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  • Title: Lecture: The National Epics With Especial Attention to the Kalevala
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    • The Spiritual Beings in the Heavenly Bodies and in the Kingdoms of Nature,
    • The Spiritual Beings in the Heavenly Bodies and in the
    • as in the Niebelungen or in the Kalevala, are the deeds of spiritual-divine
    • his real affairs of the heart with divine spiritual beings who do not
    • self-centred! A being in whose soul divine-spiritual impulses are at
    • the interaction of the super-sensible, divine spiritual powers, we do
    • only speak as one who fixes his eyes on the spiritual contents —
    • He who lets the peculiar spiritual language work upon him which speaks
    • into spiritual science as I shall permit myself to describe it in the
    • Spiritual Science or Anthroposophy, one is led not merely to the abstract
    • And thus by means of Spiritual Science or Anthroposophy, we are led
    • from lower, animal-like creations. Spiritual science does not at all
    • organic world up to man. For spiritual science, the humanity of today
    • in spiritual science we too have unprejudiced views of the fact that
    • of man with other organisms on the earth; but in spiritual science,
    • spiritual science must assert is recognised to-day by thoughtful investigators
    • and spiritually to higher super-sensible powers which worked and lived
    • a short period of his evolution, from the spiritual world in a certain
    • as an independent ego-being, but in which the Gods, super-sensible, spiritual
    • it can only be indicated owing to the shortness of time) that spiritual
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  • Title: Occult Significance of the Bhagavad Gita: Lecture 1 of 9
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    • Steiner reveals the results of his spiritual scientific research into the
    • speak to you here last time we let our spiritual gaze journey far
    • the portals of the eternal manifestation of the spiritual in the
    • spiritual life of humanity through the centuries, indeed through
    • thousands of years. He was one who looked deeply into spiritual life
    • arises Krishna, the great spiritual teacher of Arjuna, and a
    • teachings emerge amid the battle like a cloud of spiritual light
    • they suffice for describing such heights of the spiritual life of
    • other from the spiritual life of the West. This can be comparatively
    • overcome by the strong desire to see the form, the spiritual form of
    • before us in the hours that preceded his entrance into the spiritual
    • them “a beyond,” a spiritual world. That it needs a
    • the spiritual worlds, that it needs him to do this by means of the
    • spiritual worlds. The fact that you are sitting here is most living
    • the bond that unites it with the spiritual. It was at home in the
    • souls will once more seek access in a new way to the spiritual
    • vision into the spiritual worlds. With their whole heart and soul
    • spiritual. There is a deeply significant symbol in the fact that old
    • men who looked back with perfect memory and a perfect spiritual
    • lived as spiritual mysteries. Those who were to understand the
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  • Title: Occult Significance of the Bhagavad Gita: Lecture 2 of 9
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    • Steiner reveals the results of his spiritual scientific research into the
    • whatever path, into the spiritual worlds, even though he may have
    • enter the spiritual worlds without passing through a deep upheaval in
    • stages of occult development, to entering the spiritual worlds. It is
    • right advice to those who would enter the spiritual worlds through
    • is not affected in this battle. Rise, Arjuna, rise to the spiritual
    • human soul from higher spiritual worlds. It is from those worlds that
    • come from super-sensible, spiritual knowledge. It was not understood
    • spiritual can be seen playing on the surface of phenomena. This is
    • you open yourself to the regions of the spiritual and know that your
    • world of ideas having experienced its origin in the spiritual worlds?
