RE: [anthroposophy] Thursday's metal, planet, grain, colour etc.
>From: tell me about Steiner's indications about grains and the days of theSaturn Maize lead beech
>...grains can be placed from the watery/flowing to the dry/rigid. Maize was
>at one end and rice at the other- it, of course, growing in flooded fields.
>Then there are the four grains of the four elements: rye/melancholic,
>wheat/phlegmatic, oats/choleric, rice/sanguine. There are four salts that
>predominate in these but I would need to look them up-
> > I understand that the representative metal for Venus is copper, for
>These metals are not so much "representatives" but actually connected
>etherically with the planets- Sun/gold,Mars/iron, Jupiter/tin, Moon/silver,
>The first Goetheanum had seven columns made of the seven trees connected
>with the seven planets- oak/Mars etc.
Sun Wheat gold ash
Moon Rice silver cherry
Mars oats iron oak
mercury millet mercury elm
jupiter rye tin maple
Venus barley copper birch
(I knew I had a list somewhere)
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- Bibi van Bussel has a web site devoted to planetary qualities and
related matters from an anthroposophical perspective. The url is
www.xs4all.nl/~busbi/ or http://www.xs4all.nl/~busbi/
I do not know Bibi's background or training, but it is interesting to
Thanks for posting the link to Bibi's wonderful site. I had somehow
lost the link in my bookmarks in the transferring of ISPs.
As Ernst Marti puts it in his little book "The Four Ethers", "The
forces of the stars create the individual substances from the
initially undifferentiated potentialities of the elements."
>Bibi van Bussel has a web site devoted to planetary qualities and
>related matters from an anthroposophical perspective. The url is
>www.xs4all.nl/~busbi/ or http://www.xs4all.nl/~busbi/
>I do not know Bibi's background or training, but it is interesting to