A is for Atum (Pagan Blog Project #1)

Atum the Self-Created

There are many creation myths from Ancient Egypt. The interesting thing is that ‘competing’ ones seem to have coexisted quite well. Ptah created everything. The goddess Mut did as well. So did Atum. There’s a nice little comic by Temwa on that … Continue reading

Geb and Nut- and "I am Shu!"

Geb and Nut.. and Shu, Ra, Ma’at, Duat, and Heka One of the striking things about Kemetic rituals is that it’s common to declare yourself as one of the netjeru. It’s difficult for us to wrap our minds around that … Continue reading

Set Theory 1.1

The Land Divided I’ve been reading H. Te Velde’s Seth, God of Confusion. It’s excellent, and is probably the major study of Set at this point. There’s a point in the Contendings in which Geb tries to make peace by … Continue reading

Geb and Nut

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The Kemetic Orthodox Devotional Calendar lists today (Shomu 5) as “Geb and Nut are judged before the Netjeru” (Beautiful Feast of the Valley, Day 2). “Spend some of the day contemplating Geb and Nut.” So, inspired by Naydler’s Temple of the … Continue reading