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Heka: Another Word for Magic

In my book “Circle of the Sun: Rites and Celebrations for Egyptian Pagans and Kemetics” by Sharon LaBorde, I came across a concept known as heka which is the Egyptian term for “magic”. Each culture probably has their own version … Continue reading

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Making My Own Natron

I woke up at 5am due to my alarm setting off. This is part of my normal routine. I got up, shut the alarm off and went back to bed. Except that I couldn’t sleep! So I gazed out my … Continue reading

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Natron

Natron is an ancient Egyptian salt based cleanser that was used with embalming mummies. However, it also had a lot of different uses beyond that purpose. It was used for dyes and pigments and to clean your teeth, predating toothpaste! … Continue reading

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