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Sands of Egypt

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Table of Contents
Introduction
Ancient Egypt
The Cat Goddess Bastet
Theories of Ka Energy
Journey to the Sands of Egypt
Healing Techniques
Attunement Process

creating for the first time images and forms that endured for generations. these now-fragmentary reliefs are among the finest ever produced in Egypt. Built on a grand scale against the spectacular sheer cliffs of western Thebes. The Middle Kingdom (mid-Dynasty 11–Dynasty 13.Ancient Egypt Egypt's Old Kingdom (Dynasties 3–6. through keen observation of the natural world. This was finally . Sculptors created the earliest portraits of individuals and the first lifesize statues in wood. the Theban rulers (Dynasty 17) began to drive the Hyksos kings (Dynasty 15) from the Delta. During this period. producing elegant jewelry. the artists of Dynasty 12 created a new aesthetic style. setting the stage for a second great flowering of Egyptian culture. Mentuhotep's complex centered on a terraced temple with pillared porticoes. They perfected the art of carving intricate relief decoration and. 1640–1550 B. At the end of Dynasty 11.C. The distinctive works of this period are a series of royal statues that reflect a subtle change in the Egyptian concept of kingship. Although much of their artistic effort was centered on preserving life after death. recording the essential elements of their world for eternity in scenes painted and carved on the walls of temples and tombs. who moved the capital north to Itj-tawy. loosely modeled on the funerary monuments of his Theban ancestors. Strongly influenced by the statuary and relieves from nearby Old Kingdom monuments in the Memphite region. while remaining flexible enough to allow for subtle variation and innovation. These images and structures had two principal functions: to ensure an ordered existence and to defeat death by preserving life into the next world. artists learned to express their culture's worldview. produced detailed images of animals. ca. Thebes came into prominence for the first time. Egyptians also surrounded themselves with beautiful objects to enhance their lives in this world. ca. To these ends.) was one of the most dynamic periods in the development of Egyptian art. Architects and masons mastered the techniques necessary to build monumental structures in stone. near modern Lisht. finely carved and inlaid furniture. the throne passed to a new family with the accession of Amenemhat I. and even landscapes. Late in the Second Intermediate Period (ca. representing a perfect union of architecture and landscape unique for its time. and cosmetic vessels and implements in a wide variety of materials. Egyptian artists adopted a limited repertoire of standard types and established a formal artistic canon that would define Egyptian art for more than 3. serving as capital and artistic center during Dynasty 11.000 years. included painted reliefs of ceremonial scenes and hieroglyphic texts.C. and stone.C. over a period of time. The outstanding monument of this dynasty was Mentuhotep's mortuary complex. Carved in a distinctive Theban style also seen in the tombs of Mentuhotep's officials. 2649–2150 B. copper.). The masterful design. 2030–1640 B.) began when Nebhepetre Mentuhotep II reunited Upper and Lower Egypt. plants.

