BDNow! Special Episode 02 Glen Atkinson “Who was Rudolf Steiner?”


Today, using his natal chart and the historic record, we are going to discuss the life of the founder of the Biodynamic Farming and Gardening Movement, Rudolf Steiner, with New Zealand Astrologer, Gardener, Herbalist, Homeopath and Philosopher – Glen Atkinson

Glen has developed the agricultural and medical work of Rudolf Steiner into a rational and secular approach of being with Nature while staying true to Dr Steiner’s energetic indications.

Glen began working with Steiner’s insights in 1976 and has made developments in several fields. His innovation and understanding of Steiner have come from recognising the fundamental similiarity between the traditional Astrological world view and Steiner’s suggestions. Then, from experimentation and observation, a simple yet innovative theory of manifestation – The Atkinson Conjecture – has become the basis for many practical activities.

Glen is founder of on-line The Biodynamic College The ONLY college on the planet, where the whole of Dr Steiner’s ‘Agriculture Course’ can be fully understood.

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5 Replies to “BDNow! Special Episode 02 Glen Atkinson “Who was Rudolf Steiner?””

  1. I just loved this .. no wonder I was drawn to Steiner .My grandfather whose farm I was raised on was born in 1990 and immigrated to the US from Germany in 191O. A possible relative was a poet /writer Wieland who wrote a book called “Transformation” about similar phycic influence of the times . I always wondered how he died . Steiner sure had a fire in him that had a long lasting effect .
    So grateful for this Glen .My grandmother was from Switzerland and inspired my gardening .

    1. Thanks for taking the time to comment, Sharon!

      My grandmother, too, was from Switzerland. She had a buffalo skull hung on the wall inside the chickencoop and had trained with a Native herbalist. It was she who first taught me that modern agriculture was bad for humans and all being.

  2. Listening to this podcast highlights many of my car-rides, sometimes taking the long way home just to get in an extra episode! I am a 25 year old graduate student in New Jersey struggling to get on my own feet to run a small organic farm and revitalize the area’s CSA’s and direct trade. While transitioning from waiting tables to farming is a struggle -both financially and mentally- your podcast keeps me going knowing that I am working towards a worthy cause!

    -Mike

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