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  • Title: The Ego: Lecture 3
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    • from one standpoint. And if one takes photographs of a thing from
    • has no real inclination. If one is to understand the Mark Gospel and
    • understand that our speech says something empty with what even the
    • stands written in the prophet Isaiah; Behold, I send my messenger
    • thus in this Weizsacker: I do not understand a single word of it all.
    • Whoever will understand it must really resolve to do something.
    • Whoever goes sincerely to work, cannot understand anything when it is
    • understand. One must first bring together those ideas which make it
    • possible to understand such an utterance as that of Isaiah's here. For
    • understand at all the evolution of humanity in the sense of occultism.
    • take it earnestly. Therefore one must be able to say: There stands a
    • (illusion), and in him there lives an angel, a messenger. This stands
    • “Angel” stands in this place. “Behold I send my angel
    • which the soul was now, lived in the solitude. That also stands there
    • the possibility to understand how it calls in the solitude of the
    • greatest event in human evolution; thus you understand from this how
    • express by saying: The forces flow in so that the sun stands in the
    • stands in the sign of the Balance or Scales. They are the expressions
    • Waterman. As the sun stands in the sign of the Waterman, that is a
    • of the sun, as it flows down when it stands in the sign of the
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  • Title: Excursus/Mark: I: A Retrospect
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    • book or record, but it stands in the eternal spiritual records, and
    • culture longs for a new understanding of the documents dealing with
    • to satisfy our own understanding regarding the Events of Palestine,
    • present century has contributed towards an understanding of the
    • understanding and new conclusions with regard to Christian truths are
    • understanding the problem of Christ, but may, if rightly received,
    • beings are that we are able to rise to a true understanding of what
    • fruitful to man before he really understands what it is so necessary
    • he should understand concerning the education, culture, and spiritual
    • understand the matter himself if it is to be of any use to him. Its
    • been able to understand, as he has been able to translate into the
    • Does the Initiate understand them better than those to whom they have
    • perhaps not fine enough fully to understand the ethics of this.
    • stands higher among the hierarchies of the spiritual world than other
    • can endure and withstand the impact of the world. We must develop
    • supports which enabled us to withstand the impact of the world fail,
  • Title: Excursus/Mark: II: Some Practical Points of View
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    • seen from this stand-point.
    • from a different standpoint — theosophical. All Theosophy begins by
    • compared with a man who gathers facts and tries to understand them by
    • from this standpoint, and many of the ordinary human activities met
    • etheric body, astral body, etc., he tries to understand and form a
    • down from a higher standpoint can be of service to all, though there
    • be seen from the spiritually higher standpoint of Theosophy. Thus
    • presents to us with our understanding, but begin to interpret these
    • Theosophy can, yet we can stand on the mountain side where the
    • possible. This standpoint in respect to spiritual things we have
    • understanding, that sound logic and a healthy sense of truth can
    • accept and understand them presents the very greatest
    • understanding of, truth. We do not concern ourselves only with the
    • we first understand physical events aright when we see in them the
    • idea. You understand the idea that comes to you. By what means do you
    • understand it? Only through other ideas that you have previously
    • stand spiritually naked as it were before what comes to us from the
    • do not stand within our feelings, wishes and impulses etc., by means
    • is ripe for understanding the truth concerning immortality, who could
  • Title: Excursus/Mark: III: Excursus: Lecture I
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    • present day we desire to find how we stand as regards our own
    • of this we have to understand that in the evolution of the world a
    • within them on the instant. If we are to understand what knowledge
    • the feelings than in the understanding of men, and when in the middle
    • was an outstanding tendency of the first post-Atlantean epoch, and
    • must be realised if we are to understand, for instance, the old
    • it was actually comprehensible to the rational understanding of man.