Osorkon IV (730–712 B. A town was established in western Thebes for the artists who created these tombs. Under Takelot II (850–825 B.). Sheshonq I (945–924 B. Rehoboam. these pharaohs ruled as native Egyptians. much of which they lavished on their gods. also produced an abundance of artistic masterpieces created for use by nonroyal individuals. The second stage began in 945 B.C.C.C. the final stage of the Third Intermediate Period. Relations between the two centers of power were generally good. The Third Intermediate Period laid the foundation for many changes that are observable in art and culture throughout the first millennium. 818–712 B. this period of Egyptian history can be divided into three general stages. He appears in the Bible under the name Shishak. The pharaohs built their mortuary temples here and were buried in huge rock-cut tombs decorated with finely executed paintings or painted reliefs illustrating religious texts concerned with the afterlife. Egypt had fragmented further. Known especially for monumental architecture and statuary honoring the gods and pharaohs.C.). who reunited Egypt.C.accomplished by Ahmose I. is the most important.). the control of Dynasty 22 began to weaken. Ahmose's successors in Dynasty 18 conducted military campaigns that extended Egypt's influence in the Near East and established Egyptian control of Nubia to the fourth cataract. the Egyptian ruler who sacked Jerusalem in Year 5 of the reign of Solomon's son. Egypt was governed by pharaohs ruling from Tanis in the eastern Delta and by the High Priests of Amun ruling from Thebes.) of Dynasty 22 and Iuput II . The first of them. Although the rulers of Dynasty 19 established an administrative capital near their home in the Delta. a period of nearly 500 years of political stability and economic prosperity. At the death of Ramesses XI. when the throne passed to a powerful family of Libyan descent. Though its details are still not fully clear. a northern relative of the High Priest of Amun. the New Kingdom..C. ushering in the New Kingdom—the third great era of Egyptian culture. and a new power center—now known as Dynasty 23 (ca.C. whose cult temple at Karnak was augmented by succeeding generations of rulers and filled with votive statues commissioned by kings and courtiers alike. At this site (Deir el-Medina). the throne passed to Smendes. the New Kingdom pharaohs commanded unimaginable wealth.). During the first of these.C. Smendes' reign (1070–1044 B. particularly in the north. known as the Third Intermediate Period. where a host of small local rulers held sway: in the eastern Delta. especially Amun-Re of Thebes.. Egypt's erstwhile western enemies now became its rulers for the next two centuries (Dynasty 22.C. Despite their Libyan origin. Thebes remained a cultural and religious center. Dynasty 21 (1070–945 B. 945–712 B. they left a wealth of information about life in an ancient Egyptian community of artisans and craftsmen. The two dynasties governed Egypt simultaneously for approximately ninety years. As a result. ruling in the eastern Delta.)—arose in the eastern Delta. By the end of the eighth century B.) initiated some 350 years of politically divided rule and diffused power.

. another local ruler. the Egyptian rulers Namlot and Tefnakht joined forces to extend their control farther into Upper Egypt. Like the Libyans before them. Art and Culture With the weakening of centralized royal authority in the Third Intermediate Period. Their control was strongest in the south.C. were favored burial sites for royal and nonroyal persons alike.C.. the temple network emerged as a dominant sphere for political aspirations. The same theme is manifested architecturally in the emergence and development through the first millennium of the mammisi.C. The Nubian king Piankhy perceived this as a threat to his independence and moved against the Egyptian coalition.) at Sais until Piankhy's successor. in Hermopolis.(754–712 B. with the sanctity and safety they offered. ruling from Sais. named Peftjaubast (740–725 B. The accession of Shabaqo can be . an independent native dynasty began to rule Nubia. or Dynasty 25 (712–664 B. ruled for four years (717–713 B. social identification. the Nubian kings of Dynasty 25 dominated Egypt. but also of precious metal. for the ensuing first millennium.C.) of Dynasty 24. and the various Egyptian rulers submitted to his leadership at Memphis in 728 B.) of Dynasty 23.).C. in the western Delta and Memphis. and artistic production. overthrew him and established Nubian control over the entire country. a subordinate temple where the birth of a juvenile god identified with the sun god and the king was celebrated. and at Heracleopolis. In 729 B.C. Shabaqo (712–698 B.C.C. Kushite Period. New emphasis was placed on the king as the child/son of a divine pair.) From 728 to 656 B. 740 B. from Napata in what is now the Sudan and extended its influence into southern Egypt. Preoccupied with internal rivalries during the Third Intermediate Period. This theme and other royal themes are expressed on a series of delicate relief-decorated vessels and other small objects chiefly in faience. Gold and silver royal burial equipment from Tanis shows the highest quality of craftsmanship. or Kush. The importance of the temple sphere obtained. but the creation of stylistically and technologically innovative bronze and precious temple statuary of gods. they governed as Egyptian pharaohs. kings. Tefnakht (724—717 B. Temple precincts. Bakenrenef.). or birth house. In the north.).. located to its south.C. Relatively little building took place during the Third Intermediate Period. Egypt gradually lost its traditional control of Nubia. with more or less visibility. About 760 B. a local kinglet named Namlot (ca. and great temple officials flourished. Nonroyal coffins and papyri bear elaborate scenes and texts that ensured the rebirth of the deceased.C. Tefnakht's successor. This event marked the inception of seventy-five years of Nubian rule in Egypt. His invasion proved successful.C.

