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

Kemeticism: Esoteric or Exoteric? ( Kemetic Roundtable #02 )

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Question: How do you survive fallow time? Last year I wrote about “fallow times,” a period when nothing is working for us, in my Dry Spells post, so I’d like to look at this question from a different direction. You’re … 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

Reconstruction? Revival? Reform? Really? Are you HIP?

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Kemetic Reconstruction, Revival, Reform. We “know” what the words mean in this context, but nobody else seems to. When we mention our path, others have the impression that it’s a soulless attempt to re-create a past that can never come … Continue reading

Link: Sarduríur’s Academic Sources Guide for the Unversed

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There’s a tremendous lot of junk out there on ancient Egypt. Pyramid Power and Ancient Astronauts are the most obvious examples. But there are many less-obvious sources of misinformation lying in wait for us. For example, there are many copyright-free … 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

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

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

Link: Religio Romana

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Here’s an interesting blog post on Pantheos, summarizing Religio Romana. It’s interesting to see the similarities and differences with Kemeticsim.