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  • Title: Education for Adolescents
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    • When the astral body
    • astral body from the physical is really a continual experience of
  • Title: Lecture: The Cosmic Word and Individual Man
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    • body, astral body, Ego, and so on, is really very abstract. For this
    • — as we have always described it — the astral body and the
    • Ego leave this physical body and etheric body. The life of the astral
    • the subconscious experiences through which the astral body and the Ego
    • musical activity continues. And the Ego and astral body, which are
    • Ego and the astral body remains unconscious.
    • the astral body and Ego, and flow out into the general cosmic ether.
    • said: the Ego and astral body of man, which from falling asleep to
    • etheric body, and connects with the streams of the astral body,
    • external astral and cosmic universe.
    • body — we have also reached man's astral body. For in
    • contained the human astral body itself. This activity shows
    • itself in the etheric body — it exists in the astral
    • after death. Then he feels himself in his astral body. But again it is
    • strokes — the words physical body, etheric body, astral body and
    • air. In the real world, what are at first called etheric body, astral
    • “etheric body”, “astral body”, one always
    • astral body — must be brought to life, in the way we have done
    • second Hierarchy, and therewith describe the human astral body as
    • well. Just in the same way, one can begin with the astral body, and
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  • Title: The Supersensible Being of Man and the Evolution of Mankind
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    • soul. I have called it the astral body in my books, though
  • Title: Lecture: Yuletide and the Christmas Festival
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    • somewhat as the clairvoyant feels his astral body, before
    • that astral body is completely cleansed and purified. It was
    • symbols what the astral body reveals, imitated it in the form
  • Title: Memory and Love
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    • have to live through our deeds again with our ego and our astral body.
    • astral body a man in sleep is outside his physical body and etheric
  • Title: Threefold Order II: Lecture 1: Influence of the human will upon the course of economic life
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    • body; and so with the astral body, that this is
  • Title: The Ten Commandments
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    • astral or lower Devachan planes but above, right to the upper
    • indigenous, they could usually rise to the astral plane and it
    • astral plane in the old Egyptian time. A relatively large
    • what was happening on the astral plane. At least in certain
    • astral plane. Thus the ancient Egyptian initiates who could
    • enter and exit the astral plane found it easy to reveal things
    • he moved freely throughout the astral plane. Even his people
    • are no longer the physical but the astral plane, he will not
    • Initiate into the astral plane. Through this the disciples of
    • as is imagined under the concept of the astral body. Osiris
    • astral body, so the human astral being was thus represented as
    • to the astral plane, but like Christ, who came right down to
    • Persian culture in images of an astral presence, and in the
    • removed from that which also lives in the human astral body,
    • astral form. That divinity however, which the Jewish people
    • sensory, neither etheric nor an astral image can represent
    • to another “I” but from one astral to another
    • astral body. What is this called? Just think how one of the
    • out of the astral body with the Egyptians. Those all stand
    • nature, and the astral body from that realm where the animal
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  • Title: At the Gates: Lecture I: The Being of Man
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    • and thus have a further principle in common with man: the astral body.
    • The astral body is the seat of everything we know as desire, passion,
    • experience, but for the Initiate the astral body can become an outer
    • impulse, as colour and form in the astral body. For example, he sees
    • intense passion flashing like rays of lightning out of the astral body.
    • of the astral body varies with the species: a lion's astral body has
    • to the seer in a peculiar form. When he studies the astral body, everything
    • upon the astral body and ennobled the desires. The higher the moral
    • have worked upon the astral body. The seer can distinguish between a
    • Whatever part of the astral
    • so much of Manas as he has created by his own efforts; part of his astral
    • in rudiment only. Physical body, etheric body, astral body, “I”
  • Title: At the Gates: Lecture II: The Three Worlds
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    • The astral world or the world of soul.
    • world which we perceive with our ordinary senses: but the astral world
    • is in this same space; we live in the other two worlds, the astral and
    • We get to know the astral
    • it. Anyone whose senses are opened to the astral world will at first
    • with which he can compare it. The astral world has a whole range of
    • but in the astral world we have to read them backwards as 543. Everything
    • desires and passions, which live in what we call the astral body. Ordinary
    • world you see first the hen and then the egg. In the astral world you
    • see the egg and then the hen that laid it. Time in the astral moves
    • to recognise these peculiarities of the astral world. Many myths and
    • astral, one urging him to evil, the other to good. In the mirror-picture
    • All such images appear in the astral world reversed. Scholars attribute
    • a saying which can now be made known: In the astral world, every lie
    • see into the astral world the thought is like an arrow or thunderbolt
    • hurled against the other's astral body and injuring it as a gunshot
    • anyone with astral vision it is often much worse to see someone harbouring
    • The astral world is composed
    • give you some idea of these floating colours. But the astral colour-images
    • to recognise a certain resemblance between the physical and astral worlds.
