Kemetic Rituals for the Gods
About the Book
Everlasting Egypt: Kemetic Rituals for the Gods continues Richard Reidy’s groundbreaking work and collects more temple rituals from Egypt. The author presents rites for personal and group use, augmenting and updating those in his first volume, Eternal Egypt: Ancient Rituals for the Modern World. The guidebook: Presents over 37 rituals for Gods, Goddesses, and Annual and Lunar Festivals in a form designed to assist practitioners in restoring the ancient rites of Egypt; Provides for modern usage, with key ritual texts coming from authenticated ancient sources, as well as commentaries and background information; Includes a comprehensive Introduction with a model for organizing a modern Kemetic Temple or Group; Includes updated Egyptian vocalizations and a pronunciation key; Offers practical information for conducting these rituals in today’s world. These ritual texts reveal once more the deeply spiritual understanding of humanity’s relationship to divinity that characterized the ancient Egyptian sense of the sacred. Cover Image: Ritual scene from the Temple of Hathor at Deir el Medina. Ptolemaic Period. © Matthew Whealton, 2018.
About the Author
Richard J. Reidy earned a master of divinity degree in 1979, and he founded temples in Northern California and Colorado dedicated to researching, restoring, and enacting the authentic rituals of ancient Egypt. Everlasting Egypt was essentially complete at the time of his passing in 2015, and it is being posthumously published and edited by Matt Wheaton, a member of the Temple of Ra, San Francisco.