Egypt was the battleground between Nubia and Assyria. Under Saite rule.D. the country faced a growing threat from the Assyrian empire to its east. and Egypt in 525 B. In pursuit of these goals. Although Babylonia had invaded Egypt in 568 B. .C.. Phoenician. and Greek—as well as Egyptian soldiers. the Saite pharaohs had to rely on foreign mercenaries— Carian (from southwestern Asia Minor. Egypt was able to enjoy the benefits of rule by a single strong. unchanged from the days of the pyramid builders 2. during a brief civil war. he and his descendants continued to rule Nubia. Later generations would remember this dynasty as the last truly Egyptian period and would. eventually becoming the Meroitic civilization. When the Assyrians withdrew after their final invasion. the major foreign threat to Egypt came from the Babylonians. recapitulate Saite forms. retreated to Napata.C. Dynasty 26 faced a world in which Egypt was no longer concerned with its role in international power politics but with its sheer survival as a nation. One of them. in turn. After forty years of relative security. however. The Greeks were also allowed to establish a trading settlement at Naukratis in the western Delta. as the model for their own. For the next 130 years. Elevated to power by the invading Assyrians. benefited Egypt economically and was accompanied by a revival in temple building and the arts that continued throughout the Late Period.C.C. At the same time. the Persian empire—but to no avail.C.). particularly the Old Kingdom.C.). Nubian rule. The Persians conquered Babylonia in 539 B. Memphis.. In deference to this ideal. is recognized as the founder of the separate Dynasty 26. in relative isolation. retreated south and the Assyrians established a number of local vassals to rule in their stead in the Delta. There. modern Turkey). A brutal Assyrian invasion in 663 B. which viewed itself as restoring the true traditions of Egypt.C. After the fall of Assyria in 612 B.C.considered the end of the Third Intermediate Period and the beginning of the Late Period in Egypt. though it was actually only in 656 B. Dynasty 26. This served as a conduit for cultural influences traveling from Egypt to Greece.) and Nubia.). both countries formed a mutual alliance in 547 B.000 years earlier. Egypt was left in the hands of the Saite kings. Taharqo (690–664 B. For the next eight years. however. The current pharaoh. The Egyptians. These different ethnic groups lived in their own quarters of the capital city. The last pharaoh of Dynasty 25. the Saite pharaohs deliberately adopted much from the culture of earlier periods. however. Nubian control—and Egypt's peace—were broken by an Assyrian invasion in 671 B. Necho I of Sais (672–664 B. Egypt grew from a vassal of Assyria to an independent ally.C.C. that the Saite king Psamtik I was able to reassert control over the southern area of the country dominated by Thebes. native family. which flourished in Nubia until the fourth century A. still chose to think of their land as self-contained and free from external influence.C. There were even echoes of the bygone might of Egypt's New Kingdom in Saite military campaigns into Asia Minor (after the collapse of the Assyrian empire in 612 B.C. bringing an end to the Saite dynasty and native control of Egypt. Tanutamani (664–653 B. finally ended Nubian control of the country. against the rising threat of a third power.

