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Heka: Magical Drawings – Part Two

Seals and Sigils As I’ve stated in the previous post, seals and sigils have been used since predynastic time. They have evolved from simple patterns, such as ‘maze’ patterns and simple geometric designs (interlocking spirals and concentric circles, even combinations … Continue reading

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Heka: Magical Drawings – Part One

Egyptian spells survive in a great variety of contexts. They can be inscribed in tomb walls, coffins, and various types of funerary objects; on statues of deities, kings, and men; on furniture, vessels and amulets; on scraps of papyrus, potsherds … Continue reading

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Words, words and more…. words

This is a Kemetic Round Table post and this month’s topic is Terminology and Language. When adhering to a religion which originated from a completely different place in space and time it can become quite the challenge to adopt the … Continue reading

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Live in Ma’at. Oppose Isfet

For many Kemetics (if not most) these two concepts have a particular importance on many levels. Living and sustaining Ma’at is a basic religious and moral precept. Ma’at encompasses (but is not necessarily restricted to) the ethical concepts of ‘cosmic … Continue reading

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A few good finds

Hello lovelies! I’m finally back from my travels and as nice as it has been I must say I’m looking forward to slowing down a bit. Right before it gets busy at least. If you’ve been reading this blog for … Continue reading

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Kemetic Round Table: Akhu Basics

[this is my last KRT catch up post, finally up to date!] Ancestor worship is something many modern kemetics have included (or are in the process of including) into their general practice. It is absolutely fine if you do not … Continue reading

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Kemetic Round Table: Gods and communication

[This is a KRT catch-up post] ‘Gods and communication’ is and extremely personal topic in my humble opinion, as in how one person communicates with the gods (and how the gods choose to communicate with that person) is unique and very … Continue reading

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