By Rudolf Steiner
“This is what it comes all the way down to: that we discover ways to adventure that those that have gone through the gate of dying have merely assumed one other shape. Having died, they stand ahead of our emotions like those that, via existence studies, have traveled to far away lands, whither we will keep on with them merely later. we've got consequently not anything to worry yet a time of separation. non secular technological know-how needs to support us discover ways to believe and event this within the so much residing method we can.” ―Rudolf Steiner
“Living and dealing with the thoughts and routines in those talks and meditations has replaced my existence. it is a so much sensible e-book. Do what it recommends and you may event the presence of the lifeless on your lives. you'll recognize that the neighborhood of people on each side of the brink isn't really concept, yet reality.” ―Christopher Bamford (from the introduction)
The suggestion of “working with the useless” ―maintaining, carrying on with, and embellishing one’s relationships with those that have died―was primary to Steiner’s paintings. This quantity collects a wealthy harvest of his concepts at the topic, amassed over decades. Steiner spoke at once from his personal event and formulated a variety of meditation practices and verses that labored for him.
We study the usefulness of examining to the useless; using verbs (instead of nouns) once we communicate with them; the significance of the sacred moments whilst falling asleep and awakening for asking questions and receiving solutions; how our thoughts of the useless are like “art” to them; and of key moods we needs to cultivate―community with the realm, gratitude, self belief within the present of life.
We examine, too, of the various methods discarnate souls might help us in our earthly paintings, and of the numerous methods we will support them. additionally integrated are the various mantras Steiner gave to his scholars for connecting with those that have died.
this significant quantity can help those that are looking to deepen their relationships to the dwelling, to people who have died, or to the non secular international itself.
- advent by way of Christopher Bamford
- Part 1: “Entry”
- Overcoming the Abyss
- The lifetime of the useless
- recuperating the relationship
- The Presence of the lifeless
- The advantages of the lifeless
- artistic endeavors, Acts of Grace
- Part 2: “Practice”
- How the lifeless impact the residing
- The lifeless Are continually with Us
- Uniting with the common Spirit
- the sensation of group and the adventure of Gratitude
- belief in lifestyles and the Rejuvenation of the Soul
- The Language of the guts
- Momento Mori
- Part three: “Experience”
- First event with the lifeless
- An instance of operating with the lifeless
- suggestion on Meditation
- the significance of Self-Knowledge within the existence after dying
- Coda: The lifeless communicate