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Rhythm Replaces Power: The Foundations of Future Science

  • Rudolf Steiner College 9200 Fair Oaks Boulevard Fair Oaks, CA, 95628 United States (map)

Rhythm Replaces Power: The Foundations of Future Science
Alchemical Lab III, a Coros Institute Seminar
with Dennis Klocek and Matias Baker
Friday-Tuesday, June 10-14
Rudolf Steiner College, 9200 Fair Oaks Boulevard, Fair Oaks
See website for registration information

This course will cover the fundamental principles behind working with rhythms to transform raw substances into essential substances. Alchemically this is known as spagyric processing. Such an alchemical process requires great attention to the rhythmic return cycles of Sun, Moon, and Stars when starting and undertaking laboratory work. The course will start with an overview of astronomical rhythms and then use those rhythms to explore plant cultivation and harvesting, weather and climate patterns, zodiacal basis for agricultural festivals and the use of the idea of the form germ to guide a yearly survey of alchemical laboratory processes.

Agricultural astronomy/declination
Sun, Moon, Stars, and Zodiac influences
Sun, Moon, Earth, and climate patterns
Geometry of planetary projection onto Earth
The mystery of the form germ
Agricultural festivals through the year
Sowing and harvesting medicinal plants
An alchemical almanac of processes

Dennis Klocek, MFA, is the Director of Consciousness Studies, a study of alchemy and transformation, at Rudolf Steiner College and Co-founder of the Coros Institute. He is the author of seven books including Sacred Agriculture: The Alchemy of Biodynamics. Dennis is also known as an international lecturer.

Matias Baker, faculty member of Rudolf Steiner College, is a consultant on the art and science of Biodynamics and the teachings behind quality Biodynamic preparation making, and holistic landscape ecology. His clients include California Vineyards and diversified land projects in Mexico, Costa Rica and Barbados.

Earlier Event: June 10
An Evening of Opera