Golden Dawn Egyptian Gnosis - Liturgy Guardians of the House of Life at Abydos © Mogg Morgan & Golden Dawn Occult

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Hekas, Hekas, Este Babaloi “Love and do what you will” Face North and try to see the constellation Ursa Major. Draw down its power and say: 0. Guardians of the House of Life at Abydos Before me In the East: Nepthys Behind me in the West Isis On my right hand in the South is Seth And on my left hand, in the North Horus For above me shines the body of Nuit And below me extends the ground of Geb And in my centre abideth the ‘Great Hidden God’

If you have guests ask them if they have any questions or petitions to make to the god. Listen and try to interpret any answers to these questions.

When done - say: “You are uplifted in our hearts, may the kisses of the stars rain hard upon your body” Leave the shrine taking any discarded offerings and without turning your back on the god - ie walk backwards you may need to practice this. At the doorway reseal the door finish

Mnemonic: FAther GEt GAme to FEEd the HOt NEw hOme. 1. Now turn to the East. Make the “Horus Fighting” gesture. [Breath in and in one perfect movement, form both hands into fists and raise them up and to the left of your head, stretch your right hand and arm in front of you and bring the left hand and arm to join it. As you finish the intonation, bring both hands back to the centre of your body} Vibrate the first vowel long and hard - AAAAAAA 2. Now turn to the North Make the gesture “Horus Fighting” and vibrate the second vowel EEEEEEE, using the mnemoic gEt as above.

Basic Egyptian Temple Liturgy 3. Then turn to the West If you are alone - do this office at least once at the stipulated time. And repeat for any visitors during your shift. Purify yourself in the fountains or convenient water source. If you have company ask them to purify themselves and leave any weapons outside the temple. Approach the door of the Osiris Shrine - Open the door saying: "I remove the finger of Seth from the Eye of Horus" Step into the shrine and look at the God saying whatever somes into you mind as a greeting. Perhaps "Be not unaware of me Osiris If you know me/us, I/we shall know you" Move into the shrine and stand before the altar. Clean away any debris and tidy the place up make an offering of food etc saying : “Hetep di nesew asir neb djedu neter Aa neb Abdu” (omit if necessary) then say: “An offering that the king give to Osiris [name] Lord of Djedu, great god, Lord of Abydos, so that he may give voice offering in bread, beer, ox, fowl, alabaster, linen, everything good and pure on which a god lives for the ka of the revered one” The god may reply (to be spoken by the priest on behalf of the god): “I gave bread to the hungry, beer to the thirsty, clothes to the naked, and a boat to him who was boatless, I have done what is right for the possessor of truth, I am pure, my brow is clean, my body is fragrant.” Or: If the spirit moves you, improvise a reply Make the “Horus Fighting” gesture and vibrate ÊÊÊÊÊÊÊ as in GAme 4. Turn to the South Make the “Horus Fighting” gesture and vibrate IIIIIII as in fEEd 5. Return to face the East Now bend over and reach out to the Earth vibrating OOOOOOO as in HOt 6. Then gradually unfolding, come up and place your hands on your heart and vibrate YYYYYYY as in NEw 7. Finally stretching up to the heavens vibrate Ô Ô Ô Ô Ô Ô Ô as in HÔme. (Now make the sign of the (invoking) pentagramme in the air in front of you and vibrate Aa, Eye, EE, Ou, Uh (Ay EAO - Oh Hail) Nephthys Aa, Eye, EE, Ou, Uh (Ay EAO - Oh Hail) Horus Aa, Eye, EE, Ou, Uh (Ay EAO - Oh Hail) Isis Aa, Eye, EE, Ou, Uh (Ay EAO - Oh Hail) Seth Aa, Eye, EE, Ou, Uh (Ay EAO - Oh Hail) Geb Aa, Eye, EE, Ou, Uh (Ay EAO - Oh Hail) Nuit Aa, Eye, EE, Ou, Uh (Ay EAO - Oh Hail) Hidden God 8. Repeat "Abydos Arrangement" (0)

Possible lines for Drawing down the Moon
I draw down the bright blue moon from the sky though brazen cymbals crash and thunder to keep her in her place; even the chariot of the sun, my grandfather, grows pale at my song, and I drain the color from the dawn for my potions. (From Ovid: Invocation of Hekate)

