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  • Title: Lecture 1: Spiritual Beings in the Heavenly Bodies and in the Kingdoms of Nature
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    • Lecture 1: Spiritual Being
    • requested me to speak about the spiritual beings we find in the realms
    • spiritual beings. So that in spiritual science we do not merely speak
    • of a spiritual world, but of quite definite beings and forces standing
    • include all that we, as human beings, do within it. It might easily
    • beings do in the physical world forms part of that world, for we must
    • arise, let us say, in a being who had previously only been able to see
    • appear different to such a being. We need only observe it, we need
    • beings, which are not revealed to the external senses, to the external
    • beings of an ever higher order. If we wish to acquire an understanding
    • us externally as the human being, behind what we see with our eyes,
    • there is a single unitary being as etheric or life-body in man —
    • while there are many varied and differentiated beings behind physical
    • multiplicity of differentiated beings, behind our physical nature. To
    • brain-thinking; we then confront a deeper being of the external world.
    • upon us that we feel and perceive in our inner being something
    • gradually, manifold beings disclose themselves — those beings
    • spiritual beings which we meet with there, and of which we have
    • multiplicity that lies behind the physical world, we first find beings
    • already known. We perceive self-enclosed pictures, beings with
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  • Title: Lecture 2: Spiritual Beings in the Heavenly Bodies and in the Kingdoms of Nature
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    • classes or categories of spiritual beings, perceptible to occult
    • summer or autumn, the dying of nature-beings in general. As soon as
    • of spiritual beings concerned with the fading and dying of the beings
    • plants are, so to speak, drawn out of the earth by certain beings
    • and the time has come for them to fade, other beings then work upon
    • them; beings of whom we cannot even say that they too are continually
    • These beings are primarily connected with the ripening of everything
    • these forces or beings exist. They are only visible to occult vision
    • possible. We have described the second sort of nature-beings by saying
    • beings, which live in air free from moisture, and eagerly drink in the
    • shine. These beings then sink down into the plant-world, or the animal
    • approach these beings we see that they stand in a certain relation to
    • beings, we find when we descend into the depths of the earth and
    • confronted with beings of a definite form, and we may call these the
    • collects and disperses; so that we may connect these spiritual beings
    • and sprouts. The beings of whom we have just spoken, stand, on the
    • category of such spiritual beings with which occult vision can become
    • difficult to observe this fourth kind of being, for they are the
    • or other nature-beings, to the next. We can observe that these beings,
    • the same beings continually re-appear on our earth, and that these
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  • Title: Lecture 3: Spiritual Beings in the Heavenly Bodies and in the Kingdoms of Nature
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    • acquainted with certain spiritual beings which occult vision can
    • correct conception of the nature of the spiritual beings of which we
    • describe in the words of any language these spiritual beings visible
    • meant when allusion is made to spiritual beings. It will be necessary
    • to describe the higher beings we meet with in the higher worlds. One
    • all other beings which also use their senses. As man we have a common
    • life with other men, and perhaps also with other beings. Everyone, as
    • first veil of the external world, we meet there with beings quite
    • We meet with beings not able to lead such an independent inner life as
    • in his inner being and not to direct his gaze to the external world,
    • with the outer world. Now those beings which occult vision meets with
    • separation between the different principles of their being, they
    • beings, of which we are speaking as the next category above man, are
    • to this external world. These beings do not perceive an external world
    • his inner being in mimic art; when, in short, he gives expression to
    • his own nature. Thus in a certain sense for these beings of a higher
    • time a manifestation of their own being. I want you to bear in mind
    • that when we ascend to the higher category of beings no longer
    • perceptible to man externally, we have before us beings which perceive
    • and they really perceive their own being only as long as they wish to
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  • Title: Lecture 4: Spiritual Beings in the Heavenly Bodies and in the Kingdoms of Nature
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    • become acquainted with these spiritual beings themselves, as we have
    • ascended to the beings which stand immediately above man and which we
    • beings of the Third Hierarchy. As shown in the last lecture, it is
    • beings called, in the sense of western esotericism, Angels, Angeloi.
    • is meant by these beings of Third Hierarchy, but even if he goes
    • what may be called clairvoyant vision of the beings of the Third
    • clairvoyant consciousness of the beings of the Third Hierarchy. When a
    • beings in our environment; — at first, only dimly sensing them,
    • within us, and we get a living view of the beings of the Third
    • can only know something of those beings whom we have described as the
    • beings of the Third Hierarchy and their offspring; he can at first
    • having two alternate conditions of consciousness and being able to
    • perceive spiritual worlds, spiritual beings and spiritual facts when
    • see behind the beings around him in the external world, the spiritual
    • beings and forces everywhere more deeply concealed, as though behind a
    • belonging to the beings of the Second Hierarchy.
