in
    • will intersect each other. And thereby we shall have the explanation
  • Title: Manifestations/Karma: Lecture: Karma and the Animal Kingdom
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    • You will find it among other peoples too, especially where a nation
    • reincarnations; then we shall find that the recoil of a cause which we
    • know that in the case of animals we cannot speak of a reincarnation
    • incarnation to incarnation. No other organisation could have become
    • of the individuality which goes on from incarnation to incarnation.
    • combination that the human organisation would have been able to
    • in preceding years, we know that on each of the planetary incarnations
    • place; that is we could descend into bodily incarnations. The
  • Title: Manifestations/Karma: Lecture: Karma in Relation to Disease and Health
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    • beckon, and then in came the flies! Surely the explanation which
    • organism that which it brings with it from previous incarnations. We
    • incarnation has thought, felt and acted very egotistically, sees
    • superficial life in one incarnation — expresses itself in the
    • tendency to lying in the next incarnation; and in the third
    • incarnation this tendency to lying manifests itself in incorrectly
    • consecutive incarnations: superficiality and fickleness in the first
    • incarnation, the tendency to lying in the second, and the physical
    • disposition to disease in the third incarnation.
    • reincarnations; therefore that which is in the etheric body is not
    • our moral and intellectual life in one incarnation, and our health or
  • Title: Manifestations/Karma: Lecture: The Curability and Incurability of Diseases in Relation to Karma
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    • of self which led him in one incarnation to perform certain actions.
    • feeling of personality; in your next incarnation you must seek for
    • come to you in your next incarnation from your physical body, etheric
    • The effect of this in the next incarnation will not be able fully to
    • incarnation in which he will encounter the greatest opposition to his
    • then so work that in the next incarnation his feeling of self will be
    • opportunity whereby in the next incarnation his threefold organism
    • arouse in him the tendency in his next incarnation to experience some
    • principle, and so it came about that in his first incarnation on earth
    • incarnations on the earth, there is a luciferic influence, and, as a
    • causes of disease, if we do not merely consider the one incarnation,
    • but observe the effect of one incarnation on the next. We see also how
    • the stamp of our errors in our next incarnation.’ But we do this
    • the following incarnation. This is quite a different matter. Indeed,
    • character in a previous incarnation. In this complaint we see
    • you really ought to have. You had to go into this incarnation to gain
  • Title: Manifestations/Karma: Lecture: Natural and Accidental Illness in Relationship to Karma
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    • strengthening and perfecting his ego in his further incarnation. As a
    • in his next incarnation, or even should a cure be effected in this
    • same incarnation, to a stronger Ego-consciousness or to forces which
    • incarnation.
    • what I have said about a case of measles can lead to an explanation
    • If we now see the karmic thread passing from one incarnation to
    • combination by means of which someone then produced a telescope.
    • consciousness we give quite a different explanation. Especially do we
  • Title: Manifestations/Karma: Lecture: The Relationships Between Karma and Accidents
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    • between what we have brought from earlier incarnations and what we
    • musical talent brought over from a previous incarnation will be
    • in the next incarnation. And this tendency leads the person to seek
    • for reincarnation in a particular family which can provide him with
    • incarnation long for a musical ear, will strive to come into this
    • musical ear or a similar gift in a particular incarnation. ‘by
    • case man has drawn to himself something external. Before reincarnation
    • incarnation it became internal, and made its appearance within. Thus,
    • pain, passions, imaginations, and so forth, sink down into the
    • impregnation by the Ego, the earlier connection between the astral
    • Let us suppose that through experiences in a previous incarnation we
  • Title: Manifestations/Karma: Lecture: Forces of Nature, Volcanic Eruptions, Earthquakes and Epidemics in Relation to Karma
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    • taking place during the transition from one incarnation to another,
    • whereby events of earlier incarnations are transformed into causes of
    • we are in that incarnation performing actions to which we are tempted
    • from them, not even in successive incarnations, for we should ever
    • one incarnation and then after death perceive where they had led us.
    • deeds, inclinations, and greeds that brought about the illness.
    • incarnation, and how the beneficent forces add pain to the organic
    • incarnation the inner man gains in strength, if the man is more
    • incarnation in which man is not through his general karma predisposed
    • Ahriman, who will beguile us by illusion upon illusion, hallucination
    • upon hallucination.
