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  • Title: Mystery Centres: Lecture I
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    • get away from it. If we can develop memories of such a nature that
    • was at that time; or anything of a like nature which may bring the
    • experience the warmth of the dawn as something of a prophetic nature,
    • life of nature, and he thus gains the impression that there is
    • something behind the existence of nature, that the light with which
    • He feels that he is bound with his entire human nature to this earth.
    • nature of man. I shall not be bringing the right spirit into this
    • nature of the Seraphim.
  • Title: Mystery Centres: Lecture II
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    • The Activity of the Soul-Nature in Physical Man
    • and in Nature
    • we seek to continue the study of the soul-nature to which we devoted
    • the soul-nature in physical man in reference to those things which we
    • lecture, gesture. In observing gesture and its nature we have
    • with the physical bodily nature which man as an individual being
    • fellowman, and also through intercourse with external nature. From
    • the habits acquired through observing the lower kingdoms of nature,
    • develop him towards a psychic and spiritual nature, which should now
    • Ahrimanic beings their point of attack on the nature of man. The
    • nature into which the ego cannot enter very satisfactorily. It is
    • everything in himself independently of external nature. He was thus
    • made to drive back into his inner nature all the forces which human
    • nature can develop, and not to bring them out.
    • becomes clear that man is brought under the influence of nature
    • are incorporated into the phenomena of external nature. When we study
    • into nature. If we observe phenomena of nature such as the rising
    • Luciferic beings unite themselves with nature. But the approach of
    • the human soul and spirit to nature through heredity and adaptation
    • when we look at man's nature we find in it the Luciferic and the
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  • Title: Mystery Centres: Lecture III
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    • Inner Life of Nature, through Imagination and Will
    • We have seen how memory, everything in the nature of
    • nature. We can therefore say: All that lives as astral body in these
    • nature there are only material atoms. Not with material atoms do our
    • the phenomena of nature, with the spiritually active forces. It is
    • memories dives down into the inner being of nature, and you are
    • nature.” You may go for a walk and see by the wayside yellow
    • for nature to have with the rose-bush not only an external
    • is far more united than he realizes with the outer world of nature,
    • case that the spiritual inner part of nature takes into itself of our
    • is not taken up from the child into the inner part of nature will be
    • inherited that is of a bodily nature. The first teeth are entirely
    • inherited; everything of a material nature which we have within us in
    • which he carries in sleep into the inner being of nature. If one then
    • also with forces in the inner being of nature. If we have been
    • friendly and kind nature is inclined, as soon as this kindliness has
    • during our sleep into its own being. Nature takes up our memories
    • the nature-beings.
    • Man is so intimately connected with external nature that
    • significance to external nature, as is also the way in which he
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  • Title: Mystery Centres: Lecture IV: The Ephesian Mysteries of Artemis
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    • inner nature of these rocks reveals itself as permeable to
    • metallic nature generally. Here we penetrate under the surface of the
    • Metals have something of an independent nature in them, they can be
    • the forces of nature, for instance, to, fire or similar natural
  • Title: Mystery Centres: Lecture V
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    • which was of an exceedingly fine fluid nature, of a consistency
    • halfway between our present air and water. It was of a fluid nature,
    • oxygen, but there is a substance of a higher nature. As I have said,
    • Anyone who has looked round a little on nature knows quite well that
    • today rises in mist and falls as rain was of a chalk nature which
    • from thee. Thou hast also cast off the animal nature. In the form of
    • animal nature should become a separate product from thyself. But in
    • preparation for the earthly nature of man.
    • still of a psychic and spiritual nature, sinking itself in the ether.
    • much finer, more psychic nature. Then humanity came down again. You
    • from him, and which then became the other kingdoms of nature. They
    • which is of a metallic nature in the earth. For when one is united
    • indications of bones in the animal nature of the earth; how in this
  • Title: Mystery Centres: Lecture VI
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    • ennobled and elevated his own human nature, in that he felt it as a
    • by ennobling and elevating his human nature, in that he had been able
    • drops again as rain. The chalk was of a fluid nature. As it ascended
    • answered with that which it had taken up as the sense nature of the
  • Title: Mystery Centres: Lecture VII: The Mysteries of Hibernia
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    • that he should get to understand the nature of this riddle — on
    • the one hand that he should understand the nature of this riddle, and
  • Title: Mystery Centres: Lecture VIII
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    • firstly, the nature of these statues and secondly, through what
    • a nature that things which have power, because of their inner nature,
    • self-possession and feeling of kinship in his innermost human nature,
    • rightly symbolized in outer nature in snow and ice, unless Initiation
    • freezing and frozen nature. Annihilation exists here everywhere. Out
    • of this annihilation first of all something like nature-dreams are
    • born. And nature-dreams contain the germs for the World future. But
    • has struggled through to explanations concerning external nature and
    • concerning himself; he has become closely related to external nature
    • experienced, when external nature showed itself in summer landscape,
  • Title: Mystery Centres: Lecture IX
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    • HAVE related to you different things concerning the nature of the
    • insight into Nature dying and continually being re-born, because of
    • a mineral was of a hard horny nature. It has such a structure that
    • This element is really nothing but Nature-goodness, for I feel
    • Nature-goodness (thus he might have spoken) for from all around
    • goodness. It is goodness, but a Nature-goodness which is all around
    • me. But this Nature-goodness is not only goodness, it is creative
    • nature-existence as Summer landscape, if he came into this condition,
    • the nature-soul experiences as earth-man with ordinary consciousness.
