Start Now! is an inspiring guide to the practical aspects of anthroposophy. It offers the most extensive collection available of Steiner's spiritual instructions and practices, including meditation instructions; mantric verses; daily, weekly, and monthly practices for developing one's soul qualities; karmic exercises and meditations for working with the dead, with the angelic hierarchies, and with our guardian angels.
Introduction by Christopher Bamford (background and context) / Prologue - Framing the Work (including Steiner's early "Credo") / Meditation Instructions and Explanations / The Way of Thinking / The Way of Reverence & Its Fruits / Developing the Chakras, or "Lotus Flowers" / Six Essential Exercises / The Backward Review, or "Retrospect" / Living the Year Spiritually (including the complete "Calendar of the Soul") / Meditations from the Esoteric School / The Rosicrucian Path / The Christian-Gnostic Path / Working with the Dead / The Foundation Stone Meditation / Meeting the Guardians / Bibliography & Further Reading
October 2004; Intro. C. Bamford (various GAs and translators); SB; 272pp; 23.5 x 15.5 cm; pb;