Moustafa Gadalla

Egyptian Divinities

Egyptian Divinities by Moustafa Gadalla
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The Egyptian concept of God is based on recognizing the multiple attributes of the Divine. The book details more than 80 divinities (gods/goddesses), how they act and interact to maintain the universe, and how they operate in the human being—As Above so Below, and As Below so Above.

This book edition consists of two Parts with a total of 8 Chapters.

Part I : The All Who Are THE ONE consists of four chapters 1 through 4, as follows:

Chapter 1: The One is ALL explains that far from being a primitive, polytheistic form, the Egyptians' ideology is the highest expression of monotheistic mysticism.

Chapter 2: The Divine Energies of The Creation Cycle covers the role of the divine energies in the creation cycle which accords with scientific principles; and how such divine energies were recognized in later creeds as 'Angels of God'.

Chapter 3: Understanding Names, Epithets & Titles covers the real secret names and how Egyptians used epithets and titles when referring to the divine energies.

Chapter 4: Common Misrepresentations of the Divinities in Egypt covers examples of such misrepresnations and provides the real intended representations Part II : The Roles of Most Recognized Neteru (gods/goddesses) consists of four chapters 5 through 8, as follows:

Chapter 5: Mystical Pictorial Depictions covers pictorial symbolism of the Nneteru; and how do Egyptian depictions reflect metaphysical concepts through the use of human figuration, animal symbolism, accessories, emblems, color,etc as well as various action forms

Chapter 6: Most Common Male & Androgynous Human Forms Divinities covers the metaphysical significance of several male and androgynous human form images such as: Amon(Amen, Amun), Anubis (Anbu,Ubuat ,Web-wawet), Apis(Epaphus,Hapis), Aton (Adon), Atum (Atem,Atom, Atam),Bes, Geb(Seb, Keb), Hapi (Hepr),Herishef (Harsaphis, Arshaphes, Arsaphes), Horus (Heru) --[also Hor-Sa-Auset,/ Horsiesis (or Harsiesis),Heru-p-Khart / Hor-Pa-Khred / Harpocrates,Horus Behdety /Apollo and Heru-ur,/Haroeris/Harueris], Hor.Akhti/Horachti, Khepri (Khepera), Khnum, Khonsu(Khons), Min(Menu, Amsi, Kamutef), Nefertum --[also, The Triad Ptah-Sokaris-Nefertum],Nun/Nu/Ny, Osiris (Ausar, Usire, Asar), Ptah (Phtas, Vulcan), Re (Ra), Re Hor akhti (Rahorakhty), Reshpu(Reshef, Reseph), Sebek , (Sobek, Suchos), Seth(Set, Sutekh, Typhon), Sokaris (Sokar,Sakar, Seqr ), Shu, and Thoth[Tehuti,Hermes, Mercury]

Chapter 7: Most Common Female Human Forms Divinities covers the metaphysical significance of several female human form images such as: Isis (Auset,Ast)-- The divine female Principle/Principal, Anat, Bast (Bastet, Oubastis), Heket(Heqet), Hathor (Het-Hor, Het-Heru,Venus, Aphrodite) --[also- Mehet-Uret (Mehurt, Methyer)- Heru-sekha- Hesat - Merit- Tree Netrt(goddess) - Astrate/ Asera / Serah / Sarah- Notre Dame], Kadesh (Qadesh), Maat(Mayet), Merit, Mut, Nephthys (Nebt-het), Neith (Net), Nut, Satis (Satet), Sekhmet(Sekh-Mut, Sakhmet,Petesachmis), Selkis(Serket,Selkit,Serqet), Seshat(Safkhet, Sesat, Seshet, Sesheta, Seshata), Taurt(Taweret, Thoeris, Toeris), and Tefnut,

Chapter 8: The Archetypal Synergies covers the complex and shifting array of relationships between the divine energies; and how such synergies are being manifested in various associations such as dualities, trinities, octads and enneads

About the Author

Moustafa Gadalla is an Egyptian-American independent Egyptologist, who was born in Cairo, Egypt in 1944. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in civil engineering from Cairo University.

Gadalla is the author of twenty two published internationally acclaimed books about the various aspects of the Ancient Egyptian history and civilization and its influences worldwide.

He is the Founder and Chairman of the Tehuti Research Foundation (https://www.egypt-tehuti.org)an international, U.S.-based, non-profit organization, dedicated to Ancient Egyptian studies. He is also the Founder and Head of the on-line Egyptian Mystical University (https://www.EgyptianMysticalUniversity.org)well as Egyptian Wisdom Center(https://www.egyptianwisdomcenter.org).

From his early childhood, Gadalla pursued his Ancient Egyptian roots with passion, through continuous study and research. Since 1990, he has dedicated and concentrated all his time to researching and writing.

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