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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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    • him pain and suffering. Now, if our observations are of such a nature
    • and has filled it with pain and suffering,’ we shall never arrive
    • the painful events, we cannot then clearly perceive the direct effect,
    • painful perhaps now because it appears to us merely as the result of
    • If, however, the man is driven somewhere where he has to suffer pain
  • Title: Manifestations/Karma: Lecture: Karma and the Animal Kingdom
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    • beaver; and that he has first, with much pains, to acquire what these
    • therefore able to feel pain. But from what has now been said we see
    • that they do not possess the power to evolve through pain and through
    • the conquest of pain, for they have no individuality. The animals are
    • on this account much more to be pitied than us. We have to bear pain,
    • but each pain is for us a means to perfection; through overcoming it
    • already has the capacity to feel pain but does not yet possess the
    • power to raise itself above pain, and to triumph by means of it. That
    • organisation when we were capable of feeling pain, but could not yet,
    • through overcoming the pain, transform it into something beneficial
    • to suffer; he could only give them pain, without being able to give
  • Title: Manifestations/Karma: Lecture: Karma in Relation to Disease and Health
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    • a being they do not experience anything particularly painful. The
    • joy or pain, an impression which was accompanied by a feeling.
    • the pain which he gave to the other. A kind of self-reproach is
  • Title: Manifestations/Karma: Lecture: Natural and Accidental Illness in Relationship to Karma
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    • that are continuously occupied with the sensation of aches and pains,
    • say we don't want to take notice of these aches and pains, for if we
  • Title: Manifestations/Karma: Lecture: The Relationships Between Karma and Accidents
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    • pain, passions, imaginations, and so forth, sink down into the
    • we call pain, which we do not have during our waking condition when in
    • are without pain. Pain tells us that the astral body is pressing into
    • state, and is acquiring consciousness. Such is pain.
    • consciousness that is steeped in pain. We must not conclude from this
    • that pain and illness invariably go together. Without exception, every
    • illness is accompanied by pain. Most people take no notice of this
    • be without pain; and when they are without pain they believe
    • in the absence of pain, people will believe themselves to be healthy.
    • of pain goes always together with illness. Our liver may be damaged
    • wall is affected, there will be no pain at all. We may carry a process
    • of disease within us which in no way manifests itself through pain.
    • are the more serious, for if we experience pain we set to work to rid
    • ourselves of it, but when we have no pain we do not greatly trouble to
    • What is the position in those cases where there is no pain with
    • pain.
    • even more vague than the consciousness of pain. Let us suppose that a
    • this causes pain. If a pain is to appear, the consciousness must have
    • at least the degree of consciousness of the astral body. A pain must
    • be in the astral body; thus, whenever pain arises in the human soul,
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  • Title: Manifestations/Karma: Lecture: Forces of Nature, Volcanic Eruptions, Earthquakes and Epidemics in Relation to Karma
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    • nature of pain, which may be connected with an illness; we also
    • least in a certain sense — without being accompanied by pain.
    • We must now consider the nature of pain in somewhat more detail. We
    • must keep before us the fact that pain may become apparent side by
    • may not look upon disease and pain as inseparable. We must be aware
    • that if pain is connected with an illness, there must be something
    • luciferic powers, which add pain to the process resulting from
    • regard pain as something which is given us by benevolent forces,
    • because through pain we escape from the clutches of these evil powers,
    • and do not succumb to them again. If there were no pain connected with
    • luciferic forces. Pain, which is the consciousness of the astral body
    • have already succumbed. Thus pain becomes our schoolmaster in regard
    • But how can pain become our schoolmaster, if we only feel the pain and
    • whereby we realise that we are experiencing pain, and that this is
    • incarnation, and how the beneficent forces add pain to the organic
    • trouble, so that through pain we may educate the subconscious. We may
    • therefore say that in every case where pain makes itself felt, we are
    • dealing with an illness provoked by the luciferic forces. Pain is a
    • pain, it is traceable only to luciferic influences. Pain reveals that
    • Only he who has taken the pains to fortify his judgement by trying to
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  • Title: Manifestations/Karma: Lecture: Karma of the Higher Beings
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    • due to the luciferic influence when we are conscious of pain, but we
    • appeared successively as a great prophet, a great painter, and a great
  • Title: Manifestations/Karma: Lecture: Free Will and Karma in the Future of Human Evolution
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    • luciferic element, we may say that the ensuing pain, which we have
    • temptation coming from Lucifer are experienced karmically and the pain
    • consequences working out in pain?

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