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  • Title: True/False Paths: Lecture One: Nature is the Great Illusion; Know Thyself
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    • external world confronts us we are in no doubt that it is both
    • should like to offer a brief introduction so that you may have some
    • idea of what to expect from them and what purpose I have in view.
    • saying that embraces a truth ever more widely accepted and which,
    • that we perceive with our senses is Maya, the Great Illusion. And if,
    • today, did the Mystery Centres arise, Centres that were dedicated to
    • to that which, purely in the external world, was the Great Illusion,
    • thyself!” — such is another ancient saying that comes
    • its origin in this twofold perception that, in the final analysis,
    • the world is illusion and that man must attain to
    • however, only through life itself that man can come to terms with
    • over can say to himself: ‘Such as is the outer world that you
    • see and hear, that you cannot be.’
    • ‘Such as is the external world that you perceive with your five
    • senses, that you cannot be.’ When we look at the plants we see
    • of these hardening substances in order that their life-cycle should
    • that they too are impermanent. And finally he turns to some
    • — and he concludes as follows: all that I see in the splendour
    • of the stars, all that irradiates me from sun and moon with their
    • attributes. These are of such a kind that man, if he is to know
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  • Title: True/False Paths: Lecture Two: The Three Worlds and their Reflected Images
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    • consciousness which is characterized by the fact that he experiences
    • imaginary passage of the Sun round the Earth, that is to say,
    • its ordered system of life we find that men worked approximately from
    • concerned who, for the most part, were poets and authors told me that
    • it couldn't be helped; that sort of thing was inseparable from
    • to emphasize that for the consciousness of today it is most important
    • that we are awake during the daytime or for a corresponding period
    • and that we sleep for a period equivalent to the hours of darkness.
    • them that we attach special value to sense-perceptions; they become
    • can hear the noise it makes. You know that you can sit on it. But the
    • of man — that you could sit down on the thought of a chair. You
    • consciousness, a consciousness that is related to the orbital period
    • level of consciousness quite different from that of
    • illustrate this difference by a somewhat trivial example. According
    • unaware that this chronological difference is bound up with profound
    • example, not as we see him now, for that was rare at that time, but
    • sitting on his chair and the whole so clear-cut that we can easily
    • clothed in that divine element in which they had lived before
    • completed in their twentieth year. It was only at this age that they
    • felt that a Moon phase of one month was equivalent, in the life of
    • Maximum number of matches per file exceeded.
  • Title: True/False Paths: Lecture Three: Form and Substantiality of the Mineral Kingdom in Relation to the Levels of Consciousness in Man
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    • levels of consciousness. At the same time I indicated that the
    • totality when, in full waking consciousness that is divested of
    • about the plant-cover of the Earth. We then realize that the plants
    • we see growing out of the Earth are a reflected image of that majesty
    • dewdrops upon the plants. Indeed, the firmament and all that therein
    • when we apprehend it with this higher consciousness that is
    • and perceive that the world of plants in reality is a reflected image
    • that is familiar to anyone who explores the spiritual in the way I
    • consciousness that sees the world of the stars and of plants in the
    • manner already described, we are able to confirm that the
    • archetypal forms are present in the Cosmos, that they are mirrored in
    • as concrete reflections created by the Earth. One feels that the
    • Earth must be there to act as a mirror, so that the plant-beings in
    • order that the plants may come into being.
    • entering into this realm that is so differently constituted, where
    • kingdoms, but also the mineral kingdom and especially that part of
    • mineral-crystal world that we see on Earth is the creation of an
    • Earth. That is the crucial point. When we raise our consciousness
    • has the impression that the Earth has vanished from our sight. We
    • cannot, however, say, as we said of the plants, that the Earth below
    • Maximum number of matches per file exceeded.
  • Title: True/False Paths: Lecture Four: The Secret of Investigation into Other Realms through the Metamorphosis of Consciousness
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    • From what I
    • have said it might readily be inferred that I was recommending the
    • inducing states of consciousness that differ from the normal.
    • hear, for example, that the qualities of certain metals are
    • reassured. If a small dosage of copper is all that is required in
    • becomes all the more attractive when they hear that the practice
    • revived. But they overlook the fact that in ancient times the whole
    • but came to him through inspiration. Just as we realize today that we
    • rose from without, so the men of ancient times were aware that
    • body, of this finely distributed, highly potentized copper that
    • after this careful training, he felt inwardly that his words
    • extreme sensitivity to what was taking place within him. If one
    • physical constitution of man in those times and that of today. Then
    • sulphate solution. By concentrating and meditating upon this
    • response, he will ensure that he reacts in the right way.
    • there is no indication of what preparatory steps should be undertaken
    • in order to develop this response to copper. That is so. But in
    • book) would be needed for that. Nor was it necessary, since
    • covered by what I have just said about the nature of copper. There is
    • no specific statement to the effect that one should meditate
    • Maximum number of matches per file exceeded.
  • Title: True/False Paths: Lecture Five: The Inner Vitalization of the Soul through the Qualities of the Metallic Nature
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    • provides abundant evidence that in the fields of human knowledge and
    • how entirely different conditions of consciousness prevailed at that
    • the metal copper, I described the state of consciousness that enables
    • realize that it was a form of perception such as this which Brunetto
    • Latini experienced in that semi-pathological condition
    • that he describes, all that came to him through the inspiration of
    • the Goddess Natura can be attained in that condition of consciousness
    • after their death. I said that it was a condition of greater reality.
