Core Principles of Biodynamics

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This course is a survey of the esoteric principles that are the foundation of the Biodynamic practices.

July 2011

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This course is a survey of the esoteric principles that are the foundation of the Biodynamic practices. Starting with the geological features of pre-cambrian times the ascent of organisms is sketched as a depiction of what Rudolf Steiner has called the world / mineral / plant. These descriptions are then evolved in the lectures through the evolution of lower plants, animal organs, planetary influences and concerns of Biodynamic research. In a survey form the most fundamental ideas in Biodynamics are presented in four lectures as an aid to study.

  • Lecture 1
    World-mineral-plant-animal, resurrecting the corpse, center and periphery, cells, life gesture, tissues, astralization
  • Lecture 2
    Bacteria, differentiation, spore bearing plants, fern reproduction, the node, flowering plants
  • Lecture 3
    Invagination, planetary loops, minimal surfaces, animal nature, human nature, form principles of organisms, valerian
  • Lecture 4
    Journaling in research, self knowledge, importance of feelings, alchemical methods, self adjusting convergent processes, gem elixirs, tartaric acid