Prayer to Osiris – Day of the Dead

A dedication to those who have left the mortal realm and are traveling through the veil today to visit the living; it is the "Day of the Dead." Prayer for removing displeasure from the heart of the god against the deceased person The deceased shall say, "Wash away my sins, Lord of Truth; destroy my … Continue reading Prayer to Osiris – Day of the Dead

Invocation of Bastet

Beloved Bastet, mistress of happiness and bounty, daughter of the Sun God, Slay the evil that afflicts our minds as you slay the serpent Apep. With your graceful stealth anticipate the moves of all who perpetrate cruelties and stay their hands against the children of light. Grant us the joy of song and dance, and … Continue reading Invocation of Bastet

The Laws and Ideals of Ma’at

Ma'at is the goddess of truth, justice, divine order, cosmic order and balance. She is depicted with wings of a vulture, her special animal, and the feather of truth in her headdress. She also carries an ankh, the key of life, and sometimes a scepter. Ma'at can be traced as far back as the Old … Continue reading The Laws and Ideals of Ma’at

Invoking Ma’at

Egyptians were urged to invoke the goddess Ma'at for righting wrongs and helping truth emerge from any situation. Invoking Ma'at also brings one back to the primal beginnings of earth, finding common ground, balance, and to embody righteousness. One invocation using a feather, smudge, amethyst, ankh, and rose oil as ritual implements: Ma'at I call … Continue reading Invoking Ma’at

Nut and Geb

The sky is Nut's body, arching from horizon to horizon. Geb is the Earth, lying beneath her. During the day, Nut and Geb are separated, but each evening Nut comes down to meet Geb and this causes darkness. If storms came during the day, it was believed that Nut had come closer to the earth. … Continue reading Nut and Geb