    • world that brings everything to fuller consummation than the
    • these factors alone that we can participate in the experiences of the
    • daily life; we see only that part of our life immediately preceding
    • world before birth. We must therefore realize that in this condition
    • we look into the world immediately above and perceive what I have
    • contact that Being who is ever present as the Goddess Natura, that
    • abysmally ignorant despite all our modern knowledge. We feel that our
    • with a consciousness that can follow the dead beyond the gates of
    • inhabit and we feel that the everyday world in which we learned so
    • imagine that a mountain looms up before us in our immediate
    • on it, we feel that it offers resistance, that we are standing on
    • intermediate world everything that I have described as solid and
    • Maximum number of matches per file exceeded.
  • Title: True/False Paths: Lecture Six: Initiation-Knowledge, Waking Consciousness and Dream Consciousness
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    • Initiation-knowledge is dependent upon the fact that our knowledge of
    • all, let us recall that a single level of consciousness, that of
    • uncorrelated, grotesque images and symbols that nothing can be learnt
    • aid of Initiation-knowledge, we wish to know what realm man inhabits
    • when he dreams, the answer would be somewhat as follows: in normal
    • organization that is imperceptible to the senses; neither can it be
    • the next higher consciousness that is in touch with the dead, we
    • man possesses a physical body that is perceptible to the
    • the forces that can be developed through the practice of
    • way that, though sensory impressions are obliterated and
    • its existence. We then know that in this void we have our first
    • of man's evolution we find that in ordinary life his astral body and
    • body in the physical world bereft of eyes and ears, so that all
    • around were dark and silent. But it was never intended that the
    • Now what is
    • in all this and is aware of the confusion. All that he has brought
    • obvious that this will contribute little to the understanding
    • of reality. What is the position of the Initiate? When he slips out
    • reminiscences and after-vibrations that still persist. He suppresses,
    • therefore, all that proceeds from the physical and etheric bodies.
    • Maximum number of matches per file exceeded.
  • Title: True/False Paths: Lecture Seven: Knowledge of the World of Stars. Differentiation of the Historical Epochs of Mankind and their Spiritual Background
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    • into that world, strenuous efforts must be made to develop the
    • condition. We should not harbour the illusion that we can achieve
    • world, he realizes that the historical evolution of mankind
    • an epoch that lasted for three or four centuries. To those with
    • Initiation-knowledge we look back into the past, we find that
    • Dante or Giotto, i.e. the pre-Renaissance epoch, he feels that
    • rebirth. In Initiation-knowledge we have a definite feeling that our
    • Brunetto Latini I depicted this epoch in such a way that it was
    • evident that I felt the need to give my characterization as far as
    • were concerned with the study of nature in that epoch, we feel an
    • very important distinction and is connected with the fact that the
    • must energetically pursue a spiritual science that is directly
    • man that is derived from the world of stars. If, through
    • Initiation-knowledge, we ascertain what works in man from birth to
    • therefore, that for an understanding of the Gabriel epoch which
    • encounter personally the discarnate souls of that epoch. One
    • by forces which man acquires when he reviews in retrospect what is
    • Mercury in the age that preceded the Renaissance, the age of Dante
    • us a strange response. First, we are annoyed that the text-books have
    • we extend our horizon, we are glad and thankful that orthodox history
    • Maximum number of matches per file exceeded.
  • Title: True/False Paths: Lecture Eight: Potential Aberrations in Spiritual Investigation
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    • kamaloka) in reverse order is that which I have called the emptied
    • granted that these worlds are, in a certain sense, insulated from
    • each other and that each world has its specific condition of
    • show you by means of a simple example in what direction such
    • knowledge leads — a knowledge that seeks to develop in
    • already learned that a plant is the reflected image of the archetypal
    • something of vital importance is disclosed, namely, that w; must
    • perception, its appearance is different from that of many others. Let
    • world to which the violet belongs, that is, in the world of the
    • emptied, waking consciousness, that the violet stands revealed in all
    • perceive that it possesses a physical and etheric body and that the
    • interesting. We find that our astral body is the bearer of forces
    • understanding of poison when we realize that man's astral body
    • and false paths in spiritual investigation. What do we learn
    • plant we perceive that the violet is a being that remains within the
    • world proper to it and attracts to itself nothing from a world that
    • that is the prerogative of the animal kingdom and not the plant
    • that world. We may say therefore that, since these beings appertain
    • to that world, they ought in reality to utilize only the forces
    • entire plan underlying what I am now describing is that all the
    • Maximum number of matches per file exceeded.
  • Title: True/False Paths: Lecture Nine: Abnormal Paths into the Spiritual World and their Transformation
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    • normal life. It is only when they are intensified that they lead into
    • will examine our dream life once again. We have seen that when man in
    • is subject to dreams and that his astral body registers during the
    • accompany the dead in their after-death existence. He feels that a
    • The question now is: what is the real nature of the world he now
    • have taken into their service, that we investigate the spiritual
    • world immediately adjacent to our own. It is there that we find the
    • the ordinary dreamer is that the latter only experiences with his Ego
    • world, he immediately has the feeling that he is losing touch with
    • the physical world, that he is losing consciousness and sinking into
    • experiences a feeling of inner release, a feeling that he is being
    • swept away into a cosmic ocean, that he might easily lose control
    • these meditations in the right way will find that he develops
    • “wings” of the soul and that, having overcome gravity, he
    • The make-up of primordial man was such that, in contrast to our
    • that could not be equated with our dream state, but was a form of
    • investigators, i.e. the Initiates of the Moon sphere, that their
    • activities are restricted to that sphere.
