Fifth Epoch of Materialism and Sixth Epoch of Spirit

“The descent into materialism was necessary in order that the fifth epoch might fulfill its mission It was essential that astral and spiritual clairvoyance should grow dim in order that the intellect might develop by  precise, minute and mathematical observation of the physical world. Physical science must be supplemented by spiritual science. “Our fifth epoch…

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Cosmic Order and the Universe

“But the life in the Cosmos, the life which carries the leading principle of the universe, still needs elucidation; does it operate without calculation, without searching into what ought to be done? “Yes: for what must be stands shaped before the Cosmos, and is ordered without any setting in order; the ordering things are merely…

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Incomprehensible Good and Being Drawn Up to It

“If it be an intellectual truth, or a ghostly image, through which God reveals Himself in His unfathomableness, this is received in the understanding; and the man can clothe it in words insofar as it can be expressed in words. Sometimes a man may also be drawn above himself and above the spirit (but not…

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Sacred Music and Light of the Spiritual Spheres

“How often have you seen your brother in a state of ecstasy, which he cannot describe? It is a state beginning in quiet bliss, flowing outward in bright radiance from an inner light, which can even illuminate the material darkness about him. He hears the music of the sacred spheres and sees the throbbing pulsations…

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