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Bees – Lectures by Rudolf Steiner - A swarm of bees, an image of the human soul flying away from the body

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020922

Type of Spiritual Experience

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A description of the experience

Bees – Lectures by Rudolf Steiner

December 22nd 1923

….if you look at a swarm of bees, it is, to be sure, visible, but it really looks like the soul of a human being, a soul that is forced to leave its body. This is truly a grand sight, to see a horde of bees swarming away. In the same way in which the human soul leaves the body, so  also does the old queen, after a young queen reaches adult-hood, leave the hive with her company. You can really see, by  looking at the escaping swarm of bees, an image of the human soul flying away from the body.

The source of the experience

Steiner, Rudolf

Concepts, symbols and science items

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Soul

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Honey

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