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OsirianLegend

OsirianLegend

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The OsirianLegend
Its African Roots and its Parables for the Present
Leon Dixon
 
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Introduction 4
CHAPTER ONE 6
Some Historical Background Of The Osirian Myth 6
The Land and its People 6Ancient Influence of Astronomy and Nature 12Of Ancient Lore, Legend and Mythology 15
CHAPTER TWO 21
The Osirian Legend 21
The Creation 22Osiris the Man-God 24The Travails of Isis 26Horus the Avenger 29The Afterlife and the Judgment 31
CHAPTER THREE 34
Of The African Roots Of Osirianism 34
Some Cultural/Theological Comparisons 34The Reverence of the Mother 37Some Cultural Comparisons from the Arts 38The Respect for Elders 39The Significance of Magic 40Funeral Customs 41The Significance Of “The Stool” 42On the Dogon and Their Cosmogony 43
CHAPTER FOUR 49
Of The Symbolism In The Mythology Of Ancient Egypt 49
Of Humankind’s Primal years 49Of Ritual and Order 50On the Triumph of the Younger Brother 50On Time Reckoning 54The Temple Builders 55The Underworld 65
CHAPTER FIVE 68
Some Discussion of Parables For the Present From the Osirian Legend 68
Charity Begins at Home and Spreads Abroad 68Pass the Torch to a Capable Successor 69Beware of Something-for-Nothing “gifts” 69Wisdom Combined With Knowledge Can Yield Profound Results 70Single Motherhood 71The Value And Role of the Sage 73Good and Great Works are Validated by the Subsequent Generations 74Knowing Oneself Enables Fulfillment of Potential 74The Struggle for the Future, and Generational Tension 75
 
3The Settling in of a New Paradigm 76Unification Enables Ascension 76
APPENDIX 78

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