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  • Title: At the Gates: Lecture III: Life of the Soul in Kamaloka
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    • The astral body.
    • body extends a little beyond the physical body on all sides. The astral
    • bodies remain on the bed, united as in the daytime. The astral body
    • loosens its hold, and the astral body and Ego-body raise themselves
    • on are dependent on the astral body, which is now outside the physical
    • astral body do during the night? A clairvoyant can see that it has a
    • gets tired and used up, and the task of the astral body is to make good
    • are different. The etheric body then leaves him, as well as the astral
    • At the moment of death the connection between the astral body and etheric
    • forth in the heart, and then the etheric body, the astral body and the
    • from the astral body and the Ego.
    • are left with the astral body and the Ego. If we are to understand this
    • desire as a brownish-red thought-form in the upper part of his astral
    • will be twenty-five years. And what happens then? The astral bodies
    • of people vary widely in colour and form. The astral body of a primitive
    • his astral body. Hence one can say that a man has two astral bodies:
    • astral body, the outcome of his own endeavours, and to leave the lower
    • lower astral body remains behind; with more highly developed people
    • little will be left behind; a powerful higher astral body will go with
    • in astral space, and may be a source of many dangerous influences.
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  • Title: At the Gates: Lecture IV: Devachan
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    • then of his etheric body and finally of his lower astral body. What
    • etheric body takes leave of the astral. It sinks into the unconscious,
    • in the higher astral body and rests there.
    • body. So now he has five bodies: physical, etheric, astral, ego and
    • Devachan his causal body and the purified, ennobled parts of his astral
    • them. At a particular moment, just after he has laid aside his astral
    • When a man is asleep, his astral body leaves the physical and etheric
    • the astral body is engaged on its usual task of repairing and restoring
    • his astral body no longer has this task to perform, and in proportion as
    • forces of the astral body are released after death, its own specific
    • These astral organs are
    • motion, a man perceives the astral world. But the difference between
    • physical and astral organs is that physical organs are passive and allow
    • can awaken only when the forces of the astral body are not otherwise
    • long as the lower parts of the astral body are still united to the man,
    • the astral organs are dimmed. It is only when the astral corpse has been
    • Devachan — that these astral sense-organs wake to full activity; and
  • Title: At the Gates: Lecture V: Human Tasks in the Higher Worlds
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    • the beings who live on the Earth. On the astral plane things are quite
    • but appear on the astral plane as beings like himself. Among them are
    • plane animals have only a physical, an etheric and an astral body; they
    • have no Ego there, for their Ego is to be found on the astral plane.
    • have their common soul on the astral plane. The Ego of the species lion,
    • as though the Ego hovered in astral space and held the individual animals
    • the astral world. He may, for example, observe astral corpses floating
    • about, in process of dissolution. The astral corpse of a highly developed
    • earlier astral corpse is not wholly dissolved when its original bearer
    • and finds his astral corpse still present. The corpse is then strongly
    • drawn to him and slips into his new astral body. He does indeed create
    • a new astral body, but the old one combines with it, and he has to drag
    • the old astral body comes before him as a second Ego, playing tricks
    • Guardian of the Threshold. An old astral corpse finds it easy to withdraw
    • Besides these astral forms,
    • are bell-shaped and shoot through astral space with enormous speed. They
    • come from Devachan into astral space. What is happening here?
    • with him into Devachan his higher astral body, and the causal body made
    • new “astral substance” rather as scattered iron filings
    • are brought into order by the pull of a magnet. He collects this astral
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  • Title: At the Gates: Lecture VI: The Upbringing of Children. Karma.
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    • other beings in the physical world. But the child's etheric and astral
    • attempt should be made to influence the astral body, or its inward activity
    • the etheric and astral bodies quite unmolested and to rely on everything
    • teaching is needed for the etheric and astral bodies, but it is extremely
    • the third period of seven years, the age of puberty, the astral body
    • last mature enough for real understanding. As the astral body is liberated,
  • Title: At the Gates: Lecture VII: Workings of the Law of Karma in Human Life
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    • bodies — the physical, the etheric, the astral, and within them
    • change in the astral body, for it is the most subtle and delicate and
    • is the substance of the astral body. Slowest of all to change is the
    • so on which transform the astral body during a long life will produce
    • he must try-to prepare these as much as possible in his astral body.
    • will engender in his astral body something which will become a
    • basic colour to the astral body. This does not depend on the astral
    • course. In the astral bodies of such decadent people an abundance of
    • decaying astral substance can be seen. When the Mongols fell upon the
    • and panic. These emotions belong to the astral body, and under such
    • conditions decaying astral substances will flourish. Thus the astral
    • consequence of an influence on the astral body.
    • you in finding evidence for this, because it knows nothing of astral
  • Title: At the Gates: Lecture VIII: Good and Evil. Individual Karmic Questions.