    • knowledge to all of you that the present Anthroposophical Society was
    • which is similar to many societies of a kindred nature that have been
    • Maximum number of matches per file exceeded.
  • Title: True/False Paths: Lecture Ten: Influences of the Extra-Terrestrial Cosmos Upon the Consciousness of Man
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    • are really a travesty of those of natural science. I pointed out that
    • to see that amongst the influences working upon man, apart from those
    • none the less evident today, even to the scientist, that nothing
    • superstition; in consequence they deny that Moon influences have any
    • however, not only poets who are aware that the magic of the Moon
    • statistical evidence to show that the rainfall over a particular area
    • was related to Full Moon and New Moon and he concluded that rainfall
    • Fechner and declared that it was nonsense to speak of Moon influences
    • At that time it was customary for the wives to collect rainwater
    • wife: “Professor Schleiden refuses to believe that the phases
    • the rainwater that falls during one phase of the Moon, and Frau
    • Professor Schleiden to collect the rainwater that falls during the
    • following phase. As Professor Schleiden does not believe that the
    • to Frau Professor Fechner that phase of the Moon during which,
    • influences with the methods of Spiritual Science we find that we can
    • we have virtually exhausted all that modern man in normal
    • emphasized that the Moon sphere harbours those Beings who were once
    • astral body and Ego, we find that between falling asleep and waking
    • sleeping and waking the Sun is within us. You are aware that certain
    • remains that things will take their normal course for man by virtue
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  • Title: True/False Paths: Lecture Eleven: What is the Position in Respect of Spiritual Investigation and the Understanding of Spiritual Investigation?
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    • WHAT
    • of course could still be added to all that I have touched upon in
    • What is the attitude to Anthroposophy, to spiritual
    • investigation as presented by Anthroposophy? What is the
    • seeing that few today can have immediate access to spiritual
    • worlds? This is a question that lies close to the hearts of those who
    • ask: what is the use of all these descriptions of the spiritual world
    • if I cannot look into that world myself? I should like, therefore, to
    • true to say that one cannot acquire an insight into anthroposophical
    • distinction will be clear to you when you recall that man, as
    • we know him today, belongs in fact to different worlds and that his
    • over a limited field, over that aspect of the world that is
    • finally the dim, twilight will-consciousness that resembles the state
    • indefinite. The thought that is imbued with feeling passes down into
    • through feeling, so that a man wills in the whole of his body,
    • instance which shows how what lies in the subliminal consciousness
    • more accessible to the public, people will realize that when we
    • performed by man, we have the impression that we are watching the
    • necessity direct our consciousness to that world which we seek to
    • understand, perhaps, that this is a twofold process. In the first
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  • Title: True/False Paths: Lecture One: Nature is the Great Illusion; Know Thyself
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    • external world confronts us we are in no doubt that it is both
    • should like to offer a brief introduction so that you may have some
    • idea of what to expect from them and what purpose I have in view.
    • saying that embraces a truth ever more widely accepted and which,
    • that we perceive with our senses is Maya, the Great Illusion. And if,
    • today, did the Mystery Centres arise, Centres that were dedicated to
    • to that which, purely in the external world, was the Great Illusion,
    • thyself!” — such is another ancient saying that comes
    • its origin in this twofold perception that, in the final analysis,
    • the world is illusion and that man must attain to
    • however, only through life itself that man can come to terms with
    • over can say to himself: ‘Such as is the outer world that you
    • see and hear, that you cannot be.’
    • ‘Such as is the external world that you perceive with your five
    • senses, that you cannot be.’ When we look at the plants we see
    • of these hardening substances in order that their life-cycle should
    • that they too are impermanent. And finally he turns to some
    • — and he concludes as follows: all that I see in the splendour
    • of the stars, all that irradiates me from sun and moon with their
    • attributes. These are of such a kind that man, if he is to know
    • Maximum number of matches per file exceeded.
  • Title: True/False Paths: Lecture Two: The Three Worlds and their Reflected Images
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    • consciousness which is characterized by the fact that he experiences
    • imaginary passage of the Sun round the Earth, that is to say,
    • its ordered system of life we find that men worked approximately from
    • concerned who, for the most part, were poets and authors told me that
    • it couldn't be helped; that sort of thing was inseparable from
    • to emphasize that for the consciousness of today it is most important
    • that we are awake during the daytime or for a corresponding period
    • and that we sleep for a period equivalent to the hours of darkness.
    • them that we attach special value to sense-perceptions; they become
    • can hear the noise it makes. You know that you can sit on it. But the
    • of man — that you could sit down on the thought of a chair. You
    • consciousness, a consciousness that is related to the orbital period
    • level of consciousness quite different from that of
    • illustrate this difference by a somewhat trivial example. According
    • unaware that this chronological difference is bound up with profound
    • example, not as we see him now, for that was rare at that time, but
    • sitting on his chair and the whole so clear-cut that we can easily
    • clothed in that divine element in which they had lived before
    • completed in their twentieth year. It was only at this age that they
    • felt that a Moon phase of one month was equivalent, in the life of
    • Maximum number of matches per file exceeded.
