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[PUBLIC] Kemetic Orthodox Q&A / Re: about the shrine im making...
« on: January 07, 2019, 09:48:48 pm »
Jessica Levai's dissertation on Nephthys.

•   Levai, Jessica. Aspects of the Goddess Nephthys, Especially During the Greaco-Roman Period in Egypt. Rhode Island: Brown University Dissertation, 2007.

[PUBLIC] Kemetic Orthodox Q&A / Re: about the shrine im making...
« on: January 07, 2019, 05:25:08 pm »
Nebet Het and Set had a child, but this child's name isn't mentioned.  Some scholars think this child is Yinepu.  So Set can *possibly* be his Dad. 

I think they would get along. 

[PUBLIC] Netjer (Our Gods & Goddesses) / Re: Bast Epiteths
« on: January 03, 2019, 01:27:39 am »
Em hotep,

This isn't the LAGG, but I have some epithets of Bast I've collected over the years.

Epithets of Bast

•   At the Head of the Birthhouse
•   Beloved
•   Comforter 
•   Daughter of Heru
•   Daughter of Ra
•   Goddess Who is Great of Dread
•   Great of Magic
•   Eye of Atum
•   Eye of Heru
•   Eye of Ra
•   Eye of Ra, Who Gleams on His Forehead
•   Eye of Ra, Who Protects Her Father Ra
•   Goddess of the North
•   Great
•   Great One
•   Lady of Bubastis (Per-Bast)
•   Lady of Heaven
•   Lady of Perfume    
•   Lady of the Shrine
•   Loved One    
•   Mighty Goddess
•   Mistress of the Birthplace of Her Beloved Son
•   Mistress of Both Lands
•   Mistress of the Crowns
•   Mistress of the East
•   Mistress of the Gods
•   Mistress of Philae
•   Mother of God
•   Mother of the Gods
•   Mother of Us All
•   Nubian Cat
•   Of the Campaign of Bubastis
•   Of Innumerable Faces
•   Of the Place of Her Power
•   One
•   Only
•   Only One
•   Priestess, Heri Sesheta of Tum
•   Princess
•   Powerful One
•   Queen of the Sky
•   RichlyAdorned in God’s Land
•   Residing in the Holy Field (Bubastis)
•   Ruler 
•   Who Has No Descent
•   Who Presides Over the Mysteries
•   Who Protects Her Beloved Son, Heru the Child (Harpokrates)
•   Who Protects Her Son, Heru
•   Who Resides in the Meadows of God
•   Who Rules
•   Who Rules Over All the Gods
•   Worthy One

Associations with Other Goddesses
Anat, Who Protects Her Son Heru

Bast Sources

•   Bibliotheca  Alexandrina.  The Queen of the Sky Who Rules Over All the Gods: A Devotional Anthology in Honor of Bast.  Bibliotheca  Alexandrina, 2015.
•   Constantine, Storm and Louise Coquio. Bast and Sekhmet: Eyes of Ra.  Robert Hale, 2006.
•   Goyon, J.-Cl. Confirmation du pouvoir royal au Nouvel An: Brooklyn Museum Papyrus 47.218.50, BdE 52, Le Cairo: IFAO, 1972.
•   Illes, Linda. Bast, Cat Goddess of Ancient Egypt. Isis House, 2012. (Goddess Spirituality; Egyptian Pagan focused)
•   Junker, Hermann and Eric Winter. Das Geburtshaus des Tempels der Isis in Phila. Wien, 1965.
•   Junker, Hermann. Der Grosse Pylon des Tempels der Isis in Phila. Wien: Kommission bei Rudolf M. Rohrer, 1958.
•   Kitchen, Kenneth Anderson. Ramesside Inscriptions: Merenptah and the Late Nineteenth Dynasty: IV.  Blackwell Publishing, 2003.
•   Murray, Margaret. Egyptian Religious Poetry. John Murray Publishers, 1949.
•   Naville, Edouard Henri. Bubastis (1887-1889). London:  Kegan Paul, Trubner and Co. 57 & 59, 1891.
•   Pinch, Geraldine. Egyptian Mythology: A Guide to the Gods, Goddesses and Traditions of Ancient Egypt. New York: Oxford University Press, 2004.
•   Siuda, Tamara L. The Ancient Egyptian Prayerbook. Illinois: Stargazer Design, 2009.
•   Siuda, Tamara L. The Ancient  Egyptian Daybook.  Stargazer Design, 2016.
•   Stewart, H. M.  “A Crossword Hymn to Mut.”  The Journal of Egyptian Archaeology Vol. 57 (Aug. 1971): 87-104.

