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  • Title: Lecture: Supersensible Influences: Steiner Books
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  • Title: Lecture: Supersensible Influences: Lecture I: Supersensible Influences in Old Persian, Egyptian, and Greek Time
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    • distribution. Those substances, too, which in present earth-existence
    • shapes. Earthly substances too, of course, assume the forms we know as
    • historical evolution on the earth, men drew the spiritual Moon-Cosmos
    • day-consciousness we no longer have any dwelling-place on the earth; we
    • have regarded it as unlawful thus to influence men on earth during the
    • dwelling-place on the earth. The Initiates of these Mysteries were thus
    • the whole character of the workings of the Spiritual on the earth
    • on the earth. And so the Chaldean Initiates substituted a power of
    • dwelling places might be provided on earth for the Moon-Beings. For
    • no longer had their appointed dwelling places on the earth — for
    • Initiates, did indeed succeed in providing dwelling places on the earth
    • enticing the Moon-Spirits to come down to the earth, although according
    • obliged to wander homeless about the earth. Under such conditions they
    • could have played no part in the affairs of the earth, and places were
    • hours of day-consciousness, dwelling places on earth had been provided
    • earth only because the Priest-Initiates of Egypt provided dwelling
    • those Beings who lived between the moon-sphere and the earth-sphere,
  • Title: Lecture: Supersensible Influences: Lecture II: The Education of Man through Modern Intellectualism, -or- Chartres and the Mysteries of the Templars
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    • the physical body to help him. In earlier periods of earth-existence,
    • perceive pre-earthly existence, and this he cannot do. He is unable to
    • perceive pre-earthly existence because he lives only in mirrored images
    • spiritual, the pre-earthly life, is contained in the substance of the
    • places on the earth, because these Moon-Spirits had, as I said
    • without whose help the Initiates on earth could do very little to
    • inbreathing of men for the spiritual guidance of earth-evolution; and
    • in a distant future, the physical substance of the earth disperses into
    • earth is dispersed in the universe, a new earth, a
    • shed upon words from the Gospel: “Heaven and earth will pass away
    • build the future embodiment of the earth, the Jupiter embodiment. The
    • words: “Heaven and earth will pass away but My words will not
    • worlds have entered into the sphere of the earth — Beings who
    • were not previously there. We may call them Earth-Spirits, in contrast
    • homeless on the earth, took up their abode in the mummies; in contrast
    • elementary Earth-Spirits in contrast both to the Moon-Beings who lived
    • and were mirrored in Greek art. These Earth-Spirits will one day be the
    • impulses — they will help him to build a new earth planet out of
    • Earth-Spirits”, elementary Earth-Spirits, for they are
    • intimately connected with earthly life. They expect to receive from
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  • Title: Lecture: Supersensible Influences: Lecture III: The Revelation of the Spiritual World in Old Indian Culture, -or- Old Egypt
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    • evolution of the earth through different forms, and that the Greeks, at
    • that could exist on earth only because the human being exists on earth.
    • who spoke to him from the dwelling places provided for them on earth in
    • live on the earth because the human form was preserved by
    • earth. And this was provided by the mummies. Those Spiritual Beings and
    • man, these elementary Earth-Spirits who are to be the helpers of
    • “ether-ships” upon which the Earth-Spirits can go forth
    • And so ways and directions for the Earth-daemons have been created
    • Angeloi who are of less interest to us on the earth but very important
    • in our pre-earthly existence. Certain Beings of the Hierarchy of the
    • occult Orders before they have come down from pre-earthly into earthly
    • will descend to the earth only in the future. Before the man is born,
    • pre-earthly existence and who can be present as a result of the
    • beings still living in pre-earthly existence. And from this existence
    • experienced in the non-earthly world — about the things of
    • heaven and what lies out-side the actual arena of earth-evolution. But
    • because the elementary Earth-Spirits find a foothold in the ceremonies,
    • communications can be made by the Unborn to these Earth-Spirits. And if
    • the Earth-Spirits what has been communicated to them by the Unborn,
    • Earth-Spirits. Think of the wonderful understanding of nature possessed
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  • Title: Lecture: Supersensible Influences: Lecture IV: The Egyptian Mysteries, Indian Yoga and Egyptian Mummy Cult
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    • have bidden them regard the earth, the dwelling-place of man, as a
    • that exists in the cosmos is also to be found in the earth itself.
    • neighbour among the heavenly bodies. Think of the earth and the moon
    • circling around the earth.1 We can picture the course taken
    • by the moon as it moves around the earth and all that lies between the
    • earth and the orbit of the moon. Those who rightly understand how to
    • interpret what they find when they dig down into the earth, will say:
    • outermost layer of the earth itself.
    • planet, which together with the earth, circles round the Sun. We can
    • delicate, aeriform, etheric substance. Again a lower layer in the earth
    • Proceeding in this way we have the whole earth as a mirror image of the
    • condensed when it is found in the earth's strata. Thus at the centre of
    • the earth, the outermost periphery of the universe would be condensed
    • image, the earth, let us study the human head. The human head is formed
    • and the earth. But — so the Initiate would have said to his
    • indicating the earth in the centre and the larger circles the paths
    • around the earth of the moon and other planets with their
    • homeless about the earth, found dwelling places in the mummies. These
    • next earthly incarnation. But the Initiates impressed upon their pupils
    • next earthly life. Such was the teaching given by the Initiates of
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  • Title: Lecture: Supersensible Influences: Lecture V: Modern Abstract Thinking and Living Thinking of Future Times, -or- The Idea of Metamorphosis and the Repeated Lives on Earth
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    • soul. Thinking, as exercised by the human being in earthly life, is
    • what it is in earthly life, but that it is a kind of corpse in the soul
    • worlds of soul-and-spirit into physical existence on the earth. In
    • pre-earthly existence the soul was alive in the truest sense, but
    • soul-and-spirit before descending to the earth. It is simply not
    • the pre-earthly existence of man. To experience living thinking is just
    • like knowing a living human being on earth. Those who no longer
    • spiritual worlds into earth-existence, and the thinking that is a
    • way described from pre-earthly into earthly existence and which, as I
    • that the forces are, in the main, being drawn out of the earth. Here
    • the plant is drawing forces from the earth, sucking them upwards, and
    • the leaf, growing under the influence of the earth-forces, becomes
    • earth, it has absorbed the gentle sun of spring, then the full summer
    • earth and unfolds with amazing rapidity what other plants unfold
    • head of our present earth-life is the transformed body (the body apart
    • from the head) of our previous earth-life. The head, or rather the
    • be transformed, metamorphosed, into the head of the future earth-life.
    • derives from the previous earth-life; it is the transformed body, a
    • to itself the other members. Accepting the fact of repeated earthly
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  • Title: Lecture: Supersensible Influences: Lecture VI: Spiritual InFluence in History, -or- Pope Nicholas I
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    • are examples of men concerned less with the earthly personality of
    • mighty impulse to the further evolution of the earth. These men viewed
    • of the earth, could be achieved with the help of this ancient
    • work through all the subsequent evolution of the earth. Men simply had
    • characterizing this gaze upward into super-sensible, super-earthly
    • metamorphosis that leads over from one earthly life to the next.
    • here on earth is only possible for man by the external means presented
    • which are not, in the earthly and material sense, real. In the East,
    • the earth, with living experience of these worlds.
    • picture of Man in his physical form as a being to whom the earth is not
    • really earth, but a particular place in the cosmos.
    • strives, from out of the earth, to work in man's own etheric body. That

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