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    • the astral body has been so often convinced that this or that would
    • explanation of children born dead? In such cases the astral body may well
    • members may be properly constituted. But the astral body withdraws, and
    • so the child is born dead. But why does the astral body withdraw? The
    • vessels, and so it cannot have an etheric body. Equally, an astral body
    • cannot have an astral body. In fact, if a plant were to be permeated by
    • an astral body it would no longer be a plant, but would have to be
    • and etheric bodies may be properly united; then the astral body ought
    • victim. This experience imprints itself like a seal on his astral body.
  • Title: At the Gates: Lecture IX: Evolution of the Earth
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    • of finer texture; the astral body is still higher and finer; of the
    • no mistakes, but the astral body makes many. The passions and desires
    • of the astral body surge against the physical body and overpower it.
    • his astral body. The physical heart keeps the circulation of the blood
    • in order; the astral body incessantly attacks the heart, because it
    • that it can withstand the attacks of the astral body for seventy or
    • body, and still less so the astral; the Ego-body is the least developed
    • younger is the etheric body, still younger the astral, and the Ego-body
    • structure, then a Rupa-Devachan structure, and finally an astral structure.
    • be divided into seven phases: Arupa, Rupa, Astral, Physical and back
    • Sun. In the third Round there was something new: man acquired an astral
  • Title: At the Gates: Lecture X: Progress of Mankind Up To Atlantean Times
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    • furnished with an astral covering. The united body of Earth and Moon
    • was surrounded by an astral atmosphere which had previously been dissolved
    • body, however, the astral body had as yet no independent existence:
    • there was still a common astral covering for all beings. This was the
    • and more densified, with increasing absorption of the astral element.
    • by the fertilising astral force. Then came an important stage when the
    • fertilising Beings in the astral atmosphere permeated the nature-forms
    • was filled with pure spirit, later with the astral element, and finally
  • Title: At the Gates: Lecture XI: The Post-Atlantean Culture-Epochs
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    • Earth. If you study our solar system from the astral and not from the
    • need only remind ourselves that on the astral plane everything appears
    • reversed. The Ptolemaic system holds good for the astral plane, the
  • Title: At the Gates: Lecture XII: Occult Develpment
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    • get some idea of how time appears in the astral world. A small experience
    • present but can truly perceive the astral element in a man, his soul
    • in the astral body signify — what passions, for example, they
    • man and other beings always appears as astral light. Passions appear
    • name and its relation to other things. This comes in addition to astral
    • wheels begin to revolve at specific places in the astral body, turning
    • of the astral body, but their mode of perception is an active one. The
    • by the revolving lotus-flowers bring them into contact with the astral
    • substance, and that is how perception on the astral plane occurs.
    • are restored by the astral body; by its inherent regularity it can make
    • when the astral body withdraws. If they are forced out of their proper
    • He would find himself plunged into the stormy sea of astral experiences
    • to find his bearings in the astral world. Hence the need to find a Guru
    • physical senses only what is to be found on that plane. Astral perceptions
    • are valid for the astral plane; devachanic hearing is valid only in
  • Title: At the Gates: Lecture XIII: Oriental and Christian Training
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    • command, Do not lie, if you recall what I said about the astral
    • seen with astral vision.
    • though his feet were being laved with water. The inner sign is an astral
    • astral vision, and every pupil has the same vision. When he has
    • has an astral vision of himself being crowned with thorns.
    • The pupil experiences in an astral vision that darkness reigns everywhere
  • Title: At the Gates: Lecture XIV: Rosicrucian Training - The Interior of the Earth - Earthquakes and Volcanoes
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    • acquires astral vision. After a time he will notice a little flame
    • proceeding from the plant: that is the astral counterpart of its growth.
    • means one comes to see things surrounded by their astral element.
