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Celebrate Ma'at Egyptian Goddess of Truth

  • private home RSVP for address Concord, CA United States (map)

Celebrate Ma'at Egyptian Goddess of Truth
with Daughters of the Goddess
Saturday, January 23, 7:30PM
private home in Concord
, directions given upon RSVP
$15 newcomer discount, $35 one time exchange
This ritual is for cisgender women.
Please RSVP to 925-787-9247 or
Leilani@DaughtersoftheGoddess.com
http://www.daughtersofthegoddess.com

Ma'at is the Egyptian Goddess of Truth, Justice, and Order. She is the Goddess that brought the world from Chaos and into form at the very moment of creation. Ma'at is in charge of the stars, seasons, and the actions of both mortals and the Deities. She is the foundation platform, which the Scales of Justice the Temples and statues of the Deities stand upon. Ma'at is the stability and foundation of our world and words.

She is often depicted as a young woman, holding an Ankh in one hand and a scepter in the other, often seen with wings on both of Her arms.  Her name translated literally means "Truth". Ma’at has 42 principles to live life by with are rules to keep us living in truth, harmony, and humility.

Ma'at weighs the hearts of the dead on Her scale.  When one passes over, one arrives at the Hall of Ma'at, where She sits with Ammut - Devouress of the Dead - at Her side.  The heart is placed on one side of the scale, on the other is placed Ma'at's feather.  If the heart balances with the weight of the feather, the person passes into the afterlife.  If it does not, the person is eaten by Ammut.

Daughters of the Goddess Temple has been honoring and celebrating Ma’at for many years.  As we are celebrating the 20th Anniversary year we are coming to Ma’at to continue keep our community stable and have a strong foundation to continue to celebrate the Goddess. Come and stand for Truth and Justice in your life in the Temple, and in the World.

For the altar please bring a red or yellow candle in a glass jar. Please bring ankhs, ostrich feathers, or any images of Ma'at that you may have.

If you are interested in participating in a ritual or celebration, please help out by doing the following:
Please bring a snack to share (if possible, food of the culture we are celebrating), washable eating utensils (bowl, cup, plate, utensils, etc. In honor of Mother Earth, we do not provide disposable items), a candle (for safety reasons, we highly recommend a candle in a glass container, often called a novena), and pillow or chair to sit on to all rituals. For more information about our rituals please visit our FAQ page.

Please see our current series schedule and check the web page for the specific ritual to see what items to bring and how to prepare yourself. Please take the time to read this, especially if you are a newcomer. New information is added from time to time so even if you feel you have already seen this, it is important to check back in every now and then.

Earlier Event: January 23
2016 Lost Chord Dinner & Concert
Later Event: January 23
WarCircus