The Egyptian Amduat: The Book of the Hidden Chamber [Erik Hornung] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. In the Amduat, the night- journey. Book of the Am-Tuat, Budge tr. at The Book of the Amduat was called by the Egyptians ‘The Book of the Secret Chamber’ and was a knowledge oriented book. Additionally, it is the first completely.

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She is upon ‘He who takes away the hours’. Delving more deeply into times of transition in your life Publications Illuminating the Twilight: They rejoice in what they receive, namely Re’s presence.

Apparently, they eyes of the Sokar-serpent spat light fireilluminating the oval. The snake fulfills this ajduat in many societies due to the fact that it sheds its skin, and thereby gives the impression of rebirth or a new becoming.

The unconscious is the origin of an intra-psychic conflict. This “fire-water” is a powerful alchemical symbol, related to Philosophical Mercury Aqua Mercurii. This path of Re is eternal, cyclical and discontinuous, for light and darkness are recurrent.

This is done like this image which is painted in the secrecy of the Duat, on the southern side of the Hidden Chamber. Khepri on towed bark, World-encircler, the “sah” of Osiris ; Main visual semantic: Foremost of the Duat!

An exploration of biok many ways we experience the divine nature of Love The Weavings of Odysseus: He ran round a track four times as the ruler of the South and four times as the ruler of the North. Whoever know it will be one whose Ba-soul the crocodile will not swallow. He has entered the darkness ruled by the Moon. Many in my classes have seen many exhibits of Egyptian history, images of pyramids and the sarcophagus or mummified remains of the Pharaohs.


The four boats represent four functional states of Re: Spread wide your gates for me, baboons! In the 7th Hour, Apophis tries to destroy what was gained in the 6th Hour, but, thanks to Isis and the Eldest Magician, namely Seth, fails without ado.

Popular magic, interlinked with astrology, existed and was widespread. Normally, in the center of each hour the sun bark is placed, showing the sun god in his ram-headed, nocturnal form the ram is one of the signs for the Ba-soul passing through the Netherworld.

The crucial motif of the union of Re and Osiris is absent. Festivals to honour the deities, thank them for their help and solicit them again abound. The latter is embedded in the double head of Aker, the old maduat of the Earth in the form of a Sphinx lower boo. Long Title of the Amduat. This cycle of og in the Eastfull power in the Southdeath in the West and rebirth at midnight in the Northis represented by the god Neheh.

Is the set of non-material things empty?

Observing carefully, we see how between thoughts “gaps” can be identified. Shedid digitally enhanced – Hornung Each hour except the first has a heading that describes the events that occur in that hour along with notations that concern its usefulness and orientation. In Nun, the autogenetic power floats What she has to do: He is like this: Acclamation to You, Ba-soul which is in heaven! A division in two halves with a subdivision in three section is likely.

He begins to give orders, and to take care of those of the Duat in this field.

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The Undiscovered Self Re at dusk and dawn ; Because of the largely static Grand Chorus, the main action is given in the double a,duat register, suggestive of “begin” the old Re and “end” the resurrected Re of amdduat Duat. Hermeneutically, the most detailed egyptological analysis of the hours can be found in: Always will he leave and enter again the Duat, and speak to the living. The Egyptian Book of the Dead: Atum is the “soul of Nun” and hence the capacity to self-create eternal repetition and therewith the forces of the universe Enneadcreation Horus, Re and its order Maat.


Knowing the proper names guaranteed full protection in the Duat. In this hour, the rejuvenation bkok Re his passage through the time-serpent of the 12th Hour is anticipated by the mystery of time seen in the upper register.

In the middle register, a hawk-headed snake lies in a boat. In the sixth hour booo sun reaches the safety of the waters of Nun, the primeval waters. Just like Seth is the catabolic part of a creation based on anabolic processes of light Atum-Rethe darkness of the Duat of Osiris crossed by Re in his night-bark complements the luminosity of Re crossing the sky in his day-bark.

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Souls were transformed into spirits ascending towards the sky of Re, the Field of Peace Field of Offering. The Deepening of Darkness. In the middle register, the bark of the Sun has the Aten or Sun-disk on the prow, guiding the Sungod. The divine embraces good and evil alike.