Sunday, February 15, 2009

Sword & Sorcery Notes

Egyptian Dream Scrying

Prayer to Khonsu

The Sirius Connection page 183

Khonsu is a Middle Kingdom god, the son of Amun and Mut. He is a moon god, sometimes called The Navigator and an aid to those who travel by night, and Bestower of Healing. There is a temple to him at the Karnak complex.

A person's name was considered a symbol of his existance. If his name was lost or forgotten the individual ceased to exist.
A person's name could be represented by a knotted string.

The knot was also a symbol of Ptah the Craftman

The Eye of Horus or Upchat Usually his left eye.

Guardians of Egypt

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