    • the Greco-Latin, this became a fact of outstanding importance. Up to
    • preserved for himself. You can therefore understand that in the early
    • with understanding into the study of the Gospels. For hundreds and
    • periods that follow will it be possible for him to understand it. But
    • from understanding science in the right way or carrying it a step
    • necessarily understanding it. True science is gradually dying. We
    • understand what was stated at the conclusion of my lecture on
  • Title: Excursus/Mark: III: Excursus: Lecture II
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    • understanding, but so that the whole feeling that accompanied the
    • We must in the first place clearly understand that the word messenger
    • Beings who stand immediately above man in the ranks of the
    • science alone can provide a foundation for such an understanding, and
    • which stands nearest to man — The Hierarchy of Angels. They saw
    • them as the Beings standing immediately above man. In the time of
    • understand what is meant when it says that the Messenger or Angel was
    • To understand this expression better, we must
    • replaced by another, one by which men would be able to understand the
    • itself, but that it only appears when rain and sunshine stand related
    • — “Understand what I have to say to you in this way:
    • endeavour to understand what it is we are told in the beginning of
    • what it really contains. To understand this Gospel we must rise to
    • you will have taken the first step in the understanding of one of the
  • Title: Excursus/Mark: III: Excursus: Lecture III
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    • possible at present to bring to the understanding of its members all
    • should clearly understand through what important factors the
    • nature. This path, blazed by Buddha in such an outstanding way, is a
    • aided by the senses and the understanding connected with the brain,
    • own being. But at this door stands a watcher, the “little
    • can rightly understand such a child. As a rule there are few, perhaps
    • stands before the door through which we would have to pass. This is
    • organism, that is the understanding and sense-organisms, are
    • other. Those who do not understand that external things indicate more
    • than appears on the surface will not attain to the understanding of
    • from this standpoint that we first understand the apparent or real
    • and also how we must understand the intervention into it of such
    • that of a Buddha. We have to understand that the main thing in the
    • rightly understand this form. We can also understand through this the
    • to him. The world has as yet little understanding of the mighty
    • universe. For this reason very little real understanding of the
  • Title: Excursus/Mark: III: Excursus: Lecture IV
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    • understanding of them everything in the way of thoughts and ideas
    • these are the Beings standing next above man. Above them come the
    • lowest of which is man. Now we ought to understand how these many
    • as messengers of super-sensible realms, stand nearest to man
    • we can understand such a saying in the Gospels and accept it in the
    • nature, like one of those super-sensible powers that stand behind
    • goes to a true understanding of what is contained in the Gospels. It
    • understand what Paul taught to all, what it was that all men could
    • which he was before he descended into matter. Unless we misunderstand
    • misunderstanding of the spiritual nature of evolution. For man takes
    • standpoint, did Paul regard the sacrifice on Golgotha, the actual
    • student of spiritual science should understand.
    • not got a certificate of birth or baptism showing the standing of his
  • Title: Excursus/Mark: III: Excursus: Lecture V
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    • have difficulty in understanding certain things connected with the
    • science this is the outstanding feature of the idealist. Keep this
    • frequently understand only theoretical materialists, those who only
    • who created ideas merely through his understanding, and such ideas
    • understanding, but from a connection with reality, they would
    • prove harmful where the body stands in a different relationship to
    • idiotic because they are wanting in understanding, but because the
    • through any loss of understanding, but because contact with their
    • understanding. Understanding is not lost if through want of awareness
    • understanding.
    • understanding like the various parts of the brain, and of an
    • ego feels strong as regards its understanding of things and events.
    • can we laugh at it when we understand it. From this we see how varied
  • Title: Excursus/Mark: III: Excursus: Lecture VI
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    • Gospel of Matthew was to follow, so that we might understand the
    • whole we are far advanced in the estimation and understanding of
    • to understand that every event must be prepared for, that owing to
    • development. He will come to understand that it is but a refined form
    • understand a sentence like this which has such special reference to
    • passage refers in a most outstanding way to our own day. The fate
    • wherever Christ is taught from an inward understanding of Spiritual
    • Mark we should be able to evolve the necessary strength to stand firm
    • understand the ‘I’ so that we grasp it in its
    • this mystery they could not understand.
    • this way we have to understand this passage that meets us in all the
    • Understanding of the
    • Mystery of Golgotha was therefore the most important understanding.
