The Egyptian Gods and You! ( Kemetic Roundtable #03 )

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For the third question for the Kemetic Roundtable: The Egyptian Gods and You! Do I need a main deity to practice Kemeticism? No, I don’t think you do. However, many people want to find a main deity for several reasons. … Continue reading

Introducing the Kemetic Roundtable!

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There seems to be a lot of anxiety over starting out in Kemetic religion. The web contains a wealth of misinformation, and what looks legitimate sometimes seems forbiddingly complex. It took me a while to actually get started, and I … Continue reading

Kemetic Storytellers, Episode #01

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Wouldn’t it be great if there was a group of people who’d produce “radio dramas” of ancient Egyptian stories, and new ones set in Kemet? Well, there is! Here’s Episode #01 featuring Beauty and the Beak, and Bring the Flood. … Continue reading

Link: Bringing Back the Gods

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P. Sufenas Virius Lupus has written a thoughtful post on the place of the gods in modern paganism (or lack thereof.) Bringing Back the Gods. It dovetails nicely with my previous Faith & Hubris link. “For a long time now, … Continue reading

Link: Modern Mythology: Santa Min (NSFW)

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In discussions of modern Kemetic mythology, Moomas, and Jackal’s Eve, the legend of Santa Min was born. Devo has created a post about him, with a special altar. As she says, “This post may not be safe for those under … Continue reading

The True Meaning of Moomas

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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

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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

Monolatry, Syncretisicm, and the Theology of Booze.

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How separate are the Netjeru? Do they all come from one source? Are they all just reflections of the One? What’s the difference between Monolatry and Henotheism? What about the whole Amun-Ra / Ra-Horakhty / Mut-Aset-Nekhbet Syncretic thing? These are … Continue reading

Shrine Beautiful! (Offering for Wenut)

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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

Link: A prayer to Heqet

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My friend Sarduriur wrote a beautiful Prayer to Heqet for Healing on her blog, Shadows of the Sun. I forgot to mention in my #2 Heqet post that the hieroglyph for 100,000 is a tadpole. It further reinforces the “teeming with life” … Continue reading