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By Rudolf Steiner

This can be the vintage account of the fashionable Western esoteric course of initiation made public through Steiner in 1904. He starts off with the basis that “the capacities wherein we will achieve insights into the better worlds lie dormant inside of each of us.” Steiner rigorously and accurately leads the reader from the cultivation of the elemental soul attitudes of reverence and internal tranquility to the advance of internal lifestyles in the course of the phases of training, illumination, and initiation.

Steiner presents sensible workouts of internal and outer commentary and ethical improvement. through patiently and again and again following his instructions, new “organs” of soul and spirit start to shape, which demonstrate the contours of the better worlds to date hid from us.

Steiner during this very important paintings turns into a instructor, a counselor, and a pal whose recommendation is functional, transparent, and potent. The demanding situations we are facing in lifestyles require more and more deeper degrees of realizing, and Steiner’s textual content is helping readers to domesticate the capacities for such insights and locations them on the provider of humanity.

this can be Steiner’s such a lot crucial advisor to the trendy direction of initiation he recommended all through his existence. it's been translated into many languages and has encouraged millions of readers world wide. How to grasp larger Worlds has been widespread by means of essentially the most great minds of our time.


  • Foreword by means of Arthur Zajonc
  • Prefaces by means of Rudolf Steiner
  • the way to be aware of better Worlds
  • The phases of Initiation
  • Initiation
  • useful concerns
  • specifications for Esoteric education
  • a few results of Initiation
  • alterations within the Dream lifetime of the Esoteric scholar
  • reaching Continuity of cognizance
  • The Splitting of the character in Esoteric education
  • The mum or dad of the brink
  • existence and demise: the good father or mother of the edge
  • Epilogue (1918)
  • Afterword by means of Arthur Zajonc
  • Index

“A actual vintage of religious literature. it truly is the easiest way i do know for establishing up one’s existence to the non secular nation-states in a fashion that's balanced, built-in, and loving. it's the made from an exceptional soul who mentioned new routes into the interior.” ―David Spangler, writer of Blessing: The artwork and the Practice

“It is not just a private consultant to the spirit, but additionally a direction via self-knowledge to compassionate motion within the world.”―Arthur Zajonc, writer of Catching the sunshine: The Entwined heritage of sunshine and Mind

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