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  • Title: Lecture: The Weaving and Living Activity of the Human Etheric Bodies
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    • Earth-epoch, but it received its first foundation during the ancient
    • existed in a very ancient conception of man and which brought into
    • Nature and of Mankind”, the words of an ancient Roman:
    • of the ancient atavistic clairvoyance. What Master Bertram
    • to paint Lucifer correctly, in accordance with an ancient spiritual
    • was in keeping with the ancient spiritual science. It is important to
    • bear in mind such a fact. It shows us that the ancient spiritual
    • old inheritance that entered human evolution with the ancient
    • something quite new, he does this because the ancient spiritual
  • Title: Lecture: The Elementary Kingdoms
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    • upon ancient Saturn, Sun, Moon, and upon the Earth. The
    • with, there was the ancient Saturn-evolution. This was the
    • were ourselves upon ancient Saturn. These Beings enter into
  • Title: Lecture: On the Occasion of Goethe's Birthday
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    • said to be based on ancient occult traditions. But even these
  • Title: Lecture: Wonders of the World: Lecture 1
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    • according to the ancient Greeks it was Hermes who brought down the
    • intensity which imbued those who took part in the ancient Mysteries
    • ancient Mystery. If we trace it back to its origin, we come to
    • connected with it if we were merely to immerse ourselves in ancient
    • some form or other of ancient occultism, let us suppress this, and
    • Neither ancient
    • been taken along that golden middle road between ancient occultism
    • From earlier lectures we know of an ancient clairvoyance which in
    • later form. The ancient Greek partly felt that in his own time the
    • rape of ancient clairvoyance by modern knowledge was already taking
    • that ancient clairvoyance. He looked up to that goddess called
    • human nature. And then this ancient Greek said to himself: ‘In
    • place of this ancient clairvoyance another culture will become more
    • born of them, born of men to whom the ancient clairvoyance is already
    • which the ancient Greek associated with the names of Agamemnon,
    • inattentive to notice them. The ancient Greek did notice that this
    • traced back, as the ancient Greek understood it, to Agamemnon,
    • wither up. Just as Persephone stands for the leader of the ancient
    • ancient Greece right up to the present time — from the time
    • life of ancient Greece and expressing in the symbol of Iphigenia what
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  • Title: Lecture: Wonders of the World: Lecture 2
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    • regain through Spiritual Science was still very much alive in ancient
    • Persephone, who represents the ancient clairvoyant forces of the
    • of human development, the soul was robbed of its ancient clairvoyant
    • looked up to the great Demeter, and in ancient Greece man was still
    • has changed since those ancient times. The human body of today, with
    • densification of the human body. And when the ancient Greek feels the
    • prehistoric times, it was not even so in ancient Greece. In those
    • worked in ancient times, how she instilled her forces into human
    • in ancient times. Now there were also other gods working in like
    • ancient wonders of Nature are expressed in the figures of the ancient
    • historical development of mankind; in ancient times man had
    • Science stands before such a statue, ancient Greece will arise anew
    • The ancient Greek
    • modern form what was expressed in the ancient Greek Mysteries by the
  • Title: Lecture: Wonders of the World: Lecture 3
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    • ancient Greece. If we are to grasp the whole mission of Spiritual
    • ‘nature’ if you wish to enter into the thought of ancient
    • Thus in those ancient
    • mechanics, he would say it was miraculous. The ancient Greek could
    • and spirit, an opposition which did not yet exist in ancient Greece.
    • are the two facts of which the wise men of ancient Greece already
    • indeed he probably regards that as a fantastic daydream. The ancient
    • bring forth thought?’ For the ancient Greek it was a spiritual
    • what the ancient Greek pictured to himself as Zeus is the macrocosmic
    • lasting emotion, passion, memory. The ancient Greek was still
    • ancient Greek was really not in a position to examine the microcosm
    • man's attention was turned to the microcosm. The ancient Greek
    • between ancient and modern times, that the Greek felt mainly the
  • Title: Lecture: Wonders of the World: Lecture 4
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    • quote the Greek historian Herodotus. Once when the ancient Egyptians
    • meant these Angelic Beings, and the ancient Egyptians who were
    • he was in the ancient Egyptian time, so also with these Angels and
    • and inspire the earthly realm. When the ancient Greek felt what
  • Title: Lecture: Wonders of the World: Lecture 5
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    • the higher hierarchies the ancient Greeks regarded their gods as
    • ancient Hebrew consciousness of God is wonderfully portrayed in that
    • If ancient Hebrew consciousness was utterly filled with the knowledge
    • Jahve, as the extract of the Elohim, means life itself to the ancient
    • evolution. To the ancient Hebrews, no longer to be permeated by the
    • consciousness, the ancient Hebrew consciousness surrenders itself
    • — the ancient Hebrew influence, which had the very strong
    • which was contributed by the ancient Hebrew civilisation. But from
    • evolution from ancient Lemuria through the Atlantean time and on into
    • ancient times man bore in him from the side of Zeus his astral body,
    • from the side of the Earth, Persephone. The ancient Greek was
    • microcosmically from within man, constitute the ancient clairvoyant
    • ancient ego-consciousness.’ Try for a moment to place yourself
    • The ancient Greek
    • idea that the ancient Greek gods were Atlantean men. ... The older
    • very nature allied with the Zeus hierarchy. Because of this, ancient
  • Title: Lecture: Wonders of the World: Lecture 6
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    • today was quite unknown to the ancient Greek. If we call to mind what
    • the thought and feeling of ancient Greece was really like, we find
    • today. What lit up in the soul of the ancient Greek, what was
    • suddenly confronted by it. But the ancient Greek felt this too. That
    • world-wonders in which the ancient Greek consciousness had placed
    • Zeus and the other figures of the upper gods ... the ancient Greek
    • depths of his soul, the ancient Greek wondered what the human form
    • the ancient Atlantean form. Dionysos had to take with him on his
    • prehistoric humanity. Therein we see how the ancient Greek
    • impressive mythology of ancient Greece.