    • perhaps by his commonplace nature, but by such experiences we mean
    • from the spiritual deepening of the inner nature of man, from the
  • Title: Mystery Centres: Lecture X: The Chthonic and the Eleusinian Mysteries
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    • world in spirit, while the other investigated the mysteries of nature
    • and that which rules in nature, especially the forces and beings
    • and side by side with this, a conception of nature which was capable
    • external substances of nature in his being while certain other
    • substances of nature he does not carry in his being; this was
    • substances which we can also find in outer nature, but does not, for
    • earth, for that belongs to the Mars nature, that which thou now seest
    • Look around at the metallic nature in the earth today.
    • from the earth. The metal-nature streamed in from the cosmos, and
    • which is in reality the nature-processes of the earth.
    • products of nature, he finds everything dead, there is nothing but a
    • doing with nature really anything else in our science than what the
    • Thus in our science and physics we cut into living nature.
  • Title: Mystery Centres: Lecture XI: The Secret of Plants, of Metals, and of Men
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    • connection with the secrets of nature underlies the Aristotelian
    • whose teaching led men away from the secrets of nature, whereas
    • authentic way about nature, people did not understand by the word
    • nature” that which our modern natural scientists
    • into the world of nature in the very widest sense of the words. This
    • could be done, because, at that time men sought the spirit in nature;
    • This Mystery-instruction taught men to regard nature in
    • connected with a complete transformation of human nature; with an
    • to bring about this transformation of man's nature by causing to work
    • exhorted to feel himself intensely as man in his relation to nature
    • instruction. The connection with nature was not made by saying: “Here
    • which is of the nature of warm air. Man felt this contrast
    • the same time connected with a knowledge of nature; only the disciple
    • approaches nature, he could, through the deeper experience of its
    • lead-grayness. Saturn nature revealed itself.
    • gradually to comprehend the nature of the sun; he felt the
    • intention that thereby one should learn to know the true nature of
    • an extraordinary amount through study of the manifold nature of man
    • nature on man;
    • The relationship between the manifold nature of man and
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  • Title: Mystery Centres: Lecture XII: The Mysteries of the Samothracian Kabiri
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    • directly with the life of nature, with the spirit of nature. These
    • spiritual as well as an individual personal nature, the Mysteries of
    • say that as in the world of external nature the different regions of
    • nature was seen directly as the body of divine spiritual beings, who
    • revealed themselves in the whole of nature. Today we can go out into
    • of a soul-spiritual nature in their perception of the whole cosmos
    • processes of nature, and the great Gods, who expressed the beings of
    • You see it is not only the processes and being of nature
    • morality and nature flowed together in unity; and that was just the
    • consciousness directly: “Nature is spirit; spirit is nature.”
    • we describe the plant when we seek to know the nature of the seed. We
    • cannot recognise a seed, we cannot get to know the nature of a seed,
    • living nature of your own humanity.”
  • Title: Mystery Centres: Lecture XIII: Transition from the Spirit of the Ancient Mysteries to the Spirit of the Mysteries of the Middle Ages
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    • nature of the Mysteries. That is the time which in the evolution of
    • different relation to the secrets of nature and of the spirit, to
    • consider any phenomenon, any event in nature by itself, isolated. He
    • regarded every event in nature as the expression of a God, a God who
    • nature in which each single thing, each single occurrence, was a
    • knowledge of what is divine in nature gradually withdraws from
    • cognition of the events and phenomena of nature and whereas, in olden
    • times, the things and processes of nature were revelations of the
    • processes of nature are simply pictures; no longer manifestations,
    • extent the processes of nature are images of the divine. I should
    • that natural events and processes of nature are pictures of the
    • take place in great nature? For concerning this process, which I have
    • the life and activity of nature this transforming process is also
    • nature was regarded as the work of the divine, whether the divine in
    • man or the divine in the great world of nature, the following demand
    • on the other into the investigation of the great world of nature.
    • spirits of nature in the processes of nature, so that he could have
    • intercourse with them; so that the spirits of nature could tell him
    • was intercourse with the spirits of nature. This it is necessary to
    • of the great world of nature, this medieval investigator would have
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  • Title: Mystery Centres: Lecture XIV: Human Soul-Strivings During the Middle Ages the Rosicrucian Mysteries
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    • you the nature of the Mysteries at any rate from one point of view,
    • not of such a nature that man looked up to the planets and saw the
    • in man or in nature; then, just as gold is obstinate in the face of
    • and so on, and thinks that they are all substances of a like nature.
    • his soul nature to this light he learnt to know what Intelligences
    • could only get as far as the spirits of nature; and while these
    • things of nature, they could only do so when they had prepared
    • experiments, the spirits of nature could speak to them. Let us
    • make various experiments. When I direct my questionings to Nature
    • nature spirits with their revelations.”
    • nature spirits appeared to the Rosicrucian investigator who was
    • merely to the nature spirits, but to the higher Cosmic Intelligences,
    • the Spirits of Nature, the spirits behind the elements, when certain
    • observations of nature were made, or certain experiments performed —
    • of Nature, then certain Spirits of Nature came around them and told
    • pain to the investigators when the Spirits of Nature spoke to him of
    • say: “These Spirits of Nature tell of a still earlier age, now
    • Nature was really of a dubious nature. While on the one hand they
    • could come to the Spirits of Nature, to the spirits of the air, water
    • humanity not only stood in connection with the Spirits of Nature, but
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