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  • Title: Esoteric Christianity: Foreword
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    • English-speaking world. It made no effort to take account of
    • and other significant philosophers opened up to Europeans a world
    • understanding of these worlds, however, still had to be given to
    • particularly open to the influences of the spiritual world. Her strong
    • In order to turn knowledge of the occult worlds into a science of the
  • Title: Esoteric Christianity: The Christ Impulse in Historical Development - Lecture 1
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    • general statements about the being of man in connection with World
    • immediately struck by the fact that we experience the world about us
    • long the world has worked upon us. Now only the memory pictures of the
    • impressions of the world in this way.
    • world, our sense impressions and our thoughts intermingle. And at
    • outer world merge with what we are as individuals. They become one.
    • Knowledge of the Higher Worlds.
    • thoughts on the external world. If, for instance, someone can think
    • is taking an independent individual stand with regard to the world.
    • independent and so are our ears. We can perceive the world of colour
    • and the world of sound independently. We can no longer do this when we
    • separate sense realms, we perceive the etheric world in general. And
    • Whoever perceives the etheric world and can gradually realise that a
    • higher world of this kind exists, can have an inner conviction that an
    • than one world. The human being goes to sleep without knowing that he
    • is in another world. But the fact that he is asleep and does not know
    • anything about it does not prove that this other world does not exist.
    • Other worlds do impinge in a certain way. The human being perceives
    • with his senses when he is in the physical world but not when he
    • withdraws into himself: then he has an intellectual world which
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  • Title: Esoteric Christianity: The Christ Impulse in Historical Development - Lecture 2
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    • illusion to assume that in the world outside the same impulse is at
    • Spiritual Science, must become known in the world: that is, the truth
    • inequalities in the world. Then the human being who is privileged to
    • it. For Spiritual Science has not come into the world through the
    • spiritual world. Something will come to meet them, appearing before
    • what can speak to us from the spiritual world.
    • concepts of the spiritual world arise out of the purest depths of
    • what can only be given by the vision of the spiritual world that is
    • he only saw into the spiritual world three times in his life: once
    • to work henceforth from the spiritual world. He must not appear again
    • world conception stream of the philosophers of the West. He himself is
    • the driving force working out of the spiritual world into that life
    • the world, and Buddha made a fire and roasted himself, in order to
    • What is Buddha's task out there in the spiritual world? It is his task
    • streaming through our world; it is the Buddha force. It is also
    • it was destined to work for only three years in the earthly world. He
    • same way, begin working in the etheric world. So we can speak of a
    • spiritual world — and this does not mean trained clairvoyants,
    • etheric vision: see Him Who will only take part in world events from
    • world does not consist of lifeless molecules. All that is spread out
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  • Title: Esoteric Christianity: Rosicrucian Christianity - Lecture 1
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    • initiates, had no further access to the spiritual worlds, and when
    • they spoke about the spiritual worlds they had to confine themselves
    • spiritual world from tradition or from those initiates who awakened
    • spiritual world.
    • could see directly into the spiritual world, but they could awaken to
    • worlds. Then it was that the council of the spiritual elite assembled.
    • world. He was a very delicate child in that incarnation of the
    • world they were taken to be its enemies. Each individuality worked his
    • and all interest in the physical world disappeared. He lived entirely
    • death into the general world ether. This was a permanent etheric body,
    • spiritual etheric body again radiated from the spiritual world into
    • known world. After he had received all the wisdom of the twelve,
    • Christian Rosenkreutz they could develop an absolutely new world
    • world. They wanted to investigate the maya of matter. Just as man has
    • etheric substance is like nothing else in the world. It is neither
    • substance lived in the world in a certain form both in the macrocosm
    • and in man. In the world outside man they revered it as the mighty
    • on the one hand in man and also outside in the world in the rainbow
    • divulged to the world, for not until they had worked at them for a
    • outside world. The temptation is too great that people would idealise
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  • Title: Esoteric Christianity: Rosicrucian Christianity - Lecture 2
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    • described is a fact of the physical world, though it does not come by
    • spiritual world. He may at first imagine that the voice has come from
    • messages from the spiritual world. Such events can occur once or many
    • from the spiritual world that I belong to his stream. Christian
    • having met Christian Rosenkreutz in the spiritual world between his
    • on the altar of the world.
