The healthy social life is found, when in the mirror of each soul the whole community finds its reflection,
and when in the community the virtue of each individual is living ... Rudolph Steiner

What is Anthroposophy?

Anthroposophy is a way of knowledge which undertakes to guide the spiritual in man to the spiritual in the universe. Anthroposophy does not want to impart knowledge - it seeks to awaken life!

What is the Anthroposophical Society?

It is an association of people whose will it is to nurture the life of the soul, both in the individual and in human society, on the basis of a true knowledge of the spiritual world. The Anthroposophical Society in Greater Boston is a branch of the Anthroposophical Society in America which is part of the Anthroposophical Society headquarted in Dornach, Switzerland.

The Anthroposophical Society was founded at the Christmas Conference of 1923/1924 in Switzerland by Rudolf Steiner (1861-1925). The Society's principles can be found here.

Anyone can become a member, without regard to nationality, social standing, religion, who considers as justified the

existence of an institution such as the [--- Painting: Michael and the Dragon, Raphael, Louvre] Goetheanum in Dornach, in its capacity as a School of Spiritual Science. As a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization, all of our activities are supported by gifts and contributions. Typical contributions are $25 per individual or $40 per family per year. Some contributions are significantly more. Any amount of support is appreciated. Click here for current events.
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October - December Events

October 2014

  • 17 (Fri) The Human Being between Lucifer and Ahriman with Herbert Hagens: 7:30pm. Location: TBD. Rudolf Steiner often emphasized the need for humanity to find the right relationship to Lucifer and Ahriman. Goethe’s Faust, Steiner’s Mystery Dramas and the Calendar of the Soul provide abundant illustrations of how these two powerful spiritual beings operate and participate in human evolution and spiritual development. In his lecture Herbert Hagens will discuss ways to achieve the necessary balance between Lucifer and Ahriman, especially in connection with the Christ Impulse. $10 donation.

  • 18 (Sat) The Human Being between Lucifer and Ahriman with Herbert Hagens: 9 am - 12 noon. Location: TBD. Seminar and conversation to deepen some of the ideas and themes of Friday’s lecture. $15-$20 donation.

November 2014

  • 15 (Sat) The Incredible Art of Goya with British art historian David Lowe. Location: TBD. $10.

  • 16 (Sun) [Unofficial] Goya Exhibit tour at the MFA with art historian David Lowe. Details at the lecture.

December 2014

  • 10 (Wed) The Foundation Stone of Love with Monique Pommier 7:30 – 9 pm at Geneva's house, 43 Waban Hill Rd, North, Newton, MA.. When Steiner gave the Foundation Stone meditation in December 1923, he referred to it as "the dodecahedral Foundation Stone of Love." We will explore what makes the dodecahedron the quintessential geometry of love and what we can learn about love and the soul's journey from the inner reality of the dodecahedron.

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