    • the spiritual worlds. They, not the world of sense, have bestowed on
  • Title: Occult Significance of the Bhagavad Gita: Lecture 3 of 9
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    • Steiner reveals the results of his spiritual scientific research into the
    • spiritual world. I tried to show you how at bottom this abstract
    • spiritual worlds. One condition must be fulfilled, however, if we
    • go even one step into the spiritual worlds. Sometimes it is difficult
    • curiosity that impels people to enter the spiritual worlds is not
  • Title: Occult Significance of the Bhagavad Gita: Lecture 4 of 9
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    • Steiner reveals the results of his spiritual scientific research into the
    • a spiritual culture. Otherwise we shall be overcome by
    • times was dying away within him? He sees the Spiritual Being who is
    • when we perceive spiritual beings who manifest themselves in full
    • can reach us from the spiritual treasure, the spiritual light of the
    • spiritual that comes from the physical plane.
    • that he perceives something only to be seen spiritually in the
    • one of the things we have to get rid of when we enter spiritual life
    • however, man could perceive in a still higher, still more spiritual
    • spiritual realm we are now considering. This was the question of the
    • The Spiritual Guidance of Mankind.
    • filled with the actual truths of the spiritual world. Someone, for
    • of how many things there are in which the highest spiritual beings
  • Title: Occult Significance of the Bhagavad Gita: Lecture 5 of 9
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    • Steiner reveals the results of his spiritual scientific research into the
    • natural science will join with spiritual science in these matters.
    • spiritual life of mankind in the period from the fourteenth,
    • form of Western spiritual life. Of course, we are at the beginning of
    • spiritual thought is now beginning. These two sharply differentiated
    • the great significance for Western spiritual evolution of that moment
    • is to be the epoch of spirituality. Just as the epoch of natural
    • spiritual thought.
    • active souls of men and are being used today to gather spiritual
    • very forces Western humanity will be gaining spiritual knowledge.
    • building up the organ needed to allow spiritual knowledge to take its
    • can see into the spiritual worlds. A similar thing happened if a man
    • working into his brain from the spiritual worlds, so that from the
    • twentieth century onward men might raise themselves to spiritual
    • Such men saw the Gods; spiritual beings at work in the building
    • spiritual life such as are described in my book,
    • into the super-sensible where we perceive a spiritual Being working
    • power to understand the spiritual slept for awhile. It was this sleep
    • of spiritual understanding that brought forth the great triumphs of
    • natural science. Now this force is awakened. The spiritual has done
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  • Title: Occult Significance of the Bhagavad Gita: Lecture 6 of 9
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    • Steiner reveals the results of his spiritual scientific research into the
    • dominating tendency to interpret any spiritual work of this kind as a
    • like to approach such spiritual creations from the ideal or
    • the Gospels occur in earlier spiritual works. Yet, though such a
    • spiritual life of the East to set it side by side with what the West
    • showing how a creative Spiritual Being preparing for a new age
    • appeared before Arjuna. Now, if we seek a living picture of Spiritual
    • perceptions and real experiences in the spiritual world. That may
    • preconceived ideas, he is wanting a spiritual world just like the
    • the spiritual ear of Arjuna, but echoing down through all the ages
  • Title: Occult Significance of the Bhagavad Gita: Lecture 7 of 9
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    • Steiner reveals the results of his spiritual scientific research into the
    • animal level with all that is not pure knowledge, pure spiritual
    • man's spiritual vision into sleep consciousness.
