Reply To: Kemet 101-Lesson 11 Discussion Forum

Maat Middleton

A- Notes on the most important themes I heard & B- Notes which I thought was most important and why? C- My questions.
1. The western and eastern religions take their teachings from the Kemetic African Religion.
2. The Neterian Religion came first in history.
3. In the year 0 (zero) is called the common ear, before it used to be called the birth of Jesus, but we call it the common era cause it is a time where most of the people in the world decided to follow western culture and was saying this is the time we are going to be basing history and our calendar from that time on, so we have the before the common era and we have the after the common area.
4. Not until 3.500 did we have the Indus Valley Culture developing, the Pre-Judaism, the Pre-Islamic, all these religions were actually related to ancient Kemetic African Religion.
5. When Mohammed came in to stop the Pre-Islamic practice.
6. The cross symbol was based on the ANKH.
7. In 500 B.C. came most of the religions that we know today.
8. Prior to the year 0 (zero) we have 10.000 years of Kemetic African Religion.
9. Islam basic itself from Judaism which is based upon Kemetic African Religious teachings, so what they are doing is based from the teachings of Shetaut Neter.
10. The Egyptian groups wore feathers upon their heads in the drawing of them, you can tell them by their head dress.
11. Neterian Religion is based on Shetaut Neter.
12. Asar taught the people how to do divine worship, he created the worship system we use.
13. Shetaut Neter means the teachings, the hidden secret about the Divine Supreme Being.
14. The Neterian are the ones who follow the Shetaut Neter path, they are called Shemsu Neter, one who follows the Divine.
15. Shems means to follow.
16. The way of understanding divinities in the way of cosmic powers; we have the divinity of air, air is a cosmic power. Water Tefnu is a cosmic power, all life is composed of cosmic power which comes from the divine self. That cosmic power can be an entre point, therefore worshiping the divine, or the aspect of the divine, or the manifestations of the divine is what Shetaut Neter is all about, so it can lead us back to the understanding of the Supreme Being.
17. Anthropomorphic means they look like human beings.
18. Zoomorphic Iconography, an animal that gives you the image of the important of the divinity, the Gods and Goddesses.
19. The three stage of religion are the Myth, the Ritual, and the Mystical. If any of these practices are missed you’re going to have disjoined practice of religion, due to failure in these three areas.
20. Heru and Set is the part of the philosophy that represent the complementary opposites. These two divinities represent the union of the higher and lower self. This can be called yoga because they are uniting the lower and higher lands together or the higher and lower nature within the self.
21. If one remain at their lower nature they will have pain and sorrow, conflict and wars. We all have to learn how to unite the lower and higher self.
22. Heru unite the two lands the higher and lower self.
23. The myth of Heru and Set and their battles is portrayed as an external battle of two individuals but the battle is about you a single person and joining ones higher and lower nature.
24. Basic Daily Observances of Shemsu:
-Light Candle
-Light Incense
-Recite daily Hekau
-Study of Scripture
In this follows the creation teachings- Khepri. You have birth, adulthood and old age, then it happens all over again, you have rebirth until you become enlighten.

25. Maat represents the first and foremost steps in the practice related to a cosmic force, of ethics, righteousness, order and truth in life.

26. from Temple of Aset
They (initiates) give themselves up entirely to study and meditation and to listening and teachings of these divine truth which teach of the divine nature.

27. General Discipline: In all Temples especially the Temple of Heru and Edfu.
1- Learn ethics and law of cause and effect- Practice right action (42 Precept of Maat) to purify gross impurities of the personality. Control Body, Speech and Thoughts.
2- Practice cultivation of the higher virtues, selfless-service to purify mind and intellect from subtle impurities.
3- Devotion to the Divine, to see Maatian actions as offerings to the divine.
4- Meditation. See oneself as one with Maat, ie, United with the cosmic order which is the Transcendental Supreme Self.

28. General Discipline in all Temples / Scripture= Prt M Hru and Temple Inscriptions
1- Listening

29. Basic Instructions for the Glorious Light Meditation System – Given in the Tomb of Seti 1 (1350) B.C.E
1- Posture and focus of attention
2- Words of Power Chant
3- Visualization
The diet is important for purity of the body and mind. Plus good food for the soul.

30. Sema Tawi Postures
1. A Physical Workout Session
2. A Mythological Ritual Workout
3. A Meditative Session
4. A Meditative Form
The Great Awakening / Nahast

1. The Year 200 B.C.E sitting posture.
2. Om as found in the Ancient Egyptian Leyden Magical Papyrus
3. If We were able to hold the higher reality of our higher self to the point that nothing anybody say or do can hurt you, what would you do?
4. A little history of the Indian Yoga Postures
5. Hatha Yoga, Forceful Yoga
6. What has yoga become in modern times. Yoga exercise in the west has left out the philosophy of yoga.
7. When you have a thought it develops in your mind from your subconscious and if you are sensitive you can separate yourself from your thoughts, or develop yourself to view the thoughts and see if it’s right or not to act upon the thoughts and desires. You become sensitive to your ariu and can work with it to purify your mind. You can decide if you want a thought, desire and how to act on it, as to what action is best to take.
8. We have to learn that we don’t have to act on the thoughts that come to our mind.

C- I have no questions