  • Title: True/False Paths: Lecture Three: Form and Substantiality of the Mineral Kingdom in Relation to the Levels of Consciousness in Man
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    • levels of consciousness. At the same time I indicated that the
    • totality when, in full waking consciousness that is divested of
    • about the plant-cover of the Earth. We then realize that the plants
    • we see growing out of the Earth are a reflected image of that majesty
    • dewdrops upon the plants. Indeed, the firmament and all that therein
    • when we apprehend it with this higher consciousness that is
    • and perceive that the world of plants in reality is a reflected image
    • that is familiar to anyone who explores the spiritual in the way I
    • consciousness that sees the world of the stars and of plants in the
    • manner already described, we are able to confirm that the
    • archetypal forms are present in the Cosmos, that they are mirrored in
    • as concrete reflections created by the Earth. One feels that the
    • Earth must be there to act as a mirror, so that the plant-beings in
    • order that the plants may come into being.
    • entering into this realm that is so differently constituted, where
    • kingdoms, but also the mineral kingdom and especially that part of
    • mineral-crystal world that we see on Earth is the creation of an
    • Earth. That is the crucial point. When we raise our consciousness
    • has the impression that the Earth has vanished from our sight. We
    • cannot, however, say, as we said of the plants, that the Earth below
    • Maximum number of matches per file exceeded.
  • Title: True/False Paths: Lecture Four: The Secret of Investigation into Other Realms through the Metamorphosis of Consciousness
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    • From what I
    • have said it might readily be inferred that I was recommending the
    • inducing states of consciousness that differ from the normal.
    • hear, for example, that the qualities of certain metals are
    • reassured. If a small dosage of copper is all that is required in
    • becomes all the more attractive when they hear that the practice
    • revived. But they overlook the fact that in ancient times the whole
    • but came to him through inspiration. Just as we realize today that we
    • rose from without, so the men of ancient times were aware that
    • body, of this finely distributed, highly potentized copper that
    • after this careful training, he felt inwardly that his words
    • extreme sensitivity to what was taking place within him. If one
    • physical constitution of man in those times and that of today. Then
    • sulphate solution. By concentrating and meditating upon this
    • response, he will ensure that he reacts in the right way.
    • there is no indication of what preparatory steps should be undertaken
    • in order to develop this response to copper. That is so. But in
    • book) would be needed for that. Nor was it necessary, since
    • covered by what I have just said about the nature of copper. There is
    • no specific statement to the effect that one should meditate
    • Maximum number of matches per file exceeded.
  • Title: True/False Paths: Lecture Five: The Inner Vitalization of the Soul through the Qualities of the Metallic Nature
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    • provides abundant evidence that in the fields of human knowledge and
    • how entirely different conditions of consciousness prevailed at that
    • the metal copper, I described the state of consciousness that enables
    • realize that it was a form of perception such as this which Brunetto
    • Latini experienced in that semi-pathological condition
    • that he describes, all that came to him through the inspiration of
    • the Goddess Natura can be attained in that condition of consciousness
    • after their death. I said that it was a condition of greater reality.
    • world that brings everything to fuller consummation than the
    • these factors alone that we can participate in the experiences of the
    • daily life; we see only that part of our life immediately preceding
    • world before birth. We must therefore realize that in this condition
    • we look into the world immediately above and perceive what I have
    • contact that Being who is ever present as the Goddess Natura, that
    • abysmally ignorant despite all our modern knowledge. We feel that our
    • with a consciousness that can follow the dead beyond the gates of
    • inhabit and we feel that the everyday world in which we learned so
    • imagine that a mountain looms up before us in our immediate
    • on it, we feel that it offers resistance, that we are standing on
    • intermediate world everything that I have described as solid and
    • Maximum number of matches per file exceeded.
  • Title: True/False Paths: Lecture Six: Initiation-Knowledge, Waking Consciousness and Dream Consciousness
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    • Initiation-knowledge is dependent upon the fact that our knowledge of
    • all, let us recall that a single level of consciousness, that of
    • uncorrelated, grotesque images and symbols that nothing can be learnt
    • aid of Initiation-knowledge, we wish to know what realm man inhabits
    • when he dreams, the answer would be somewhat as follows: in normal
    • organization that is imperceptible to the senses; neither can it be
    • the next higher consciousness that is in touch with the dead, we
    • man possesses a physical body that is perceptible to the
    • the forces that can be developed through the practice of
    • way that, though sensory impressions are obliterated and
    • its existence. We then know that in this void we have our first
    • of man's evolution we find that in ordinary life his astral body and
    • body in the physical world bereft of eyes and ears, so that all
    • around were dark and silent. But it was never intended that the
    • Now what is
    • in all this and is aware of the confusion. All that he has brought
    • obvious that this will contribute little to the understanding
    • of reality. What is the position of the Initiate? When he slips out
    • reminiscences and after-vibrations that still persist. He suppresses,
    • therefore, all that proceeds from the physical and etheric bodies.
    • Maximum number of matches per file exceeded.
  • Title: True/False Paths: Lecture Seven: Knowledge of the World of Stars. Differentiation of the Historical Epochs of Mankind and their Spiritual Background
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    • into that world, strenuous efforts must be made to develop the
    • condition. We should not harbour the illusion that we can achieve
    • world, he realizes that the historical evolution of mankind
    • an epoch that lasted for three or four centuries. To those with
    • Initiation-knowledge we look back into the past, we find that
    • Dante or Giotto, i.e. the pre-Renaissance epoch, he feels that
    • rebirth. In Initiation-knowledge we have a definite feeling that our
    • Brunetto Latini I depicted this epoch in such a way that it was
    • evident that I felt the need to give my characterization as far as
    • were concerned with the study of nature in that epoch, we feel an
    • very important distinction and is connected with the fact that the
    • must energetically pursue a spiritual science that is directly
    • man that is derived from the world of stars. If, through
    • Initiation-knowledge, we ascertain what works in man from birth to
    • therefore, that for an understanding of the Gabriel epoch which
    • encounter personally the discarnate souls of that epoch. One
    • by forces which man acquires when he reviews in retrospect what is
    • Mercury in the age that preceded the Renaissance, the age of Dante
    • us a strange response. First, we are annoyed that the text-books have
    • we extend our horizon, we are glad and thankful that orthodox history
    • Maximum number of matches per file exceeded.