    • been visible in manifestations before, but in a far more spiritual
    • beyond. Truly this can stir our souls to their depths. The spiritual
    • to the coming spiritual age. We must learn to take a different
  • Title: Occult Significance of the Bhagavad Gita: Lecture 8 of 9
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    • Steiner reveals the results of his spiritual scientific research into the
    • draw attention to one thing. The summits of spiritual life have at
    • anthroposophical view of the world and into this spiritual movement
    • which the Gita sprang, was also in its full spirituality
    • spiritual achievement belongs, and for its posterity, its teaching
    • depth of this spiritual current. It is true that in the centuries
    • and special spiritual movement is greatly distorted and falsified. As
    • spiritual tendency that in the deepest sense permeates the
    • spiritual substance that represents a great height of achievement but
    • Western spiritual and intellectual life. Then there are others in
    • India who would gladly be ready to receive such spiritual substance
    • Fichte, to mention a few of many spiritualized thinkers. Many Indian
    • who honestly endeavors to penetrate a later spiritual stream
    • person, who does not know what European spiritual evolution really
    • the Indian thinker and was bringing them forward as spiritual wisdom
    • reverence to that climax of spiritual achievement that appears in
    • those who were the creators of that sublime spirituality that
    • spiritual faculty, the same keenness of perception they had when they
    • touch with spiritual creations like those of Solovieff, Hegel, and
    • that era, what we hoped our gift of spiritual vision would reveal to
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  • Title: Occult Significance of the Bhagavad Gita: Lecture 9 of 9
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    • Steiner reveals the results of his spiritual scientific research into the
    • order to have access to the spiritual worlds in clairvoyance. In this
    • before our spiritual gaze. Krishna explains to him how we must free
    • spiritual nature is nearest to the material. So, in regard to
    • who, in a material or spiritual sense, will only believe in what has
    • bodily shape and form — the materialists and spiritualists —
    • are the tamas men. The spiritualist does not ask for spiritual beings
    • deny all that is spiritual. When materialists meet in conference
    • remain so not on the basis of logic but for fear of the spiritual.
    • soul, which does indeed penetrate to the door of the spiritual but
    • before the spiritual. All its arguments are nothing but an opiate to
    • the spiritual world. So they repeat Aum, Aum, Aum, which
    • connected with the entry of the soul into the spiritual world before
    • spiritual movement in history has in a certain sphere its
    • human spiritual movement is fully justified in its one-sidedness. The
    • spiritual movements that have appeared in the course of human
    • been to show in what spirit a true consideration of the spiritual
    • purposely tried to derive our thoughts from a spiritual creation
    • However, the spiritual
    • current in man's spiritual history. This is a bit inconvenient
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  • Title: Lecture 1: Spiritual Beings in the Heavenly Bodies and in the Kingdoms of Nature
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    • requested me to speak about the spiritual beings we find in the realms
    • as a result of the studies you have hitherto made in spiritual
    • science, you meet me with a feeling and perception for the spiritual
    • men experience, there lies a world of spirit — a spiritual world;
    • we specify the spiritual world into different classes of individual
    • spiritual beings. So that in spiritual science we do not merely speak
    • of a spiritual world, but of quite definite beings and forces standing
    • spiritual into that world. People do not act merely according to the
    • Certainly when we act morally, spiritual impulses play a part in our
    • is an interplay of spiritual impulses, even so do spiritual impulses
    • sense impressions. The spiritual is in a sense always hidden from
    • is the characteristic of the spiritual, that man can only recognize it
    • development. What we learn through spiritual science makes our soul
    • have taken part in the spiritual life of a working group for a few
    • feel who are not interested in spiritual science. Spiritual science
    • himself with spiritual science, the habits of attention for this or
    • spiritual world; esotericism does not begin with occult development.
    • The moment we make any link with spiritual science with our whole
    • self-education we can get in a spiritual science circle. This
    • spiritual world, this self-education to a perception of what lies
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  • Title: Lecture 2: Spiritual Beings in the Heavenly Bodies and in the Kingdoms of Nature
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    • human soul to the observation of the spiritual world hidden directly
    • classes or categories of spiritual beings, perceptible to occult
    • of spiritual beings concerned with the fading and dying of the beings
    • collects and disperses; so that we may connect these spiritual beings
    • category of such spiritual beings with which occult vision can become
    • It is as though these spiritual beings had their jurisdiction, their
    • nature-spirits — but another and still more spiritual world. When
    • perceives quite a new order of spiritual beings. The next thing which
    • their activities at the right time, is carried out by those spiritual
    • spiritual beings, for instance, working in connection with our earth,
    • work of the nature-spirits. These spiritual beings represent what we
    • permeate it as a spiritual atmosphere, is united with the earth; and
    • is different with those spiritual beings which in their totality can
    • these spiritual beings of which we are now speaking, that they are in
    • in time, is organized by spiritual beings which collectively belong to
    • spiritual beings belonging to the Spirits of the Rotation of Time.
