A Book of Soul and Spiritual Exercises
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;
£12.95 ISBN 9780880105262