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Sacred Scents – Addendum (I)

‘ Burning and offering incense was a means of communication between the earthly and divine spheres. Thus it would also serve as a link between the deceased king and the deities in whose company he was believed to travel across … Continue reading

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Understanding Egyptian Mythology

At first glance, Egyptian mythology seems almost impossible to tackle. There’s a myriad of creation myths, legends and tales – some which complement or contradict each other. Then there’s the various mythology of different periods (for example Old Kingdom vs. … Continue reading

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Lamp Divination/Scrying

What is it? Scrying and divination by the means of an oil lamp is an ancient practice employed by Magicians in ancient Egypt; references and techniques on this practice can be found in many ancient texts – some as far … Continue reading

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Protected: The Use of Colour Within Heka

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Mind your words

‘Freedom of Speech’ ‘Freedom of Expression’ ‘I can say what I want’ These might awaken different emotions/responses in each reader. I’m not here to discuss  what these entail or what they mean or how they’re regarded  by individuals everywhere. However, … Continue reading

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Reconstructing and Adapting Rituals

I’ve been asked a few times for advice on how to reconstruct ancient Egyptian rituals for various purposes. My answer has been the same, somewhere along the lines of ‘I’m not going to tell you do this or that, but … Continue reading

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Sacred Scents: on the alchemy of scent in Heka and worshipping the Gods

I’ve touched this subject only briefly before and thought it’s high time to expand on it. Scent and perfume is of primary importance in the art of Heka and worshipping the Egyptian Deities. It is said the the Gods themselves … Continue reading

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Heka – Ancient Egyptian Magic (a short introduction)

‘To me belonged the Universe before You Gods had come into being. You have come afterwards because I am Heka’ [1] ‘I am one with Atum when he still floated alone in Nun, the waters of chaos, before any of His strength … Continue reading

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The Scribal Arts – Seals and Sigils

I’ve been working on these for a while now and it’s still a work in progress. I’ve been adapting scarab seal designs for magical workings and thought to share with you some. Now in ancient Egypt there were no keys … Continue reading

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Magic in Ancient Egypt by Geraldine Pinch

This is a long overdue post. I had my mind set on presenting to you all this excellent book for a very long time and somehow never got around to it. I have included this book in my Essential Reading … Continue reading

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