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[PUBLIC] Netjer (Our Gods & Goddesses) / All forms of Heru
« on: July 24, 2019, 08:29:23 pm »
Em hotep everyone! I was doing a list of all forms of Heru and I would love with you add the ones I didn't find <3

FORMS:
Heru-Akh-bit (Heru in Chemmis)
Heru-akhety (Heru from the Horizon)
HeruAkhety-pa-Khered (The child)
Heru-Behdety (of the city of Behdet)
Heru-Dunanwy (Heru of the shredding claws)
Heru-em-Abdju (Heru in Abydos)
Heru-em-Akhet [The sphynx (Heru in the horizon; Greek: Harmachis)]
Heru-em-Akhet-Shu (Heru in the horizon, Shu)
Heru-Hekenu (of the healing salve; local form from per-Bast)
Heru-imy-Snwt (Heru in Snwt, unkown place in the 9th upper egyptian nome)
Heru-iun-mutef (Pillar of his mother)
Her(u)i-sha-ef (Form of Heru from Per-Bast)
Heru-Khenty-irty (foremost of eyesight)
Heru-Khenty-Khet
Heru-Ma'a-Heru (Heru the justified)
Heru-Mekhenty-irty or Heru-Khenty-en-irty (foremost of no eyesight; aka the one who gets blinded)
Heru-Neb-Hebenu (Heru, Lord of Hebenu)
Heru-Neb-Hem (Heru, Lord of Letopolis)
Heru-Neb-Mesen (Heru, Lord of Mesen)
Heru-Nebu (the golden one)
Heru-nedje-it-ef (Heru defensor of his father; Greek: Harendotes)
Heru-Nefer (the perfect Heru)
Heru-Nefer-en-nebw (the perfect Heru of Gold)
Heru-Nefer-en-nebwt (the perfect Heru of the [female] Golden One)
Heru-Nekhen (Heru of Hierakonpolis)
Heru-Pa-Khered (The child; Greek: Harpokrates)
Heru-sa-Aset [or Heru-sa-Aset-sa-Wesir; Heru son of Aset (and Wesir)]
Heru-Satjut (Heru of Satjut)
Heru-Sema-Tawy (Uniter of the two lands)
Heru-Shed (Heru, the saviour)
Heru-tep-iat (Heru on a standart)
Heru-Wer (the Great; Greek: Haroeris)

SINCRETISMS:
Bawy (Heru-Set)
HeruAkhety-Amun
HeruAkhety-Kephera
Heruakhety-Tem
Heru-Apollo (Greek)
Heru-Bes
Heru-Ihy
Heru-Khonsu
Heru-Min
Heru-Nefertem
Heru-Ra
Heru-Ra-pa-Khered (Heru-Ra the child)
Heru-Shu
Heru-Yinepu
Ra-Heruakhety
Sobek-Heru
(Heru Khonsu, Nefertem, Ihy and Apollo are young forms of Heru)


(I'll be editing this post to add them all of the list)

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[PUBLIC] Netjer (Our Gods & Goddesses) / Images of Bast
« on: April 30, 2019, 07:35:57 pm »
Em Hotep, everyone!

I was wondering if someone could link me or send me pictures of Bast from temple walls, tombs or papyrus. All I can find on google is only modern images or statues of Her.


Senebty,
Hepetwi.

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[PUBLIC] Netjer (Our Gods & Goddesses) / "Negative" aspects of the Names
« on: January 27, 2019, 05:49:27 pm »
Em hotep family,

I was thinking on how Ma'at and Creation is all about the balance of all the things, and this include "good" and "bad". That being said I started to think about what kind of "negative" events each Name can be related to.
For exemple: Aset as Weret Hekau, to me, could definetely be linked to  tsunamies and natural catastrophes like this. Another - more "human-like" - thing I can relate Aset to is the end of relationships and hard situations that lead to end of cycles.

While I was writting this I remember that a pagan friend of mine wrote a text (or talked about with me, not sure) about how Aphrodite is related to all kind of relationships, not only lovely and romantic ones, but also to abusive and hard relationships.

It is a fact, not only personally and spiritually, but also through epithets and texts, that the gods (from all pantheons) have "good" and "bad" qualities and some of the "bad" ones would probably be quite scary for humans, so, I want to know from you all, what """bad""" qualities and things can you relate to your gods?

