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  • Title: Occult Significance of the Bhagavad Gita: Lecture 2 of 9
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    • thinking and consciousness. He never stops to consider that
    • this starting-point of clairvoyance, though you may not be conscious
    • consciousness to a higher state of consciousness, which includes not
    • itself in an expanded ego. It grows into a wider consciousness. The
    • he becomes unconscious of it. Now for every human soul the
    • consciousness as it does when he goes to sleep, and then to live in
    • level of consciousness. We shall still have to speak of Yoga, and
    • gradually attains to where he no longer, consciously, lives and feels
    • consciousness where the things of the sense world vanish for him as
    • training, he can lift himself above the ordinary consciousness that
    • sleep, and when he returns again into everyday consciousness he feels
    • consciousness. He feels his going out from the body and returning
    • And as the cell is to my consciousness, so am I to the consciousness
    • consciousness, to the identification of our own being with a more
    • you know nothing of it. But I have this consciousness in myself when
    • evolution of mankind from out of its everyday consciousness, from the
  • Title: Occult Significance of the Bhagavad Gita: Lecture 3 of 9
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    • consciousness that appears between our ordinary waking state and our
    • sleeping — our dream consciousness. We cannot become familiar
    • leads in the twilight consciousness of dreaming. What now is a dream
    • immediately conscious of having a dream in which this problem is
    • consciousness at a comparatively early stage. As if awaking from a
    • I conscious of a dream I have had before. Yet a kind of memory is
    • widens his consciousness by following the indications I have given
    • ordinary consciousness. This recognition can become still more
    • something like the memory of a dream arises in our consciousness but
    • that while in our usual consciousness, which regulates our external
    • it at the time. Now we notice that behind our everyday consciousness
    • consciousness cannot penetrate. It widens our whole concept of our
    • have no idea that beneath the threshold of consciousness we are quite
    • practice, we become aware of a certain layer of consciousness present
    • in us that lies behind the everyday consciousness with which every
    • second layer of consciousness, “dream-consciousness,” but
    • from our waking consciousness. If, however, we hold back all our
    • realize that our everyday consciousness itself seems like a dream
    • realize the beginning of higher consciousness. Along with this
    • any we have in our ordinary consciousness. Ordinarily, if it had been
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  • Title: Occult Significance of the Bhagavad Gita: Lecture 4 of 9
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    • intensified self-consciousness. There must be a stronger and fuller
    • In our age this excess of self-consciousness is drawn forth from our
    • human soul to intensify its self-consciousness by such occult
    • power is actually a stronger kind of self-consciousness. It is as
    • enabling us to consciously pass into the region of
    • dream-consciousness, we still are not able today to fully discover
    • call our everyday consciousness the lowest realm. About it lies a
    • realm we are unconscious of in daily life, or rather that reaches us
    • strengthened self-consciousness we mentioned yesterday. We have need
    • entering consciously into this realm.
    • cessation of consciousness. In normal human life today man ceases to
    • be conscious when he falls to sleep, and he does not regain
    • consciousness till he wakes up again. In the age of primeval
    • are not, because they are permeated by consciousness. When we have
    • world we find on entering the region of dream consciousness. I would
    • like now to give you an idea of how one's consciousness in this realm
    • This is true also of those occultists who are conscious only as far
    • consciousness, the moment in which we actually acquired them has long
    • full consciousness, as we have to do in our time. We have them
    • bringing it into our consciousness. Such truths we discover in
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  • Title: Occult Significance of the Bhagavad Gita: Lecture 5 of 9
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    • of which we remain unconscious. They are busy reconstructing the
    • consciousness, it is that process we perceive. Our waking life
    • not conscious because no destructive process is at work in us. The
    • force, which at other times creates our consciousness, is in sleep
    • cycle of construction with its resulting unconsciousness in sleep,
    • and destruction with its consciousness in waking life, fundamentally
    • self-consciousness, the pride of mankind in this era of our
    • subconsciousness into their conscious life and do not easily reach
    • We must realize that the self-consciousness that today is the
    • self-conscious life of men. In this connection we can speak of a
    • call the latter the age of self-consciousness.