  • Title: Esoteric Christianity: Jeshu ben Pandira - Lecture 1
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    • worlds in addition to our physical world, and declare that the human
    • being sustains a relationship, not only to this physical world, but
    • the human being is connected with super-sensible worlds. In other
    • to the invisible, super-sensible world: in man's thought-life he has
    • something which points to higher worlds. What this conceptual world is
    • it. Thus we have concepts of the world surrounding us, and we may
    • any clue to the existence of higher worlds, we must take cognizance of
    • our concepts appear to us to be enveloped in mist; the external world
    • world, our emotions with another super-sensible world, and our will
    • that is in the physical world. When we conceive, our life of concepts,
    • our thought life, is in relationship with the astral world. Our
    • emotions bring us into connection with what we call the Heavenly World
    • with the Higher Devachan, or the World of Reason. Man thus stands in
    • relationship with three worlds through the impulses of thinking,
    • world, he can carry his thoughts into the astral world; he can carry
    • his emotions into the world of Devachan; he can carry into the higher
    • Heavenly World all that he possesses in his soul of the nature of will
    • occult science is in speaking of the three worlds. And, when we take
    • relationship to the highest of the three worlds into which the being
    • Our ordinary thought life reaches only up to the astral world. No
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  • Title: Esoteric Christianity: Jeshu ben Pandira - Lecture 2
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    • principles of education, there are many persons in the world now who
    • By means of a monistic and materialistic world view it is possible to
    • is the peculiarity of the monistic and materialistic world view: the
    • lacking energy, will be the results of this world view.
    • the world of imaginative representations, he then observes that the
    • terribly illogical life of the world. Anyone who has acquired a
    • above, from the higher worlds. In ever-increasing measure, men will
  • Title: Esoteric Christianity: The Christ Impulse as Living Reality - Lecture 1
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    • to what is also taking place in the super-sensible world in our time.
    • before the outside world wants to develop a deeper understanding for
    • external world outlook considers as dogmas, and to regard the conclusions
    • in the outside world of materialism, men would hasten of their own
    • to a world conception of a spiritual kind. But men are rigid with
    • world conception, or the biased dogmas arising out of this. Whereas
    • deceives the outside world which is not competent to judge. The
    • the outside world, because it sometimes works with facts that are
    • innumerable worlds that rise far above our world in spiritual
    • As opposed to this, Spiritual Science stands in the world as a
    • we notice that it is bound in the widest sense to the material world
    • connected with the next element, the astral world. It is from the
    • but rejects them from that part of the astral world that is lower
    • suitable for this spiritual world. Thus our life of mental images and
    • world, our life of feeling with lower Devachan and our life of will
    • the Roman was completely attuned to the physical world that he
    • to keep in touch with the outside world. You should not choose in the
    • in the materialistic thinking of the world and in Spiritual Science.
    • lift it up into the astral world. The human being who has advanced to
    • respect, enabling it to enter the lower Devachanic world in a
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  • Title: Esoteric Christianity: The Christ Impulse as Living Reality - Lecture 2
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    • time when the spiritual world was entirely shut off from human vision,
    • knowledge then existing, of the world and its secrets, was gathered
    • world, he came under no influence save theirs; they cared for all his
    • twelve great religions and world conceptions have been given to us,
    • The child lived only a short time longer. In the external world we
    • world. And he has worked on into our time, either as a human being or
    • ruthlessly making his way in the world (he may be a thorough
    • that the warning came from the spiritual world, and secondly, that
    • actually been saved, moreover by a warning proceeding from a world
    • pass into the hands of the outside world. He wanted to translate it in
    • therefore, the world does not yet possess the Gospels in their true
    • the Maitreya Buddha. And then his influence from the spiritual world
  • Title: Esoteric Christianity: The Dawn of Occultism in the Modern Age - Lecture 1
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    • different religious confessions and schools of thought in the world.
    • Whatever knowledge of the spiritual worlds existed in the thirteenth
    • these men to have direct vision of the spiritual world. Darkness had
    • spiritual world, but they were able to bring to life within them
    • before Damascus. Thereby it was possible for all the twelve world
    • life he brought to fruitfulness, in the outer world too, all that he
    • the West and over practically the whole of the then known world in
    • This new impulse also came to expression in the exoteric world. The
    • also necessary in the process of historical development. Eastern world
    • called the crisis in the world of the demons. And what does this mean?
