Return To Balance: Autumn Equinox Ceremony at State House Grounds

Sekhmet   August 21, 2015   Comments Off on Return To Balance: Autumn Equinox Ceremony at State House Grounds

All are invited to join Osireion for a short public ceremony on Tuesday, September 22, 7:00 00 PM at the SC State House, in the Northeast Corner of the walking path around the grounds. We will be there early so you will know you are in the right place. This year has been one of tumultuous change in South Carolina, and the… Read more »

January 25 2015

Sekhmet   December 16, 2014   Comments Off on January 25 2015

The crafting of a life is an epic journey, the story of which has been told around the world for as long as we have memory. For the ancient Nile dwellers, survival was exquisitely poised on the banks of that great river, where the mysterious flood arose each year, bringing new fertility to all the land. But the Egyptians also… Read more »

Hathor-Min Celebration in the Park

Sekhmet   April 22, 2014   Comments Off on Hathor-Min Celebration in the Park

Sunday, May 4, 2014 at 1:00 PM Beautiful Hathor, One who enchants with music and dance, Your loveliness enchants us all. You remind us of our own beauty You bring gladness and joy to the hearts of all You lift your skirt to make the sorrowful laugh out loud Hathor, Het-Her, goddess of the vine, You bring abundance, the fertile… Read more »

Feast of Isis Ceremony

Sekhmet   April 22, 2014   Comments Off on Feast of Isis Ceremony

At the spring equinox we celebrate Isis, the great mother goddess who brings new life, creates families, gives birth to Horus, brought Osiris back to life, is a healer, magician and midwife, and the first earthly queen of Egypt. At the ancient festival of Shem el Nessim, still celebrated by modern Egyptians, families picnicked and went walking in the country. … Read more »

Lights of Nut

Sekhmet   April 22, 2014   Comments Off on Lights of Nut

Each of us makes our own journey through the night, seeking the light of understanding. While we must make a solitary journey, we are not alone. The deep blue body of Nut, the sky mother, embraces and receives us all, and gives rebirth to us with the dawn. Members and friends of Osireion will gather twice on Saturday, February 1,… Read more »

Mysteries of Osiris

Sekhmet   April 22, 2014   Comments Off on Mysteries of Osiris

You are invited to join Osireion and friends for a private occasion, a beautiful ritual drama commemorating the death of Osiris, the lamentations of Isis, her search for Osiris, and the magic of his return to life as god of the ancient Egyptian world of the dead.  Annually, for thousands of years, this drama was re-enacted over a period of several days… Read more »

Return to Balance: Autumn Equinox 2013

Sekhmet   September 2, 2013   Comments Off on Return to Balance: Autumn Equinox 2013

“Truth, integrity, honesty, goodness and balance bring one closer to the spiritual essence that is all pervasive in the Universe. There is nothing more sacred or important to the practitioner of Ancient Egyptian religion. The cosmic order that is Ma’at connects everything in the ageless dance of beauty and motion giving meaning to existence on all levels. It is for… Read more »

Wep Renpet – Opening of the Year 2013

Sekhmet   September 2, 2013   Comments Off on Wep Renpet – Opening of the Year 2013

Sunday, August 4, 6:00-7:00 PM Wep Renpet – the “opening of the year” was the time in ancient Egypt of the great annual Nile inundation. Sahu (Orion) and Sopdet (Sirius), swallowed by the Duat around time of Vernal Equinox, reappear about 70 days later, just before the Nile’s annual inundation floods the land. The World of Manu is the original… Read more »

Lights of Nut Feb 2 2013

Sekhmet   December 5, 2012   Comments Off on Lights of Nut Feb 2 2013

Every year at this time Ancient Egyptians gathered to celebrate the Feast of Nut (pronounced “noot” like “boot”), whose vast blue star-covered body stretched across the sky above them. The sun (symbolized by the scarab beetle in the painting at left) traveled across her body each day, was swallowed by her at dusk, then rebirthed each dawn. Nut’s arms and… Read more »