a third attack succeeded.Persian Period. but in 343 B. the Persians ruled through a resident governor. primarily in the Delta.. managed to repel a Persian attack shortly after he ascended the throne.) In 404 B. The military defeat of Persia by the Greeks at Marathon in 490 B. a coalition of these rulers succeeded in overthrowing their Persian masters.) to Dynasty 29.C. and Nectanebo II became the last Egyptian to rule in Egypt for the next 2. Dynasty 27. and Egypt fell once again to the Persians.). and strengthened the economy. Egypt was no longer independent. stylistic patterns suggest a complex interplay of influences less hierarchically determined by the temporal power of .C. For the first time in its 2.C. Viewed from the perspective of metal statuary produced in temples or of nonroyal artworks. called a satrap. who built temples and public works.C.C. The first king of Dynasty 30. and later kings of Dynasty 30 looked back beyond the Persian interlud to the kings of late Dynasty 26. it is possible to speak of marked affinities for models from certain anterior periods: Kushite kings admired Old Kingdom models. Nectanebo I (380–362 B. and finally to Dynasty 30.500 years.500-year history as a nation. Dynasties 28–30 (404–343 B. who is traditionally recognized as the only pharaoh of Dynasty 28. in the mid-Delta city of Sebennytos. helped by local native chiefs.. Control then passed for twenty years (399–380 B. inspired resistance in Egypt. Nectanebo's dynasty is recognized as the last in ancient Egyptian history. Egypt seems to have been ruled by Amyrtaios II of Sais.C.). however..C.C. in the eastern Delta city of Mendes. which was continued on an even grander scale by Nectanebo II (360–343 B. or Dynasty 27 (525–404 B. reformed the legal system.C.C. but unlike the Libyans and Nubians. From 404 to 399 B. Particularly among royal artworks. Persian domination actually benefited Egypt under Darius I (521–486 B. The latter king managed to hold off another Persian attack in 351 B. The remaining years of his reign were fairly peaceful and were marked by an ambitious program of temple construction. and for nearly a century thereafter.C.) Egypt's new Persian overlords adopted the traditional title of pharaoh. however. These final invasions were the death blow to Egyptian control of their own country. Saite kings those of the Old and New Kingdoms. they ruled as foreigners rather than Egyptians. the reemergence of a centralized royal tradition that interacted with the relatively decentralized network inherited from the Third Intermediate Period created a rich artistic atmosphere. Persian control was challenged by a series of local Egyptian kings.. Though recognized as an Egyptian dynasty.C. Art and Culture During the Late Period. who were defeated in turn by Alexander the Great in 332 B.).

She was usually depicted as a cat.. Bast. the kings of Dynasties 28 through 30 brought a new focus to their role as maintainers of a long tradition. This all gives rise to a . The Cat Goddess Bastet In early times Bast (written as 'Bastet' by scribes in later times to emphasise that the 't' was to be pronounced) was a goddess with the head of a lion or a desert sand-cat and was regarded as mother of Mahes. Her son Nefertem. often filled with expensive perfumes . She was also connected to Hathor. While the king made offerings in his role as mediator between the gods and mankind. Her name has the hieroglyph of a 'bas'-jar with the feminine ending of 't'. Sekhmet. as were a few other goddesses! Sekhmet was given the title the 'Eye of Ra' when she was in her protector form.C. which supports the theory. It was only in the New Kingdom that she gained the head of a house cat and became a much more 'friendly' goddess. while attention to the naturalistic modeling of flesh and bone in human and animal sculpture reaches new heights. but Bast and Sekhmet are not the same goddess (unlike Hathor who becomes Sekhmet as the 'Eye of Ra'). Osiris and the flourishing cults of animal avatars of certain gods were particular beneficiaries of these new offering practices. Now there is some confusion over Bast and Sekhmet.. These jars were heavy perfume jars. As with Hathor. by her name. Tefnut. She was also considered to be the mother of Nefertem. by the first millennium B. considering the Egyptian need (with the hot weather) of makeup. Prodigious temple building and major production of statuary enacted an impressive reformulation and promulgation of the concept of divine kingship and formalized many other aspects of Egypt's ancient artistic and religious traditions in the face of threatening outside powers. While precious metal and bronze statuary and equipment had long associations with temple cult and ritual.the king than in previous periods. A broad range of individuals made temple offerings. including relatively valuable bronze statuettes and equipment. Atum (her father) and Mut. with the result that the choices of patrons and artists are more recognizable. a lion-headed god. hygiene and (of course) perfume. seems to be related to perfumes in some way.they were very valuable in Egypt. was a god of perfumes and alchemy. a solar god. though she was still depicted as a lion-headed woman to show her war-like side. changes in beliefs and practices had come about. for private donors the goal was attainment of eternal life. or as a woman with the head of a cat or lion. A taste for realistic modeling of features of nonroyal persons emerges. for which the personal favor of or physical proximity to a deity was now believed to be as or even more efficacious than tombs and mortuary cult provisions. Bast is often seen carrying a sistrum. bathing. Following the period of Persian rule.