    • — encounters a plant or an animal, or even another human being he
    • feels as if a part of himself were within the other being; he feels as
    • if immersed in the other being. In normal consciousness and even when
    • a certain sense, “I am here; and that being which I see is
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  • Title: Lecture 5: Spiritual Beings in the Heavenly Bodies and in the Kingdoms of Nature
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    • spiritual beings, and in the last lecture we described what the human
    • spiritual beings belonging to the first, the uppermost, rank of the
    • being, coming out of ourselves, as it were, and plunging into the
    • being we wish to observe. Mark well that the characteristic of this
    • immersion in another consists in extending our own being like
    • tentacles, and pouring it into the other being. In so doing, we must,
    • present in our own inner life beside the other being. That is the
    • other beings, we must still realise that we ourselves are there, as it
    • were, beside the other being. But even this last remains of egoistic
    • being in any one part of the world. We must reach the point, not only
    • of pouring ourselves into the other being and standing beside it,
    • foreign being as our self. We must completely pass out of ourselves
    • and lose the feeling that we are standing beside the other being. If
    • we thus dive down into a foreign being, we succeed in looking upon our
    • another being. For example, suppose a student at the higher stage of
    • clairvoyance plunges down into some being of the kingdom of nature; he
    • does not then look upon this being from within himself; he does not
    • but he knows himself to be one with this being, and he looks back upon
    • being as outside himself, so now at the higher stage of clairvoyance,
    • he looks out from within the foreign being, and sees himself as a
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  • Title: Lecture 6: Spiritual Beings in the Heavenly Bodies and in the Kingdoms of Nature
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    • dependence on the various spiritual beings of the three hierarchies,
    • shall most easily attain if we begin with the beings of that hierarchy
    • namely the beings of the Third Hierarchy.
    • We have said that characteristic of the beings of the Third Hierarchy
    • and that what in man is inner life, in them is being filled with
    • spirit. Even in those beings who start immediately above man in the
    • of themselves. When they return to their inner being, they have
    • being, the forces and beings of the higher hierarchies above them. In
    • beings, immediately above them. Thus what we men call our independent
    • their own being, if they wish to feel, think and will somewhat as a
    • thought in these beings, in so far as they themselves bring forth
    • returning into their inner being, but by once again filling themselves
    • with the world above them. Thus, in the inner life of these beings
    • Thus, as we have seen, these beings could hide nothing within them as
    • about in their inner being must show itself externally. As we
    • they have in their inner being, are perceived by them in their
    • manifestation. But now let us just suppose that these beings had a
    • Well, in the beings we have designated as Angels, Archangels, and
    • speak, their own being. If they were to wish to be untrue, they would
    • be obliged to develop something in their inner being which would not
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  • Title: Lecture 7: Spiritual Beings in the Heavenly Bodies and in the Kingdoms of Nature
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    • the spiritual beings at work in the various heavenly bodies. We were
    • about the individual spiritual beings at work in cosmic space, in the
    • stellar system; to know these spiritual beings as such; in other
    • words, we had to become acquainted with the various beings of the
    • have approached the beings of these Hierarchies by pointing out the
    • perception of those beings who, in the super-sensible world, are
    • a purely spiritual-psychic idea, of the character of the beings of the
    • really normal beings and the Luciferic beings of the hierarchies
    • have come into being. I should now like, before proceeding further
    • already classified man himself, in the ranks of the beings who stand,
    • Hierarchy, and described the beings known to western esotericism as
    • Second Hierarchy, we have those beings we have described as Spirits of
    • we thus fix our attention upon the ranks of the spiritual beings
    • — the steps, as it were, of the ladder of the different beings of
    • think of him in relation to all these beings. We saw, in the last
    • spiritually explained, unless we fix our attention on these beings. We
    • beings who, in the first place, play their part in the human,
    • historical process of civilisation; so that we must regard the beings
    • Further, we have seen that while these beings of the Third Hierarchy
    • further seen that if only beings up to the rank of the Spirits of
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  • Title: Lecture 8: Spiritual Beings in the Heavenly Bodies and in the Kingdoms of Nature
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    • corresponding spiritual beings whom we have recognized as members of
    • beings standing immediately above man to be the Angeloi, or
    • Angel-beings; we have also shown how, if a man really wishes to obtain
    • organize himself up to these beings next above him; must, as it were,
    • Angels. Now we can raise the question: if such a being of the next
    • Such an Angel-being would really see outside in the cosmos nothing of