    • for example, no astral body, and therefore they could not come into
    • created by the astral body. Similarly, no being can have warm blood
    • way. Hence we can say that the liver is closely related to the astral
    • and of the sun. The nature of the astral can be learnt by concentrating
    • of their astral will and let loose the forces of the Fire-Earth layer,
  • Title: Second Lecture (First Scientific Lecture-Course)
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    • Consequently, the astral body can come into very intimate union with
    • our astral body is more independent, and independent in a different
    • organization of the eye. To describe it we must say: our astral body
    • truth to say that our astral body is there in our physical body. We
    • interpenetrating like astral body and muscle. Or on the other hand
    • independence; then they are interpenetrating as do the astral body
    • astral body and the muscle, grey arises; whilst when they
    • interpenetrate like the astral body and the eye, colour arises, since
  • Title: Fifth Lecture (First Scientific Lecture-Course)
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    • ourselves to the fleeting colours? We are in them with our astral
    • our astral body. You have no alternative, my dear Friends but to
    • astrality you are united with them. If you would reach any genuine
    • inasmuch as we through our astral body come into relation to what the
    • You must refer it to an astral relation to the light. But you may
    • see, the case is different. Here too you have an astral relation; but
    • from the astral relation you enter into with the colour in this
    • light — spectral colours. There you have astral relations of a
    • interposed between you and your astral body, and through this
    • something you none the less entertain astral relations to what we
    • the astral relation — please think it through as thoroughly as
  • Title: Seventh Lecture (First Scientific Lecture-Course)
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    • with our etheric body and thereby also with the astral part of our
  • Title: Tenth Lecture (First Scientific Lecture-Course)
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    • draw your ether— and astral body together, so that they
    • and concentrated etheric-astral part of your being. It is quite
    • Xc). In all directions, you drive your ether— and astral
  • Title: Lecture: Younger Generation: Lecture III
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    • being consisting of physical, etheric, and astral bodies. It is all
    • concepts such as the concepts physical body, etheric body, astral
  • Title: Lecture: Younger Generation: Lecture X
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    • astral body alone is concerned with man's life of soul. But
    • concept might be expressed as follows: Up to now the astral body has
  • Title: Lecture: Younger Generation: Lecture XI
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    • serious extent the etheric and astral heads do it already today. And
  • Title: Lecture: Younger Generation: Lecture XII
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    • the human being bears on his head a kind of etheric, astral cap. In
    • this etheric, astral cap they experienced the forces underlying the
    • of the etheric, in the third epoch through the sheath of the astral
  • Title: Lecture: Lecture I: Occult Signs and Symbols
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    • signs in relation to the astral and spiritual worlds, and a series of
    • The astral body is the
    • inner soul experiences depend upon it. The plant has no astral body
    • correct representation of this astral body only when we follow up the
    • of his being; his etheric body is somewhat younger; his astral body
    • lacked all his other bodies — etheric body, astral body, and so
    • planet, on the Moon, the astral united itself with it. Then the Moon
    • the earth at present. The same was the case with the astral body
    • one. The old Sun was encompassed by its mighty astral sheath, which
    • Sun, but an airy sheath that was at the same time astral and
    • physical body, an etheric body, an astral body, and an ego. When the
    • ego works upon the astral body, ennobling it intellectually, morally,
    • and spiritually, then the astral body becomes the spirit self or
    • astral body, then will his astral body become physically luminous.
    • Just as the seed holds the whole plant within it, so does your astral
    • man as he ever more purifies and ennobles his astral body. Our earth
    • then have transformed their whole astral bodies. The totality of
    • astral bodies will stream out as light into world space, as it was
    • stage, and these beings had luminous astral bodies. The Bible, quite
    • into his astral body? What we call goodness and common sense. If you
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  • Title: Lecture: Lecture II: Occult Signs and Symbols
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    • too, are given us out of the spiritual and astral worlds. If you will
    • capable of taking up an astral body.
    • added; on the Moon the astral body. But something additional happened
    • much lower in his development than he is today because the astral
    • the ego was added, was the astral body purified. For this a planetary
    • body. In our time man's astral body, even when it has slipped out at
  • Title: Lecture: Lecture IV: Occult Signs and Symbols
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    • astral world. Here on earth one sees physical men, each of whom bears
    • his ego. In the astral world one finds beings like one's self, but in
    • astral sheaths rather than physical. One can speak with them as to
    • group souls were originally in the astral world and then descended to
    • group souls in the astral world, one finds four species from which
    • was not yet able to take up a human soul because it was on the astral
    • high plane. Its course moves from the spiritual, through the astral,
    • physical transformations, but spiritual and astral transformations as
  • Title: Cosmic New Year: Lecture I: The Three Streams in the Life of Civilization. The Mysteries of Light, of Man, and of the Earth.
