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Uashu

Devotion

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Dua

Adoration

Classic pose of adoring the divine - standing or sitting with upraised hands facing outwards toward the image of the Divinity

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Shedy

study profoundly - penetrate the mysteries and discover the nature of the Divine

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Shetaut

Mysteries

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Ntr/Ntjr

Neter

Divine/Divinity
"That which is placed in the coffin"

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Nafu

freedom to breathe - to be liberated

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Rekh Shedy

Study Wisdom Teachings

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Ari Shedy

Study Righteous Action and Selfless Service

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Uashu/Ushet Shedy

Study Devotion

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Uaa Shedy

Study Meditation

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Lotus - add picture

Turning towards the light of truth, peace, and trancendental harmony -Symbol of Shetaut Neter

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Shetaut

Secret

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Shtaut Ntr
Shetaut Neter

spiritual system designed to allow humans to understand the nature of the secret being who is the essence of all Creation.

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Neteru

gods and goddesses

"From the one come the many."

the cosmic forces

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Mestchert

Listening/ to "fill the ears"/Listen attentively

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Shemsu Neter

initiate/aspirant

"Follower of the Divine"

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Menefer

Memphite Tradition

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Arat

Goddess

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Mehurt

"The Mighty Full One" -
Golden Calf

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Nehast

to "Wake up" to Awaken to the higher existence

Spiritual Awakening

Enlightenment

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Akhus

enlightened beings

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Eye of Heru

symbol of Nehast (awakening)

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Hekau

Utterance/words

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Karma Yoga

Yoga of Selfless action - emphasises the performance of selfless service

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Sema Paut

Union with the gods and goddesses

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Tjef Sema Paut Neteru

movements to promote union with the gods and goddesses

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Smai Tawi

Egyptian Yoga

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tjef neteru

movements of the gods and goddesses

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sma paut n neteru

union with the neteru - the art of meditative movements in a ritual format to discover the power of the neteru within

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Ra

Life Force Energy

same as Chi or Kundalini in ref to breathings

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Arat Sekhem

The path of the Serpent Power Meditation

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Ari Sma Maat

The Path of Meditation through Right Action

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Nuk Pu-Ushet

The Path of Meditation through "I AM"

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Nuk Ra Akhu

The Path of Meditation through Glourious Light

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Rekh

The Path of Meditation through Wisdom

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3 stages of meditation

Maui (Concentration) - Uaa (Meditation) - Syh (Superconsciousness, religious ecstasy)

Hed - swoon/subsiding during religious ecstasy)

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Meditation

practice of mental exercise to enable control over the mind

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Conciousness

The light of the Self

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Amun/ Amenta

The Witness/The Watcher

Hidden aspect of ourselves which is beyond thoughts

the highest and only continuous level of conciousness

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Neberdjer

All Encompassing Divinity

Amun-Ra-Ptah

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Merri

"Beloved One"
God

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Yoga of Devotion

Focus: Emotion

process of directing the mental energies of passion and love to the Divine

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Four Factors of Human Personality

Emotion
Reason
Action
Will

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Yoga of Wisdom

Focus: Reason

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Yoga of Action

Focus: movement and behavior

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Yoga of Meditation

Focus:
Will

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Worry and Anxiety

come from lack of understanding of what is truly meaningful in life and ignorantly running after empty pleasure & distraction

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Hetep Slab

for pouring libation and offering food in daily worship

mystical implications that relate to uniting the opposites of creation

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bes

image of and object

it is a higher reality than the idea of the object

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hetep

rest
peace
satisfaction

in ritual - satisfaction of the Neter by uniting male & female principles into one Transcendental Being

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Prostration

On your heels, toes curled in, hands in front resting on your elbows, forehead on the ground - face kissing the ground

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Seba

Star
Illuminating Force

spiritual preceptor

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Sehu

spiritual counselor

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Sebat

spiritual students

one receiving illumination

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Ur

Great

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Seba-Ur

The Great Illuminator

Stars that do not move

Instrument used in the opening of the mouth ceremony

To cease the fluctuation of the mind

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Djed Pillar

Located in your back

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Sdjm

heeding the teachings

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Dispassion

gradual freedom when the mind is released from the mood swings caused by desire and hatred due to ignorance about the world

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superconscious state

The mind must experience going beyond the bounds of its own constrictive concepts and desires and the world of time and space.

p173 Initiation

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Spiritual Strength

When the mind is freed of ignorance, delusion, and passion

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3 Types of Desires

Heavenly (Maatian)

Worldly (Un-Maatian)

Mixed

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Nebethet

Goddess presiding over physicality of the personality

Adorations to her lead to good health and devotion to Spirit in the form of Asar

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Djehuty

Lord of Divine Words

AKA
Netera
Neb Neter

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Ab

Heart

unconscious mind

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Ba

Soul

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N-maat

Unrighteousness

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Path of Maat

Right Action

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Ari

Action

to do something

things done

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Arit Maat

Work rightly

Lead a life of integrity

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Ari em hetep

Work contentedly - with peace and contentment

without egoistic desire or expectations

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Maat Ab

Attained purity of Heart

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Maakheru

Become true of speech

Spiritually enlightened

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Arit Heru

the Eucharist

Receive the Eye of Heru

Perfected action

becoming one with the Divine

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Ari

Deeds that follow one

Karma

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Yoga of Maat

purifying the heart by living according to the teachings

aka
Yoga of Action

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Kha-k ab

repudiating heart

slowly turning your back on all the desires of the world - detachment

see them as illusory

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Akhu Shepsu

enlightened spirits

the final goal for an aspirant - to become an enlightened being

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Remteju

men and women
Mortality in the realm of grief and suffering

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Nefer

something good/beautiful/beneficial/ true

Glorious

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Uben Nefer

Grand Rising

Rising in Conciousness