  • Title: True/False Paths: Lecture Eight: Potential Aberrations in Spiritual Investigation
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    • kamaloka) in reverse order is that which I have called the emptied
    • granted that these worlds are, in a certain sense, insulated from
    • each other and that each world has its specific condition of
    • show you by means of a simple example in what direction such
    • knowledge leads — a knowledge that seeks to develop in
    • already learned that a plant is the reflected image of the archetypal
    • something of vital importance is disclosed, namely, that w; must
    • perception, its appearance is different from that of many others. Let
    • world to which the violet belongs, that is, in the world of the
    • emptied, waking consciousness, that the violet stands revealed in all
    • perceive that it possesses a physical and etheric body and that the
    • interesting. We find that our astral body is the bearer of forces
    • understanding of poison when we realize that man's astral body
    • and false paths in spiritual investigation. What do we learn
    • plant we perceive that the violet is a being that remains within the
    • world proper to it and attracts to itself nothing from a world that
    • that is the prerogative of the animal kingdom and not the plant
    • that world. We may say therefore that, since these beings appertain
    • to that world, they ought in reality to utilize only the forces
    • entire plan underlying what I am now describing is that all the
    • Maximum number of matches per file exceeded.
  • Title: True/False Paths: Lecture Nine: Abnormal Paths into the Spiritual World and their Transformation
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    • normal life. It is only when they are intensified that they lead into
    • will examine our dream life once again. We have seen that when man in
    • is subject to dreams and that his astral body registers during the
    • accompany the dead in their after-death existence. He feels that a
    • The question now is: what is the real nature of the world he now
    • have taken into their service, that we investigate the spiritual
    • world immediately adjacent to our own. It is there that we find the
    • the ordinary dreamer is that the latter only experiences with his Ego
    • world, he immediately has the feeling that he is losing touch with
    • the physical world, that he is losing consciousness and sinking into
    • experiences a feeling of inner release, a feeling that he is being
    • swept away into a cosmic ocean, that he might easily lose control
    • these meditations in the right way will find that he develops
    • “wings” of the soul and that, having overcome gravity, he
    • The make-up of primordial man was such that, in contrast to our
    • that could not be equated with our dream state, but was a form of
    • investigators, i.e. the Initiates of the Moon sphere, that their
    • activities are restricted to that sphere.
    • knowledge to all of you that the present Anthroposophical Society was
    • which is similar to many societies of a kindred nature that have been
    • Maximum number of matches per file exceeded.
  • Title: True/False Paths: Lecture Ten: Influences of the Extra-Terrestrial Cosmos Upon the Consciousness of Man
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    • are really a travesty of those of natural science. I pointed out that
    • to see that amongst the influences working upon man, apart from those
    • none the less evident today, even to the scientist, that nothing
    • superstition; in consequence they deny that Moon influences have any
    • however, not only poets who are aware that the magic of the Moon
    • statistical evidence to show that the rainfall over a particular area
    • was related to Full Moon and New Moon and he concluded that rainfall
    • Fechner and declared that it was nonsense to speak of Moon influences
    • At that time it was customary for the wives to collect rainwater
    • wife: “Professor Schleiden refuses to believe that the phases
    • the rainwater that falls during one phase of the Moon, and Frau
    • Professor Schleiden to collect the rainwater that falls during the
    • following phase. As Professor Schleiden does not believe that the
    • to Frau Professor Fechner that phase of the Moon during which,
    • influences with the methods of Spiritual Science we find that we can
    • we have virtually exhausted all that modern man in normal
    • emphasized that the Moon sphere harbours those Beings who were once
    • astral body and Ego, we find that between falling asleep and waking
    • sleeping and waking the Sun is within us. You are aware that certain
    • remains that things will take their normal course for man by virtue
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  • Title: True/False Paths: Lecture Eleven: What is the Position in Respect of Spiritual Investigation and the Understanding of Spiritual Investigation?
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    • WHAT
    • of course could still be added to all that I have touched upon in
    • What is the attitude to Anthroposophy, to spiritual
    • investigation as presented by Anthroposophy? What is the
    • seeing that few today can have immediate access to spiritual
    • worlds? This is a question that lies close to the hearts of those who
    • ask: what is the use of all these descriptions of the spiritual world
    • if I cannot look into that world myself? I should like, therefore, to
    • true to say that one cannot acquire an insight into anthroposophical
    • distinction will be clear to you when you recall that man, as
    • we know him today, belongs in fact to different worlds and that his
    • over a limited field, over that aspect of the world that is
    • finally the dim, twilight will-consciousness that resembles the state
    • indefinite. The thought that is imbued with feeling passes down into
    • through feeling, so that a man wills in the whole of his body,
    • instance which shows how what lies in the subliminal consciousness
    • more accessible to the public, people will realize that when we
    • performed by man, we have the impression that we are watching the
    • necessity direct our consciousness to that world which we seek to
    • understand, perhaps, that this is a twofold process. In the first
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  • Title: Das Initiaten-Bewußtsein: Erster Vortrag
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    • Erkennen in der neueren Zeit geleistet hat, hinzufügt
    • der Menschheit, wo der Mensch dem Geist nähergestanden hat
    • ihremStamme hervorzubringen. Aber der Mensch hat Gelegenheit,
    • beobachtet dasjenige, was sich in der Erde abgelagert hat an
    • Welt aufbauen nach den Anschauungen, die man sich gebildet hat,
    • Man hat sich eine Welt aufgebaut aus einem Nebel-Sternsystem
    • hat der Grieche nicht getan. Man glaubt das nur, daß es
    • der Grieche getan habe. Der Grieche hat den geistigen Menschen
    • versucht hat, die Totalerkenntnis von der Welt zu erwerben, und
    • Dinge hatten nicht feste Grenzen, waren verschwommen. Sie
    • Weisheit, er hat Tiamat bezwungen und aus einem Teil des Tiamat
    • Marduk-Michael oben geformt hat zum Heile der Menschen.