  • Title: Lecture: Wonders of the World: Lecture 7
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    • of Greek mythology, as the expression of an ancient wisdom, what in our
    • able to understand in this way was felt by the ancient Greek, and
    • soul.’ When the ancient Greek was directing his feeling upon
    • ancient Greece a necessity for the pupil of the Mysteries, and is
    • ancient Greeks acknowledged as the content of the holy Mysteries.
    • see that when the ancient Egyptians said, in answer to a question
    • true! When in ancient Greece pupils were introduced into the
    • The ancient Greek imagined that the present comeliness of the human
    • Those initiated in the Mystery-wisdom of ancient Greece were fully
    • the meaning of Greek spiritual culture in the sense of ancient Greek
  • Title: Lecture: Wonders of the World: Lecture 8
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    • from what he was by predisposition in the time which preceded ancient
    • in ancient Lemuria as a pure etheric stream which had no other
    • making ancient Saturn or Cronos, as the Greeks called him, the
    • disregard his formal consciousness and turn to the ancient gods, who
    • gods, of whom one elected to continue to live, as the real ancient
    • the ancient Hebrew people, Jahve. Jahve or Jehovah is the reflection
    • humanity prepared for the Christ through the ancient Hebrew
  • Title: Lecture: Wonders of the World: Lecture 9
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    • man endowed with the ancient clairvoyance wanted — not simply
    • culture-epoch — for instance, that of ancient Egypt —
    • what in the ancient figure of the Sphinx was the eagle or cherubic
    • to see it primarily as a survival of the ancient Sun, so to say as
    • the ancient Sun planet come to life again, repeating in the present
    • ancient doctrine of Zarathustra, will one day have to say to itself:
    • is the halo which those gifted with the ancient clairvoyance
    • ancient times men actually saw such things, and that the aura which
    • ancient garments, priestly robes in particular, if we want to know
    • auras. For the form of these auras was reproduced in ancient
  • Title: Lecture: Wonders of the World: Lecture 10
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    • In ancient times this
    • instance how the ancient Greeks got rid of this wonder in quite a
    • them as the ancient clairvoyant consciousness and expressing what
    • come to consciousness as our thoughts about the world. But in ancient
    • ancient Greek outlook (more disposed as it was to fantasy) was such
    • this stuff itself derived from the depths of the cosmos, ancient
    • ancient Greeks as a circle,
    • understood that drama originated in the ancient Mysteries. Thus
  • Title: The Sources of Artistic Imagination and the Sources of Supersensible Knowledge
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    • ancient Indian culture. In Indian culture a considerable part
    • in the form and configuration of the human body. In ancient
  • Title: Genesis: Lecture I
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    • scarcely a faint reflection of what lived in the soul of an ancient
    • sound-sequences in this ancient tongue. It is of immense importance
    • gradually learn to comprehend what lived in the ancient Hebrew sage
    • moment to ancient Saturn, we picture it as a cosmic body having as
    • air or water or solid earth is as yet to be found upon ancient
    • something unspeakably poverty-stricken compared with what the ancient
    • something approximating to what lived in an ancient Hebrew sage when
    • soul of the ancient Hebrew sage when the words haschamayim
    • lived in the soul of the ancient Hebrew sage when he used this word
    • the potent meaning of the ancient Bible words. Let us consider those
  • Title: Genesis: Lecture II
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    • recall what took place during the ancient Saturn, Sun and Moon
    • the ancient Hebrew sage when he thought about this primeval
    • way I have described. What is so remarkable about this ancient record
    • Anthroposophist ought to cultivate when he approaches this ancient
  • Title: Genesis: Lecture III
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    • light, warmth and air in the ancient Sun evoluticn. The laws of the
    • the contemplation of such things this ancient record fills us with
    • those who have handed down to us this ancient record the same
    • Does not this document, bequeathed to us by those ancient seers, bear
  • Title: Genesis: Lecture IV
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    • ancient Saturn consisted solely of interrelationships of warmth. If
    • describes a repetition within the developing earth of this ancient
    • then the recapitulation of the ancient Sun evolution will be the
    • was able to discover quite independently of that ancient record. But
    • ancient methods of naming things. The process of nomenclature in
    • ancient times needed quite a different kind of feeling from what we
  • Title: Genesis: Lecture V
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    • the sense of the ancient tradition we have to look for Being not only
    • of the ancient Saturn existence as a condition of pure warmth, and
    • appropriate goal. Thus we may say that during the ancient Saturn
    • very ancient occult truth, a truth to which even modern physiology
    • the words would have had for the ancient Hebrew sage, and with
    • to you in a new light. And this ancient document, which otherwise
    • impossibility of translating the ancient living words into our
  • Title: Genesis: Lecture VI
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    • it specially important to fmd confirmed in ancient documents of
    • to base itself as upon firm seats. These ancient expressions contain
    • spiritual insight names were given in ancient times! The seers of old
  • Title: Genesis: Lecture VII
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    • there be light he adds: And God saw the light. In this ancient
    • significance of this? In ancient Sanskrit, even in German, there is
    • with immense reverence for such ancient records.
