Easter as a Chapter in the Mystery Wisdom of Man
On-line since: 15th April, 2011
The evolution of our
festivals from the ancient Mysteries. The Mysteries of Adonis.
The survival of the old Mystery idea in a true
comprehension of the Easter idea.
Moon-birth and Sun-birth.
Bondage through the natural exigency of the Father-forces of the
Moon; liberation through the melting impulses of the Sun forces.
The Saturn forces that preserve the entity after death. Stages of
the ancient Easter initiation. The resurrection of the soul and
spirit of man from the physical body in the spiritual universe.
A consideration of cosmic
conditions. The secret of the Moon. Planetary constellations and
their effects on the human etheric body in the moonlight
existence. Man as bearer of the light of the Sun. Moon
initiation: the spring Mystery of descent. Sun initiation: the
spiritual ascent after the death experience in the autumn
Mysteries. The annual cycle of festivals.
Decline of the Mystery
system and development of freedom. Enlightenment the
expression of experience. The Mysteries of Ephesus. The descent
from the spirit realm in the light-ether body. J O A is man,
sound in light. Reading the cosmic script. Aristotle's
categories. The Easter spirit of anthroposophy that leads back to
Mystery wisdom and to the conviction of the reality of spirit,
ever and again resurrected through dying.
Last Modified: 24-Apr-2021
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