In a time when everyone is fascinated with the vampires from myth and film, it might be interesting to pay a closer look to a reality that in many ways can be more thrilling than fiction. A world of darkness, surrounded by mystery, where those predators walk among us. That is the reality of the…Continue readingAset Ka: Secretive Order of Vampires
As most of us learned in school, Egypt is one of the world’s first great civilizations, but according to many vampirologists, Egypt was also the birthplace of vampires. Ancient Egypt views on death and the afterlife were complex, yet very positive. While most other cultures viewed death as horrifying and terrifying, the ancient Egyptians saw…Continue readingIs Egypt the Birthplace of Vampires?
Sekhmet’s appearance in Egyptian mythology is that of a lioness, similar to that of Bast, who first appeared as a lion goddess, and whose appearance diminished to the domesticated cat, after Sekhmet’s cult grew. The difference in the two was the ferocity of Sekhmet, called as in the title, The Scarlet Lady or Avenger of…Continue readingSekhmet: The Scarlet Lady
In ancient times, and even now, laying food offerings at shrines to gods or other various higher powers was and is a very common practice. But these contributions weren’t always laid out for unseen forces, sometimes they were to honor the dead, or used as a means of mystical protection from supernatural beings. A common…Continue readingFood Offerings For The Dead