    • It was only possible for earthly man to acquire an understanding of
    • with the Christ-Impulses. This stands before us as a wondrous ideal,
    • rise to a true understanding of the physical man of the sense world
    • the spiritual understanding of the world, will concern itself in
    • Gospel we can understand now, but for long there will be much
    • more that we cannot understand!” It stands before us as a high
    • understand it. It is therefore specially important that we should
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  • Title: Excursus/Mark: III: Excursus: Lecture VII
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    • we stand to-day at a period of transition. Even by those who consider
    • here in the evolution of mankind. Those who understand such things
    • thing in that religion. Perhaps men have lost understanding to-day to
    • understand what the addition of it to our civilisation means. All
    • If we understand the
    • Buddha stands for Mercury and Mercury for Buddha) in the same way as
    • and had no knowledge of the Christ-Impulse. We must understand that
    • understanding of reincarnation and karma, but being incapable of
    • imparting understanding of the Christ-Impulse. For this would be as
    • of hearing of this path who understands the words from the Gospel of
    • understand what he reveals to us.
    • development of Europe, you will see that we are standing at present
    • facts, for the understanding of which other kinds of ideas are
    • understanding we feel we are standing at the confluence of two
    • science who find themselves in a position to understand such
    • understanding the world?” Many might say this and add: —
    • understand!”
    • responsibility and understanding of what lies within the evolution
    • which stand at the very summit of the spiritual knowledge of our day.
    • in the employment of your own understanding you have the means for
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  • Title: Excursus/Mark: IV: The Path of Theosophy from Former Ages until Now
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    • world, that understanding of them is beginning to find its way into
    • possible, although it might be a help to present day understanding,
    • understands spiritual life, where it may even perhaps see spiritual
    • such ideas to gain understanding of the secrets of the world. And if
    • Why are there souls present to-day who understand the views and ideas
    • But he must understand how something lives in him which lives in all
    • notice in pictures; his soul was guided so that he could understand
    • brings you understanding of the dense physical body, is related to
    • they will rise again This gives us some understanding of what is
    • understand what is necessary for them for their further progress.
  • Title: Background/Mark: Lecture One: On the Investigation and Communication of Spiritual Truths
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    • new understanding of the recorded sources of Christianity, we
    • towards an understanding of the problem and the figure of
    • clear that modern culture needs a new understanding, a new
    • understanding of the spiritual world. Here is a simple
    • studies have helped us to understand what depths of spiritual
    • ourselves can attain a high level of spiritual understanding
    • understanding of the Christ-problem more difficult, if
    • approach the Christ-problem from four different standpoints.
    • increasingly to understand the problems and the great truths
    • you will have to master if you are really to understand them.
    • subtle enough to understand its implications fully. No
    • that plane. If a Buddha or a Bodhisattva stands at a higher
    • buffeted and cannot stand up against the blows rained on them
    • standpoints. We have presented the general line of progress
  • Title: Background/Mark: Lecture Two: Higher Knowledge and Man's Life of Soul
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    • to understand them, Theosophy can be compared with an
    • only. The standpoint adopted by Theosophy is on a lofty level
    • try to understand and form certain ideas of the nature and
    • the deeper understanding of Spiritual Science. The greater
    • can be observed from the higher, spiritual standpoint of
    • but stand as it were on the mountain-side where a wider view
    • standpoint was characterised last year as that of
    • behind them. We understand sense-perceptions only when we can
    • understand something that confronts you in the form of an
    • idea. How can you understand it? Only through those ideas
    • when they are spiritual experiences: we never stand
    • because it was essential that the pupils should understand
  • Title: Background/Mark: Lecture Three: The Tasks of the Fifth Post-Atlantean Epoch
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    • within him, rising up spontaneously. To understand what
    • recognised if we are to understand, for instance, how it came
    • the flow of Atlantean knowledge came to a standstill. Until
    • had preserved for himself. You will therefore understand that
    • men were no longer able to understand how the activity of the
    • publication in the same year; but he came to a standstill and
    • something but he came to a standstill — which is the fate of
    • matter from a basic understanding of the sciences, let alone
    • fundamental understanding of electricity and yet be able to
    • no further it will come to a standstill, as Brentano did. At
    • derided. What stands in the way is that the general attitude
    • understand the conclusion of my lectures on
  • Title: Background/Mark: Lecture Four: The Symbolic Language of the Macrocosm in the Gospel of St. Mark
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    • Science would find many things difficult to understand. He
    • Hebrew — a language of outstanding grandeur among the others
    • understanding such a passage. But once understood it can be a
    • sense can we understand what is meant when it is said that
    • a truer understanding of this expression if we devote a
    • real understanding of the greatness and significance of the
    • of its contents and to understand what is said at the
    • understand what lived in the heart of John the Baptist or in
    • and on Golgotha. The Gospel of St. Mark as it stands merely
    • shell. We must rouse ourselves to understand to what the
    • step towards a gradual understanding of St. Mark's
  • Title: Background/Mark: Lecture Five: The Two Main Streams of Post-Atlantean Civilisation
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    • to understand a text such as that of the Gospel of St. Mark
    • Buddha. These two outstanding figures differ widely in the
    • stands a Watcher, the Lesser Guardian of the Threshold, who
    • such a personality at the point where he stands in
    • to understand him. Generally there are only very few —
    • portal through which we must pass there also stands a
    • who do not understand that external events have a
    • want to understand what really happened at the Baptism by
    • from this point of view that we can understand the apparent
    • not hitherto adopted, how we have to understand the course of
    • we can rightly understand the Christ.
