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