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Egyptian Mysteries Level 1, Lesson 22, Reading Assignment

1. The Kemetic term ‘uaa’ means meditation which is the practice of mental exercises and discipline to enable control over the mind, specifically to stop the vibrations of the mind.

2. How should a spiritual aspirant think about their capacity to control ”Externalized consciousness” and their ability to rise above their conditioning of the past?
Where the mind goes energy flows. The flow of consciousness in most people is from within moving outward causing an externalized state of mind. Those who live in this state are unaware of the source of consciousness. Meditation as well as the other disciplines of yoga serves to reverse the flow consciousness on itself so that the mind acts as a mirror that reveals the true self. The reality which is experienced by the human sense is not an Absolute reality. Therefore, you must strive to rise beyond your conditioned mind and sense in order to perceive reality as it truly is.

3. The practice of meditation allows one to create what?
A higher awareness that affects all aspects of one’s life and gives the aspirant experiential knowledge of his/her true self.

4. The normal state of human consciousness cannot be considered as whole or complete.

5. When you fall asleep, you believe that the dream world is real.

6. Do not eat for at least 2 hours before mediation

7. When you feel anger or other negative qualities, what should you do?
Recite the hekau and visualize its energy and the deity associated with it destroying the negativity within you.

8. As the intuitional vision of your all-encompassing nature dawns in your heart, you will be able to look beyond what?
All the different sizes, shapes, sexes, and colors of people and recognize your Higher Self as the basis for their existence.

9. What is the Kemetic term for Devotion?
Ushet Shedy has to do with Devotion to the Divine