    • by our human view. An Angel-being would see nothing of all this in the
    • Angel-being would instead see and perceive in his own way, in the
    • beings of the hierarchies. Instead of saying, “Over there is
    • have described) certain beings of the higher hierarchies.” This
    • means that to those beings, to the Angels or Angeloi, the whole cosmic
    • a being? We may venture to speak of these matters, for indeed we could
    • consciousness of such a being. For clairvoyance simply means calling
    • forth within us the possibility of seeing the world as such beings see
    • gains, and so too does the consciousness of an Angel-being, an
    • of the past activities of the corresponding beings of the hierarchies,
    • place something appears which gives the impression of being like a
    • mineral world would be specially influenced. Certain beings of the
    • been brought about by one or several of those spiritual beings, whom,
    • understand in the right sense the spiritual beings who participate in
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  • Title: Lecture 9: Spiritual Beings in the Heavenly Bodies and in the Kingdoms of Nature
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    • forces which work in the beings of the kingdoms of nature on earth and
    • comprehension of the living cooperation of the beings of the various
    • being active on the physical plane; his physical body, etheric body,
    • means that in the animal dwell spiritual forces, belonging to beings
    • I shall now have to explain how these other forces came into being. If
    • spiritual beings of the different hierarchies working in different
    • group-egos of the animals; and that these beings fulfil their tasks
    • have come into being through the efforts of Darwin, for example, are
    • offspring of that category of spiritual beings to which I have
    • their own evolution. These are the beings we designate as the
    • beings of the Second Hierarchy.
    • spiritual beings work upon man, upon the human race spread over the
    • earth? We cannot answer this as regards those spiritual beings we have
    • planets, so that groups of corresponding beings arise upon the earth.
    • Luciferic Beings of Motion work from the planets on to the earth to
    • works from the planets from those spiritual beings belongs to the
    • the Spirit of Motion enthroned in Mercury. This individual from being
    • alone works inspiringly upon him; for the beings of the higher
    • that he could come directly in contact, so to speak, with those beings
    • this category, only they differ from the offspring of other beings
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  • Title: Lecture 10: Spiritual Beings in the Heavenly Bodies and in the Kingdoms of Nature
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    • regard to man that all four principles of his being are active on the
    • the second principle of a being of the mineral kingdom. The occult
    • Thus form has inner-being; in other words, the form of the mineral
    • perceptible as form; but this form is filled with inner-being. For the
    • mineral has also inner-being; it has the inner-being of the various
    • permeated with inner-being. But this occurs in such a way that this
    • inner-being gives certain main types, main substances: and each
    • find it is always a question of the beings in connection with the
    • mineral works from those beings in the ranks of the hierarchies
    • from the beings we call the Spirits of Wisdom, or from that which is
    • “becoming Luciferic” of certain spiritual beings of a
    • in a new epoch of life. In like manner the spiritual beings who remain
    • earth. This resulted in a certain basic substance being formed, which
    • received its inner-being, not from the planets but directly from the
    • which as regards its inner-being is not influenced etherically by the
    • which came from the sun being opposed by another, which counteracted,
    • part of the disturbed equilibrium substance being detached from the
    • came about by the moon being separated from the earth; and from the
    • of the fixed star. Indeed we human beings can only gain a concept of
    • his physical eyes, when he himself, the human being, had yielded to
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  • Title: Occultism and Initiation
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    • The Spiritual Beings in the Heavenly Bodies and in the Kingdoms
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    • spiritual core of the human being, and they show us that when one
    • new birth, one's soul-spiritual being can connect itself with
    • and forces — so that the whole human being comes into
    • which belongs with the physical being. These things will explain
    • external senses, there is also a part of the human being which is the
    • as a human being's soul-spiritual core, passing through
    • nature and being. On the other hand we must point out that,
    • human beings from the world in which they long to look?
    • the human being is only able to understand certain kinds of facts,
    • beings and facts of the kingdoms of Nature confront humans as
    • a hold of things at the moment they are created. But if human beings
    • remember all that is now accessible to the human being — on the
    • up, the activities within our being continue; something occurs, but
    • own being, but that it shows symptoms of fatigue, and that, after
    • within our being where creative processes take place. But this leads
    • creative forces begin to work in human beings, their consciousness
    • organism which are of a creative kind constitute a part of our being
    • the human being, supply a prototypical idea for the way in which we
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