By Rudolf Steiner
“This is what it comes all the way down to: that we learn how to event that those that have gone through the gate of loss of life have basically assumed one other shape. Having died, they stand prior to our emotions like those that, via existence reports, have traveled to far-off lands, whither we will stick to them merely later. now we have for that reason not anything to worry yet a time of separation. non secular technological know-how needs to support us discover ways to think and event this within the such a lot dwelling approach we can.” ―Rudolf Steiner
“Living and dealing with the recommendations and routines in those talks and meditations has replaced my lifestyles. this can be a so much functional publication. Do what it recommends and you'll adventure the presence of the lifeless on your lives. you'll understand that the neighborhood of humans on either side of the edge isn't conception, yet reality.” ―Christopher Bamford (from the introduction)
The concept of “working with the lifeless” ―maintaining, carrying on with, and adorning one’s relationships with those that have died―was basic to Steiner’s paintings. This quantity collects a wealthy harvest of his recommendations at the topic, amassed over a long time. Steiner spoke without delay from his personal event and formulated quite a few meditation practices and verses that labored for him.
We research the usefulness of interpreting to the lifeless; using verbs (instead of nouns) once we communicate with them; the significance of the sacred moments while falling asleep and awakening for asking questions and receiving solutions; how our stories 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 study, too, of the numerous methods discarnate souls can assist us in our earthly paintings, and of the various methods we will be able to support them. additionally integrated are a number of the mantras Steiner gave to his scholars for connecting with those that have died.
this crucial quantity may also help those that are looking to deepen their relationships to the dwelling, to people who have died, or to the religious international itself.
- advent via Christopher Bamford
- Part 1: “Entry”
- Overcoming the Abyss
- The lifetime of the lifeless
- recuperating the relationship
- The Presence of the lifeless
- The benefits of the lifeless
- artworks, Acts of Grace
- Part 2: “Practice”
- How the lifeless impact the residing
- The lifeless Are constantly 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 adventure with the lifeless
- An instance of operating with the useless
- suggestion on Meditation
- the significance of Self-Knowledge within the lifestyles after demise
- Coda: The useless communicate