Senebty
Hepetwi

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Em hotep everyone,

Our brother SeqebebHethertheri (Seqeb) are planing on doing a wikipedia about the Names e since he doesn't speak english, I asked him if he wanted me to do a text asking internacional help hahaha <3
The idea is that everyone can participate, and then we will gatter all the information you bring to us and make it both in portuguese and english.
For those who wishes to help, you can comment here the following questionnaire about the Name you choose (Please do it a Name at time):

1. Name: variations and meanings
2. Aspects and Syncretysms
3. Iconographies
4. Family
5. Association with other Netjeru
6. Epithets
7. Atributes
8. Centers of adoration and cult (cities, temples and nomes)
9. Food and liquid offerings
10. Taboos
11. Sacred objects (staffs, instruments, symbols, crowns...)
12. Symbols
13. Minerals (stones and metals)
14. scents
15. Colors
16. Flowers and plants
17. Animals
18. Numbers
19. Festivals
20. Priests
21. Sacred Texts (Hymns, Hekau and invocation)


Thank you so much!
-Hepetwi and Seqeb

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[PUBLIC] Netjer (Our Gods & Goddesses) / Bast Epiteths
« on: January 02, 2019, 08:04:29 pm »
Em Hotep everyone!

Can anyone help me on getting Bast's epiteths and iconography from the LAGG? I speak literally NOTHING of German, so, even understanding how the book works is hard to me hahaha

Thank you so much <3

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[PUBLIC] FAQ: RPD (Rite of Parent Divination) / Personality and Parents
« on: December 28, 2018, 07:50:45 pm »
Em hotep everyone,
 
I was thinking: in religions from which we have conceptions of Parent deities, there are usually some patterns in the children of each deity, as there is in candomblé.
I know some things can be VERY shallow, but it's fun to think about it anyway. So: have you noticed some specific characteristics of children of each Name?

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[PUBLIC] FAQ: RPD (Rite of Parent Divination) / RPD SCHEDULED
« on: December 28, 2018, 09:34:18 am »
Em hotep everyone!

Just want to share with everyone that I just send my RPD schedue preferences for tomorrow 4pm!
I'm so excited and happy!

-Guga

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[PUBLIC] Netjer (Our Gods & Goddesses) / The Ogdoad Series
« on: December 11, 2018, 05:25:08 pm »
Em Hotep everyone!

I want to share a new project I'm doing, the Ogdoad Series.
So, you probably has seen me talking and asking about the Ogdoad here in the forum for some time now, so I decided to put all that I know on texts!
I'll be posting texts on my blog (but I don't know how long it will take for me to post them, so be patient), which is in portuguese, but I'll be translation them to english for those who want to read it!

In this project I plan on writting about each couple, exploring what they represented on the pre-zepi tepi times and what they became after merging into Creation it self.

I made a introduction text about it, and I'll link it here and also post the whole text here: https://clavisarcanus.wordpress.com/2018/12/11/a-serie-da-ogdoade-the-ogdoad-series/

THE OGDOAD SERIES

ENGLISH
PART 1 – The Khmeniu

Since I began to study Kemetic religions and beliefs, one topic that interested me was the cosmogonies, especially the one in Hermopolis.

A cosmogony is a scientific, religious, or lyrical explanation of the Creation of the universe(s) and within the Egyptian cosmogonies we have something that differs from many cultures: the existence of life forms even before the Creation of everything and in city of Hermopolis, the capital of the XV nome of Upper Egypt, we have one of the Creation myths that best explore and work with this pre-Creation forms of life.

Hermopolis is the name given by the Greeks and means “The City of Hermes”, for the Egyptians called it Khmunu, translated as “The City of Eight” and this name is due to its creation myth.

In short, it is said that there were eight gods before all, four couples representing primordial principles, namely the Khmeniu (or called by the Greeks as the Ogdoad, both translated as “Group of Eight”):

  • Nun and Naunet, the Primordial Ocean;
  • Kek and Kauket, the Darkness or the Void;
  • Heh and Hauhet, Eternity or Time;
  • Ammon and Amunet, the Occult.
The men, Nun, Kek, Heh, and Ammon were represented with toads’ heads, while the women, Naunet, Kauket, Hauhet, and Amunet, were represented with serpent’s head, and they had the appearance of these animals due to Nun and Naunet, who represented what existed the most in this pre-existential realm: water.

