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Metaphysical Level I

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METAPHYSICAL LEVEL I - Description of Classes

(Classes are available to everyone; Completing all classes is a Requirement for Certificate) 
Astrology I: Learn the basic meaning of the planets, signs and houses of astrology and how these energies define personality and opportunities in our life.
Auras: This class will help the student develop the ability to see and feel the aura, understand colors seen in the aura and work with aura color in healing and message work.
Basic Tarot: This class will provide basic instructions for beginning tarot. Symbolism and meaning of the Major and Minor Arcana cards and different tarot spreads will be discussed so that students may give a variety of different tarot readings. This class will utilize the Rider Waite Tarot deck and students should bring this deck to class.
Color: The metaphysical meaning of colors and their rate of vibration will be discussed. The student will learn to work with color as a tool in everyday life and for spiritual growth.
Introduction to Hermetic Philosophy: Hermetic philosophy, also known as Hermeticism, is a Trismegistus. These writings have greatly influenced the western esoteric tradition, and is the bedrock for all meta-physical thought. This class will explore various aspects of the philosophy including the prisca theologia, a doctrine that affirms the existence of a single, true theology that is present in all religions and that was given by God to man in antiquity as well as the more recent The Kybalion where the Seven Hermetic Principles are written.
Introduction to Palmistry: This class is an introduction to the age-old practice of hand reading as an expression of physical, mental and spiritual traits. Students will be able to provide insights and formulate a basic reading by the end of this course.
Numerology I: This class involves the branch of knowledge that deals with the occult significance of numbers and the vibration of letters. This helps determine an individual’s personality, talents, strengths, inner needs, obstacles and ways of dealing with others at all levels including physical, emotional, mental and spiritual.
Sacred Calendar: This class defines the sacred calendar including the solstice and equinox points, Easter, Wesak, Christ Festival and other high energy times of the year and their spiritual purpose.
Symbology: The Language of the Universe: Metaphysical insights and ceremonies are based on correspondences: the connections between different streams of esoteric symbols and thought. This class explores the mystical lings spanning the world’s religious traditions, including pagan pantheons, Egyptian hieroglyphs, Qabalah, astrology Tarot, I Ching, alchemical sigils, runes and the common emblems of the Freemasons, Rosicrucians, etc. The course explores these connections to the animal, plant and mineral kingdoms and touches on cultural perspectives of symbol around the world.


(information for those interested in obtaining Certificate)
  • Indiana Association of Spiritualists (IAOS) member in good standing for two (2) years.
  • Minimum of two (2) years of ongoing study through Chesterfield Spiritualist College.
  • 25 Credits (10 Spiritual Seeker classes, 10 Level I Metaphysics credits, 5 Electives).
  • Attendance at Mediumship Development Classes: Eight (8) with a certified staff development teacher over a period of two (2) week-long seminaries. Purpose: to learn to utilize the spiritual realm in metaphysical work.
  • Student Services: Assist a staff teacher with one Full Moon Service.
  • Pass a written comprehensive exam covering Level I classes with a minimum score of 85%.
TESTING REQUIREMENTS for METAPHYSICAL - LEVEL I  (for those testing for Certificate)

All academic requirements must be completed before Intent to Test is submitted.

Intent to Test and all required documentation must be submitted to the Director of Metaphysics one month prior to the seminary in which the student plans to test.

Pass a comprehensive written exam covering current Level I classes with a minimum score of 85%.

Successfully complete a review of Level I with the Metaphysical Committee.

Certificate of Accomplishment will be awarded during the consecration ceremony.

Frequently Asked Questions

Yes, all are welcome. Classes, Workshops and Special Events all require registration. You can view all events in our Calendar and registration forms can be found on the event page or in the Downloads section. Do not be concerned if you see the term “Seminary” next to an event, anyone on a spiritual path of learning may attend those classes as well. Many events allow you to register on-line too.
The best place to start is to visit our Calendar; there you will find a listing of special weekends, week-long classes as well as Summer Series Workshops and other Special Events. Click on an event and you will be taken to the event page with all the details and registration information. You can also visit our Downloads page for registration forms. Most can register for most classes and workshop on-line.
Mediumship Development Classes are hands on classes taught by Certified Development Teachers with many years of experience. These classes are held in a small group setting. You must contact a Development Teacher of your choosing directly. Go here to view a listing of Mediumship Development Teachers.
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