    • from these ancient writers, who really needed to take no oath, but
    • corroborated by the words of the ancient seer who took part in the
    • appreciate the holiness of this ancient document.
  • Title: Genesis: Lecture VIII
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    • and in the ancient Hebrew priestly language the word “Adam”
    • ancient seers who gave us Genesis gazed with full powers of seership
    • misunderstand the conceptions of ancient times. The Bible is
    • resounds to us so impressively from ancient times.
  • Title: Genesis: Lecture IX
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    • those ancient times. Everything was shrouded in watery mist, laden
    • which differed from those of this ancient tradition. Modern
    • with those ancient times which are described in the second and on
    • by the ancient seers and rediscovered in our own day be spiritual
    • those ancient seers were aware how the tidings which made them vocal
    • up in holy awe to those ancient seers, who themselves looked up into
    • awe we feel.’” If we translate that into ancient Hebrew
    • the ancient seers and the name of those Beings to whom they
  • Title: Genesis: Lecture X
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    • another parallel between the ancient Hebrew doctrine and our own
  • Title: Initiation/Passing Moment: Lecture I
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    • looks back into ancient Greece it becomes quite a different matter. It
    • days of ancient Greece may be as easily understood as Roman times or
    • as the times that followed. When in going back we come to ancient
    • different. The whole life of soul existing on the soil of ancient
    • age as far back as ancient Rome. In purely historical writings, even
    • which begin just at the point where we go back from ancient Rome to
    • ancient Greece. We may then leave it to each individual soul here
  • Title: Initiation/Passing Moment: Lecture II
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    • the ancient holy teachers of the first post-Atlantean period of
    • to the ancient, holy, spiritual culture of mankind.
    • We then see the Egyptian-Chaldean culture arise, and the ancient holy
  • Title: Lecture: The Sermon on the Mount
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    • memory, more or less, of the ancient dream-like condition in which he
    • moment had been foretold by the prophets of ancient times. It was said
    • ancient times, could become God-imbued during states of ecstasy. While
    • that spiritual land, described in ancient Tibetan writings as a remote
  • Title: The Ego: Lecture 1
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    • ancient clairvoyance, at the same time, the more we have united with
    • the consciousness of the group-soulness was existing in the ancient
    • consciously felt himself as a member of the ancient Hebrew people
    • frequent among the ancient Hebrews as among other peoples, we could
    • back to ancient times. Groups of human beings then belonged together,
    • really valid for a very limited sphere. In ancient times, when people
    • ancient times, one did not believe one inhaled material air, but then
    • an ancient script in which the greatest ideal for the evolution of the
  • Title: The Ego: Lecture 2
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    • who taught in ancient Persia what exists in the ancient Persian
    • Buddhism, Zarathustrianism, and ancient Hebrewism, flowed into
    • ancient Persian people, and then incarnated again and again. After he
    • was now the contribution which the ancient Hebrew people had to make
    • transmit the right body was again the mission of the ancient Hebrew
    • will now seek the mission of the ancient Hebrew people for the entire
    • ancient observer saw the flower and the astral body round it —
    • facts. The ancients did not experience what they sought to know in
    • external observation, these members of the ancient civilisations. They
    • We must be clear that for certain human classes in ancient times, they
    • developed their ancient connection with the surrounding world. They
    • organs, and the so-called ancient clairvoyant organs. And now comes
    • “streamings-in” (influxes) occur in people. The ancient
    • and shone in him, he perceived them as his ancient inspirations.
