Start Now!: A Book of Soul & Spiritual Exercises

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Meditation instructions, meditations, exercises, verses for living a spiritual year, prayers for the dead, and other practices for both beginning and experienced practitioners—Start Now! has become the classic, indispensable text and reference for all those who are serious about the practice of Rudolf Steiner’s spiritual science.


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


Start Now! may be the most unique and comprehensive spiritual guidebook available and will prove a lifelong friend and help along the way. No one who is serious about spiritual practice—whether a beginner or an advanced student—should be without this book! 


Written by Rudolf Steiner

Introduction by Christopher Bamford 

272 pages

9" X 6"



Published June 2002