Hymn to Ma’at and Cosmic Balance

The term Maʽat refers to the Ancient Egyptian concepts of truth, balance, order, harmony, law, morality, and justice. Ma'at was also the Goddess who personified these concepts. She was and is the Goddess of truth, justice, wisdom, the stars, law, morality, order, harmony, the seasons, and cosmic balance. Some of her Epithets are Beloved Daughter … Continue reading Hymn to Ma’at and Cosmic Balance

Offerings to Goddess Bast – for her Birthday

Just a few days after the Winter Solstice, the Ancient Egyptians celebrated the birthday of the Goddess Bast (Bastet). The offerings to Bast included fine wine, beer, chocolate, water, fruit, fruit juices and meat - Bast, the Cat Goddess, was certainly a carnivore. The colors identified with Bast are green and gold as well as … Continue reading Offerings to Goddess Bast – for her Birthday

Hymn to Aset (Isis), Lady of Ecstasy, Mistress of Magic

This Hymn to Aset (Isis) is inscribed in the Temple of Horus (Heru) at Edfu, Egypt. The Goddess Isis had many titles including Giver of Life, Great Mother, Ankhat, Anquat, The Female Ra, Lady of the New Year, Maker of Sunrise, Queen of All Gods, Divine One, Female Horus, Light-Giver of Heaven, Kekhet, Khut, and Mistress … Continue reading Hymn to Aset (Isis), Lady of Ecstasy, Mistress of Magic

Homage to Ptah, Architect of the World

Ptah was creator god and patron of craftsmen, metalworkers, carpenters, shipbuilders, and architects.

The God of the Sun, Aten the Solar Disk

The story of the Aten is unique in Egyptian history, as well as being one of the most complicated and controversial aspects of Ancient Egyptian religion. The Aten is an ancient Egyptian Sun God often seen or referred to as part of Re (Ra). There was no creation story for the Aten nor did it … Continue reading The God of the Sun, Aten the Solar Disk

Hymn to Thoth and the Rising of Alphekka

The Cairo Calendar is a 19th Dynasty Egyptian almanac and horoscope calendar that lists feasts, mythological events, favorable or adverse days, forecasts, and warnings. It includes over 40 references to the "going forth" of deities. According to researcher Patricia Hardy, dates of the "going forth" coincide with astronomical events, the movements of stars and constellations. … Continue reading Hymn to Thoth and the Rising of Alphekka

The Blue Lotus and Nefertem

The ancient Egyptians regarded the blue lotus (or blue water lily) as a symbol of creation. In ancient Egyptian mythology, the blue lotus was the first object to emerge out of chaos. It was associated with the sun god, Re, due to the way that it would rise out of the water over a short … Continue reading The Blue Lotus and Nefertem

The Goddess Neith, Spinner of Destiny

The Ancient Egyptians worshipped the primordial creator Goddess Neith, the spinner and weaver of destiny, who was associated with the spider. She was often depicted with a weaving shuttle in her hand, or a bow and arrows, demonstrating her hunting abilities. As the goddess of creation and weaving, she was said to re-weave the world … Continue reading The Goddess Neith, Spinner of Destiny

In Honor of Ra, Amun-Ra, the Sun God

From the Papyrus Leiden I 350 Stanza VI The Gifts of the Creatures to God

Hymn to Geb, God of the Earth

To Geb, Great One who is of the earth, We offer our praise First-born of Tefnut and storm-shunning Shu, Beloved of Nut of the star-strewn sky, O Geb who lies far beneath heaven’s vault, Kept ever apart from your dark-cloaked love By the strength of your sire, Shu the lord of the air Such is … Continue reading Hymn to Geb, God of the Earth