    • were later transformed in him. These streams in ancient times were
    • a result of the ancient streams. The hair today on a human body was
    • the great teacher of ancient times, with Zarathas. He there became
  • Title: The Ego: Lecture 3
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    • or have read it later, has to show how from the people of ancient
    • can say that when, e.g., an ancient Hebrew drew a “B”
    • Isaiah predicted. We can indicate it by saying: In ancient times, man
    • the Ego which employs the instruments of the senses. The ancient human
    • his astral body. The ancient human being saw, perceived in the astral
    • The astral body really belonged to the ancient moon. At that time, the
    • In ancient times, such an event was actualised for humanity, when that
    • truly absolute nonsense. What is meant by it? Everybody in ancient
    • Christ, which is an ancient symbol. For just as in John through quite
    • on two legs. There are three men: The one is an ancient Persian, who
    • Now it is important that in ancient times one was aware of what was
    • that one should have been able to say: An ancient human being at the
    • as in our modern pedantic speech, but as in the ancient speech, where
    • in the sense of this ancient speech, how then the Mark Gospel gets new
    • what was already laid in the words in these ancient speeches, after
    • one no longer has the principle that one had, for instance, in ancient
    • Persia, where from epoch to epoch, the ancient holy documents were
    • no more, but one must attempt to transform the ancient words into a
  • Title: The East in the Light of the West: Lecture I
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    • the ancient wisdom of the East and its spiritual metamorphosis
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    • the ancient wisdom of the East and its spiritual metamorphosis
    • of ancient wisdom in general, in the light which may be kindled by the
    • ancient times, than it is for us, when studying the great wisdom of
    • the super-sensible worlds, to consider only ancient, historical
    • what the people of older and of ancient times had to say about these
    • been given to humanity in the way of oriental tradition and ancient
  • Title: The East in the Light of the West: Lecture III
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    • the ancient wisdom of the East and its spiritual metamorphosis
    • is different from the consciousness, let us say, of the ancient
    • must have been perceptible to men of ancient times; but they could at
    • ancient language, as research would testify. In the poem of Euripides
    • ancient peoples, expressed in their mythology, confirm what spiritual
    • remained mere form. To understand ancient times aright is to realise
    • earth. That was the clairvoyant vision which the sages of ancient
    • life by the Christ principle. And inasmuch as those ancient sages
    • existence. Ancient wisdom at its highest level becomes prophetic; it
  • Title: The East in the Light of the West: Lecture IV
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    • the ancient wisdom of the East and its spiritual metamorphosis
    • fact was always present in the ancient, instinctive consciousness of
    • instinctive consciousness of ancient humanity.
    • tradition. Suppose for example that the initiate wisdom of ancient
    • investigation has given us and life in ancient times. It is obvious
    • personage who lived in a comparatively ancient period of Greek
    • meaning when used in ancient times, for it was applied to spiritual
    • ancient Greece who know something of initiation recognised in Zeus
    • a further evolution. But in ancient times men did not clothe matters
    • He was an initiate of the temples of ancient Phoenicia and had
    • possible to re-discover original teachings of very ancient times. It
    • epoch, in the days of the Chaldean sages, and in the ancient Indian
    • and it is not at all correct to say that we find in ancient Indian
    • under another form in ancient times, if we look for them there. It is
    • still to be found today in him who in ancient India was named
    • exists for us today as he existed in ancient Vedic times, but we must
    • ancient initiate, but something else as well. To take a rather
    • consciousness of an ancient Indian initiate? Is it right to conceive
    • days when seers of ancient India looked up to him with reverence. Now
    • spiritual consciousness in the soul world to the ancient Indian god,
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  • Title: The East in the Light of the West: Lecture V
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    • the ancient wisdom of the East and its spiritual metamorphosis
    • that a distinction was made by ancient peoples between upper and
    • Atlantis. That an ancient spiritual life developed upon a land in the
    • those of ancient Atlantis. Atlantis is the Father and Motherland of
    • ancient clairvoyance, and men possessed a natural and instinctive
    • in the external sense world. He lived there in ancient times only,
    • their unity. The people of ancient India were in a position to
    • the ancient Indian was directed outwards he perceived spiritual
    • of ancient Atlantean culture, preserved over the post Atlantean times
    • ancient Indian culture. But more to the north, in the region of
    • Persia, we find an ancient civilisation known in later history as the
    • is evident why Zarathustra, the leader of this ancient Persian
    • world was developed in ancient Persian culture under the leadership
    • ancient Persians who pressed on to Western Asia. [These
    • are not the Persians of whom history tells but ancient, pre-historic
    • Persia. The ‘Ancient Indians’ mentioned in these lectures
    • vision. Wherever ancient Celticism still shines out as the
    • hermetic science possessed by the ancient Egyptians which amazes us
    • an ancient pre-historic ancestor. In olden times it was the custom
  • Title: The East in the Light of the West: Lecture VI
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    • the ancient wisdom of the East and its spiritual metamorphosis