    • regions of the spiritual world. The ego still lived in the astral
    • world; but the beings and powers which the ego was able to behold
    • vision of the good powers, but as he looked into the astral world he
    • This enabled him to perceive that a crisis was at hand in the world of
    • our voice heard in the world than it will be for any others. The
    • adherents of other views of the world will have less persecution to
  • Title: Esoteric Christianity: The Dawn of Occultism in the Modern Age - Lecture 2
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    • eyes have perceptions of colour. After death the world of concepts is
    • rooted in the spiritual world, we begin to understand our destiny. We
    • death and a new birth, that is to say, from the spiritual world. Upon
    • has given me a sign from the spiritual world that I belong to his
    • Rosenkreutz in the spiritual world. It was then that Christian
    • in the spiritual fabric of world existence. If we develop the memory
    • spiritual life which streams and pulses through the world. Theoretical
    • spirit forms from the higher worlds. To have an imaginative conception
    • death’ But we must ourselves believe that the world is arranged in
    • body. The world-spirit has inscribed such a picture in nature to draw
    • Anthroposophy: to bring to the world the rejuvenation which it needs.
    • the knowledge that the soul can gain mastery over the external world.
  • Title: Esoteric Christianity: The True Attitude To Karma
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    • then arise, bringing the realisation that even when the world seems
    • bestowed by the wise guidance of worlds, without our assistance, as
    • world who want to receive us into themselves.
    • arms of the divine powers of the world, and the only worthy attitude
    • progress in life. Whenever the world bestows upon us the good and the
    • beautiful, we must feel that behind this world stand those powers of
    • whom the Bible says: ‘And they looked at the world and they saw that
    • the world which in the beginning was good, and what he must contribute
    • brought from the spiritual world. These forces, however, are spent by
    • world; in the earlier period we were taking something from the
    • spiritual world. It is in the middle period that we are most deeply
    • involved in the physical world, most engrossed in the affairs of outer
    • direct contact with the world. We have our life in our own hands. At
    • relation to the outer world. But this relation with the world is
    • are most alien to the spiritual worlds, to which the spiritual worlds
    • about the world are dependent on our karma. Very much lies in these
    • what he acquires in the world, is harbouring an illusion for the sake
    • realising that his soul is only a mirror in which the outer world is
    • other worlds in which our higher self also lives, and this is none
    • is. But Spiritual Science does tell us about these worlds where our
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  • Title: Esoteric Christianity: Intimate Workings of Karma
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    • talk about karma and our experiences in the world, so that Spiritual
    • experiences in the spiritual world appear in our earthly life, but in
    • experiences in the spiritual world.
    • world; spiritual darkness prevailed, and it was impossible even for
    • spiritual world. In the thirteenth century even those who in earlier
    • world. The gates of the spiritual world were closed for a certain
    • into the spiritual worlds. It was necessary for men to live through
    • that condition of darkness, to find the gates to the spiritual world
    • men who through the operations of world karma had gathered at a
    • religions, the philosophies and world conceptions that are spread over
    • shut off from the outside world. He was removed from his family and
    • rayed out in the ether world, he was liberated from the restrictions
    • those others who do not see. Everything in the spiritual world is
    • Everything that happens in the spiritual world has an influence on us,
    • and only when we realise that the soul lives in the spiritual world
    • world. And reference must be made here to a fact that is of the
    • in the spiritual world between death and a new birth and is not to be
    • we may have met Christian Rosenkreutz in the spiritual world. I have
    • spiritual world that occur during the life between death and a new
  • Title: Esoteric Christianity: The Mission of Christian Rosenkreutz
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    • Anyone who makes his mark in the world as a leading occultist, like
    • Anyone who asks from the standpoint of occultism what kind of world
    • promoting any understanding of the spiritual foundations of the world
    • and the things of the world, for there has never been a worse
    • instrument for understanding the spiritual foundations of the world
    • In earlier, pre-Copernican thought, the external world was indeed
    • maya, but much traditional wisdom, much truth concerning the world and
    • the things of the world still survived. Since Copernicus, however, man
    • realised that the view of the world of the stars held by Copernicus is
    • The view of the world held by the school of Copernicus and Kepler is very
    • And so Christian Rosenkreutz, confronted by a world conception which
    • rosicrucians were faced with the necessity of comprehending the world
    • in space the Copernican world-system was maya, even as concept. Thus
    • physical plane but also some who were in the spiritual worlds; and the
    • a physical body but sends down his influence from the spiritual world.
    • the spiritual world that the forces of Buddha were streaming into the
    • from the spiritual world — and he has co-operated in measures
    • fervently for the spirit and those engrossed in the world of industry,
    • of the world for the sake of spiritual life.
    • of the world. The world is moving fast in the direction of practical
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