1. "The Eternal Egyptian woman"
|Oh eternal women! So beautiful
Who hold in your hands the destiny of all
Scorpions and lionesses show you the way
To save those who move towards the devourer
|Isis, the sovereign in the
Shows us that gods can be kind.
A woman holds on her knees a small child.
At the side of Orion, Sirius gained immortality...
we would hear the voice coming from the sky,
Calling all men to be more tolerant
It was, you will say, more than 3000 years ago.
"It is better to believe in the material world now",
|But too many men live here
below without spiritual beliefs
They say "Take hold of all you can while you are here!"
Cemeteries are filled with those who did not believe,
But the souls of the just live for eternity.
The Scorpion goddess Selket The 2 goddeeses Isis and Hathor Sekhmet - daughter of Ra
Tresor of Tutankhamon 2 symbols of egyptian spirituality Temple of Ptah atKarnak
Excerpt from the hymn to the goddess Hathor-Nekhbet
(The cult of Horus at Edfu, according to M. Alliot.)
Consecration of pharaoh Ptolemy VI (181 BC) Ramses II in his temple at Abou Simbel surrounded
by the 2 goddesses Nekhbet and Oudjyt and the God Amon and Mout his paredre.
Egypt imagined the life of the gods to be similar to that of men. Even Amon the Lord. of the gods, the one, the only, the inaccessible leader, (who formed a union with Atoum, Rê and Ptah), felt family ties, as he had as his companion the dangerous lioness goddess Mout, who was the mother of the minor god Khonsou.
In this drawing done by Rosselini in 1820, one can for a few moments imagine the hundreds of temples which were built in the two kingdoms during those four thousand years: they were colorful, covered with symbols, decorated with gold and silver. Here lived the men and women who led the religion of Egypt until the advent of the Great Priestess of Amon.
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