    • in the first epoch after the great Atlantean catastrophe, the ancient
    • feelings of the ancient Indian when he looked out at the sense world,
    • in high degree of spiritual sight, this ancient Indian soul
    • ancient Indian saw not only the dense elements but also the finer,
    • on ancient Saturn down to the Earth evolution; that it was necessary
    • in dense matter.’ The soul of the ancient Indian further
    • the ancient Indian realised at the same time that the reality without
    • ancient times knew that by sinking down into the soul they came to
    • we have seen, in ancient India, a perception of the unity of the
    • found in ancient Greece. There we have on the one hand the path which
    • give an answer to man's yearning. Thus in ancient Greece these
    • two divine spiritual worlds are side by side. In ancient India they
    • ancient Persian civilisation of Zoroaster, could originate the ideal
    • divine spiritual beings to which men of ancient times looked up to as
    • periods. The contemplative vision and abstract perception in ancient
    • very ancient times, we find that the soul looking outwards sees the
    • evolution matters change somewhat. In the most ancient times, when a
    • Take, for instance, an initiate of the ancient Hebrew people. Such an
    • difficult for an initiate of the ancient Hebraic world to find
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  • Title: The East in the Light of the West: Lecture VII
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    • the ancient wisdom of the East and its spiritual metamorphosis
    • as an ancient heritage. If nothing else happened but its withdrawal,
    • he saw outside was the same as that within. In ancient Indian times
    • prophetically, among the ancient Indians, shall come to life again in
    • consideration when we approach the study of ancient documents. That
    • his environment. The last echoes of what existed in the ancient
    • acquired by spiritual vision. In ancient times there was
    • clairvoyance, useful and practicable in ancient days, was no longer
  • Title: The East in the Light of the West: Lecture VIII
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    • the ancient wisdom of the East and its spiritual metamorphosis
    • of some ancient script, but we must at the same time take into
    • a new recognition of the Sun Being who was revealed in ancient
    • feeling and thinking of ancient Indian times. Even if we only find a
    • clown in the Vedas was the teaching of the great teachers of ancient
    • was that the ancient holy Rishis drew in, and this they were able to
    • wisdom beheld by the ancient Rishis. We must understand that the
    • the man of ancient India that what was to be found in the Vedas was
    • is added. Much may be learned from the ancient wisdom of the East;
    • reverence such as were felt in those ancient days must again be
    • what had been at work in the sentient soul from ancient times. This
    • ancient wisdom of the Chaldaic-Egyptian, period. Moreover old
    • that reality of which during the ancient Indian epoch there had been
    • initiated in ancient Chaldea went through two separate experiences,
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    • the ancient wisdom of the East and its spiritual metamorphosis
    • ancient times, had of necessity first to contact the inner life of a
    • Hence in those ancient epochs wherein the great sages spoke, one
    • issuing from these twelve directions were at work upon that ancient
    • ancient wisdom during the ages to come and for placing it gradually
    • ancient guise, unsuited to modern times. Why are the teachings of
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    • Felix Balde, for instance. Now in ancient times conditions were such
    • In these more ancient periods of evolution souls could not do much of
    • different creeds. In ancient Brahmanism, in the Chinese and other
    • ancient creeds. Buddhism has broken through this restriction, yet if
    • to swear allegiance to the ancient god, Wotan. Wotan was a national
    • ancient Wotan religion — and for the sake of its inner
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    • with ancient times conditions have changed radically. Activities that
  • Title: Lecture: Secrets/Threshold: Lecture I
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    • and in the ancient Egyptian initiation. In what was presented to us
    • Midnight and of the ancient Egyptian time in Johannes Thomasius. To
  • Title: Lecture: Secrets/Threshold: Lecture V
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    • that what they had experienced in the ancient fortress was now within
    • back at ancient Hebrew — in this regard the Hebrew language is
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    • the ancient Egyptian-Chaldean age the human soul, looking out on what
    • coming; from another, the luciferic. In this ancient civilization the
    • knotted together externally. In ancient times the skeins of influence
  • Title: Reappearance/Christ: Lecture VI: The Sermon on the Mount
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    • retained a memory, more or less, of the ancient dreamlike condition
    • It is of these ancient human times that we wish to create a picture.
    • ancient times. It was said that man would be able to find his
    • them He revealed that man, in ancient times, could become filled with
    • lead us into that spiritual land, described in ancient Tibetan
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    • of view. The ancient Greeks knew that what I am about to say is
    • you wherefore the ancient peoples brought fairy tale and legend
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    • Especially among ancient people an age-old saying remains even
  • Title: Theosophy/Rosicrucian: Lecture IV: The Descent to a New Birth
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    • arise what sprang forth from the soil in the days of ancient Greece.
    • differently. Think, for example, of a boy in ancient Rome. His life
  • Title: Theosophy/Rosicrucian: Lecture V: Mans Communal Life Between Death and a New Birth. Birth into the Physical World.
