Spiritual Paths

Etheric Vision

By Dennis Klocek January 12, 2023
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In the inner work of developing your consciousness, there is a stage of development called “etheric vision”.  This concept is found in many forms in the work of Rudolf Steiner. To form an idea of this, it is useful to look at the work of Goethe known as phenomenology, or the perception of phenomena. This…

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Techniques for Transforming Dreaming

By Dennis Klocek January 7, 2023 Comments Off on Techniques for Transforming Dreaming
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The technique of transforming dreaming is to saturate the going into sleep and the waking up times with as much attention and devotion as possible. For this reason Rudolf Steiner has given a number of very useful exercises and indications concerning these times of day. The fundamental idea however is not that there is a…

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Meeting with the spirit during the Holy Nights

By Dennis Klocek December 23, 2022
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There is an exercise that is a blend of two indications from Rudolf Steiner regarding Christmas day in particular and the twelve Holy Nights in general. The particular reference was about a meeting in the spirit of those souls on the path founded by Christian Rosencreutz. On Christmas day there is traditionally a meeting in…

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Video – Creating Safe Space with a Walled Garden

By Dennis Klocek August 2, 2022
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Creating safe, sacred spaces in your garden connects you to the long history of the walled garden. Using Leonardo Da Vinci’s Virgin of the Rocks as inspiration, Dennis takes us on a tour of the small sculpture gardens throughout his garden that support his plants and the elemental forces in creating the most healing food…

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The Alchemical Worldview

By Dennis Klocek June 7, 2022
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Esoterically the central task of the human being is to achieve what is known as the second birth, or what is known to students of Rudolf Steiner as the birth of the “I” being. Our first birth is into a body of flesh. This is given to us by nature working through our parents. The…

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Glyphs of the Zodiac

By Dennis Klocek May 25, 2022
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Editor’s Note: Dennis uses a sidereal ephemeris to determine the dates for each constellation in which the sun is active. The sidereal ephemeris takes into consideration the precession of the equinoxes in determining the the location of the stars and planets as they are today. The constellations of the zodiac are traditionally rendered in pictographs…

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New Book! The Alchemical Marriage

By Ben Klocek October 19, 2021
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We’re pleased to announce the publication of a book that has been many years in the making, The Alchemical Wedding – Christian Rosenkreutz, the Initiate of Misunderstanding. From the back of the book: Filled with alchemical metaphors, coded words, and images, Dennis Klocek describes—in his inimitable style—much of the profound meaning behind the colorful and…

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The Backwards Review or “Ruchschau”

By Dennis Klocek September 27, 2021
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“Only the hand that erases can write the true thing” Meister Eckhart In Rudolf Steiner’s work, the backwards review of the day in images is known in German as Ruchschau, loosely translated as looking at movement. We could call the exercise the Backwards Review. The backwards review is a practical and potent alchemical force for…

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Video: Three Peoples Parable

By Dennis Klocek May 5, 2021
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There once was an island on which three peoples remain isolated due to their fear of perceived differences. Dennis Klocek tells a parable about fear of the other using his unique storytelling sculptures.

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Video: Fine Art Wood Sculpture by Dennis Klocek

By Ben Klocek February 24, 2021
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As a master of fine art, Dennis has been sculpting in wood for many years. Dennis was invited by an anthroposophical art gallery in the Jarna Community of Sweden to a virtual art show. We created several videos using his art and stories to share with them. Some of Dennis more recent sculptures have been…

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