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
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
Nehetankh’s perspective on Ausir, in her blog Osiris, the Living God. I think she’s right on this. Can Ausir be more dead than the Akhu?
Here’s the start of an interesting series of reflections on the Wesir (Osiris) Mysteries: Day one:Day two:Day three:Day four:Day five:
Send in the next defendant! Make it a bad one, Ammit missed lunch. “The Book of the Dead!” All right, we know it’s really the “Book of Coming Forth By Day,” but BoTD has such a delicious gothy feel to … Continue reading
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
Gratuitous Shrine Pic Back in July, I did an initial look at the Kemetic Interfaith Network forum. How’s it been doing? Surprisingly well! At the moment, there are 154 registered users on it, and 2,728 posts. The Kemetic world is … 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