Past Dialogues

Magical Will: The Art & Science of Initiation

April 1, 2012

Rudolf Steiner has left many indications about the necessity for contemporary humans to take up the work of initiation consciously. This work is distinct from the initiation processes of the past. It entails a shifting of the will from a consciousness of execution to a consciousness of intent. In the language of esotericism this is…

Alchemy and Biodynamics

February 12, 2012

A SEMINAR SERIES WITH DENNIS KLOCEK The image of the alchemical mandala of the four elements (Earth, Water, Air and Fire) is at the heart of the Biodynamic approach to agriculture. It is used here as the link that brings soil, plant and weather into wholeness, offering an approach to understanding the complex ideas behind…

Secrets of the Sun & Moon

January 6, 2012

FRIDAY JANUARY 6, 2012, 9-5PM In conjunction with the Biodynamic Association of Northern California (BDANC) Saturday-Sunday January 7-8 With Dennis Klocek, The Power of the Rhythm of Nature. For more info go to: www.bdanc.org Our work in Nature embeds us into a sea of rhythmic time and space relationships that either support or hinder the outcomes…

The Alchemical Wedding: A Contemporary Esoteric Path

June 19, 2011

The Alchemical Wedding of Christian Rosencreutz is a valuable text for those seeking a contemporary western path of initiation science. The search for eternal truths takes place today in an increasingly technical and polarized world. This text provides a rare opportunity to see into the very roots of the paradox. The alchemical principles that stand…

The Flaming Door: Keys to Symbolic Meditation

March 20, 2011

This weekend will provide opportunities to identify and utilize symbolic imagery that can support a soul seeking passage through the Flaming Door. Meditative exercises based on Rosicrucian visualization techniques provide a backdrop for the discovery of personal symbolic imagery. Lab periods devoted to exploring the power of the fundamentals of design will reveal forces hidden…

Weather Eye: How to do a 5-day Forecast

January 7, 2011

With Dennis Klocek Learn how to develop what the old timers called a weather eye: making reliable 5-day weather forecasts by using cloud formations, wind directions, old weather rhymes and basic lunar rhythms. A good forecaster can look at a cloud, assess the wind, recall the moon’s position and bring up an appropriate weather rhyme…

Health through Consciousness: Esoteric Physiology

June 25, 2010

The health giving effect of a daily meditative body scan, called in some traditions the inward smile meditation, has been known for centuries. This meditative exercise will play a core role in this weeklong imaginative exploration of the embryology, physiology and esoteric symbolism of the major systems and organs of the human body. The lecture…

Adventures on the Symbolic Plane of Consciousness

March 26, 2010

A COROS PALM SUNDAY MEDITATION RETREATWITH DENNIS KLOCEK Friday evening March 26 – Sunday 1pm March 28 2010 At Rudolf Steiner College (Map) As had been employed by mystery pupils of the past, modern explorers of the wisdom of self-transformation use symbolic imagery for enhancing their meditative practice. A specific practice which Rudolf Steiner called…

Macro & Micro: The Action of Etheric Forces in Nature

January 8, 2010

FRIDAY, JANUARY 8, 2010 – 9 AM TO 5PM A Coros Institute Event in Conjunction with the Biodynamic Association of Northern California (BDANC) These lectures will trace the activities of warmth, light, and rhythm in the life forms of the natural world. The intent is to form a picture of “the etheric” which is both…

The Great Passage

November 7, 2009

A Weekend Coros retreat dedicated to the rite of passage between the worlds. The Great Passage from life on this side of the threshold to life on the other side of the threshold is a most profound and paradoxical event in the evolution of the soul and is as much a birth into a new level…