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  • Title: Occult Significance of the Bhagavad Gita: Lecture 2 of 9
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    • goes to sleep every night. The sense world fades out around him and
    • consciousness as it does when he goes to sleep, and then to live in
    • they do in sleep.
    • that man not only experiences the rhythm of sleeping and waking but
    • experiences the cycles of sleeping and waking, summer and winter. He
    • sleep, and when he returns again into everyday consciousness he feels
    • earth. In effect he feels something summer-like in going to sleep and
    • understand what the spirit of the earth is, and how it is asleep in
    • organism of the earth. The earth is asleep in summer and awake in
    • winter as I am asleep and awake in the alternation of night and day.
  • Title: Occult Significance of the Bhagavad Gita: Lecture 3 of 9
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    • sleeping — our dream consciousness. We cannot become familiar
    • border of sleeping and waking and that is nourished by images of
    • would have these new experiences between sleeping and waking during
  • Title: Occult Significance of the Bhagavad Gita: Lecture 4 of 9
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    • through which we live in dreamless sleep. Here already an absolute
    • paradox appears, for sleep after all is characterized by the complete
    • be conscious when he falls to sleep, and he does not regain
    • actually a condition of life corresponding to our sleep in which,
    • usual human processes, are exactly like the condition of sleep, but
    • sleeps, then people, if they take any notice at all, do not stop at
    • from a realm in which they are always fast asleep! So we cannot
    • both waking and sleeping beings. Different as these two conditions
  • Title: Occult Significance of the Bhagavad Gita: Lecture 5 of 9
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    • sleeping. What does it really signify? We can only understand the
    • nature of sleep if we realize that in the present epoch the soul
    • the near future it will more and more be realized how sleep has to
    • sleep.
    • While we are asleep
    • while we are awake a process of destruction, during sleep a repairing
    • consists in perceiving disintegrating processes. During sleep we are
    • force, which at other times creates our consciousness, is in sleep
    • what happens during sleep. Because of this alternating cycle of
    • health to go without proper sleep. Certainly man's life is so
    • suffer from sleeplessness to go to pieces quickly, but they do not
    • than we generally give him credit for, sleeplessness would in a very
    • cycle of construction with its resulting unconsciousness in sleep,
    • during sleep. These forces were building up a definite structure in
    • certain cases — as takes place when in the middle of his sleep
    • to experience moments when we seem to waken in sleep, and yet do not
    • from a fresh aspect. We can bring about such moments during sleep by
    • power to understand the spiritual slept for awhile. It was this sleep
    • of somewhat greater significance than that of waking and sleeping.
    • experience what we can experience in sleep when for a moment we
  • Title: Occult Significance of the Bhagavad Gita: Lecture 7 of 9
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    • are at rest. They sleep.
    • Darwinism, even on the physical plane, is actually asleep in our
    • sleep they appear and begin building up again what has been
    • really be perceived in a sleeping man. So we should have to say that
    • whatever it is that repairs in sleeping man the forces he spends in
    • the sleeping human body the physical evidence of man's transcending
    • man beyond the animal are awake only when man sleeps. From all this
    • clairvoyant during sleep; that is, when in a condition otherwise like
    • sleep he awakes clairvoyantly. In the fifth lecture we already
    • to some extent, from the processes observable in sleeping man,
    • active in man when he sleeps. Natural science knows only the external
    • organism again in sleep, then it will treat these forces as does a
    • with the superficial objection that animals also sleep. Such
    • the real nature of things. By introducing animal sleep into the
    • function in different realms of nature. Sleep is an altogether
    • the regeneration of his organism as he sleeps. Now these forces are
    • lives as a sleeping force and only wakens with puberty, seen in its
    • sleep regenerate the outworn forces in man. Only they are hidden by
    • good or evil only when they awaken, but that sleep, or at most dream,
    • All this time his nature is permeated by these sleeping forces. This
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  • Title: Occult Significance of the Bhagavad Gita: Lecture 8 of 9
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    • 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
    • sleep-consciousness could still penetrate the higher worlds, it gave
    • with that we have a sleep-consciousness that for us is closed but for
    • regarding the activity of living beings. Sleep, for example, is not
    • the same for man and animal. Simply to define sleep would be like
    • world. When we are asleep we are in tamas. We have to bring about
    • this condition in sleep in order that our spirit may leave our body
    • whether by sleep or clairvoyant perception, to take only these two
  • Title: Occult Significance of the Bhagavad Gita: Lecture 9 of 9
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    • this was illumined from the higher region — of sleep

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