Posts made in June, 2016


Book on Anthroposophical Practice of Meditation now available

, June 4, 2016

Meditation – An Introduction to the Anthroposophical Practice of Meditation by Heinz Zimmermann and Robin Schmidt has recently been published in English and French translation (from original German) by Editions Perceval, Quebec. This edition features a foreword by Virginia Sease. English translation by Maria-Theresia Roemmelt, Heidi Vukovich and Brigitte Knaack, revised and edited by Eric Philips-Oxford; French translation by Arie van Ameringen and Renée Cossette. The publication was supported in part by the Anthroposophical Society in Canada. It was published in German in 2010 by Verlag am Goetheanum, Dornach, CH.   From the foreword to the English version by Virginia Sease: “People who had the opportunity to experience presentations by Heinz Zimmermann (member of the Executive Council, General Anthroposophical Society, at the Goetheanum 1988-2008, who died 2012) concerning meditation could notice the manner in which he was able to unite a method of approach to the content of a...

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An Invitation to the 2nd Freedom Mystery Conference

, June 1, 2016

The books written by Dr. Rudolf Steiner are not books in the usual sense. Works like The Philosophy of Freedom, Theosophy, Occult Science: An Outline, and Knowledge of the Higher Worlds and Its Attainment are nothing less than evolutionary opportunities waiting for humanity to take them up. As opportunities, they are inexhaustible. The more effort we bring to these books, the more we can gain as powers, through their light, to act creatively and practically in our lives. With Dr. Steiner’s writing, if can we find the way to engage them, we move from text to transformation, first of ourselves and eventually, of our culture.   Similarly Dr. Rudolf Steiner’s Four Mystery Dramas are not plays in the usual sense. Like other plays, they contain moments of enjoyable entertainment, gripping drama and thought-provoking dialogue, but they are far more than that. To put it plainly, for a soul ready...

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Collaboratively Exploring Goethe’s Theory of Colours – by Brendan Ferguson

, June 1, 2016

I would like to introduce you to a project that has been underway for just over a year. Its aim is it to make available, and promote study of Goethe’s Theory of Colour. To this end, we have started a website which has provided some real accomplishments over the last year. We provide the only complete online version of Goethe’s book, Theory of Colours, and in collaboration with Dale Brunsvold, host the first and only audiobook version of this work. In accordance with our mandate — both are available for free on our site. John Penner and I came together to form this website out of our own passions. My passion for this work is two-fold. Phenomenology being at the threshold of spiritual understanding; I believe the Theory of Colours lends itself as a stepping-stone into the spiritual worlds. We may not agree on the specifics of spiritual experience,...

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