Forgotten Gods

By veggiewolf I wrote, some time ago, a post about Taweret that apparently got people thinking because ever since I’ve had random people ask me if I am going to write more posts about specific netjeru.
Now, I am not a scholar by any stretch of the imagination. I became fascinated with Ancient Egypt when I was a child, and learned a myriad of wonderful and conflicting myths from my father and our many trips to the Penn Museum, but in the grand scheme of things I’ve only come to Kemetic practice recently and I have no degree or certification or time spent in Egypt itself to back it up. I am, however, fascinated with the Names (Kemetic gods/netjeru) that aren’t discussed, despite my worship of some of the most known – Sekhmet, and Set, and Ma’at, and Nut, and a couple from other pantheons that have taken residence in my head. At Paganicon this year, I found myself repeatedly drawn to a figure of Khepri, the dawn form of the sun god shown (usually) as a scarab beetle or a beetle-headed man, despite having no direct connection with him. Khepri is important to the pantheon and his role …read more

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