Spiritual Paths

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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Working with Symbolic Images

By Dennis Klocek January 19, 2021
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ALCHEMICAL EARTH CONSCIOUSNESS Alchemically, learning requires that there be a  process of soul breathing , that is the capacity to form accurate inner pictures that we can follow as they change inside of us.  The process of finding and then refining inner pictures is a form of breathing that can be cultivated into imagination. Exercise:…

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Anxiety and the World Soul

By Dennis Klocek April 5, 2011 Comments Off on Anxiety and the World Soul
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The recent earthquake, tsunami and ongoing nuclear crisis in Japan are truly events that warrant sympathy and compassion for the Japanese people who lost family, livelihood and property to catastrophe. The death of so many people in such a short time gives cause for reflection on the tenuous nature of human life. Due to the…

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Techniques for Transforming Dreaming

By Dennis Klocek March 22, 2011 Comments Off on Techniques for Transforming Dreaming
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Meditation – Dennis Klocek 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…

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