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Maat Middleton

Level 1 Lesson 8 Reading Assignment
Page 91-106

Question: Akhus, are enlightened beings.

The goal of the Neterian disciplines is to discover the meaning of who am I.

How a spiritual aspirant think about the diet of the initiates as was espoused by the Temple of Aset and is it a realistic goal to be achieved?

Answer: Their diets were special and highly guarded secrets as were the inner meaning of the myths and was acted out in the mystery rituals of (Shetaut Neter) and was committed to hieroglyphic form and carried out through the initiate’s process. The aspirant should think as well as desire and covet after truth becoming the Divine nature itself, devoted to holiness, seeking wisdom, foresight, knowledge “vs” pride and insolence, following the path and the teachings in devotion to Isis, having abstinence from particular kinds of foods and all indulgence of the carnal appetite. Becoming one with Isis.

Notes: The general population was considered to be one of the healthiest groups of the ancient world. True

The initiates ate the same diet as the common folk. False.

Question: As part of your spiritual program, begin controlling your intake of food gradually.

Question: If your family members are not interested or do not understand what you are trying to do, what should you do?

Answer: simply maintain your practices privately and try to keep the interruptions to a minimum.

Question: Once you have established a schedule of minimal time to devote to practices, what should you do?

Answer: Follow the path gradually but steadily.

Notes: One should start your spiritual practice with a) exercise, b) prayer, c) breathing or d) meditation. Answer c) breathing.

What is the minimum time for meditation? 10 min.