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    • which brings us near to the time of the Atlantean Flood. An ancient
    • significance. The Huns were the last surviving remnants of ancient
  • Title: Theosophy/Rosicrucian: Lecture VIII: Human Consciousness in the Seven Planetary Conditions
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    • Mid brother-spheres, his ancient round;
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    • The ancient Sun was a wonderful being in cosmic space. Thus at that
    • as the organ we call the Solar Plexus. This goes back to the ancient
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    • itself united with the ancient god of darkness was capable of killing
    • time. And from those ancient Moon-beings, which have been described as
  • Title: Theosophy/Rosicrucian: Lecture XI: Evolution of Mankind on the Earth I
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    • So we must picture the ancient fiery period of the Earth as a time m
    • The still united Sun, Moon and Earth of ancient times could from its
  • Title: Theosophy/Rosicrucian: Lecture XII: Evolution of Mankind on the Earth II
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    • has preserved a residue of the ancient dual sex inasmuch as in the
    • The ancient dual sex had yet another peculiarity. If you had asked one
    • ancient Moon beings with their floating, swimming motion, were
    • of the present consciousness, man lost the ancient dimly sensed
    • ancient feminine principle as group-soul and a new masculine principle
    • go back into ancient times the more we meet with the encroachment of
    • into higher worlds. In ancient times man understood nature to a high
    • had an echo of the culture attained in Atlantis. The ancient Indian
    • ancient Nivelheim had been cast down into their waters. This wisdom
    • possession. The ancient Indian was a dreamer. To be sure, what we call
    • We remember that the original history of Rome leads back to ancient
    • Troy. Troy represents a last result of the ancient priestly
    • the transition to the fourth stage of culture. The ancient
    • Laocoon group depicts the overthrow of the priestly wisdom of ancient
    • wisdom, which replaced the ancient priestly wisdom. Thus did the
    • complicated inventions? The ancient Chaldean was accustomed to satisfy
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    • difficulties. Since ancient times philosophers have tormented
    • how the reproduction of the human race took place in those ancient
    • the manner of human propagation in ancient times. It was like an
    • the ancient blood ties there must enter the spiritual bond between
    • into the seventh epoch, the ancient connection of race and blood will
    • Age. As at that time in ancient Atlantis, in the neighbourhood of
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    • realms. I have told you how in the ancient Indian people there lived
    • their only task was to evolve upwards to the ancient wisdom that had
    • worked creatively in early times. The pupils of the ancient Rishis
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    • we need only compare ancient times with our own epoch in one single
    • of ancient Egyptian civilisation and observe the men of that epoch,
    • was possible in ancient times when the astral and etheric bodies
    • a kind of natural inspiration and imagination, an ancient
    • far back, for example to the humanity of ancient Egypt, we should
    • may say: In ancient, pre-Christian times, the possibility of working
    • inasmuch as traits quite different from those prevailing in ancient
    • possessed the ancient mastery over the physical body, originated in
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    • phase of descent, from the most ancient times until the appearance of
    • not exist in ancient times. Only those who have no knowledge of
    • that in the earlier periods of ancient Greece, for example, there were
    • ancient Egyptians, among the ancient Persians, or indeed among any of
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    • ancient Indian cultural epoch; of the second, the great ancient
    • the sentient soul; during the ancient Persian, the sentient or astral
    • development of the same body should take place during the ancient
    • relatively high stage when he is incarnated in an ancient Indian body,
    • human beings of ancient times some appeared who could be possessed by
    • We are given accounts of these beings in ancient tales and legends,
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    • take very ancient times as our starting point. This is
    • ancient times.
    • ancestors to have come from ancient Atlantis, a former
    • Venus, or Mercury, and so on. In ancient Atlantis there were
    • seven oracle centers because the populace in ancient Atlantis
    • in such a way that they could enter the ancient Indian,
    • later cultures. In ancient Atlantis, an individual belonging
    • and, in a sense, the most despised people of ancient Atlantis
    • the ancient Atlantean Oracles.
    • ancient culture. Much that was profound in this culture has
    • and so on. However, the teachings of the ancient Holy Rishis,
    • reincarnated, how the legacies of the ancient Atlantean epoch
    • ancient India, and that is why the seven Rishis spoke of a
    • proclaimed in the ancient Indian culture.
    • talks about however. It was customary in ancient times that
    • fragment that has been preserved from ancient times because
    • contained an ancient individuality of the highest rank, and
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    • Thus the Intellectual Soul made its imprint particularly on the ancient
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    • ancient saying by the Greek sage, Heraclitus
    • descendant of the ancient race of Titans, who had succeeded the first
    • ancient times were dying out. Zeus wanted to exterminate mankind and install
    • were understood in ancient Greece.
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    • stock of the ancient Hebrew people.
    • from one another. If we go back to the ancient Hebrew epoch
    • example, whenever an ancient Hebrew wrote the letter B — or
    • in a word of the ancient Greek language. When we read the
    • In ancient
    • sheer nonsense. In ancient times everyone using the word
    • ancient symbol of fishes for the Being who was the bearer of
    • three human beings. One is a peasant in ancient Persia,
    • ancient Persia. He too is formed from another world through
    • thing is to realise that in ancient times men were well aware
    • of our commonplace modern speech but in the sense of ancient
    • possible to discover what the words of ancient languages
    • adopted, for instance, in ancient Persia, when the sacred
    • want to preserve the sublime language of the ancient writings
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    • contained in the ancient Mystery-scripts. In the life of Christ Jesus,
    • been enacted in the ceremonies of the ancient Mysteries, before it
    • Temptation, and others, too, originate from enactment's in the ancient
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    • ceremonies of the ancient mysteries, before it became, once and once
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    • others, too, originate from enactments in the ancient mysteries. All
