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
An interesting blog post by Tess Dawson, Canaanaite Polytheist. Missing Link: When Ancestors Don’t Match Your Religion. This is an issue for almost all Kemetics. How do you approach it?
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
In 1896 a dig began at the site of Oxrhnchus, ‘City of the Sharp-Nosed Fish.” What had been garbage dumps began to yield papyri of all kinds- books, poetry, contracts, letters, and wills. When the digging ceased, 500,000 fragments of … Continue reading
The Ausir Misteries – The exciting Bast conclusion! You might remember from the last entry that we made an Osiris Bed, with lush green wheat grass. The miracle of life from “dead” wheat grain. Now it’s time to offer it! … Continue reading