Hermetic Prayer of Thanksgiving (revised) Having come forth from the sanctuary, they began their prayers to God, looking to the south; for when a man wishes to pray to god at sunset, he ought to face south, just as at sunrise he ought to face east. . . "We thank thee, O thou whose name none can tell, but whom we honour by the appellation "God". Because your alone are master, and blessed by the appellation "creator", Because you have shown in acts toward all humanity and in all things, loving kindness and affection such as a parent feels and more you have bestowed on us mind, speech and knowledge, Mind that we may apprehend thee; Speech that we may call upon thee; And knowledge, that having come to know thee, and found salvation in the light thou givest, we may be filled with gladness. We are glad because though hast revealed thyself to us in all thy being; Glad because, while we are yet in the body, though hast made us gods by the gift of your own eternal life. We thank you by learning to know you. Brightly shining light of the world of mind; True life of the life of man. All prolific womb, made pregnant by the creator. Eternal constancy, unmoved, yet makes the universe revolve. We adore thee, who alone art good, and crave nothing save knowing, loving, and to continue in this blest way of life. "

Spinning Mantra aka dua tufur beou bia shefu dudu nu ar anu teru

Orphic Hymn to the Moon HEAR, Goddess queen, diffusing silver light, Bull-horn'd and wand'ring thro' the gloom of Night. With stars surrounded, and with circuit wide Night's torch extending, thro' the heav'ns you ride: Female and Male with borrow'd rays you shine, And now full-orb'd, now tending to decline. Mother of ages, fruit-producing Moon, Whose amber orb makes Night's reflected noon: Lover of horses, splendid, queen of Night, All-seeing pow'r bedeck'd with starry light. Lover of vigilance, the foe of strife, In peace rejoicing, and a prudent life: Fair lamp of Night, its ornament and friend, Who giv'st to Nature's works their destin'd end. Queen of the stars, all-wife Diana hail! Deck'd with a graceful robe and shining veil; Come, blessed Goddess, prudent, starry, bright, Come moony-lamp with chaste and splendid light, Shine on these sacred rites with prosp'rous rays, And pleas'd accept thy suppliant's mystic praise.

Lunar Prayers and Invocations
Hail to you Khonsu in Thebes Beautiful of setting The noble child who came foryth from the lotus Horus, Lord of time Lord of silver And of the circuit of the underworld The great god, vigorous bull Son of Amoun Come to me O noble child Great god in the moon’s disk Who pleases Coming forth from the four elements The avenger of flesh Who’s true name cannot be known Whose form cannot be known Whose manner cannot be known But I know all these things For Great, Beneficial, Hidden is your name Your form is the lunar month Your wood is vine and persea Your herb the herb of amoun Your bird the heron Your fish the black nile fish Heaven in your shrine The earth your forecourt

Thy form is a scarab with the face of a ram; its tail a hawk’s, it wearing (?) two panther-skins(?).

I am the one who appears shining and endures My body grows old when I delay For I am the serpent that came forth from Nun, I am the proud Ethiopian, I am rearing serpent of real gold, There is honey on my lips; That which I shall say cometh to pass. I am Anubis, the baby creature; I am Isis and I will bind him, I am Osiris the drowned who is bound. Thou wilt save me from every danger Protect me, heal me, give me love, praise and reverence Into my cup here to-day. Come to me, Isis, mistress of magic, the great sorceress of all the gods. Horus is before me, Nephthys as my diadem, . . . Send the mighty lion sons of Mihos Send the souls of god, The souls of man, The souls of the Underworld, The souls of the horizon, The spirits, the dead, Come into my cup and tell me the truth to-day Concerning that after which I am inquiring: I summon all your souls and forms to the mouth Of my vessel; Let them talk with their mouths, Let them speak with their lips, Let them say about that which I ask Come in to me, South, North, West, East, Every breeze of Amenti, for I am the fury of all these gods, Whose names I have uttered here to-day, Rouse them for me, The drowned, the dead; let your soul and your form live for me Even the fury of Apophis and her daughters I summon from their places of punishment,

Let him make me answer to every word [about] which I am asking here to-day in truth without falsehood therein. Hasten, quickly

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