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From Beetroot to Buddhism . . .

Answers to Questions (CW 353)

Rudolf Steiner Translated by Anna Meuss

304 pp.  
5 1/2" x 8 1/2"

Rudolf Steiner Press


Published:  December 1999


16 lectures, Dornach, March 1 to June 25, 1924 (CW 353)

The remarkable discussions in this volume took place between Rudolf Steiner and workers at the Goetheanum, Switzerland. The varied subject-matter was chosen by his audience at Rudolf Steiner's instigation. Steiner took their questions and usually gave immediate answers. The astonishing nature of these responses - their insight, knowledge and spiritual depth - is testimony to his outstanding ability as a spiritual initiate and profound thinker. Accessible, entertaining and stimulating, the records of these sessions will be a delight to anybody with an open mind.

In this particular collection, Rudolf Steiner deals with topics ranging from beetroot to Buddhism! He discusses, among other things, Christianity and Islam; the Crusades; cemeteries; comets; the zodiac and fixed stars; scars; Egyptian mummies; astronomy; Tibet and the Dalai Lama; Freemasonry; star wisdom, moon and sun religions; the Mysteries; the Trinity; Moses; Easter; the ancient Indians, Egyptians, Babylonians and Jews; Kant and Schopenhauer, and nationalism.


This volume is a translation from German of Die Geschichte der Menschheit und die Weltanschauungen der Kulturvölker (GA 353).

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