Some of the women make a noise with rattles. Bast of Lower Egypt (just like the pharaoh was of Upper and/or Lower Egypt!). he cometh forth therefore and ascendeth into heaven. These two feline goddesses were not related by family. There was even a 'Festival of Hathor and Bast'. men and women together. they make a . Even from very old times.. a great number in every boat. When they passed towns. whenever they come near any other town they bring their boat near the bank. and the Great Prince shall make him to advance happily. No wonder it was such a popular festival!! When the people are on their way to Bubastis.. Some of Bast's festivals included the 'Procession of Bast'. As they travel by river to Bubastis. singing. while some shout mockery of the women of the town. the women would call out dirty jokes to the shore-bound.lot of confusion about these goddesses. mentioned in the Book of the Dead (this was a selection of spells. Bast and Sekhmet were another example of Egyptian duality . clapping and dancing. Herodotus describes the 'Festival of Bast' where thousands of men and women travelled on boats. Rubric If this Chapter be known by the deceased upon earth.Sekhmet was a goddess of Upper Egypt. showing the connection between the two goddesses. 'Bast Goes Forth from Bubastis' and 'Bast guards the Two Lands'. and drank as much wine as they could stomach. rather than an actual book): The Chapter of the Deification of the Members (From the Pyramid of Pepi I) The breast of this Meri-Ra is the breast of Bast. 'Bast appears to Ra'. partying like crazy. not by myth or legend. sing and clap their hands. and they were linked together by geography. then some of the women do as I have said. others play flutes all the way. others dance. He shall not fall headlong at the moment of the intensity of the royal flame of the goddess Bast. the 'Festival of Bast'. She was one of the older goddesses. But when they have reached Bubastis. while the rest of the women. and others stand up and lift their skirts. Bast was seen as the fierce flame of the sun who burned the deceased should they fail one of the many tests in the underworld. they made their sacrificies of various animals. often flashing the townsfolk by lifting up their skirts over their heads! When they reached Bubastis. he shall become like unto Thoth. they were both very distinct goddesses in their own rights. as protector. and the men. and he shall be adored by those who live. they go by river. They do this whenever they come alongside any riverside town. They had music.

. though the body is affects indirectly. with the shrine of the goddess herself. Protection. pride. In the work by Murry Hope we see Bast in the particular role of mental healing. you are healing the psyche of mental instability. In many reliefs. rather than to the body. worries. Histories Book II Chap 60 Her cult centre was in Bubastis (the temple is now in ruins. Using these energies alone will promote good physical health. anger. composed of the Ka-arms and the Horus-name of the king on a pole. There seems to be a connection between the Ka of a king and his Horus-name. as the people of the place say. which may be yet another example of the Egyptian dualism. the Ka is represented as a "double" of the human it is part of. doubt. -. Except for its size and the emblem it is wearing on its head. Mental Healing and Generosity. Where the Ka of the gods and the kings represent some kind of individuality. Devotion. greed. She was also worshiped all over Lower Egypt. At the spiritual level Bast represents the healing rays applicable to the mind. lust. for as we think so we are! Conditions of a psychosomatic nature come under Bast. vanity. jealousy. gluttony and sloth. for instance in the temple of Luxor. the . it was also full of cats). so when you use the Sands of Egypt. represented by two raised arms. It is customary for men and women (but not children) to assemble there to the number of seven hundred thousand. As with the Ka of the common-people. it can not be distinguished from the king. In ancient times it may have referred to the "male potency". Ka Energy The Ka.Herodotus. and the Ka of the common people on the other. and more wine is drunk at this feast than in the whole year besides. but it was made of red granite with a sacred grove in the centre. the Ka of the common people relates the individual to his or her family.festival with great sacrifices. but it soon must have come to mean intellectual and spiritual power. Caution. is one of the many spiritual components of gods and humans. There is a difference between the Ka of the gods and the kings on one hand. The Kas of common people are there ancestors which are passed on from generation to generation. Another representation of the Ka of the king is as a personified standard. She is represented here as the archetype for Intuition.. The word "Ka" has regularly been translated as "life-force" for lack of a better translation. the Ka of the king is represented as a small figure wearing the Kasymbol and the Horus-name of the king on its head. From the Old Kingdom on. turmoil.