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    • is the reason why the astral body then feels pain. The pain comes from
  • Title: Fundamentals of Anthroposophical Medicine: Lecture II
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    • etherically organized system, an astrally organized system, and
    • physical, etheric, astral, and ego organizations. This
    • as the astral lawfulness, the astral organization. This
    • organizations. The astral organization does not penetrate
    • that in the airy human being there is now an organized astral
    • self-contained system. In the same sense I give the name astral
    • organization. I do not call this the astral lawfulness but
    • rather the astral organism, because it is again a
    • through the organization of heart and lungs; the astral makes
    • organs. This astral nature, too, needs a physical system of
    • is bound up with these solid organs. The astral-organic forces
    • the radiating-organs for the astral organism which now
    • and the like — in short it permeates us with an astral
    • astral permeation of the organism, you need only follow,
    • that the astral permeation of the human being proceeds from the
    • the astral organization into the human organism. Here we must
    • different astral conditions, step by step you will find
    • absorption of food is carried into the astral organism by the
    • organization with oxygen, and the astral organization with
  • Title: Fundamentals of Anthroposophical Medicine: Lecture III
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    • are related to the astral organization of the human being. In
    • ego organization and the astral organization of the human
    • proceeding from the liver-gall system and the astral
    • now say: everything connected with the ego and astral
    • proceeds from the liver-gall system and the astral organization
    • supplied to the ego and astral organizations by the liver-gall
    • child's organization as follows: the astral nature radiates
    • we to think of the astral organization in the child? We must
    • ego and astral organizations are not descending properly into
    • radiates. The astral and etheric organizations of the human
    • being are essentially active here. Into the astral and etheric
    • concerned with the ego organization and the astral organization
    • the activity of the astral and etheric organizations, but now
    • quite essential for the ego organism and astral organism of the
    • the forces proceeding from the ego and astral organisms, we
    • organization, astral organization, etheric and physical
    • expresses itself in metabolism, and the ego organism and astral
  • Title: Fundamentals of Anthroposophical Medicine: Lecture IV
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    • up to the point where it is received into the astral organism,
    • etheric organism to the astral organism of the human being is
    • what has been vitalized over into the astral organism, you will
    • balance does not prevail, if either the etheric or the astral
    • that is, of the relation between the etheric and astral
    • organizations in which the astral organism is working too
    • are effects of the astral organism — which works, of
    • way. Thus we have a predominance of the astral organization's
    • is present. Because the astral activity is too strong, it
    • activity of the head. The astral activity becomes congested and
    • convince us that if the astral organization is working too
    • excessive astral activity is tending in the direction of the
    • astral activity in the upward direction and toward the
    • astral forces are not passing in the right way into the rest of
    • fact that the astral forces are being held back. By studying
    • astral is held back above, and as a result the entire
    • metabolism is drawn upward; the astral body is not making
    • astral organization, begins to fend for itself. What you see
    • properly permeated by the astral organization, or there may be
    • will begin to help itself.) The astral organization will again
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    • physical organisation, an etheric organisation, an astral
    • etheric, astral and Ego organisations. The objection has in fact
    • gaseous organism, as astral law, as the astral organisation.
    • These astral laws would not be there in man if his airy organisation
    • had not permeated the solid and the fluid organisations. The astral
    • because the presence of an organised astral nature gives it definite,
    • name of astral organisation to that which does not directly penetrate
    • organisation. I prefer to call this the astral organism because
    • through the system of heart and lungs; the astral nature makes its
    • This astral nature, too, needs a physical system of organs. I am
    • substance. The astral-organic forces radiate out from this gaseous
    • radiate the astral forces which now permeate the airy nature and
    • in short with an astral organism. Empirical science has a great deal
    • part played by nitrogen in the astral permeation of the organism, you
    • astral permeation of man proceeds from the kidney system. This will
    • short, the kidney system radiates the astral organisation into the
    • under different astral conditions, and step by step you will find
    • into the astral organism by the kidney system. There still remains
    • with carbon, the etheric organisation with oxygen and the astral
  • Title: Anthroposophical Approach to Medicine: Lecture III
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    • the kidney system, are related to the astral organisation of the
    • lectures as being connected with the Ego-organisation and astral
    • as going out from the system of liver and gall and the astral
    • connected with the Ego and astral organisations emanates from the
    • the system of liver and gall and the astral organisation from the
    • forces supplied to the Ego and astral organisations by the systems of
    • as follows: The astral nature radiates from the kidney system, and
    • then, are we to think of the astral organisation of the child? We
    • astral organisations are not coming down properly into the physical
    • The astral and etheric organisations are essentially active here.
    • Into the astral and etheric organisations between the change of teeth
    • concerned with the Ego-organisation and the astral organisation
    • the activity of the astral and etheric organisations arising from the
    • Ego-organisation and astral organisation of man. In this case it is
    • gaseous being. In the forces proceeding from the Ego and astral
    • Ego-organisation astral organisation, etheric and physical
    • Ego-organisation and astral organism on the other (in so far as the
    • Ego and astral organisations express themselves in the warmth and
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    • into the astral organism (the bearer of feeling), we are describing a
    • etheric to the astral organism of man is bound up with the
    • astral organism, we shall not be far from the realisation that
    • etheric or the astral activity becomes too intense, the whole
    • circulation: that is, of the interplay between the etheric and astral
    • organisations in which the astral organism is working with excessive
    • formations which have been brought about by the astral organism —
    • astral activity is excessively strong it influences the whole
    • astral activity congests and does not properly distribute itself in
    • astral organisation is working too strongly, this shows that the
    • excessive astral activity is tending in the direction of the
    • the periphery there is not only a congestion of astral activity, but
    • conditions, even fits, which are due to the fact that the astral
    • phenomena which are always due to the fact that the astral forces are
    • being held back. In such cases the astral nature is being checked,
    • of it: the astral is held back above, and as a result the metabolism
    • is drawn upwards; the astral body is not making proper provision for
    • receiving too little from the astral organism begins to fend for
    • organs because they are not properly permeated by the astral
    • help itself.) The astral organisation will, as it were, again be
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    • whole life of soul. What thus shines out to meet us in the astral
    • themselves in the astral light like a directing impulse or human
    • meaning which has to be ascribed to that brazen writing in the astral
    • forth to meet us in the astral light, takes on the likeness of
    • admonitions in the astral light, then to the material use of iron in
    • This is what calls on us from the astral light — to celebrate
  • Title: Practical Course/Teachers: Lecture I: Introduction - Aphoristic remarks on Artistic Activity, Arithmetic, Reading, and Writing
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    • and even feel sad about, the astral body will develop from the
    • child's astral body. The astral body radiates an experience
    • educate the ego and the astral body from below upwards, so that
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    • The I and the astral body go through experiences at night that
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    • our I and astral body, so we are not aware that it is going on.
