Anthroposophical Guidelines - 53
- 53. The unfolding of human life between death and a new birth occurs in successive stages. During several days after passing through the portals of death, the forgoing life is perceived in images. At the same time, this perception shows the detachment of the bearer [physical body] of this life from the human psychic-spiritual being.
- 55. A purely spiritual, long enduring epoch follows, during which the human soul prepares its coming earth-life in the sense of karma, together with other karmically conjoined human souls and with beings of the higher hierarchies.