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  • Title: Lecture: Spiritual Knowledge: A Way of Life
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    • This lecture first appeared in English in The Golden Blade of 1950.
    • to apprehend ourselves for the first time in our full human
    • now a remarkable thing happens. At first the higher knowledge seizes
    • was reading for the first time in an old book. Please understand me
    • activity of soul, and takes but a few first steps towards an
  • Title: Anthroposophy as a Demand of the Times
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    • gives us at first nothing new, but only in a dimmed down way in
    • is separated from the physical body. For firstly man cannot be
    • outside our body, when we have the first kind of dreams, and in
    • sleeping state. That conceals itself and masks itself at first;
    • living in illusion. With a dream one first has to wake up in
    • while the spiritual scientist must first develop his own inner
    • conjure it up for us; but on the first step of supersensible
    • of practicing how one can call up this activity without first
    • needing an illusionary activity for this, without first having
    • And we receive as the first thing which comes to us as
    • Therefore he who wants to acquire a sense of reality must first
    • they tie the picture of the first happening after waking up
    • strength that as one looks back to where one now has the first
    • between the first experience after the last awakening and the
    • sleep and the first after waking up, this is now filling up.
    • life. In today's lecture I wanted first to show how this demand
  • Title: Supersensible Man: Lecture I
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    • world, are not of first importance; what is significant is the
    • to the world of the Stars, we have, first, the planetary
    • sense-organs. That, then, is the first thing. We discover a connection
    • relation with the world beyond the Earth. Only, let us first be quite
    • wherein their first work — upon the nervous system — differs
    • Word, the Cosmic Speech, we come to the First Hierarchy — the
    • world are woven and created by the Beings of the First Hierarchy.
    • study first the bony system. We begin, do we not, with the skeleton,
    • the fluids in the human organism. The skeleton was not there first! It
    • muscular and bony systems, we would reach the realm of the First
    • — from the Third to the Second to the First. As we describe all
    • First Hierarchy — Seraphim, Cherubim, Thrones. Only now at last
    • forces. At first it is all a kind of picture of forces. At
    • Heavens. He is at first wholly super-sensible, he is a super-sensible
  • Title: Supersensible Man: Lecture II
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    • first thing that strikes us about this form or figure is that it is
    • them. The first period of the life after death is thus a time when we
    • The first period after death is really a life of memories pure and
    • and so on. We have of course experienced this already in the first
    • into the sphere of the First Hierarchy — the sphere of the
    • Thus, we are united first with the Third Hierarchy, when we move among
    • the Second Hierarchy, but are still outside the First. Finally, when
    • unite with the First Hierarchy, with Seraphim, Cherubim and Thrones.
    • between death and new birth, enter for the first time our sphere of
    • he puts first one foot in front, then the other and so moves forward.
    • first was all a blending of melodies, of harmonies, forms itself now
    • Thus at the first stage after death the human being moves among the
    • spiritual qualities. But at this first stage it is a beholding only, a
    • when he begins gradually to depart from the Beings of the First
    • connection with human souls who first appeared within his orbit of
    • connection is now of a different kind. The First Hierarchy has
    • The second world, bordering on the first. In this world live the
    • imperceptible and physical, dwell the Beings of the First Hierarchy
    • the gate of death, we go out, first of all, into the imperceptible and
    • we shall gradually learn to understand.) We are thus first withdrawn
  • Title: Supersensible Man: Lecture III
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    • We tried in the first lecture of this Course to form some idea of the
    • The first sphere into which the human being passes after death is the
    • Teachers. For the first Teachers of the human race on Earth were not
    • This is the first region the human being enters when he has passed
    • through the gate of death; here his first experiences are undergone.
    • the first impression that is experienced by the human being, the first
    • being. It begins with the realisation that in the first region through
    • lies heavy on his soul: “Those who gave the human race its first
    • first and foremost the faculty of will that man possesses after death.
    • he completes first the Moon existence, then enters upon the Mercury
  • Title: Supersensible Man: Lecture IV
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    • death he passes, first of all, into the Moon sphere, then he goes on
    • becomes Cosmic Speech. At first he hears it; then he is himself
    • not the Earth! It learns first to understand Cosmic Speech, Cosmic
    • of the Gods, so in his first passage through the Saturn existence he
    • again, first, into the Saturn sphere. The fact that during his earlier
    • first passage through the Mars sphere, and which enabled him to
    • first sojourn in the Sun existence, man has passed through the spheres
    • Cosmos. This is connected with the fact that the first foundations of
    • ourselves in the Sun sphere the first germ of the physical heart is
    • remind you how during his first passage through the Moon sphere man's
    • world first lit up for us in a clearer consciousness than was possible
  • Title: Supersensible Man: Lecture V
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    • — of ourselves, that is. We have in the first place our senses.
    • your physical being and this first super-sensible member begins itself
    • dream, nor to any abstract thought, but to a first actual realisation
    • This is a first feeling that can come over us. Many an ancient song,
    • Living thus in the Earth's memories, we feel for the first time the
    • us only when we have first studied the human being in health and in
    • ourselves rise to the level of cosmic poetry. At first we listen in
    • We know now that the activity of the Beings of the First Hierarchy
    • thinking. But everywhere the Beings of the First Hierarchy work and



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