[PUBLIC] Netjer (Our Gods & Goddesses) / Re: What is the color of Set?...
« on: December 22, 2018, 09:37:58 pm »
One of Set's epithets is the Red Lord.  Gods in general were said to have a skin made of gold. 

Set's hair is sometimes depicted red in some statues or in some modern drawings.

I have seen some animal form statues painted red.  Red is Set's primary color. 

[PUBLIC] Kemetic Orthodox Q&A / Re: Websites, Newsletters, Blogs?
« on: December 11, 2018, 07:01:08 am »
My website is in my signature if you want information about Aset (Auset; Isis), Nebet Het (Nephthys), Wepwawet, Ra or Sekhmet-Mut. 

I also have books published about Aset, Nebet Het and Wepwawet. 

[PUBLIC] Kemetic Orthodox Q&A / Re: Websites, Newsletters, Blogs?
« on: December 10, 2018, 03:11:05 pm »
Em hotep,

Well, there's and the HON website:

Many members have various blogs and websites, but those are personal and not officially HON sites. 

[PUBLIC] Kemetic Orthodox Q&A / Re: Offerings question
« on: November 06, 2018, 12:48:53 pm »
Em Hotep!
I have a question to those that know more than I. For daily Senut, what do you all do when you're dirt poor and really don't have anything to offer, as far as food, or anything else for that matter? My husband and I are going through rough financial times with my chronic illness issues and having to take FMLA leave (days mostly, but on 2 weeks leave right now).

Offer what you eat.  If it is good enough for you to eat,  it is good enough for you to offer it.  At least that's the advice I got from Aset. 

Water is a great offering.  Coffee or tea are great offerings too. 

Say a prayer in your head before you eat if you are eating with others who would not share or understand your faith.  That way you can offer the food on your plate and eat  it.  Anyway, that's my advice. 

[PUBLIC] Netjer (Our Gods & Goddesses) / Re: Liminal Netjeru
« on: November 01, 2018, 01:34:00 pm »
Aset, Nebet Het, Nut and Hethert are liminal deities and psychopomps as they all  are the Ladies of the West/Afterlife/Amenti goddesses.  Aset and Nebet Het together help the sun rise and set which is a very liminal time. 

I'd also include Wepwawet and Yinepu as well for their liminal roles. 

[PUBLIC] Kemetic Orthodox Q&A / Re: The number four
« on: September 08, 2018, 01:47:55 pm »
Em hotep.

Others have already explained it.  So I'll just mention a book:

Symbol and Magic in Egyptian Art by Richard H. Wilkinson talks about symbols of numbers and colors and other things.

[PUBLIC] Kemetic Orthodox Q&A / Re: Broken Shrine Items
« on: August 20, 2018, 02:52:33 pm »
Em hotep,

Broken shrine items can just be thrown away.  You could place them in a separate  bag and then throw them away too, I suppose.  Then, if you can, replace the item. 

[PUBLIC] Netjer (Our Gods & Goddesses) / Re: Rá
« on: August 02, 2018, 06:39:56 pm »
I have a section for Ra on my website.

Ra is one of my Beloveds.  I offer Him water.  I'm also working on an anthology for Him. 

[PUBLIC] Netjer (Our Gods & Goddesses) / Re: Nebt-het
« on: July 31, 2018, 09:55:24 pm »
Nebet Het likes chocolate, cheesecake, strawberry  flavored pastries, pastries, cookies, brownies, vegetables, fruits, beef, bread, coca-cola and sprite. 

Taboos: pork, fish (as Wesir's consort/mourner) and the color yellow

[PUBLIC] FAQ: RPD (Rite of Parent Divination) / Re: Just had my RPD
« on: July 26, 2018, 11:36:12 am »
Nekhtet and Congratulations!

Wow!  Khonsu and Bast-as-Wadjet!  That's amazing!

Wepwawet is associated with the constellation Orion,  at least according to an inscription from the Temple  of Philae. 

I love the idea of the star Jackal.  It also makes me  think of the primordial god, Wepwawet-Ra.

[PUBLIC] Netjer (Our Gods & Goddesses) / Re: Descriptors of Bast
« on: June 18, 2018, 10:19:49 am »
For epithets of Bast, I really like "She with the Powerful Heart" and "Golden One" (LAGG).

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