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The Grand Conjunction of Jupiter and Saturn 2020

Every twenty years, Jupiter and Saturn stand at the same place in the heavens.  Throughout history this “grand conjunction” has been seen as a harbinger of world change.  What makes this conjunction extremely rare is that Jupiter and Saturn will also be conjunct Pluto – we are living in very rare times, indeed!

Our three presenters will explore patterns from past grand conjunctions, and speak about the possibilities and challenges of this one.  Several mysteries of these astronomical events and their astrological significance will be considered, and hints provided regarding how to assess the energies moving in these times.

A New Astrology: Basics of Star Wisdom

This one-of-a-kind course in Western sidereal astrology based in anthroposophy will cover the basics of astrosophy (“star wisdom”).  It will be valuable for both beginners as well as experienced astrologers and astrosophers.  It is for those serious about increasing self-knowledge and developing capacities to assist others.  You will be provided with your birth chart and taught the basics of how to interpret it.

Start Seeing Spiritual Portals!

  • Have you ever stepped between two boulders and felt a shiver of transition?
  • Have you ever walked into the midst of a triangle or circle or square of trees and felt a spiritual presence?
  • Have you ever experienced the wind speak?
  • Has your heart ever skipped a beat when a spirit animal appeared out of nowhere?
  • Has your body ever shivered in the presence of a sunrise or sunset?
  • Has your soul ever ignited at the precise moment of a solar or lunar eclipse?
A thin place describes a moment in time and space when the sacred and the secular touch, when the existential distance between the physical and spiritual worlds suddenly but softly disappears.

The Lord's Prayer at the Intersections of Existence

This 10-session interactive online course provides over 28 hours of content exploring the healing and transformational possibilities inherent within the Lord's Prayer. The course is inspired by the amazing response of participants to Brian Gray's Introduction to the Lord's Prayer presentation. Each session's starting place includes study of Rudolf Steiner's indications regarding this most important prayer, plus explorations into fascinating implications and practical applications.

StarWisdom at StarHouse

Hypothesis: Your first breath was not random.
This video is for everyone seeking an introduction to understanding their personal biography through anthroposophic astrology, which is called astrosophy ("star wisdom"). Astrosophy is a tool that can affirm the wisdom in one’s biography - revealing the mysteries that weave together each individual's lifetime of triumphs and tragedies.  Learn how your life may be influenced by astronomical dynamics and the beings in the heavens who have supported you since conception.

Astrology of Plagues: Pandemics in the Light of Star Wisdom

The pandemic presently gripping the world shows signs of continuing to harass humanity for some time.  A study of pandemics through history reveals interesting patterns.  Spiritual science helps us to find causes and responses, assisted by an understanding of events in the life of Christ.  Seen historically or mytho-poetically, exploring these patterns and responses can strengthen us to deal with our challenging times.

Whitsun 2020: World Pandemic as Universal Pentecost

Beginning with observations of parallels between the first Pentecost in 33 AD and Whitsun 2020, we explore how today's worldwide pandemic is a true gift from the spiritual world.  Specific action steps are offered that will enable us to step forward into our identity and destiny as divine messengers of Freedom and Love, capable of perceiving and partnering with the spiritual world to overcome the crises of our time.

Parzival and the Star Wisdom of Wolfram von Eschenbach

This course may well be described as "the ultimate Parzival".  Never before has Brian had the time and opportunity to share all his research about this transformative tale of a brave man, slowly wise. Wolfram von Eschenbach’s medieval poem Parzival holds cosmic secrets for our time. We will explore each of the story’s 16 “books” or chapters over 17 sessions, studying its zodiacal structure and drawing upon Rudolf Steiner’s profound insights concerning the Arthurian, Grail, and Parzival streams to light our path.

Our Learning Series

The following video courses -- and many more! -- will be coming soon.

Introductory Series

Introductory Series 1: Nature of the Human Being
  • Seven-Fold Nature of the Human Being
  • Physical Body and the 12 Senses
  • Sleeping and Dreaming
Introductory Series 2: Meditation & Exercises
  • Rudolf Steiner's Practice of Meditation
  • The Six Basic Exercises
  • The Foundation Stone Meditation
Introductory Series 3: Becoming Human
  • Compassion and Forgiveness
  • How Young People Find Their Destiny
  • Staying Connected
Introductory Series 4: Human Being and the Cosmos
  • The Human Being and the Stars
  • Astrosophy and Birth Charts
  • Brian Answers YouTube Questions

Basic Book Series

Basic Books Series 1: Theosophy
  • Theosophy
  • Parzival and the Search for the Holy Grail
  • Rudolf Steiner’s Life and Work
Basic Books Series 2: How To Know Higher Worlds
  • How To Know Higher Worlds
  • The Nature of the Human Being
  • Biography Work
Basic Books Series 3: Philosophy of Freedom
  • Philosophy of Freedom
  • Karma and Reincarnation
  • Human Being, Image of Creation
Basic Books Series 4: Introduction to Esoteric Science
  • Cosmology
  • Spiritual Guidance of Humanity
  • Life Between Death and Rebirth
  • Planetary Seals
Basic Books Series 5: Christianity as Mystical Fact
  • Christianity as Mystical Fact
  • Christianity and Evolution
  • Esoteric Christianity
  • The Fifth Gospel

Topical Series

Topical Series 1: Parzival’s Quest for the Holy Grail
  • Parzival’s Search for the Holy Grail
  • In Search of Parzival
  • Parzival’s Quest
Topical Series 2: Esoteric Architecture
  • Mystery Wisdom of Chartres
  • Goetheanum
Topical Series 3: Death, Karma, Reincarnation, and Staying Connected
  • Death and Reincarnation
  • Four Pairs of Karmic Strems
  • The Sun Mysteries
  • Life Between Death and Rebirth
Topical Series 4: The Gospel and Apocalypse of John
  • Gospel of John, Logos, and Sophia
  • Apocalypse of John
  • Apocalypse of John in our Time
  • The Logos in Genesis, John, and the Apocalypse
Topical Series 5: Festival Cycle of the Year
  • Michaelmas Meditation
  • The Last Supper
  • Easter Christ Cycle

One of the first qualities that must be cultivated by people who want to achieve independent perception of higher realities is unreserved and unbiased devotion to what human life and the world outside us has to reveal.

If we approach any phenomenon with a preconceived notion derived from our life as it has been until now, we shut ourselves off from the quiet yet pervasive influence this phenomenon can have on us.

While learning, we must be able at any moment to make ourselves into a totally empty vessel into which the world we do not know can flow.

Moments of recognition happen only when any prejudice or criticism coming from us is silenced.

For instance, it makes no difference whether we are wiser than the person we are meeting – even a child with minimal understanding has something to disclose to the greatest sage."

- Rudolf Steiner, Theosophy

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