    • esoterically becomes aware of this, because in the spiritual world
    • feel our astral body to be connected with all the spiritual beings we
    • spiritual beings — as we shall hear in the following lectures.
    • spirit as though in a sea, which spiritually laves the whole earth
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  • Title: Lecture 3: Spiritual Beings in the Heavenly Bodies and in the Kingdoms of Nature
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    • acquainted with certain spiritual beings which occult vision can
    • encounter when it is directed towards the spiritual life of our
    • order to ascend into the spiritual world, for we can only form a
    • correct conception of the nature of the spiritual beings of which we
    • describe in the words of any language these spiritual beings visible
    • meant when allusion is made to spiritual beings. It will be necessary
    • something arises in their own being like a manifestation of spiritual
    • higher spiritual worlds.
    • spiritual worlds above them when they look into themselves; they then
    • higher spiritual worlds, that is to say, they are filled with Spirit.
    • and truly there would be little hope of carrying our spiritual science
    • directs his spiritual gaze to this possibility of inner manifestation,
    • succeed in reaching the portal which leads into the spiritual worlds.
    • applied to the spiritual world. It can be applied in a singular
    • grasp it as an image, as a symbol of spiritual facts. Love is so
    • something of that kind. Thus, to imagine something like a spiritual
    • towards ascending to the spiritual world. You find this treated fully
    • him, in every man, lives some spiritual being higher than he himself,
    • qualities which have been described as revelation, and spiritual
    • races, who live in the spiritual world, who have revelation as their
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  • Title: Lecture 4: Spiritual Beings in the Heavenly Bodies and in the Kingdoms of Nature
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    • IF we wish to know the nature of the spiritual forces powers active in
    • become acquainted with these spiritual beings themselves, as we have
    • it we are not unconscious, for we have perceptions of the spiritual
    • spiritual world of the Third Hierarchy. And then just as we remember a
    • spiritual world, or to relate something about it, he must call to mind
    • perceive spiritual worlds, spiritual beings and spiritual facts when
    • see behind the beings around him in the external world, the spiritual
    • the spiritual world. Thus the body which a man makes use of at the
    • consciousness, look into the spiritual world. If a man learns to use
    • gradually learns to perceive everything in the spiritual world
    • behind all living things a higher spiritual world, the beings of the
    • and imagination, as a sort of spiritual light, so is the fluidic life,
    • something like spiritual tone, the Music of the Spheres. It is like
    • spiritual sound, not spiritual light as in the case of the Third
    • mimicry, physiognomy and gestures, we see the spiritual part of him,
    • manifesting itself. In this way we feel how the spiritual beings of
    • this flowing wisdom is differentiated into a profusion of spiritual
    • highest stage of those spiritual beings whom we can reach in this
    • miniature in the Kingdom of Nature. — Now the spiritual beings
    • spiritual beings which are not, as in man, individual spirits in
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  • Title: Lecture 5: Spiritual Beings in the Heavenly Bodies and in the Kingdoms of Nature
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    • spiritual beings, and in the last lecture we described what the human
    • spiritual beings belonging to the first, the uppermost, rank of the
    • perceiving other beings in our spiritual environment besides those of
    • the Second and. Third Hierarchies. The spiritual beings of whom we are
    • influences us from our spiritual environment when we press forward to
    • of our consciousness soul, to a Primal Spirituality. Then only have
    • these beings something analogous to our inner spiritual life. It is
    • exists above the hierarchies as the spiritual nature of the highest
    • ventured to approach that which is above, in the spiritual worlds.