    • of choosing the most suitable personality. The same standard
    • transparent to him. The world has as yet little understanding
    • of the Macrocosm. There is very little understanding, for
  • Title: Background/Mark: Lecture Six: The Son of God and the Son of Man. The Sacrifice of Orpheus
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    • a step further towards understanding the secrets of
    • Gospels are not easy to understand and that to grasp their
    • To understand
    • and affords them a basis for mutual understanding. In
    • Hierarchies the greater are their powers, we can understand
    • through direct supersensible perception. We must understand
    • to understand the essential meaning of evolution, we must not
    • complete misunderstanding of the spiritual meaning of
    • standpoint, how does Paul regard the sacrifice on Golgotha,
    • thought that man as he stands before us is a Microcosm, and
    • understand this thoroughly is to imagine what would happen if
    • understand karma. If, for instance, anyone gets his windows
  • Title: Background/Mark: Lecture Seven: The Higher Members of Man's Constitution
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    • spiritual-scientific thought, will always fail to understand
    • gradually come to understand that the structure of
    • standpoint of Spiritual Science the mark of the idealist is
    • not. Understanding of such an apparently trivial fact
    • aware, for instance, whether someone standing near them has a
    • more confident of its understanding and grasp of things and
    • truly understand them.
  • Title: Background/Mark: Lecture Eight: Laws of Rhythm in the Domain of Soul-and-Spirit.
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    • understand how the highest spirituality in human nature
    • understand the Christ Impulse as proceeding from the ancient
    • to the last. To understand the reason for this, many subjects
    • understand that every event must be prepared for and occur at
    • understand a passage such as this, which has special
    • wherever Christ is proclaimed with inner understanding,
    • strength we need to stand firm in face of opposition to the
    • understand this we need only look carefully at one passage in
    • answered: ‘We understand the ‘I’ in its
    • this to ordinary men, for they cannot yet understand this
    • or less how we must understand the above passage in the
    • undergone only in the Mysteries. An understanding of the
    • for the seventh post-Atlantean epoch. Men will then stand in
    • understanding of the world in the sixth post-Atlantean epoch,
    • that the first words of the Gospel ought to stand at the
    • understand the contents of St. John's Gospel we shall
    • understand the spiritual meaning of the following passage we
    • must be applied to man's power of understanding. There
    • essential for human souls to acquire the strength to stand
  • Title: Background/Mark: Lecture Nine: The Moon-Religion of Jahve and its Reflection in Arabism
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    • must clearly understand that there is an intimate
    • understand what I am now going to say if you realise that
    • particular affinity. But we must clearly understand what the
    • understand the way in which culture and civilisation have
    • of the Buddha-influence — Buddha standing for Mercury and
    • Messiahs without any understanding whatever of the Christ
    • promote understanding of Reincarnation and Karma but cannot
    • Science will be within reach of everyone who understands the
    • understand that the Buddha- or Mercury-stream has as little
    • Buddha, that you talk as if Buddha had come to a standstill
    • If through clairvoyant insight we understand the inspirations
    • facts produced on the physical plane. If they stand out
    • ourselves living, but now with full understanding, at a point
    • deeper understanding of the Christ-problem and the Mystery of
    • will find it particularly necessary to understand these
    • understand and we shall have to work at it for a long time.
