Category Archives: Heka

Heka for the New Year. Part 2 – Bless, Protect and Appease

Now that your home has been given a good cleanse it is ready for blessings and protection. There’s a number of things which you can do (depending on preferences and circumstances) which you can do to bless your home and … Continue reading

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What’s always there

For this month’s Kemetic Round Table, we’re talking about working with heka – how we ¬†work with it, how we can utilize it more in our day to day lives and what tips we may have for others to get … Continue reading

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The Monday Quote

This is a short one, and it comes from the Teachings for Merikare (Middle Kingdom). There’s actually two translated versions that I’ve got written down. The first one I could not tell you for the life of me where I … Continue reading

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Heka for the New Year. Part 1 – Cleanse and Purify

A new year is upon us and it’s in the spirit of the season to look forward to new things, be more hopeful, make resolutions (and stick with them!) and begin new projects. It’s a good time to lay the … Continue reading

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The Monday Quote

Since we’ve been discussing the Afterlife for the KRT this month, I thought this is relevant for the discussion. The following is an excerpt from Spell 151 of the Book of the Dead * (Spell for the head of mystery) … Continue reading

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Titles and Epithets for the Gods in Magical Papyri

I’ve been spending a lot of time in the past week with some translations of magical papyri. It occurred to me that some of the titles and epithets which the Magician uses to address the Gods (or even to identify … Continue reading

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Heka: Magical Drawings – Part Three

Illustrations and drawings: A. Explanatory drawings/instructions in magical papyri: This category is pretty self-explanatory. There are hardly any magical ¬†texts without any kind of drawings – some which show exactly the image(s) to be used to ritual. Some even have … Continue reading

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