    • consciousness of our I and astral body. We spoil the thoughts
    • physical body than when the I and the astral body are present.
    • astral body when they separate from the physical and life
    • survey what we are experiencing in our I and astral body
  • Title: Spiritual-Scientific Consideration: Lecture 2: Esoteric Prelude to an Exoteric Consideration of the Social Question I
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    • the astral body. An extraordinarily significant symbol of
  • Title: Esoteric Studies: Lecture I: Cosmic Aspect of Life Between Death and New Birth
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  • Title: Reincarnation and Karma: Lecture III
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    • it up. Faith works upon the astral body as nourishment works upon the
    • astral body? Even by observing the one life only this can be
    • faith, scepticism, dries up our astral body; if we lack faith we
  • Title: Occult History: Lecture 3
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    • Buddhi or Life-Spirit worked in the astral body, in the sentient body;
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    • physical and etheric bodies he has within him his astral body and
    • Ego. But if we direct our attention to the astral body and Ego of man
    • our astral body and Ego. The Moon and the Sun, however, are like
    • astral body the karma he shares in common with other human beings. It
    • Moon sphere into the astral body of the man concerned. Other forces
    • the Moon Beings weave into our astral body the karma that
    • Beings have inscribed in his astral body belongs to you just as
    • your etheric body, but in your astral body, and gives power to your
    • Ego, its healthy astral body and also out of a healthy etheric world.
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    • while the astral body and Ego-organisation live independently in the
    • ask: What are the Ego-organisation and astral body doing during the
    • and astral worlds, out of the Cosmos. Neither do they die. They
  • Title: Lecture: The Tasks and Aims of Spiritual Science
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    • astral plane alone and does not bring his experiences down on to the
    • astral plane. They may be true visions of reality — for this may
    • because it has been communicated to them “from the astral
    • they are told them “from the astral plane” they believe them
  • Title: Anthroposophie, Ihre Erkenntniswurzeln und Lebensfruchte: Vierter Vortrag
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    • —, wenn wir uns sagen: Unser Ich und unser Astralleib
  • Title: Vom Wesen des wirkenden Wortes: Zu den Veröffentlichungen aus dem Vortragswerk Rudolf Steiners
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    • Astralischen Himmelshöhen in deinem Ätherischen.
  • Title: Deeper Education: Lecture I: Gymnast, Rhetorician, Professor: A Living Synthesis
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    • inner relationship to the astral and, with this relationship to
    • astrality, absorbs light. It is essential for the caterpillar
  • Title: Deeper Education: Lecture II: Forces Leading to Health and Illness in Education
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    • activity, of the astral nature of the human being. The astral
    • the astral body takes hold of processes that otherwise we have
    • in the test tube. There astral forces above all must be at
    • the physical substances are worked upon by the astral and
    • astral nature of a substance is seized hold of by the
    • astral, and then the etheric-astral is the really active factor
    • astral, but in the activity of digestion the astral is in a
    • activity the astral becomes stronger than the etheric. In the
    • the astral activity of man.
    • etheric outside, the etheric within, and the astral is a most
    • influence in the outer and inner etheric and in the astral is
    • of the breathing, and by the astral forces in the human being.
    • inner etheric and the astral, in education are contained outer
  • Title: Deeper Education: Lecture III: A Comprehensive Knowledge of Man as the Source of Imagination in the Teacher
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  • Title: Esoteric Lessons Part III: Stuttgart, 2-17 (20)-'13
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    • astral s, as we also feel the deepest reverence and devotion.
    • esoteric knows that his ego and astral body leave the physical and
    • ego and astral body couldn't go back into their dwelling. On
  • Title: Reappearance/Christ: Lecture IV: Mysteries of the Universe: Comets and the Moon
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    • today — goes out from it. Through an imprint from the astral body
    • present etherically-astrally and can only be formed through concentration
  • Title: Esoteric Lessons Part II: Stuttgart, 1-2-11
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    • Such untruths work on our astral body and then on our light ether.
