“If Horus be respected, Seth will be divine, and vice versa.” – Book of the Dead, tr. Raymond O. Faulkner” I’ve written about Horus and Set and the balance in Set Theory 1.0 and Set Theory 1.1, and this fits … Continue reading
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
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
For those who can’t get enough of Sutekh- here’s an excellent summary with a mix of historical and personal.
Heru and Sutekh I often get the idea that people don’t understand Balance, and the roles of Heru (Horus) and Sutekh (Set). One of the reasons is undoubtedly that due to the Christian influence on Western civilization we tend to … Continue reading