the inside of a tomb really. the people we are and the people we want to become. The continued existence of the Ka after the death of its body was to be ensured by offerings made by the deceased's descendants and by the magic of the offering-scenes in the tombs. and a guide did appear. an older woman who was holding my feet. In today’s world. the one on my right carried a chalice of blood or blood wine. I felt a calming energy flow over me as though I was being initiated into the mysteries of Egypt. they are the psychological aspects of ourselves. The phrase "going to one's Ka" is a euphemism for "dying". We continued to talk and she told me about the levels of attunements. She told me that originally it took 80 years. funerary stelae shaped like portico's and provided with magical formulae that list the countless offerings the Ka receives every day. Journey to the Sands of Egypt My journey to the Sands of Egypt was intense and enlightening to say the least. There was another at my feet. and got a sense for where I really was. The man put a spot of blood on my forehead and then the woman washed off the blood with the water.Ka of the kings seems to be closely linked to the notion of "inheritance" and "succession". At this time though. receiving an attunement once every 25 days. The first place I was taken when I meditated on the energy was the inside of a pyramid. does not mean that the Ka and the body are inseparable. She said very clearly that she was here to guide me and help me through. This. seeing the writings on the wall and understanding the great energy in this place. and that the sands of Egypt exist in the mind. but a spiritual and mental one. and the realm of Osiris. money was not an issue as everything was provided for life. The Ka travels between his own magical world and the world of the living through so-called false doors". though it felt like I had crossed over to the otherworld. I memorized them and then asked how long it would take for a person to become a master at this system. mastery would take 8 months. . the god Khnum can be seen fashioning the body and the Ka of the Queen on a potter's wheel. the underworld. the Ka left the body and joined its divine creator. I asked why I was here and what the sands of Egypt were meant to do. I thought of all the kings and attendants that had come before me. When the body died. however. I asked then to be guided. There were three beings there and I was locked inside the tube. The Ka of the kings was created at the same time as his or her body: in the scenes representing the divine birth of Hatshepsut in her temple at Deir el-Bahari. Soon after receiving this attunement I began to walk around the pyramids. After this initiation I was able to stand up and walk around. Sands of Egypt isn’t so much a physical journey. of hard study with a mentor and plenty of practice on different people. The one on my left carried a chalice of water and was female. and was male.

They will help to lead you through the rest of the journey. Being Given your Guide This is the second step to the first attunement.After this point I was shown a lot more which will come out in the symbols of Egypt and the writings on the attunements and attunement process and healing techniques and what can be treated using sands of Egypt. only covers 10 of them and you may get a different guide. Osíris Isis Horus . You will be given a guide. I did end my session with my guide at that time. and then cleansed before being able to walk through the halls of the pyramid. and you will be attuned by the ascended Egyptian masters. 2. Whoever you do meet while exploring the pyramid. and planned to come back at another time to receive the rest of my attunements. This however. Attunements 10 Attunements over 8 Months 1. listen to them. The experience may differ for some. but I was taken inside a pyramid. and to their name. anointed. Initiation At this level you will take your first trip to the energies of Egypt. Below I have listed pictures of symbols that the guides use most often.

Bast Thoth Nephthys Hathor Ptah .

You will be energetically connected to all of the lands of Egypt. 4. including the Black Pyramid with is upside down under the sand of the desert. I’ve included more pictures to help you connect. Connection to all land of Egypt Once again this is another facet of the first attunement. I’ve included the pyramid symbol to help you connect. Connection to the Pyramids This is the next section of the first attunement and you will be connected to all of the pyramids from Egypt. come out of meditation and allow the energy to manifest within you over the next 28 days.Anubis Set 3. . After this attunement you will need to stop.