    • harmful effect on the ego, from there on the astral body, then on the
  • Title: Curative Eurythmy: Lecture 8
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    • it is possible for the human astral organism to stream into what is
    • and astral organisms which mediate this alertfulness, are directed to
    • of the whole organism, linked with effects in the etheric, the astral,
    • Everything that is an E-form has a regulatory effect where the astral
    • or an insufficient activity of the astral organism is present, one will
    • What I have just said is particularly true when the astral organism
    • strong as the result of an irregularity in the astral organism of the
    • by the astral may also arise. That would be the case when the astral
    • are of course in essence an abnormal functioning of the astral body,
  • Title: Lecture: Inner Nature of Music: Lecture V
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    • etheric body, astral body, and “I.” One has to put it
    • world, the human “I” descends spiritually to the astral
    • and etheric. In penetrating the astral and etheric, the “I”
    • “I” through the astral and etheric into the physical. In
    • physical, at first bypassing the astral and etheric. Later, from
    • with the astral and etheric. We bring into ourselves the etheric and
    • astral only from within out. We thus can say that the “I”
    • builds up from the physical with the inclusion of the astral and
    • taking hold of our astral nature. There it gains influence over our
    • vibrations of the astral body enter in. Now we reach a climactic
    • through the etheric and astral bodies to the seventh. We must now
    • and f-sharp, he shakes up our etheric and astral bodies. The etheric
    • body vibrates and pushes up to the astral body — the origin of
    • at the astral experience in the tones up to the seventh. We do not
    • body, which in turn pushes upon the astral body. The “I,”
    • etheric and astral man — the inward-etheric body, i.e. down to
  • Title: Lecture I: Man in the Past, the Present and the Future
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    • sleep each night — the waters of the weaving astrality of the
    • up out of bed. They do with their whole being what only the astral
    • body what he ought to do only with his astral body. Boehme saw with
  • Title: Lecture III: Man in the Past, the Present and the Future
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    • Our perceptions are, as you know, taken up into our astral organism
    • the astral organism and the ego-organism, has also to be somehow
    • inner reciprocity, a sort of struggle, between the astral and etheric
    • is fully our own. It fluctuates between the astral and etheric bodies,
    • basically our true being is only our ego and astral body. We cannot
    • astral body have experienced is passed on to the etheric and physical
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    • human being comprises within itself the ego, the astral body,
    • of the astral body and of the ego. The outer manifestations of
    • the ego and the astral body: an element of the nature of will
    • astral body. After death man still carries his astral body fur
    • the astral body is laid aside. Then the earthly music is
    • that time after death, when he still has his astral body, he
    • is that music imprints itself upon the astral body, it remains
    • its spiritual extract. What is musical is as long as the astral
    • the astral body takes after death: then the matters must be
    • astral body, and is thus moved more toward the periphery,
  • Title: Universe, Earth and Man: Lecture I: The Egyptian period, and the present time.
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  • Title: Universe, Earth and Man: Lecture III: The Kingdoms of Nature. Group-egos. The Centre of Man. The Kingdoms of Higher Spiritual Beings.
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    • complicated being made up of physical body, etheric body, astral body,
    • the expressions physical body, etheric body, astral body, and ego are
    • is to be found in the case of animals in the astral world. The group
    • ego of animals is in the astral world. From each single animal there
    • stretches a sort of continuation of its being into the astral world,
    • individuals on the astral plane, just as human individual egos do here
    • on the physical plane. When the clairvoyant enters the astral plane he
    • not have to go into another region to enter the astral world; the
    • astral world permeates our physical world. It is only a case of our
    • being able to look into it with opened astral senses.
    • recognized, but also in every direction by astral currents, and in
    • physical body, an etheric body, astral body, and ego, but only a
    • astrality with which we are filled, and which is active also in
    • astral substances. It is this also which cooperates in the development
    • through being surrounded by astral substance.
    • The clairvoyant sees every growing plant thus surrounded by astral
    • when plants spring from it and are beamed upon by the astral body is
    • vision can see into the astral world still sees nothing of the ego of
    • We can say, therefore, that the group-ego of animals is in the astral
    • astral, so the mineral is surrounded by the etheric. This etheric is
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  • Title: Universe, Earth and Man: Lecture IV: The Outer Manifestations of Spiritual Beings in the Elements. Their connection with Man. Cosmic partitions. The Myth of Osiris.
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    • begin with furnished only with a physical, etheric, and astral body.
    • etheric body, and astral body. At the time of the separation of the
  • Title: Universe, Earth and Man: Lecture V: The sacrifice of the substance by the Thrones, Kyriotetes, Dynami's, and Exusiai. Jehovah and the Elohim, and their co-operative activity in the stages of human Development.
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    • Being; he consists of physical body, etheric body, astral body, and
    • etheric, and astral bodies is at the animal stage; and only that Being
    • not the case. Neither the ego nor the astral body nor the etheric body
    • astral body, and from this time onwards he consisted of three
    • principles: the physical body, the etheric body, and the astral body.
