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[PUBLIC] FAQ: RPD (Rite of Parent Divination) / Re: RPD Scheduled!
« on: January 22, 2021, 04:50:32 pm »
Nekhtet for you both!

(Edited to correct auto-correct ;) )

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[PUBLIC] Kemetic Orthodox Q&A / Re: WANT TO SEE YOUR SHRINE PICTURES
« on: January 17, 2021, 05:44:16 pm »
https://cdn.discordapp.com/attachments/632974708777811980/800489858421751808/image0.jpg

My shrine is finally at the point where I'm happy to share it.

The two small boxes are low-smoke frankincense and sandalwood Japanese incense, and the gold-and-white feather is an incense holder. The white lotus is a candle holder, and I use locally made beeswax tealights or votives. The off-white tray is a handmade clay sushi dish from Thailand, and I use it to present my offerings. The four white tea cups and matching tea pot are for cool water during the Senut.

On top of the puja table (made without dedication to the Hindu pantheon) are my AGI statues for my mother Aset, and my beloveds Tefnut and Heru. Though the AGI for Tefnut is a Sekhmet icon, it radiates Her energy. All three statues were specifically requested by the Names that they're being used to represent. Finally, the gold-painted wood carving at Aset's feet is my Shemsu name in hieroglyphs, a wonderful and unexpected Moomas present from Sesaiaset. ♥

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[PUBLIC] Welcome! / Re: Em hotep!
« on: January 12, 2021, 01:07:47 am »
Ii-wy em hotep, Jendayi! (Welcome in peace, Jendayi!)

Isis is my Mother and my patron, too! You’ll find a lot of devotees to Her in Her various forms in this Temple. ❤️ I hope you find what you’re looking for!

Senebty ❤️
Emsenet

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I will never pass up the opportunity to share Hemet's lolcat translation of the Establishment of the Celestial Cow.

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[PUBLIC] Kemetic Orthodox Q&A / Re: What do you wear?
« on: December 31, 2020, 01:13:29 am »
I wear this pendant: two birds forming a circle, mouths open to embrace a garnet "sun". I'd never found the perfect piece of jewellery for my line-up before finding this one. I associate gold with Netjer more than any other metal, and in my mind's eye, the two birds are Aset and Tefnut, Eyes of Ra, ascending towards Him and intimately connected to each other. Now that Heru is officially part of my lineup, I find that He, too, is perfectly embodied by this piece: for He is the birds, He is the garnet sun, and He is the empty space between which, for me, represents the midday sky.

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The second part of this purification has announced our innocence in tying up the local nome god. Hemet (AUS) states that this purification may had something to do with theophany of local cults. She does go on to explain that another way to examine this purification is not forcing Netjer in a box. [...] It is important for us not put make things dogmatic, dualistic, and conceptualized. The gods and Their behaviors are beyond what are minds can fathom. We need to be open to the experiential component of living a modern Kemetic Orthodox life. While scholarly works and study are important and can bring us closer to Netjer, I feel it is that experiential ecstatic relationship which will truly help us not to tie Netjer down.

Thank you for sharing your thoughts on this (second-last!) purification, Rev. Raheri. I know that I definitely struggle with the second half of it, and I'm sure that I'm not the only one.

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[PUBLIC] FAQ: RPD (Rite of Parent Divination) / Re: Got our RPD Scheduled
« on: December 05, 2020, 12:42:07 pm »
Nekhtet!

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Anti-Racism resources specifically related to racism towards Indigenous Australians. This isn't listed in any particular order except for putting the research paper at the top. Apart from that one paper, it's a compilation pulled from my own collection. All authors are indigenous (as am I).

Anti-Racism and Indigenous Australians, written by Yin Paradies for Charles Darwin University: long link

Dark Emu by Bruce Pascoe: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/21401526-dark-emu

Growing Up Aboriginal in Australia compiled by Anita Heiss: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/36985859-growing-up-aboriginal-in-australia

Am I Black Enough For You? by Anita Heiss: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/13570665-am-i-black-enough-for-you

I'm Not Racist, But... by Anita Heiss: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/1535445.I_m_Not_Racist_But_

Talking To My Country by Stan Grant: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/27429427-talking-to-my-country

Australia Day by Stan Grant: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/45153531-australia-day

Talkin' Up to the White Woman: Indigenous Women and Feminism by Aileen Moreton-Robinson: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/2598616-talkin-up-to-the-white-woman

Jack Charles: Born-again Blakfella by Jack Charles: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/49941731-jack-charles

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... is. (The subject line is two characters too small!)

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'We have discovered only one percent of the antiquities buried in the Saqqara Necropolis,' Antiquities Minister El-Enany said, pointing out that many other discoveries will follow

http://english.ahram.org.eg/NewsContent/9/40/393774/Heritage/Ancient-Egypt/Egypt-announces-the-biggest-archaeological-discove.aspx

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[PUBLIC] Netjer (Our Gods & Goddesses) / Re: Epithets of the Names
« on: November 13, 2020, 12:11:28 am »
I've been also translating the many syncretisms and aspects of Mom, would this be of interest? I could post it on Her Netjer Files page, I think it would be more ideal

I’d love to see it!