On the left hand side there was a black mirror. Connection to all symbols of Egypt This attunement is the first step in becoming a healer. another heavy handed attunement and not one that is easy to deal with.5. . The following attunement will connect you to the rest of the symbols of Egypt and create in you a sort of practitioner level of healing. the person you can be should you work through your shadow. To receive this attunement. reiki master or not will take you 28 days to complete. You will see you can become. Journey to see your true self This attunement will be received on its own. Once again. The symbols and their meanings are below. You may see visions of how your life can improve. things that will come to you from making the change. Take 28 days to work through this and absorb the information you received. you are now ready for the next attunement. just see your shadow for what it is. I suggest you meditate on it. Journey to see who you will become Once your 28 days is up and you have worked through the Shadow as much as you can. This will be a very heavy handed attunement and so do not try to hide. but essentially you will see who you can and will become. 6. You will be taken again by your guide to the chamber of mirrors and this time shown a lighter mirror. please assume a meditative state. The point of this attunement is to see your shadow. This mirror is on the right hand side. The guides took me to a place inside the great pyramids and showed me a chamber lit up by torches. though I am sure it was not a traditional mirror. through meditation. This process. 28 days after the first set of attunements. those things you need to deal with and release from your spirit. call to your Egyptian Guide and ask them to lead you through the next attunement. 7. and decide how you are going to counteract or improve on. What you will find is that these are usually psychological flaws that need to be worked through. Once you have seen your shadow. it could have been black obsidian that created a reflection of one self. and take the advice that will come from your guide.

Allows one to take authority. . and fidelity. Crook and Flail = Self-Discipline. Scarab = Brings spiritual renewal. Lotus = Brings peace of mind. release from a tough situation. and gain respect and recognition. and allows one to turn over a new leaf. healing through setting limitations and boundaries. and allows growth and continuity to flourish. connection to the higher self. This symbol also represents spiritual communication.Buckle of Isis = used to bring one growth through sacrifice. allows one to adapt to their new circumstances.

and partnership and balance. and great achievements. harmony. patience. Uraeus = Brings wisdom. personal strength. divine guidance.Sirius = Gives one universal awareness. . love. the ability to handle a tough situation with love. and caring. and the ability to observe life from an outside view. creativity. connection to the divine. Also brings wit and cleverness to overcome obstacles. compassion. and new opportunities. The Sphinx = Brings spiritual evolution. Winged Disk = Brings inspiration. The Twins = Brings integration.

Attuning you to be a Sands of Egypt Healer This attunement was also very different. the ones to either of my sides were male. This one gives you the final energy of the sands of Egypt. It seems that the dynasty of sands of Egypt healers dropped off quite some time ago. but the last healer was not able to pass on this attunement to a student and so it was lost. energy centers. two at either of my sides and one at my feet. Healing Attunement After the 28 day period. the key to life force. I received it in the same place within the tomb in the pyramid and I was attuned by the same guides. The founders are now the guides of Egypt. I was also able to connect to all those ancient healers that came before me.The Ankh = The master symbol. 9. The technique they used was like a flash of light almost like being given an X-Ray. combine with any other symbol to give strength. letting go of the negativity of the past and my entire being. one at my head. or use alone to promote understanding of the situation. 8. I suggest meditating on each one of them to understand how they work in full as well as continuing to work through your shadows. this attunement involves you receiving a healing session from the guides of Egypt themselves. . he fell ill before teaching a student of his own. and mind were being changed to accommodate positive thought patterns. When I received this healing session it felt like I was changing as a person. and then my mind was “filtered” I can’t explain it any other way it felt like sand went through my brain and took all the negative thoughts and such with it. Take 28 days to explore and fully understand these symbols. It made me feel connected to each of the previous levels and quite purely made me aware of all the ways in which to heal others using this system. body. those who were attuned thousands of years ago. The one at my feet and head were female. and so this form is no where near complete the way it used to be. the ka energy. I received this attunement while within the tomb in the pyramid and there were 4 who attended. it is a pure and wonderful energy that rushed through me. The next attunement will occur in 7 days from this one.