    • etheric, and astral bodies).
    • kingdoms were raised about half a stage higher. The human astral body
    • physical, etheric, and astral bodies, one would later have perceived a
    • outside, the astral and etheric bodies were partly liberated. The
    • physical body, etheric body, and astral body; and that there now came
    • an external force which pushed out man's etheric and astral bodies; to
    • and astral bodies projected.
    • we rise from physical sight to astral vision that we perceive the
    • exhibits rudiments of an astral body passing into the mistletoe, as is
    • Through the withdrawal of a part of the etheric and astral body of the
    • consciousness such as is possessed by plants; through the astral body,
    • and astral body, he has no instruments wherewith to perceive;
    • that time the etheric and astral bodies were not continuously outside
    • etheric and astral bodies into the physical body were brought about.
    • which was spiritual clearly, and when his etheric and astral bodies
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  • Title: Universe, Earth and Man: Lecture VI: The Spirits of Form as regents of earthly existence. Participation of the, Luciferic beings. The formation of race.
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    • the etheric nor the astral body had as yet poured into it. Of course
    • Motion giving him an astral body on the Moon, did the Spirits of Form
    • astral body within himself could the Spirits of Form give him what we
    • lie on the bed, while his astral body and ego are outside. As the
    • with his astral body from the physical body. This was not so in the
    • The consequence of this was that when the astral body withdrew it
    • of the present day, the moment the astral body leaves the physical
    • connection between the astral body and the etheric body, when the
    • your astral body withdrew on going to sleep, and your vision was
    • that man consists of physical body, etheric body, astral body, and
    • principles; it must begin by gradually bringing the astral body under
    • should appear in man and proceed to work upon the astral body, when
    • the astral body was to be gradually transformed and the Spirit-Self
    • worked upon his astral body, which had not yet progressed far enough
    • undeveloped astral body was exposed to the influence of these backward
    • upon the Moon man had a physical, etheric, and astral body, and at
    • that time the Spirits of Form worked normally upon his astral body,
    • the astral body, as they had done during the Moon period. So that
    • worked upon his astral body. We call these beings after their leader
    • work upon the ego, and who already had been working on the astral
  • Title: Universe, Earth and Man: Lecture VII: Animal forms -- the physiognomical expression of human passions. The religion of Egypt -- a remembrance of Lemurian times. Fish and serpent symbols. The remembrance of Atlantis in Europe. The Light of Christ.
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    • tapestry. Everything that moves within the human astral body today,
    • and astral body), and this condition alternated with another in which
    • the astral body withdrew from the physical body. This condition is
    • physical, etheric, and astral bodies, and his ego. When he is asleep
    • the astral body and the ego withdraw from the physical and etheric
    • sleep. But at the present time during sleep the astral body and ego of
    • then when the astral body and ego withdrew the man was dimly conscious
    • whole man, as regards his physical, etheric, and astral bodies, was
    • on whether the man in regard to his physical, etheric, and astral
    • man's etheric and astral body (when outside the physical body)
    • deeply into passions and when his astral body was susceptible to the
    • his etheric and astral bodies from his more spiritual parts, which
    • and astral bodies were ready to die, they were willingly vacated by
  • Title: Universe, Earth and Man: Lecture VIII: Mans connection with the various planetary bodies. The earth's mission.
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    • astral vision rose before him like a vivid dream picture, but it was
    • when man is asleep at night and the astral body and ego are withdrawn
    • cosmic music pervade his astral body. The astral body is then immersed
    • by the astral body, into which stream the forces of the sun); if you
  • Title: Universe, Earth and Man: Lecture XI: The progress of man. His conquest of the physical plane in the post-Atlantean civilizations. The beginning and up-building of the 'I am.' The chosen people.
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    • expression of the fact that indirectly through the astral body all
    • When at night we leave these bodies on the bed the astral body and ego
    • ozone; from it our astral body absorbs forces which it then pours into
    • clairvoyant consciousness he saw how his astral body and ego left the
    • as follows. Let us think of a man as regards his astral body, his ego,
    • different. Then, during sleep, when at night the astral body and ego
  • Title: Universe, Earth and Man: Lecture X: The reflection in the fourth epoch of mans experiences with the ancient Gods and their way of the Cross. The Christ-Mystery.
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  • Title: Universe, Earth and Man: Lecture XI: The reversing of Egyptian remembrance into material forms by way of Arabism. The harmonizing of Egyptian remembrance. The Christian impulse of power in Rosicrucianism.
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  • Title: Astronomy Course: Lecture XVIII
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    • the Astral too. However, as I said before, this only in
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    • we are aware how the astral body comes ever more and more out
    • physical body, but with the astral body we do just the opposite
    • stretch out our astral body beyond this redness, pass over into
    • it. Laughing simply means that we drive the astral body out of



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