As said, Nun and Naunet are the waters that existed before everything else. The ocen withou end, beginning or edges that circulated throughout the pre-universe and which guaranteed the (pre-)existence of the other three couples.

Kek and Kauket are the embodiment of darkness, the lack of light that precedes light itself, caused by the void of the space.

The next couple, Heh and Hauhet, are the very infinity of time, the temporal cycles. That is, the continuum existing before everything and present till infinity.

And finally, Ammon and Amunet – which can sometimes be exchanged for a variant of couples like Gereh and Gerhet, but here we will focus on Ammon and Amunet – who represent that which is Hidden or Occult. This couple is the closest to Creation, then being the kinetic power that itself causes the pre-Creation to maintain or to cause Creation.

It is also valid to say that each couple is not composed of separated gods or “a deity that can be both male and female,” but rather principles that are complete in the form of a couple but which may come to manifest separately after Creation.

From here on we will have variations of the myth: a disturbance of all this chaotic-order occurs and causes a mount (called Benben) to arise and on it is born Ra, giving light to everything and provoking the creation of the universe(s).

The different variations of the myth may have as creator principle Nit, Djehuty, Ptah, Tem (Atum) or Amon himself. The best-known says that a lotus arises, caused by Nit (which here has the form of Naunet), and from it is born Kephera/Ra or that the Ibis of Djehuty, or Gengen Wer, the sacred goose of Amon, place an egg on the Mount Benben and from it Ra is born.

And so the Ogdoad sacrifices itself so that it’s concepts allow the creation to take place.

And with that I start for you a series of texts about Ogdoad. I warn you that this project, even though it is short, can come to last for months or even years to be finalized.

I plan to write texts exploring, from historical, theological, and personal interpretations resulting from studies and experiences, each text about one of the four couples and dealing with how they were before Creation and how they merged into the Same.

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[PUBLIC] Netjer (Our Gods & Goddesses) / Sobek's buttocks?
« on: November 24, 2018, 10:32:01 pm »
Em hotep everyone!

I was reading the day book and on the festival of Sobek to see his mother Nit it is said "The proceeding of the Majesty of Sais of Lower Egypt to his mother
Neith, to [let her] see that he was suffering from his buttocks." (CC).
This made me curious about what happened to his buttocks? Is it part of a myth that I'm not aware?

Thank you

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[PUBLIC] Netjer (Our Gods & Goddesses) / Nut
« on: November 11, 2018, 10:34:10 pm »
Em hotep, everyone,

How you've being doing?
I wanted to know some personal views and experienced you had with Nut, what are her tastes and likes, what to offer, how do you feel her... This kind of things...
I had a few contacts and I feel her as a very deep goddess, she really seems to take valuable time to show herself to you, she seem to me as quite quiet, but not Nebethet-quiet, more like someone who thinks everything she wants to say before doing it so, and when she does, she says a lot.

Thank you!

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[PUBLIC] God(dess) Finder: Image Identifier / Male-nut?
« on: November 09, 2018, 08:39:21 pm »
Em hotep everyone,

Can someone tell me why Nut (on the left) on this image have a male-beard and a penis?
http://www.thekeep.org/~kunoichi/kunoichi/themestream/creation_sexuality.jpg

Thank you all so much!

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[PUBLIC] Netjer (Our Gods & Goddesses) / Scorpions goddesses or Netjeri?
« on: September 22, 2018, 09:41:29 pm »
Em hotep everyone, how is your day [when  you are reading this]? I hope it is all alright and in Ma'at

There's something that makes me a lil bit confused: are Petet, Tjetet, Matet, Mesetet, Mesetetef, Tefen and Befen - the seven scorpions that follows and protects Aset - goddesses or Netjeri?
I've heard some people calling them the scorpion goddesses, but I've always felt them more as Netjeri than deities.

Thank you all...

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Em Hotep everyone,

for those who have a contact with Nebt-het, how do you deal with this """"epithet""" of Her?
I know it is in a pyramid text as something to insult Her, but how to you interpretate it?Is it because she is infertil? If so, why does this make her an "imitation woman"? She is related to Nit, which is sometimes said to be an androgynous goddess, do you think this has any relation?
How is your view on this insult from an ancient perspective and with a more modern eye?
(And also if anyone has the pyramid texts that calls Her this, can you please send it to me? I could not find it anywhere)

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