    • hat.
    • Marduk-Michael geformt hat als oben die Sterne, als unten die
    • Wesenhaften der geistigen Welt hatte, man schätzte zum
    • hatte, und in der sich besonders ausbildete das andere, das
    • gegen unser Zeitalter hin ausgebildet hat. Wir stehen nun
    • wie in alten Zeiten der Spiritualismus geleuchtet hat unter den
    • aufgenommen hat, die dann groß geworden ist und die
    • Spiritualität verdrängt hat, so wie man also in einem
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  • Title: Das Initiaten-Bewußtsein: Zweiter Vortrag
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    • das heute der Fall ist, gab es dazumal nicht. Und so hat man
    • man hat die Sache so empfunden, daß man die Sonne bei Tag
    • als eine Lichtkugel, als einen Lichtkreis gesehen hat,
    • ich das in der folgenden Weise zeichnen könnte. Man hat
    • dunkel, hat eine Aura, die aber über das Rohr herausragt,
    • Man sah hin auf seine Kindheit. Da hatte man die ersten sechs,
    • Diese Wichtigkeit hatte die Sonne für die alten
    • Mond hatte diese Wichtigkeit, weil er in seinen Gestalten ein
    • Bewußtsein seit dem zwanzigsten Jahre erworben hatten, nun
    • nicht so seine Bedeutung hat, wie der Abergläubische es
    • hat, die aufsteigen wie Wolken, wie Nebel, wie schließlich
    • ganz andere Welt zum Ausdruck gebracht hat. Es sind andere
    • hat das heutige menschliche Bewußtsein den Traum neben dem
    • Tag, nachdem er einen solchen Traum gehabt hat, sich angeregt
    • gemacht hat als andere Menschen, der beginnt Initiat zu werden.
    • hat am Ende solch eine Kugel, die Figuren hat, und jede Ihrer
    • Zehen hat das auch.
    • Mensch sein Seelenhaftes hat. Wenn Sie durch die Welt gehen,
    • als starken Seeleninhalt in der Seele hat, wiederum
    • mit aller Gewalt das Seelenleben verstärkt hat, das
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  • Title: Das Initiaten-Bewußtsein: Dritter Vortrag
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    • schattenhafte Spiegelbilder, sondern wie eine reale Spiegelung,
    • durch die Erde bewirkt, kommen diese Pflanzen herauf. Man hat
    • Hat
    • hat man zunächst einen befriedigenden Anblick. Allein der
    • kristallisierte Welt empfindet, hat man die geschilderte Angst.
    • Metallkristall. Da hat man das Gefühl, wenn man auf den
    • mischt sich in dieses Gefühl, das man nun bekommen hat,
    • Lebensläufen begangen hat, sondern auch alle diejenigen,
    • hat man das kristallisierte Wesen der Mineralien kennengelernt.
    • starkes Schmerzgefühl hat, so daß man sich
    • gewöhnlichen Bewußtsein heraus. Man hat eine Art
    • hin die Abirrungen des Bewußtseins. Das gerade hat man
    • die Substantialität hat, das Gefühl, in jedem
    • unserem Herzen zu tun hat. Dann können wir es dahin
    • heraufsteigt und bis zum Halse, zum Kehlkopf dringt. Hat man
    • nichts. Hat man noch nicht genügend Übungen gemacht,
    • entwickelt hat. Dann versetzt man sich nach und nach hinein in
    • sich auf die Metallität des Eisens konzentriert hat.
