“In our religion we have a great goddess that we call on for health, and for protection against plague. Her name is Sekhmet, the Powerful Woman. As the Eye of Ra She can destroy, and in this case She can destroy the seeds of illness. I invite you to join me in adding a prayer…
Category: Modern Practice
My Facebook Account Has Been Attacked and Closed
On May 5th, I checked my facebook account before going to bed. There was a friend request from someone using “praying hands” as their profile picture. I looked at their account, saw that we had absolutely nothing in common, and deleted the request. Less than 6 hours later, I received this: After deleting a ‘praying…
How to Cultivate “God-Awareness” (link)
It’s especially difficult for some beginners to establish any sort of shrine-work, even with an “easy” ritual like the Kemetic Orthodox Senut. Angelica (Facets of Gold) offers some great advice gleaned from Shinto practice on establishing daily awareness of the Divine: Living Pagan: How to Cultivate “God-Awareness” What do you think? Would this be an…
Moomas Link: And there were stars: How a time out turned into the nighttime sky
Moomas Link: And there were stars: How a time out turned into the nighttime sky A timely article on The Establishment of the Celestial Cow, by Rev. Tamara Siuda. Check it out!
Karenga Quote: Either / or thinking
“Either-or thinking in critical analysis is almost always problematic, but in analyzing Kemetic thought, it is rarely, if ever, useful.” -Maat, The Moral Ideal in Ancient Egypt by Maulana Karenga
Ancient Egyptian Daybook- Follow-up / The Wild Hunt interview.
Stacy Lawless interviews the Rev. Tamara Siuda about the Ancient Egyptian Daybook project in Anatomy of a Successful Pagan Kickstarter Campaign.
The Egyptian Gods and You! ( Kemetic Roundtable #03 )
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. For one, it’s a default position for monotheistic religions. There’s one Big Guy, and that’s…
Signal Boost — The Ancient Egyptian Daybook Project
… from Warboar: Signal Boost — The Ancient Egyptian Daybook Project – Word has since gotten around about Tamara L. Siuda’s Ancient Egyptian Daybook Project, and although the initial fundraising goal has been surpassed by a little over $5,000 USD, it still needs support from donors in order to fund extended goals — one of which…
Kemeticism: Esoteric or Exoteric? ( Kemetic Roundtable #02 )
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 probably familiar with the term Esoteric:
Preparing for Ritual / Ritual Purity ( Kemetic-Roundtable #01 )
How do you prepare for doing a ritual? What is “ritual purity“? To understand it, we need to understand W’ab. What is W’ab? “W’ab” is a term that is translated as “pure” or “clean.” ( If I understand correctly, the ‘ simply means the “a” has an “ah” sound, so it rhymes with “Bob” or…