We know [for I have often spoken with you of these things] how, when man has gone through the gate of death, he enters the world of the stars. What we are accustomed to call “stars” in the external, physical sense are no more than the outer sign and symbol of spiritual worlds which look down upon us and take their share and part in all the deeds of the evolution of mankind.
Source: Rudolf Steiner – GA 238 – The Last Address By Rudolf Steiner – Dornach, Michaelmas Eve, September 28, 1924
Translated by George Adams
Previously posted on April 18, 2020