    • disappears as in a spiritual Mystery we can say symbolically —
    • being of a planet in the sense of spiritual science, we must say:
    • and then think of it as surrounded and permeated by a spiritual
    • and as its spiritual environment the beings of the hierarchies. Only
    • spiritual sheaths which consist of the beings of the hierarchies. This
  • Title: Lecture 6: Spiritual Beings in the Heavenly Bodies and in the Kingdoms of Nature
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    • dependence on the various spiritual beings of the three hierarchies,
    • spiritual atmosphere, we might even say something like an aura, in
    • which stands, so to speak, nearest to humanity in the spiritual world,
    • time became Spirits of Untruth. Now all the spiritual beings which in
    • Those spiritual beings of the Third Hierarchy of which we have just
    • with the spiritual substance of the hierarchies. They wanted an
    • independent spiritual life, they therefore cut themselves off, they
    • occultist who follows the spiritual events in the cosmos, this globe
    • say: — The spiritual beings which we call the Spirits of Form
    • planets. But within the cosmos there are certain spiritual beings
    • their own independent life, cut themselves off from the spiritual
    • spiritual Council of the Spirits of Form; the Spirit of Form working
    • spiritual form, crushed form, is in reality matter. In a physical
    • sense matter only exists when spiritual forms are broken up. Thus the
    • Seraphim. In all ranks of these spiritual beings there are those who
    • world is the spiritual world. In reality the material world does not
    • the forces of the spiritual world.
  • Title: Lecture 7: Spiritual Beings in the Heavenly Bodies and in the Kingdoms of Nature
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    • the spiritual beings at work in the various heavenly bodies. We were
    • about the individual spiritual beings at work in cosmic space, in the
    • stellar system; to know these spiritual beings as such; in other
    • a purely spiritual-psychic idea, of the character of the beings of the
    • we thus fix our attention upon the ranks of the spiritual beings
    • spiritually explained, unless we fix our attention on these beings. We
    • all this we find when we direct our spiritual vision to Saturn, or to
    • have to say; those spiritual beings of the higher hierarchies, from
    • conceivable that an evolution in a spiritual sense might take place
    • first spiritual leaders of mankind, whom we have described as Angels
    • through its Archangel. The Archangel who spiritually guides the lives
    • speaks to us when we focus our spiritual sight upon the moon. When we
    • fix our attention upon the nature of those spiritual beings whom we
    • planetary system. If we consider all the spiritual beings we have
    • spiritual-psychic forces everywhere and we need only grasp the fact
    • of this human life — as you know from elementary Spiritual
    • of spiritual force center; this center attracts all the harmful astral
    • by occult vision, the spiritual can actually be seen through it; that
    • lead us to the observation of the spiritual behind the comets. All
  • Title: Lecture 8: Spiritual Beings in the Heavenly Bodies and in the Kingdoms of Nature
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    • corresponding spiritual beings whom we have recognized as members of
    • a view of the spiritual super-sensible world, he must, in a sense,
    • system directly appears as a sum of spiritual activities. How then
    • been brought about by one or several of those spiritual beings, whom,
    • understand in the right sense the spiritual beings who participate in
    • “One is inspired by something spiritual, concerning which one has
    • the symbol for something spiritual. But, in the first place, it is
    • action of the spiritual beings in the heavenly bodies. As, however,
    • ought not to lose the longing which exists in many spiritually minded
    • this springing forth corresponds to a feeling in certain spiritual
    • spiritual atmosphere.
