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

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

Animal-Headed Deities (Pagan Blog Project 2012 #2)

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“… you dog-faced Egyptian swathed in linens, who are you my excellent fellow? How do you claim to be a god, you with your barking? And what’s the meaning of this spotted bull from Memphis being worshiped, giving oracles and … Continue reading

Link: Faith

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Faith: Something you do, or something you’re ambushed by? A post by Raheriwesir, a w’ab prist of Wesir in Kemetic Orthodoxy: Faith. I’ve been working on a post about ‘godchatter,’ and this is a good pre-introduction to it. Faith is … Continue reading

Link: Kemetic Starter Guide

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Are you interested in Kemeticism, but don’t know how to begin? The Kemetic Starter Guideis an excellent overview! What would you suggest to a beginner? Are there things you wish you had known when you were starting out?  

If not a shrine, then ???

Today, doing my ritual, it occurred to me that I’m not really operating a shrine right now. No images, and it’s really a big open invitation. It’s an offering table, right? If I had any blue tropical water lilies growing … Continue reading

Scribes, Officials, and the Deities

I’ve been reading Red Land, Black Land by Barbara Mertz. It’s an engagingly written, enjoyable read. Talking about the scribes and other officials, she said: “One of the significant aspects of Egyptian life which is brought out by the Hekanakhte … Continue reading