    • power of judgement and our faculty for acute discrimination. This is
    • our consciousness, our faculty of discrimination and discernment, and
    • worlds. And if one attempts to give to these people some explanation,
    • voices, and hallucinations cease. They were merely ahrimanic chimera,
    • incarnations?
    • Let us suppose that in one incarnation an ahrimanic influence had been
    • reappears in a new incarnation. Then it will become manifest that some
    • records until we possess the explanations of Spiritual Science. Later
    • give an explanation. For this reason it is of little use to ask for an
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  • Title: Manifestations/Karma: Lecture: Karma of the Higher Beings
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    • inclination seriously to take up anthroposophical studies, or to take
    • the cleverest combinations out of the most trivial happenings:
    • deal with a karmic cause in previous incarnations. The errors which
    • present incarnation but from a preceding one. Let us now try to get an
    • incarnation.
    • in some incarnation we were so tempted by Lucifer, or in other words,
    • incarnation will be implanted in one of the three soul members. Let us
    • Thus in the new incarnation we encounter in the etheric body an effect
    • incarnation. But the rational soul of the next incarnation will again
    • work independently in that incarnation, and it makes a difference
    • If he has committed it in an earlier incarnation, he now carries his
    • in an earlier incarnation which has already been woven into the
    • earlier incarnation, and we can actually demonstrate that the defect
    • contracted an evil in a previous incarnation, and how between death
    • us by Ahriman in the next incarnation, and then it is a question of
    • incarnation by the ordinary means of external reason.
    • He who in a certain incarnation passes through such an experience as
    • completely heal him for his next incarnation; for he can be healed
    • the one incarnation what could otherwise take place only by the
    • circuitous passage from one incarnation to another, namely, through
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  • Title: Manifestations/Karma: Lecture: Karmic Effects Of Our Experiences As Men and Women. Death and Birth In Relationship to Karma
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    • period a need for cleanliness is felt simply because this inclination
    • way for karmic compensation either in this or in another incarnation.
    • explanations cannot explain certain facts. These are the souls who
    • Let us suppose that a woman lives in a certain incarnation. It cannot
    • experiences of one incarnation, and thereby towards the formation of
    • the organism itself in the next incarnation. A deep working into and
    • experiences in one incarnation results in a male organism in the next
    • incarnation. Occult teaching here shows that there is a connection
    • incarnation is the result of the experiences and events of a preceding
    • female incarnation. At the risk of arousing in some of those present
    • special inclination for what is new, especially in the spiritual
    • being on quitting an incarnation in which he has lived but little in
    • penetrate less deeply into the organism in the next incarnation. He
    • incarnation the organism is less impregnated. So comes the inclination
    • to build up a female body in the next incarnation, and it is therefore
    • incarnation will be an organising force for our body in the next. And
    • fact of having man's or woman's experiences in one incarnation, in one
    • way or another determines our external deeds in the next incarnation.
    • organism. Only in rare cases will an incarnation in the same sex be
    • however, that every male organism will in the following incarnation
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  • Title: Manifestations/Karma: Lecture: Free Will and Karma in the Future of Human Evolution
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    • certain illnesses in one incarnation appear as the karmic consequences
    • of errors made by the soul in former incarnations when it worked at
    • through inner combinations, through the nature of its inner elementary
    • incarnations, entered the luciferic element. Lucifer has woven himself
    • incarnations, that the human organisation is not what it might be. If
    • incarnations. This was formerly not there. Only a human body
    • karma, from incarnation to incarnation, both work to restore the
    • incarnations is just such a disturbed balance, until man, after all
    • his incarnations, shall at last create the final balance which can be
  • Title: Manifestations/Karma: Lecture: Individual and Human Karma. Karma of the Higher Beings.
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    • have done, thought and felt in the incarnations preceding our own, and
    • imagine that in the events which happen to a whole nation or to a
    • of the national Greek talent. But for this it was necessary to
    • see further how one nation after another acquires this or that which
    • is new, how something remains out of the separate national
    • nations must die out, so that the treasures each separate nation has
    • of all this? Remember all that each nation experiences in its own
    • development, one nation after another, developing the successive
    • There you have two things necessary to national civilisations, and
    • contribution was made to the collective evolution of the nations.
    • lacking; if Ahriman were not there, he who in nation after nation
    • throw light upon these questions how far inclinations and emotions,
    • in the history of his nation. This part was necessary to the karma of

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