My goal for this group is to give myself and members coping strategies and practical ways to apply the ancient teachings to modern problems.
Here are my biggest takeaways by Chapter:
Preface and Chapter 1
Shetau Akhet – sheta (kemetic word) means secret
Shetat or seshetat – secret rituals
Shetai – ‘Hidden God’
Sheti – spiritual practice and discipline
Nehast – Spiritual awakening
Shetaut Neter – the way of wisdom of the hidden divinity which is behind all creation.
Ashby suggests this is what the Kemetic religion was called
Religion has 3 levels of practice
Myth – Traditions, stories, etc
By repeating rituals one can think, feel, act out, and experience spiritual enlightenment
If you understand the superficial teachings of a religious myth, and you practice its rituals blindly without understanding the deeper implications, you will not obtain the higher realization. Your practice will be at the level of dogma.
Metaphysical philosophy behind the myth that leads to spiritual realization (which all religions are pointing to
Side note: It has been 38,785 years since Ra – as Ptah – established the Kingdom of Man. The year is not 2019. Its 38,785.