The “Breath of Life” as a Kemetic Polytheist

Breath was sacred and highly symbolic to the Ancient Egyptians. The concept of "the breath of life" is found everywhere, from funerary spells to hymns to medical texts. From a physiological standpoint, "it cannot be doubted that they appreciated the life-giving importance of breathing. Their concept of what happened to the air which was breathed …

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Aset, “Who Makes Shade with Her Plumage” (Epithet Project #6)

The temperature maxed out at only 84 degrees F (29 C) here today, but I was already grateful for the shade. While on a 10 kilometer run this afternoon, each time I passed underneath a shade tree, I murmured (or weakly coughed out, towards the end of the run) a word of gratitude to Aset …

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