    • certain spiritual beings connected with the spiritual atmosphere of
  • Title: Lecture 9: Spiritual Beings in the Heavenly Bodies and in the Kingdoms of Nature
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    • IN our last lecture we pointed to the relation between the spiritual
    • man were definitely to be sought on a higher stage of spirituality
    • groups of the animals work down spiritually from the planets. In
    • means that in the animal dwell spiritual forces, belonging to beings
    • spiritual beings of the different hierarchies working in different
    • offspring of that category of spiritual beings to which I have
    • spiritual beings work upon man, upon the human race spread over the
    • earth? We cannot answer this as regards those spiritual beings we have
    • works from the planets from those spiritual beings belongs to the
    • we know that nations are spiritually led by their nation-spirit or
    • earth for a definite period of time; but there are spiritual
    • two spiritual activities of the offspring of the Spirits of Wisdom and
    • Time, uniting the two spiritual beings in a sort of marriage. Thus in
    • development of mankind is directed by the Spiritual Beings of Wisdom
    • of tolerance towards other religions; for spiritual science has the
    • must recognize, is that which is at work in the world. Spiritual
    • fact, in the field of spiritual science, we have developed the
  • Title: Lecture 10: Spiritual Beings in the Heavenly Bodies and in the Kingdoms of Nature
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    • “becoming Luciferic” of certain spiritual beings of a
    • in a new epoch of life. In like manner the spiritual beings who remain
    • something spiritually-psychic, but something seen with the physical
    • Wisdom; he saw them spiritually. He only began to see them physically,
    • Spiritual Beings of Wisdom at work there. It is necessary that in this
    • fixed star is mingled that which is only visible spiritually and that
    • which resists this merely spiritual visibility: the Luciferic element
    • not attained their goal, as light-bearers in the lightless spiritual
    • only make clear the principle as to how these spiritual, hierarchies
    • minerals. At a later period, when through the spiritual beings of
    • behind. Unillumined to physical eyes but visible to spiritual sight,
    • Luciferic forces streaming down from the sun, so does a spiritual
    • light, so, too, did his spiritual principle sink down into the human
    • spiritual principle was first revealed to humanity in the old Hebrew
    • spiritual aspect, what Hebrew antiquity designated as the Jehovah
    • spiritual, not to physical sight. The latter sees the principle of
    • counteract the spiritual work of Lucifer. Hebrew antiquity saw in
    • spiritual sight. Hebrew antiquity justly concluded that Jehovah must
    • of that Spiritual Being Who, when man shall have become sufficiently
    • recognize something which is in opposition to the spiritual principle
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  • Title: Occultism and Initiation
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    • The Spiritual Beings in the Heavenly Bodies and in the Kingdoms
    • The Spiritual Beings in the Heavenly Bodies and in the Kingdoms
    • kind of spiritual science subjected to scientific thinking and to the
    • death. The results obtained through spiritual science, or let us say,
    • spiritual core of the human being, and they show us that when one
    • passes through the portal of death, one's soul-spiritual core
    • passes over into a super-sensible, spiritual world. From the life led
    • new birth, one's soul-spiritual being can connect itself with
    • will show you that the results of such a spiritual form of research
    • must speak of the development of a person's soul-spiritual
    • elaborate them in a super-sensible, purely spiritual world, and when
    • spiritual world, we once more enter a new life on earth, as already
    • basis of spiritual science, the super-sensible part of human nature
    • the aid of spiritual-scientific means, so that it can be recognized
    • as a human being's soul-spiritual core, passing through
    • publications of this spiritual science even draw attention to earlier
    • a spiritual-scientific standpoint, these publications also speak of
    • spiritual science we must admit on the one hand, that if anything at
    • than a serious spiritual scientific investigator), it does not allow
    • realize that we live within a soul-spiritual core; only now do we
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  • Title: Esoteric Lessons Part III: Helsinki, 6-1-'13
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    • to feel that we're living in a big ocean of soul-spiritual beings,
    • souls are embedded in the spiritual world around us. On waking
    • breath and we exhale it back to the spiritual world again on
  • Title: Esoteric Lessons Part II: Helsinki, 4-5-12
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    • Spiritual beings take hold of us and use us to work in the world,
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    • thoughts and feelings should be harmonized with the spiritual
    • world; after the esoteric feels in harmony with the spiritual world's
    • keep us from getting into the spiritual world for our own sakes.
    • died, and only the fourth was let through and went into the spiritual



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