    • self-consciousness was being built into man from the super-sensible
    • worlds. What now works as a soul force in self-consciousness was then
    • this time most people had no self-consciousness at all. Even in the
    • their impulses of will and feeling enter their consciousness as they
    • self-consciousness. Meanwhile people had to live quite differently
    • self-consciousness entered the human soul everything that could
    • the region where self-consciousness was first to make its appearance,
    • self-conscious soul, which is not bound to the physical body and
    • He could then see how the self-consciousness of man was being
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  • Title: Occult Significance of the Bhagavad Gita: Lecture 6 of 9
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    • burning words to quicken the consciousness of self in man. In the
    • Spirit who prepared the age of self-consciousness. This knowledge is
    • trying to throw light on the new age of self-consciousness, and
    • creator of man’s inmost being, of his consciousness of self.
    • Him Who inspired the age of self-consciousness. Our enthusiasm is
    • sometime in the future. So that from the age of self-consciousness
    • Universe into the age of self-consciousness from outside. It came in
  • Title: Occult Significance of the Bhagavad Gita: Lecture 7 of 9
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    • forces, when they appear to clairvoyant consciousness today, are seen
    • a certain unconsciousness. I mean the forces having to do with the
    • consciousness is filled with a pure and straightforward
    • unconsciousness of these forces; the innocence of childhood. Then at
    • a certain age this consciousness awakens. From that time onward the
    • pure breath of God so long as they work in unconscious innocence. We
    • man's spiritual vision into sleep consciousness.
    • could instill into man the impulse to consciousness of self? It was
    • fountain of sublime, all-human consciousness. We shall have fullness
  • Title: Occult Significance of the Bhagavad Gita: Lecture 8 of 9
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    • the masses. Perhaps some subconscious reason that brought you to the
    • to those Western people who in childlike unconsciousness look to the
    • varied ways in his dream-consciousness — the pictorial
    • content of man's soul, his everyday consciousness. His was a
    • dreamlike, picture consciousness, by no means the same as it was in
    • evolution. Still earlier was what we call sleep-consciousness, a
    • our sleep. As dream-consciousness is for us, so was this
    • sleep-consciousness for those ancient men. It found its way into
    • their normal picture-consciousness much as dream-consciousness does
    • different in those times. Our dream-consciousness today generally
    • sleep-consciousness could still penetrate the higher worlds, it gave
    • consciousness descended lower and lower.
    • consciousness and are now striving upward. Those seekers were also
    • striving upward, from their everyday dream-consciousness. What was it
    • accessible to everyday consciousness.
    • with that we have a sleep-consciousness that for us is closed but for
    • Knowledge, fully conscious picture-consciousness, permeated by the
    • sense of the ego; fully conscious Imagination as it is described in
    • form of consciousness escapes our everyday intelligence far more than
    • surrounding world into his clairvoyant consciousness. All this will
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  • Title: Occult Significance of the Bhagavad Gita: Lecture 9 of 9
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    • apathetic toward his environment, as we are toward a consciousness
    • nothing of the consciousness of a dog or a horse, not even of another
    • consciousness of self. At bottom this is Krishna's concern — to
    • shall see the daybreak of the age of self-consciousness. Thou shalt
    • his eyes. Such are tamas men in a certain conscious sense, and quite
    • unconscious tamas men; the materialistic thinkers of our time who
    • effect compelled to deny it by the logic of their own unconscious
    • that Krishna as the creator of self-consciousness must give. Thus he
    • that just as in that ancient time those seeking self-consciousness had to
    • in whom self-consciousness is developed to a morbid degree, these too
    • described how a kind of picture-consciousness, a living imagery,
    • what today is self-consciousness, which men at that time had to
    • the lowest region of soul-life was a picture-like consciousness, and
    • consciousness — through inspiration. In this way they could
    • stage of picture consciousness, which as a matter of fact certain
    • is to create self-consciousness, that pushes up from within as the
    • generator of the self-consciousness that is to come, Krishna calls
    • Thus the consciousness
    • self-consciousness man must have in the further course of his
    • evolution — the self-consciousness that makes it possible for
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