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    • ancient times, and from what took place then we can expect disharmony
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    • Golgotha. Men who went out into the macrocosm in ancient India would
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    • in the ancient mysteries one called this: Standing at the portal of
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    • scarcely a faint reflection of what lived in the soul of an ancient
    • sound-sequences in this ancient tongue. It is of immense importance
    • gradually learn to comprehend what lived in the ancient Hebrew sage
    • moment to ancient Saturn, we picture it as a cosmic body having as
    • air or water or solid earth is as yet to be found upon ancient
    • something unspeakably poverty-stricken compared with what the ancient
    • something approximating to what lived in an ancient Hebrew sage when
    • soul of the ancient Hebrew sage when the words haschamayim
    • lived in the soul of the ancient Hebrew sage when he used this word
    • the potent meaning of the ancient Bible words. Let us consider those
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    • recall what took place during the ancient Saturn, Sun and Moon
    • the ancient Hebrew sage when he thought about this primeval
    • way I have described. What is so remarkable about this ancient record
    • Anthroposophist ought to cultivate when he approaches this ancient
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    • light, warmth and air in the ancient Sun evolution. The laws of the
    • the contemplation of such things this ancient record fills us with
    • those who have handed down to us this ancient record the same
    • Does not this document, bequeathed to us by those ancient seers, bear
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    • ancient Saturn consisted solely of interrelationships of warmth. If
    • describes a repetition within the developing earth of this ancient
    • then the recapitulation of the ancient Sun evolution will be the
    • was able to discover quite independently of that ancient record. But
    • ancient methods of naming things. The process of nomenclature in
    • ancient times needed quite a different kind of feeling from what we
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    • the sense of the ancient tradition we have to look for Being not only
    • of the ancient Saturn existence as a condition of pure warmth, and
    • appropriate goal. Thus we may say that during the ancient Saturn
    • very ancient occult truth, a truth to which even modern physiology
    • the words would have had for the ancient Hebrew sage, and with
    • to you in a new light. And this ancient document, which otherwise
    • impossibility of translating the ancient living words into our
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    • it specially important to find confirmed in ancient documents of
    • to base itself as upon firm seats. These ancient expressions contain
    • spiritual insight names were given in ancient times! The seers of old
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    • there be light he adds: And God saw the light. In this ancient
    • significance of this? In ancient Sanskrit, even in German, there is
    • with immense reverence for such ancient records.
    • from these ancient writers, who really needed to take no oath, but
    • corroborated by the words of the ancient seer who took part in the
    • appreciate the holiness of this ancient document.
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    • and in the ancient Hebrew priestly language the word “Adam”
    • ancient seers who gave us Genesis gazed with full powers of seership
    • misunderstand the conceptions of ancient times. The Bible is
    • resounds to us so impressively from ancient times.
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    • those ancient times. Everything was shrouded in watery mist, laden
    • which differed from those of this ancient tradition. Modern
    • with those ancient times which are described in the second and on
    • by the ancient seers and rediscovered in our own day be spiritual
    • those ancient seers were aware how the tidings which made them vocal
    • up in holy awe to those ancient seers, who themselves looked up into
    • awe we feel.’” If we translate that into ancient Hebrew
    • the ancient seers and the name of those Beings to whom they
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    • another parallel between the ancient Hebrew doctrine and our own
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    • according to the ancient Greeks it was Hermes who brought down the
    • intensity which imbued those who took part in the ancient Mysteries
    • ancient Mystery. If we trace it back to its origin, we come to
    • connected with it if we were merely to immerse ourselves in ancient
    • some form or other of ancient occultism, let us suppress this, and
    • Neither ancient
    • been taken along that golden middle road between ancient occultism
    • From earlier lectures we know of an ancient clairvoyance which in
    • later form. The ancient Greek partly felt that in his own time the
    • rape of ancient clairvoyance by modern knowledge was already taking
    • that ancient clairvoyance. He looked up to that goddess called
    • human nature. And then this ancient Greek said to himself: ‘In
    • place of this ancient clairvoyance another culture will become more
    • born of them, born of men to whom the ancient clairvoyance is already
    • which the ancient Greek associated with the names of Agamemnon,
    • inattentive to notice them. The ancient Greek did notice that this
    • traced back, as the ancient Greek understood it, to Agamemnon,
    • wither up. Just as Persephone stands for the leader of the ancient
    • ancient Greece right up to the present time — from the time
    • life of ancient Greece and expressing in the symbol of Iphigenia what
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    • regain through Spiritual Science was still very much alive in ancient
    • Persephone, who represents the ancient clairvoyant forces of the
    • of human development, the soul was robbed of its ancient clairvoyant
    • looked up to the great Demeter, and in ancient Greece man was still
    • has changed since those ancient times. The human body of today, with
    • densification of the human body. And when the ancient Greek feels the
    • prehistoric times, it was not even so in ancient Greece. In those
    • worked in ancient times, how she instilled her forces into human
    • in ancient times. Now there were also other gods working in like
    • ancient wonders of Nature are expressed in the figures of the ancient
    • historical development of mankind; in ancient times man had
    • Science stands before such a statue, ancient Greece will arise anew
    • The ancient Greek
    • modern form what was expressed in the ancient Greek Mysteries by the
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    • ancient Greece. If we are to grasp the whole mission of Spiritual
    • ‘nature’ if you wish to enter into the thought of ancient
    • Thus in those ancient
    • mechanics, he would say it was miraculous. The ancient Greek could
    • and spirit, an opposition which did not yet exist in ancient Greece.
