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Hethert

This is an older article I wrote when I first started researching Ancient Egypt in 2012.

Hathor, or Het-Hert, is the Kemetic deity associated with joy, music, love, motherhood, the underworld and a number of other aspects of life. 1,235 more words

Ancient Egypt

Bast

The following is an older article I wrote when I first started researching Ancient Egypt in 2012.

The feeling of sensual love, desire and ambition spring to mind while I’m learning about the Egyptian Goddess Bast. 1,993 more words

Ancient Egypt

Of Pillars and Pagodas

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

BAM.

Kemeticism

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. 369 more words

Kemeticism

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

Spirituality

W'ab Wednesday: In Defense of Ritual Purity

I’ve written about purity before. I think about purity a lot. I’m a w’ab priest — the word w’ab means pure, or purity. So, I’m a purity priest. 928 more words

Kemetic

For Hethert

(cross-posted to my tumblr)

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Radiance springs forth

From my mouth as I sing

Your praises

 

Bring me close, Mother of Mothers

Envelop me with your warmth… 29 more words