The ancient tradition of Sacred Geometry is still alive and well in the person of Frank Chester. He has discovered a new geometric form that unites the five Platonic solids and provides some startling indications about the form and function of the human heart.
This new form, called the Chestahedron, was discovered in 2000, and is a seven-sided polyhedron with surfaces of equal area. Frank has been exploring the form and its significance for over a decade, His work has potential implications across a number of areas, from physiology to architecture, sculpture, geology, and beyond.
Inspired by the work of Rudolf Steiner, Frank sees a deep connection between form and spirit. This book gives a brief, highly visual overview of some of Frank’s discoveries.
I am a lecturer in John F. Kennedy University's Consciousness and Transformative Studies program, and have taught physics, philosophy, and other subjects in Waldorf high schools across the American West. I have a B.A. in philosophy from Colorado College (thesis on Whitehead and quantum mechanics) and master’s degree in consciousness studies from JFKU (thesis entitled “The Elements as an Archetype of Transformation: An Exploration of Earth, Water, Air, and Fire”). I’m currently writing a PhD dissertation in the nascent (academic) field of Transformative Studies at the California Institute of Integral Studies, in which I address connections between spiritual science and cybernetic epistemology. The current working title is “Towards an Aesthetic Epistemology: Transforming Thinking through Anthroposophy and Cybernetic Epistemology”. I do freelance web and print design for food as sole proprietor of Spirit Alchemy Design, and my research interests include, well, a lot of things.