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Jonah and the Whale: An encrypted Alchemical Meditation

By Dennis Klocek / December 2, 2010 / Comments Off on Jonah and the Whale: An encrypted Alchemical Meditation

One of the keys to thinking about legends and myths is paying attention to the sequence in which things happen. The sequence of events is most revealing to the level of consciousness called by Carl Jung “symbolic” and by Rudolf Steiner “Imagination.”  To an alchemist the imaginative or imaginal thinking is a way of understanding…

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Stone Antennae: Analogs of electrostatic capacitance antennae

By Dennis Klocek / August 9, 2010 / Comments Off on Stone Antennae: Analogs of electrostatic capacitance antennae

The use of stone towers in the ancient world went beyond the militaristic function of turrets on castles. In many cultures the stone tower was a kind of induction antenna for cosmic forces. Cosmic forces from the stars were generally held to be the source of fertility in the land. Towers or even upright stones…

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Experimental Process for Enhancing Drought Tolerance and Fungus Resistance in Plants

By Dennis Klocek / August 1, 2010 / Comments Off on Experimental Process for Enhancing Drought Tolerance and Fungus Resistance in Plants

In the life of a plant alcohols play an important role in the maturation and fruiting process. They also form the basis for the protective wax cuticle that keeps the plant free from insect and fungus attack. Plant wax in the form of the cuticle surrounding the surfaces of leaves and stems of plants also…

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Tree Painting as an Esoteric Deed

By Dennis Klocek / July 1, 2010 / Comments Off on Tree Painting as an Esoteric Deed

This article addresses the gardeners out there who have a little time to engage in a practice that might seem like at total waste of time to a busy agriculturalist. Ever since I read an article in an old Bio-Dynamic magazine on the blood and milk method I have been trying to work out a…

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The Alchemical Mandala

By Dennis Klocek / July 31, 2008 / Comments Off on The Alchemical Mandala

The charts for the alchemical journey of self transformation often take the form of a mandala or sacred wheel. This is because the sacred journey never ends. It also usually brings you back to where you started but the second time around you know where you have been. The mandala is a dynamic map of…

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The Alchemical Worldview

By Dennis Klocek / July 30, 2008 / Comments Off on The Alchemical Worldview

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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