    • Konzentration auf das Eisen verdankt, hat das Gefühl, man
    • hineinkommt, hat man das Gefühl, man ist nicht mehr
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  • Title: Das Initiaten-Bewußtsein: Vierter Vortrag
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    • durchzumachen hat, dann kommen häufig die Menschen darauf,
    • Und dann, wenn ihm das verabreicht worden war, dann hatte er,
    • Er hatte gefunden, daß, wenn er nach dieser
    • Nun, ich habe ja gestern gesagt: In der Gegenwart hat der
    • Gehirn zusammenhängt, hat den nächsten
    • hier, die Gegend der Verdauungsorgane, hat fortwährend den
    • Leben derjenigen Menschen, die er kennengelernt hat, nachdem
    • voll an. Aber daneben, daß derMensch das an sich hat, was
    • bestimmte Art von Magenkrankheit hat, wird der Mensch durch
    • man sagen: Der Mensch hat den Drang, mit den Toten, die er
    • gekannt hat, mitzugehen nach dem Tode. Aber er hat nicht die
    • Nehmen wir nun an, ein Mensch hat unter seinem Herzen ein so
    • diephysische Seite kennt, auch die Möglichkeiten hat, in
    • Forschung, über die Dinge gesprochen hat. Wir reden heute,
    • Persönlichkeit, die auch in jener Zeit gewirkt hat, die
    • trifft, ja, man hat so selten das Gefühl, daß seine
    • der pathologischen Anatomie oder der Zoologie kommt. Man hat
    • getanzt hat. Man sieht durch diese Physiognomien eher in diese
    • geschaut hat oder einem Alanus ab Insulis oder einem Bernardus
    • Wir leben in einem Zeitalter, das viel verloren hat. —
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  • Title: Das Initiaten-Bewußtsein: Fünfter Vortrag
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    • hat. Und ich hatte dann versucht zu zeigen, wie der historische
    • erkennend und handelnd gelebt hat, in dem sie heute lebt. Ich
    • hat etwa in den Mysterien von Ephesus. Wir sehen da, wie die
    • hineingebracht hat. Ich habe bemerkt, wie die Metallität,
    • Erdenlebens vorangegangen ist, was man durchgemacht hat noch in
    • der geistigen Welt, bevor man das Erdenleben betreten hat. So
    • geistigen Welt vor seiner Geburt unmittelbar erlebt hat. Man
    • Lehrer der Schule von Chartres gesprochen haben, gesprochen hat
    • Welt, die du zwischen Geburt und Tod durchlebst, Bezug hat, und
    • Tod. Die ganze Chemie hat keine Bedeutung in der Welt, in der
    • in der physischen Welt,hat für jene Welt gar keine
    • der man so viel gelernt hat, diese alltägliche Welt, die
    • sondern was Gestalt hat. Und so mit allen Dingen. Wir sehen
    • leisen Sonnenstich hatte und dadurch versetzt wurde in diese
    • zu allen Zeiten hat man diese zweite Welt — wir
    • Elemente genannt. Da drinnen hat es keinen Sinn, zu sprechen
    • können wir reden zwischen Geburt und Tod. Da drinnen hat
    • Wasserstoff, Sauerstoff und so weiter hat gar keinen Bezug zu
    • Geruch hat, was da chemisch gefunden wird, mit Namen von
    • Stoffen bezeichnet wird, hat keine Bedeutung. Dagegen ist das
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  • Title: Das Initiaten-Bewußtsein: Sechster Vortrag
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    • «Theosophie» lesen —, als zweites Glied hat der
    • Dann hat aber der
    • sich liegen hat im Bette den physischen Leib und den
    • heute in der Weltenevolution ist, hat er im gewöhnlichen
    • Astralleib geht heraus. Er hat alles mitgemacht, was Augen,
    • mitgebracht hat. Es zittert nach. Es wird Traum. Aber daß
    • Ätherleib heraus da ist. Außerdem hat er durch die
    • astralisches Sehen, astralisches Hören ausgebildet hat,
    • Seite notwendig, daß man eine innere Beweglichkeit hat,
    • Zehntel von dem in der Tasche hat an Geld, was diese Mahlzeit
    • der geistigen Welt. Aber er hat keine Organe. Er kann nichts
    • Dieses Bestreben hat nur eine gewisse Unterbrechung erlitten in
    • Brunetto Latini angehört hat, so finden wir,
    • erfunden ist, dann hat man es natürlich schwer,
    • Selbständigkeit hatten. Allerdings, in sehr alten Zeiten
    • eine relativ großeSelbständigkeit hatten für das
    • also das Leben von der Geburt gelebt bis zum 37. Jahre und hat
    • hinein und hat das ineinem einheitlichen Tableau vor sich. Aber
    • können in die Zeit, die man verlebt hat von seiner Geburt
    • auf die Zeit, die man verlebt hat vom 7. bis 14. Jahre, bis zur
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  • Title: Das Initiaten-Bewußtsein: Siebenter Vortrag
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    • drei bis vier Jahrhunderte gedauert hat und das ganz anderer
    • hat. Und wiederum diesem Zeitalter geht ein anderes voran, das
    • hat, dann hat er den Eindruck, er müsse in der geistigen
    • entgegentreten. So hat man mit der Initiationserkenntnis das
    • Zeitalter hat man mit der Initiationserkenntnis viel weniger
    • unsrigen vorangegangen ist, Goethe gelebt hat, mit dem
    • haben, in dem der Brunetto Latini gelebt hat, in der geistigen
    • Welt aufsuchen will, dann hat man unmittelbar das
    • Dieses Zeitalter, das ja eben erst angefangen hat, darf nicht
    • werden müssen. Was der Welt die Sonne zu sagen hat, was in
    • der Welt die Sonne zu tun hat, das muß in unserem
    • geistig die Sonne der Welt zu geben hat, kann man auch
    • geben hat.