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[PUBLIC] Netjer (Our Gods & Goddesses) / Re: Epithets of the Names
« on: November 12, 2020, 08:29:26 pm »
I'm only on page 22 of Mom's epithets. Soooo many. Thank you, TahekerutAset (and Emsenet) and Asethepetwi for your posts. <3

I've managed to get a hold of LAGG, so I think I'm going to make translating, organising and dissecting all 50+ pages my passion project for the Temple.  :o

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[PUBLIC] Netjer (Our Gods & Goddesses) / Re: Epithets of the Names
« on: November 12, 2020, 01:58:43 am »
I've scoured all 23 pages, and I don't think that Aset's epithets have been listed yet! Well, our very own TahekerutAset has a wonderful website which lists Her epithets. I don't have access to LAGG, or sufficient understanding of German, to see if this list is complete -- but TahekerutAset's work on Mama is fantastic in general.

Lady Aset
Mother of God
Mistress of the All the Stars
Lady of the West
Great of Magic
Magician
Sorceress Who Heals
Who Knows Her Spells
Fiercely Bright One
Who Knows Ra by His Own Name
Who Makes Magic
Who Protects Her Father
Who Protects Her Brother
Mother of Heru
Who Comes to Him/Her Who Calls
Who Can Expel Poison with Her Spell
Giver of Life
Lady of Philae
Widow
Weaver
Who Attacks the Powerful Ones
Eye of Ra
Vanguard of the Army
Sun Goddess
Sovereign Who Governs the Orb of Sunlight
Ruler of the Stars
Speaker of Magic
Lady of the Two Lands
Sovereign of the Library
Scorpion
Sopdet, Opener of the Year
Lady of Heaven, Earth and the Duat
Ruler of the Gods and Goddessess
Daughter of Ra
Daughter of Nut
Daughter of Geb
Sister of Wesir
Sister of Nebet Het
Radiant Lady
Queen of All Women
Pure Jewel
Pure of Thrones
Queen and Restorer of Health
Possessor of Magical Protection
Physician
More Clever than a Million of Gods
Mourning Woman
Mother of the King
Mother of All the Gods
Mistress of the Sistrum
Golden One
Mistress of the Gods Who Knows Ra by His Own Name
Mistress of the Beginning of the Year
Mistress of Myrrh
Lady of Magic
Milk-Provider
Mistress of Battle
Lady of Flame
Bringer of Flame
Maker of the Sunrise
Magician in the Library
Lapis-Lazuli Colored
Lady of Writing
Lady of the Horizon
Lady of the Tomb
Lady of Green Fields
Lady of Divine Praise
Lady of Bread
Lady of Beer
King Maker
Kite Goddess of the Gods of the Netherworld
Heru Goddess
Great of Carnage
Heavenly Cow
Goddess Who Manifests Her Power
Goddess Who Loves Her Brother
Goddess Who Guides
Glorious of Speech
Giver of Wealth
First Royal Spouse of Wennefer
Foremost of the Goddesses
Fiery Goddess
Fiery One
Fiery Serpent
Female Ruler
Female Libationer
Female Ra
Female Hippopotamus
Egg of the Goose (Geb)
Divine Mother of Kamutef
Divine Menat Necklace
Creates Breath with Her Wings
Clever of Tongue
Born of Her Mother
Brilliant One
Beautiful Lady
Excellent of Words
Female Bes
She Who Arose at the Beginning as Magician
She Who Fills the Sky and Earth with Her Beauty
She Who Creates Prosperity
She who is Avenged/who Avenges
She Who is Upon Her Throne
Sovereign of the Flower of Lapis-Lazuli
Goddess Who Gives Burial
Sovereign of the Gods and Goddesses
To Whom One Prays to in All Places
Who Destroys the Enemies of Her Brother
Who Slays Apep in an Instant
Who Smites Millions by Cutting Off Their Heads
Who Rises and Dispels Darkness
Who Saves All Those She Loves on the Battlefield
Who Manifestations are Numerous in the Cities of the Gods
Who Repels the Enemies from the Shores of Heru
Who Bewitches Everything
Who is Ignorant of Nothing in Heaven or on Earth
Clever Woman
More Intelligent than Countless Gods

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[PUBLIC] Welcome! / Re: It's been a while.
« on: November 08, 2020, 03:59:29 pm »
All this love is making me blub like a little baby ♥

Shaseni... is that who I think it is?! Nekhtet on your RPD! I knew you'd be a child of Set and Nit!

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[PUBLIC] Welcome! / Re: It's been a while.
« on: November 08, 2020, 12:15:38 am »
Thank you all so much!

Sesai, words can’t describe how happy I am to “see” you again! ❤️

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[PUBLIC] Welcome! / It's been a while.
« on: November 07, 2020, 06:04:51 pm »
Em hotep~

To those I've already met: long time, no see!
To those who've joined in my absence: it's a pleasure to meet you!

Due to difficult personal circumstances, I left the Temple some time ago with no intention of returning. As Netjer would have it, that turned out not to be the case and Hemet (AUS) has graciously allowed me to return as a Shemsu once more! My Shemsu name is EmseneterAset, or, in the likeness of Aset. I am a daughter of Aset and beloved of Tefnut.

I'm a dairy farmer, I have two cats, and I live with my partner in a small rural town in Victoria, Australia. I'm a greenie, I eat too much chocolate, and I play Sisters of Battle in Warhammer 40,000. My favourite movie is Kotcheff's 1971 Wake In Fright, my favourite book is Marlon James' A Brief History Of Seven Killings, and my favourite bands are Guckkasten, Bursters and BTS.

I'm so glad to be back.

Senebty,
Emsenet.

PS: cat tax!

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