The True Meaning of Moomas

I’ve been writing about Jackal’s Eve, the fictional Kemetic holiday in which Wepwawet and Yinepu deliver gifts on the Night Before Moomas. Moomas is, of course, based on “The Establishment of the Celestial Cow,” which was a relatively unimportant holiday … Continue reading

Setken: Yesterday, Today and the Future: Kemetic Re-Manifestation

My friend Setken, one of my fellow Kemetic Interfaith Network bloggers, wrote an interesting post that posed several questions and invited comment. Take a look!¬†I’m putting my responses here. I think we Kemetics are making something very new. We can’t … Continue reading

Shrine Beautiful! (Offering for Wenut)

I’ve started a second website/blog called shrinebeautiful.com,¬†Enspiring, Enchanting Sacred Spaces- Altars and Shrines from Many Pagan Paths. Its goal is to go beyond being a photo collection, have people discuss the “why” and “how,” and categorize each shrine by path(s), … Continue reading

Dedication (Pagan Blog Project 2012 #8)

The ancient Egyptians went to a lot of trouble for their religion. Herodotus certainly thought so, and said they were “religious to a higher degree than any other people.” The temple complex at Karnak, dedicated to Amun, Mut, and Khonsu, … Continue reading

Why Follow an Ancient Religion?

Why DO we worship the gods and goddesses of ancient Egypt? “Why Follow An Ancient Religion?“, from the website of the Kemetic Temple of San Jose (one of two temples that author Richard Reidy is associated with,) might be a … Continue reading

Link – Amazing Offering idea!

In ancient Egypt, there was a well-established principle that a replica of something could be a magical stand-in for the real item. Tombs contained miniature houses and boats. Even servants- the ushabti, of course. In temples, the same principle applied. … Continue reading

DIY Ausir Mystery – the Bast side-project # 2

The Ausir Misteries – The exciting Bast conclusion! You might remember from the last entry that we made an Osiris Bed, with lush green wheat grass. The miracle of life from “dead” wheat grain. Now it’s time to offer it! … Continue reading