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Of Pillars and Pagodas

A Djed Pillar is an ancient Egyptian fertility symbol associated with the Netjer Osiris. A pagoda is an East AsianĀ building for housing sacred relics. Neither one has anything to do with the other, but check this out:



The Osirian Myths

Like the Creation Myths, the ancient Egyptians had many different versions of the Osirian Myths. What follows is simply my favorite version of them.

So, when we left off Nut had just had five children: Osiris, Horus the Elder, Set, Isis, and Nephthys. 378 more words


The Faces of Gods

I cannot remember faces.

When I see someone, I can recognize them, but often it is not based on their face. Thanks to synaesthesia, I can memorize the look and feel of someone’s voice, and I consciously memorize things like body posture, shoulder width, tics, hair parts, walking styles. 502 more words