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cLevel 1 Lesson 6 reading assignment.
The world did not come from nothing, sustained by nothing.
Where did the term “ neterianism “ derive?
Neterianism is derived from from the name shetaut neter.
Those who follow the path may be referred to as neterians .
Write out the Four Great Truths.
“ Pa Neter Ua Ua Neberdjer “ M Neteru. : -“ The Neter , The Supreme Being, is One and alone and as Neberdjer, manifesting everywhere and in all things in the form of Gods and Goddess.”
“ An-Maat swy Saui Set s-Khemn” – “Lack of righteousness brings fetters to the personality and these lead to ignorance of the divine.”
“s-Uashsu s- Nafu n saiu Set” -“Devotion to the Divine leads to freedom from the fetters of Set. “
“ari Shedy Rekh ab m Maakheru”- “The practice of the Shedy disciplines leads to knowing oneself and the Divine. This called being true of speech.”
What are the afflictions of Set? – Anger hatred, greed, lust, jealousy, envy gluttony , dishonesty, hypocrisy. etc.
What is the meaning of the term “Nafu”? – To be liberated, freedom to breath.
The four disciplines of Shedy are:
1 – Sedjem Rekh Shedy – Listening to the wisdom of the netarian traditions.
2 – Ari Maat Shedy – Righteous Actions – Purifies the gross impurities of the heart.
3 – Ushet Shedy – Devotion to the Divine – Purifies the EMOTIONAL impurities of the heart.
4 – Uaa m Neter shedy – Meditation Experience the Transcendental Supreme Self.
Great Awakening occurs when all of the Great Truths have been realized.
What teaching (s) of the Neterian Creed do you believe in currently, are working on believing, find hard to believe? Why? I believe in the whole neterian creed.
How should a spiritual aspirant think about the prospect of “becoming godlike” and their capacity to live a life of virtue and cultivation of the spirit through scientific knowledge, practice and bodily discipline and is this possible for everyone? If so why? If not, why not?
An aspirant should believe that with the guidance of a preceptor and a burning desire to purify the mind and soul, through the shedy disciplines and living a life of virtue based on Maat that it’s possible. Even though it may take many incarnations based on ariu, eventually it can be attained.