Who was John Horse? #BlackHistoryMonthJohn Horse was an Black American freedom fighter in the early 19th century. He was born a slave in Florida in 1812 and was possibly of Choctaw des...
The Book Of The Dead ExplainedThe Book of the Dead is an ancient Egyptian funerary text, detailing the journey of the deceased’s soul through the afterlife. It includes magical spells, charms, and incantations meant to protect the soul on its journey, and provide guidance on how best to interact with the gods and other spirits. The origins of the Book of the Dead can be traced back to the Pyramid Texts of the Old Kingdom, texts written in spells and offering instructions for the afterlife, which have been found in tombs as early as the 24th century BC.
By the New Kingdom period, the book had evolved into a set of lengthy and complex spells, adhering to a…
What is the Ennead?
The Ennead is a term used in metaphysics and theology to refer to a set of nine or ninefold principles or entities. It can be traced back to Ancient Egyptian religion, where it originated as an interpretation of the god Atum. In later times, it was adopted by Neo-Platonists and Gnostics, and has been applied in various other contexts as well.
In its most literal sense, an Ennead is a group of nine entities or principles together forming a single unit. From this sense, the term is sometimes used to refer to the nine gods in Ancient Egyptian religion, specifically those who
🕯️New moon in Isis
The new moon on December 23rd marks the start of Mesori in Ancient Egyptian astrology, which is the time between the winter solstice and spring equinox. During this period, the Nile River would begin to recede and the sun would become stronger, signaling the coming of spring. The goddess Isis (also known as Auset) was a particularly important deity during this time, as she was seen as a protector of everything in transition and a symbol of rebirth and renewal.
In Ancient Egyptian belief, Isis was associated with the stars, the moon, and the cycles of nature. She was also venerated as a goddess of fertility, abundance, and
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Jumping The Broom
Jumping the broom
What's the significance of jumping the broom? Why a broom? Where did it all start? Often times we’ve seen it in movies, and in real ceremonies. A right of passage, a ritual in marriage for African Americans, but what are its origins?
The broom was made and used as a tool to symbolize change. It was used to sweep away bad, and negative energy from sacred space to prepare and cleanse the space for ritual. Outside of a marriage ceremony it was garnished with charms, crystals, and
A Brujo’s spellbook on corona virus, and general protective, and healing rituals.With today's looming pandemic of the corona virus causing contagious panic across the world, here is a list of compiled herbs, recipes, science,...
Celestial African MasksThose who wear the mask are spirited of the ancestors. Many masks are important for ritual and ceremony. African mythology across many tribes always looked upon the ancestors, the cosmos, and animal spirits to guide them in spirit for war, harmony, and death.
The scientific evidence is overwhelming, we need to do more about climate change. Forrest fires, melting ice caps, rising sea levels, the disintegration of