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Level 1 – Lesson 6
Reading assignment pages 59-68
The world did not come from nothing nor is it sustained by nothing.
Where did the name Neterianism derive from?
The term Shetaut Neter.
Those who follow the spiritual path of Shetaut Neterianism are termed Neterians
The 4 great truths of Shetaut Neter
– Pa Neter ua ua Neberdjer my Neteru (The Neter, the supreme being is one and alone and as Neberdjer manifesting everywhere and in all things in the former of the God’s and Goddesses).
– An-Maat swy saui set s-khemn (Lack of righteousness brings fetters to the personality and these fetters cause ignorance of he divine)
– s-Uashu s-Nafu n said Set (devotion to the divine leads to freedom from the fetters of Set).
– Arit shed rekh ab m maakheru (the practise of the shedy discipline leads to knowing oneself and the divine. This is called being true of speech.
What are the afflictions of Set?
Anger, hatred, greed, lust, jealousy, envy, gluttony, dishonesty, hypocrisy.
What is the meaning of Nafu?
Nafu – Freedom – To breath
Four disciplines of Shedy
Sedjem rekh shedy – Listening to the wisdom
Arit Maat Shedy – Righteous action and selfless service
Shedy ushet – Devotion to the divine
uaa m Neter shedy – Meditation experience
How should a spiritual aspirant think about their prospects to achieve the ‘Great Awakening’?
A spiritual aspirant should feel proud to be on a path of spiritual awakening. They should feel good within themselves that they are serving a higher puporse for them self and for humanity.
What teachings of the Neterian creed do you believe in currently, are working on believing, finding it hard to believe? Why?
I believe all of the Neterian creed. I do not find it hard to believe any of it. I have become wise enough to know within myself that what is said in the creed is all true.