rather than running the sands through them. if they say it hurts or they feel confused. . confusion. we influence our health with our minds. like an out pouring of negative energy. For physical body it is recommended that you simply “flash” the client with the energy of the Sands of Egypt. The major healing component here is to make sure you are healing the mind because the mind is the most powerful thing. They could perceive so many things about the universe. The person should feel as though you’re pulling things out of their brain. It was very enlightening for me to watch. or light headed. I myself have not reached this level yet. it was as though their energy ascended. Enlightenment This last of the attunements is one that will come after months of being a Sands of Egypt Healer. or very tired. stop the treatment. We can break this down therefore into sections. Healing Techniques The Sands of Egypt are used primarily in the psychological field.10. but the first is to connect to the psyche of the person. There are many techniques out there to help you. use your intuition and allow the Egyptian guides to be there with you when you do this type of healing. Lastly. run the sands through each of the chakras from their back to their front. when you are passing on attunements to others be sure to begin by telling the student that you can only send some of the attunements. but once they are attuned to that others will come directly from the guides. The main issue a Sands of Egypt Healer needs to focus on is the mind. usually concentrate on their third eye and imagine the sands of Egypt flowing in through one ear and out the other ear. Attuning Others I have always believed in assimilating the original attunement experience and therefore I believe we need to do this here as well. we can make ourselves sick or healthy. on 12 levels. to cleanse the psyche of negativity. or like they’ve released everything in them. For chakras. and had amazing wisdom and knowledge. This means that they want to hang onto their flaws. but I have not yet reached this level myself and it will come to you when you are ready. were eternally connected. but I was shown one who did. it was like their mind began to function on a broader scope. and they were given a bright light at their crown. Their aura turned to silver and then back to its regular color. as a teacher. Be careful. Those stubborn people however may feel pain. Therefore. not on the 2 we are used to. unbalanced or balanced using our minds.

Be clear that after the first 4 attunements there is a 28 day waiting period. the lighter and ascended side. it’s a full Sands of Egypt Healing session. It may take longer depending on the person. shape or form. there is a ritual which the guides will perform for them and you need to step back and allow that to happen along with calling them to do the attunement for the student.com . please do not change this manual in any way. Know only and tell you student that during this time you’re there for them if they need anything. Basically you are finished attuning them after the 9 th attunement. it takes 2 months. The next two attunements are ones you CANNOT send to your student. and so this is partially you and partially your guides. and afterwards you want to give your student 28 days to work with the symbols.visioninthestars. Finally. one month of seeing the darker side and then another month of being brought back and seeing who they can become. but make sure they report back and tell you they were able to feel the connection the land. allow them to feel the energy of the first 4 attunements. it may take 8 or 9 months before they receive this attunement and it is the enlightenment attunement. and do honor the Egyptian Gods for sending this wonderful healing system to me. the pyramids and that they were able to receive a guide and walk through the pyramid. received both and told you of the experience. it will come from the guides. if they’re not ready to see their darker self this could hinder them from receiving the 5 th attunement. Brightest Blessings. and please tell them to practice with Sands of Egypt because if they let it fade into the background they will lose touch with it. This attunement comes months afterwards. meeting the guides. you can then attune them to the symbols of Sands of Egypt. Please remind your students of this attunement and to be waiting for it. You can do this for students in one attunement. I ask that you do not change the pattern of these attunements as it took me 8 months to go through the attunements myself as the Egyptian guides wanted me to. please do allow the guides to take them through the attunement. This is a one attunement. The next attunement will be given to them by yourself. Violet Copyright 2006 Vision in the Stars Reiki Academy & Psychic Center www. Their next attunement will come to them either during a full or a new moon. Once again give them 28 days for a detox period. but that their attunements will come from the guides. and after that you can align them to becoming a Sands of Egypt Healer/Teacher. allow it to align and center within them.The first set of attunements to send is the initiation. The final attunement will come from the guides as well and is in no part from you. and it will show them their darker self. being connected to the pyramids and the land of Egypt. Once again with the 9th attunement. Yes. Once they have come back from these two attunements.