Health through Consciousness
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 imaginative exploration of the embryology, physiology and esoteric symbolism of the major systems and organs of the human body. The lecture themes will trace the path of the blood from the marrow of the limb bones through the various life organs and ultimately into the head. The evolution of the organs and systems will be presented from the point of view of both physiology and the symbolic or alchemical perspective.
Topics include: old Saturn as a model for embryogenesis; the fall of man and the role of the senses; the polarity of blood and nerve; the four life organs; the blood tablet; digestion and soul processes; soul breathing; glands and the life body; anatomy and evolution of the brain; the system of the chakras; and the fundamental issues of healing.
Of special note is Lecture 4: Bach’s Art of the Fugue as the basis for a protective meditative mantra technique, and rhythmic motifs from morphology.
- Lecture 1
inflammation and sclerosis as healing processes, consciousness and disease, ego organization, the fall of man
- Lecture 2
images, form, and life forces, catabolism, anabolism, Lucifer, blood exercise, marrow and spleen, vowels and consonants, immune response
- Lecture 3
blood exercise-capillaries, venous blood, arterial blood, secretion and excretion, egg division, embryonic disc development, autonomy
- Lecture 4
JS Bach the art of the fugue as an analog for esoteric physiology.
- Lecture 5
reference sources for physiology, anxiety, nutrition and consciousness, liver, spleen, kidney, uric acid, sclerosis patterns, the phantom
- Lecture 6
cosmic etheric, cosmic astral, elements, ego, blood, and I being, pituitary / yakim, pineal / boaz and the heart, hormonal cascade
- Lecture 7
nerve and blood, thinking and will, rhythmic healing force, sleeping, dreaming and moral imagination, mysticism and magic, curses, diabetic emotional patterns, healing verse
- Lecture 8
vowels and consonants as healers, allergic response, embryonic germ layers, astralization of embryo, embryonic organ development and temperament
- Lecture 9
sense activity and soul, aortic arches of heart, pituitary and pineal glands, sense experience and glands, inflammation sequences, sclerosis, pathological moods, aesthetic perception
- Lecture 10
digestion and ageing, gut problems, vegetable foods, health and emotions, tumor / embryo relationship, dreaming and feelings, primal light, kidney radiation, spirit embryo
- Lecture 11
the heart eye, imagination and inspiration, base brain, limbic system, moral imaginations, diabetes and aggression
- Lecture 12
emotional cascades, instinct, drive, desire, motive, mother love lower devachan, higher devachan, Christ Consciousness, the chakras
- Lecture 13
Rosicrucian work, ethers and elements, kamaloca, homeopathic silica process, characterological disposition, homeopathic remedies, flower essences, intoxication, staphysagria
Dennis Klocek, MFA, is Co-founder of the Coros Institute and founder of Consciousness Studies at Rudolf Steiner College. He is the author of many books including the newly released, Esoteric Physiology and also Sacred Agriculture: The Alchemy of Biodynamics. Dennis is known as an international lecturer.
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