    • understanding of the world? How much pleasanter it would be
    • understand.
    • understand the nature of this intellectual capacity in the
    • what can be tested by human reason, understanding and
  • Title: Background/Mark: Lecture Ten: Rosicrucian WIsdom in Folk-Mythology
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    • world and to find increasing understanding in the hearts and
    • are no help at all towards understanding what the spirit may
    • regions where it can understand the spiritual life, and
    • know how we have tried to acquire some understanding of the
    • have achieved some understanding of the riddles of the world.
    • Why are there souls to-day who understand these things and
    • must learn to understand how what is outspread in the
    • pictorial form and the soul was helped to understand what we
    • to understand the threefold sheaths of the human being. In
    • which convey an understanding of how the solid physical body
    • us to have some understanding of what is meant by the spirit
    • a different kind of understanding? Where had these minstrels
    • will understand what is needed for their further progress. —
    • in order to understand the longings of human souls incarnated
    • to the World-Spirit and endeavour to understand the riddles
  • Title: Background/Mark: Lecture Eleven: Kyrios, The Lord of the Soul
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    • itself. If we are to understand the Gospel of St. Mark in its
    • cannot understand that our modern language is empty when
    • we understand it; if we are honest we shall admit that it is
    • significance or it says something we cannot understand. The
    • understanding of human evolution in line with that of
    • Yes, a man is standing in front of me, but he is maya —
    • to give you the possibility of understanding the cry in the
    • understand the sense in which he speaks about the future John
    • stream in as they do when the Sun is standing, for instance,
    • Sun-forces which flow when the Sun is standing in Aquarius —
    • understand all this? We shall not understand it unless we go
    • banal. Thus when a human being is standing in front of us, we
    • to be? In the form in which he stands before us he is nothing
    • seriously. The man as he stands before us is merely a shadow
    • the man with his two legs is standing.
  • Title: Background/Mark: Lecture Twelve: Mystery Teachings in St. Mark's Gospel
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    • others that if it is to help us to gain some understanding of
    • This brings a kind of understanding different from anything
    • to destroy it. If we want to have any understanding at all of
    • admit that he can make nothing of this passage. To understand
    • passage in a way that helps us to understand what is actually
    • standing in one of the constellations and sending its rays
    • in Taurus. When the Sun stands in the sign of Taurus the
    • the expression indicating that the Sun was standing in the
    • constellation of Aquarius. Try to understand it in this way:
    • real understanding of a process so exalted that it is
    • Golgotha. We cannot understand this Gospel unless we can
    • an understanding of wonderful mysteries of cosmic happenings.
  • Title: Background/Mark: Lecture Twelve Answers to Questions
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    • possible to understand the Bible fully. Each epoch has
  • Title: Background/Mark: Lecture Thirteen: The Voice of the Angelos and the Speech of the Exousiai
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    • the Baptist. But to understand why the word
    • them, disappears. We understand the real meaning of the words
    • the reincarnated Elijah. If we are to understand the words of
    • standing alone with this expansion of knowledge, separated
    • understand him, that he was isolated, as it were in a
    • are made manifest let us imagine that we are standing on the
  • Title: Universal Human: Lecture Three: The Lord of the Soul
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    • standpoint.
    • want to understand Saint Mark's Gospel in all its depth, we must
    • in contemporary language? They cannot understand that this
    • this, they do not understand a single word of it; those who claim to
    • understand this are fooling themselves. People who work
    • honestly will not be able to understand the lines,
    • that make it possible to understand what Isaiah says here must first
    • occult understanding of human evolution. It is naturally easy to say
    • seriously and be able to say, “A human being stands before me,
    • before you that is to give you the possibility of understanding the
    • understand that Isaiah speaks of John the Baptist, that he points out
    • when we understand them this way.
    • the sun were standing in Cancer. This differs from the initiation
    • where the forces flow in as though the sun were standing in Libra.
    • “The sun stands in the constellation of Aquarius.” That
    • expressing ourselves is pedantic. If a person stands before us, we
    • say there is a human being. If a second person stands before us, we
    • they stand before us. In truth, they are a phantom, Maya, an
    • seriously that a human being is nothing as he or she stands before
    • It radiates down, and here below stands a figure called Zarathustra.
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