    • are the two facts of which the wise men of ancient Greece already
    • indeed he probably regards that as a fantastic daydream. The ancient
    • bring forth thought?’ For the ancient Greek it was a spiritual
    • what the ancient Greek pictured to himself as Zeus is the macrocosmic
    • lasting emotion, passion, memory. The ancient Greek was still
    • ancient Greek was really not in a position to examine the microcosm
    • man's attention was turned to the microcosm. The ancient Greek
    • between ancient and modern times, that the Greek felt mainly the
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    • quote the Greek historian Herodotus. Once when the ancient Egyptians
    • meant these Angelic Beings, and the ancient Egyptians who were
    • he was in the ancient Egyptian time, so also with these Angels and
    • and inspire the earthly realm. When the ancient Greek felt what
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    • the higher hierarchies the ancient Greeks regarded their gods as
    • ancient Hebrew consciousness of God is wonderfully portrayed in that
    • If ancient Hebrew consciousness was utterly filled with the knowledge
    • Jahve, as the extract of the Elohim, means life itself to the ancient
    • evolution. To the ancient Hebrews, no longer to be permeated by the
    • consciousness, the ancient Hebrew consciousness surrenders itself
    • — the ancient Hebrew influence, which had the very strong
    • which was contributed by the ancient Hebrew civilisation. But from
    • evolution from ancient Lemuria through the Atlantean time and on into
    • ancient times man bore in him from the side of Zeus his astral body,
    • from the side of the Earth, Persephone. The ancient Greek was
    • microcosmically from within man, constitute the ancient clairvoyant
    • ancient ego-consciousness.’ Try for a moment to place yourself
    • The ancient Greek
    • idea that the ancient Greek gods were Atlantean men. ... The older
    • very nature allied with the Zeus hierarchy. Because of this, ancient
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    • today was quite unknown to the ancient Greek. If we call to mind what
    • the thought and feeling of ancient Greece was really like, we find
    • today. What lit up in the soul of the ancient Greek, what was
    • suddenly confronted by it. But the ancient Greek felt this too. That
    • world-wonders in which the ancient Greek consciousness had placed
    • Zeus and the other figures of the upper gods ... the ancient Greek
    • depths of his soul, the ancient Greek wondered what the human form
    • the ancient Atlantean form. Dionysos had to take with him on his
    • prehistoric humanity. Therein we see how the ancient Greek
    • impressive mythology of ancient Greece.
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    • of Greek mythology, as the expression of an ancient wisdom, what in our
    • able to understand in this way was felt by the ancient Greek, and
    • soul.’ When the ancient Greek was directing his feeling upon
    • ancient Greece a necessity for the pupil of the Mysteries, and is
    • ancient Greeks acknowledged as the content of the holy Mysteries.
    • see that when the ancient Egyptians said, in answer to a question
    • true! When in ancient Greece pupils were introduced into the
    • The ancient Greek imagined that the present comeliness of the human
    • Those initiated in the Mystery-wisdom of ancient Greece were fully
    • the meaning of Greek spiritual culture in the sense of ancient Greek
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    • from what he was by predisposition in the time which preceded ancient
    • in ancient Lemuria as a pure etheric stream which had no other
    • making ancient Saturn or Cronos, as the Greeks called him, the
    • disregard his formal consciousness and turn to the ancient gods, who
    • gods, of whom one elected to continue to live, as the real ancient
    • the ancient Hebrew people, Jahve. Jahve or Jehovah is the reflection
    • humanity prepared for the Christ through the ancient Hebrew
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    • man endowed with the ancient clairvoyance wanted — not simply
    • culture-epoch — for instance, that of ancient Egypt —
    • what in the ancient figure of the Sphinx was the eagle or cherubic
    • to see it primarily as a survival of the ancient Sun, so to say as
    • the ancient Sun planet come to life again, repeating in the present
    • ancient doctrine of Zarathustra, will one day have to say to itself:
    • is the halo which those gifted with the ancient clairvoyance
    • ancient times men actually saw such things, and that the aura which
    • ancient garments, priestly robes in particular, if we want to know
    • auras. For the form of these auras was reproduced in ancient
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    • In ancient times this
    • instance how the ancient Greeks got rid of this wonder in quite a
    • them as the ancient clairvoyant consciousness and expressing what
    • come to consciousness as our thoughts about the world. But in ancient
    • ancient Greek outlook (more disposed as it was to fantasy) was such
    • this stuff itself derived from the depths of the cosmos, ancient
    • ancient Greeks as a circle,
    • understood that drama originated in the ancient Mysteries. Thus
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    • There was a time in the ancient Lemurian epoch when only a single pair
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    • the ancient commentators were seen as children still able to believe
    • the Sun” since ancient times. Every star has its good spirit —
    • and so forth. The ancient Atlantean and Lemurian generic souls were
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    • religion” is the ancient true religion. What was the true religion,
    • for this most readily if we take a look at the ancient mystery centers.
    • highest stage of initiation. There were no biographies in ancient times
    • in the most ancient times who was signified by the name “Sig.”
    • was described in ancient Egypt and Persia as the union of the soul with
    • death of Siegfried. When experiencing initiation in the ancient mysteries
    • yet been placed on the back of the one who will take over from the ancient
    • All the ancient mysteries
    • the Christian religion existed even among the ancients and was not
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    • Isis Unveiled: A Master-Key to the Mysteries of Ancient and Modern Science and Theology,
    • Ancient Roman goddess of
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    • You will find that in the ancient forms of speech as a characterization



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