    • Mondenkräfte. Sie hatten für das Zeitalter, das in
    • bis vier Jahrhunderte vorher dauerte, sie hatten für
    • Einfluß hatten, um ein Wesen, das, wiederum mit einer
    • besondere Bedürfnis hat, persönlich den
    • physischen Welt hat. Man ist doch ein erwachsener Mensch und
    • hat eigentlich, auch wenn man in die Geisteswissenschaft
    • später, in dem Gabriel-Zeitalter gelebt hat, und noch
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  • Title: Das Initiaten-Bewußtsein: Achter Vortrag
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    • rückwärts absolviert hat, und den ich den Zustand des
    • gewöhnliche Pflanze kennen, indem man sieht, sie hat ihren
    • physischen Leib, sie hat ihren Ätherleib; und dann sieht
    • Physische der Pflanze heraus. Überall hat die Pflanze
    • die Pflanze wächst, hat hier ihre Blüte, hier drinnen
    • weiß, normalerweise hat man als Mensch in seinem
    • haben, was der Mensch hier auf Erden um sich hat, und was er
    • einem Erdenleben ins andere hinübertragen. Dadurch hat die
    • welcher gewisse Gehirnpartien so entwickelt hat, daß sie
    • zu betreten hat, und das man mit einem gewissen hellseherischen
    • das Wo solcher Wesenheiten zu denken hat, wo sie sind. Sie sind
    • Der Raum hat eine ganz andere Anordnung. Was weit voneinander
    • nebeneinander sein in der geistigen Welt. Die geistige Welt hat
    • Erde hat von diesen Pflanzen, sondern sie wissen, daß das
    • nicht giftig ist. So hat die Pflanzenwelt ihre Bedeutung hier
    • hat; das spiegelt sich auch in der Welt, in die die Toten
    • sich hat, wenn man das mediale Wesen wirklich kennenlernt. Die
    • enthalten ist, hat ein Gewicht von etwa durchschnittlich
    • Genialität gefunden habe, als er im Bade war. Er hat das
    • ganzen Körper ist er drinnen geblieben, die Beine hat er
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  • Title: Das Initiaten-Bewußtsein: Nuenter Vortrag
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    • wie er sich seinem Karma gemäß zu verhalten hat. Mit
    • diesen Wesen hat man es ja auch zu tun, wenn man zunächst
    • Wenn der Mensch gewöhnlich schläft, so hat er seinen
    • verloren hat. Einzelne Menschen haben immer dadurch, daß
    • Welten eindringen will. Denn in diesen Welten hat der Initiat
    • Leere sich verliert. Er hat immer das Gefühl, fester Boden
    • die Flügel hat, wenn man die physischen Füße und
    • astralischen und Ich-Flügel hat. Sie verstehen, wenn ich
    • Die Urmenschheit brauchte das nicht. Die Urmenschheit hatte
    • Dann wiederum, wenn er diese Gabe hatte, an einem
    • schauen, dann hatte er auch die andere Fähigkeit —
    • Übungen wiederum errungen werden. Aber es hat daher, weil
    • der Zeit gefunden. Man hat die Welt, welche sozusagen von den
    • Kopernikus hat ja eben nur von der Erdensphäre aus
    • drinnengestanden hat in der Theosophischen Gesellschaft. Die
    • ist, wie es im Laufe der Zeiten viele gegeben hat von der Art,
    • sie hat eine reiche Literatur. Wenn Sie diese Literatur
    • durchforscht, die Welt der Mondensphäre. Und es hatte da
    • beschrieben habe, und weil sie ihren Zusammenhang hatte mit
    • hatten, eine Antipathie hatten gegen das Kennenlernen
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    • über diese Sache. Aber er hat ja einen wissenschaftlichen
    • astralischen Leib und Ich herausgezogen hat, zwischen dem
    • der Mondensphäre, und sie hat eigentlich immer die
    • man in seinem physischen Leibe hat. Aber man muß
    • Mondenwesen gebildet hat, nicht davongeht. Und dieser zweite
    • innere Mensch, der sich da bildet, er hat eine sehr starke
    • undanderen Organen ausgeht; zu all dem hat er eine sehr, sehr
    • da ja die grobmaschige Logik, die grobmaschige Erfahrung hat,
    • weiter, wenn der Mensch so die Nacht im Tag erweckt hat, dann
    • mit einer geistigen Welt zu tun hat.
    • Merkur auf. Und hat man dann nach dem Wege, wie ich es
    • höheren Welten?», hat man es dahin gebracht,
    • daß das etwas ist, was Realität hat. Man geht von der
    • Das hat weiter, weil man es gewohnt ist, nichts Besonderes.
    • man nicht eine geistige Richtung hat, in die man gehen soll,
    • hat in die Tagwelt die Nachtwelt, die Mondenwelt, so zaubert
    • worden, und man hat auch wunderbare Dinge, namentlich in der
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    • angehört, und daß er die Erlebnisse, die er hat,
    • durchaus aus verschiedenen Welten heraus hat. Der Mensch, wie
    • keine Erinnerungen hat.
    • Bewußtseinszustände hat eigentlich das Ich, so wie es
    • heute ist. Und dieses Ich, so wie es heute ist, hat dann, wenn
    • Zustände hat es, wenn es nach außen schaut: waches
    • es nach innen, dann hat es das helle Denkbewußtsein; es
    • hat das schon viel trübere, dem Traumleben viel
    • hat das dumpfe, dämmerhafte, dem Schlafleben sehr
    • wenn er etwas will, hat den Gedanken; der ist klar und hell. Er
    • äußeren Anschauung ein klares Bild hat, so kann man
    • Seele, diese Tatsachen. Da hat man sie. Da stehen also Menschen
    • und sie dann, wenn sie sie erforscht hatten, den anderen
    • hat, durchaus nicht nur problematisch, sondern sicher ganz
    • Diese Erziehung hatten die Menschen früherer Jahrhunderte,
    • nicht gewöhnt, und man hat sich an eine Anschauungsweise
    • hat.
    • Laboratorium etwas erforscht, und man hat keine blasse Ahnung
    • Wenn die Welt so wäre, wie sie Newton angeschaut hat, so
    • könnte sie keinen Geist enthalten. Man hat nur nicht den
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