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PRONUNCIATIONS OF EGYPTIAN
GOD NAMES AND WORDS
Copyright © 2006 e.v.
Thelemic Order of the Golden Dawn.
Do what thou wilt shall be the whole of the Law.
This paper is from the archives of the Thelemic Order of the Golden Dawn (Order of the T.·.G.·.D.·.). It was originally prepared by the founder of the Order, David Cherubim (Frater A.·.A.·.), and has been subsequently revised and adapted for current purposes.
The following is a list of the Egyptian God Names and Words that are used in the rituals and ceremonies of the Thelemic Order of the Golden Dawn (Order of the T.·.G.·.D.·.), with their pronunciations and some other notes which may be of assistance to you:
NU (new) [See Nuit]
NUIT (new-eat) [Our Lady of the Stars; Queen of Infinite Space; the Total of Possibilities; Matter]
HAD (had) [See Hadit]
HADIT (hah-deat) [the Winged Globe at the Heart of Nuit; the Winged Serpent Flame; Secret Serpent (Kundalini); Center of Possibilities; Unit of Nuit; Position]
HOOR (hoh-or) [Warrior God Horus attributed to Geburah]
RA-HOOR-KHUIT (rah-hoh-or-koo-eat) [Incarnation of the Sun; Ra = Solar God attributed to Tiphareth; Hoor = Warrior God Horus attributed to Geburah; Khuit = a name of Khem, the Ram-Phallus-Two Plumed God Amoun attributed to Chesed]
HERU-RA-HA (heh-roo-rah-hah [or] hah-roo-rah-hah) [The Sun God; True name of the unity symbolized by the Twins, Harpocrates and Horus; combines Horus-Sun-Spirit]
HOOR-PA-KRAAT (hoh-or-pah-kra-at) [Lord of Silence; Harpocrates; Babe in the Egg of Blue; Concealed Child of the Aeon; represents the Silent Self (H.G.A.)]
HOOR-PAAR-KRAAT (hoh-or-pah-ar-kra-at) [Same God as Hoor-Pa-Kraat]
RA (rah) [the Sun God; Chief Deity; God of Gods]
PTAH (pa-tah – “pa” as in potatoe) [Creator God; Creator of the Cosmic Egg; Mummy without gestures (Kether has no attributes)]
ANPU (on-poo) [Anubis, a lower aspect of Thoth; Jackyl-Headed God of the Dead]
TAHUTI (dah-who-tea [or] djeh-who-teh) [Same as Thoth; Lord of Speech and Magickal Words; Logos of the Gods; Tongue (voice) of Ra; God of Magick]
HET HERU (het-heh-roo) [House of Horus; Word of the Zelator in the Order of the T.·.G.·.D.·.]
TUM (toom) [Lord of the City of the Sun, Heliopolis; God of the West and of the Setting Sun]
TMU (ta-mu) [Tum]
KHEPH-RA (kehf-rah) [The Scarab or Beetle God, the Secret Sun, the Self-Created One born of His own Substance; a God of Resurrection; the Sun at Midnight]
SEB (seb) [Geb; Lord of Earth; Geb was depicted as a Goose]
TA-NECH (taw-neek) [Mother of Ankh-af-na-khonsu]
BES-NA-MAUT (bez-on-ma-aught) [Father of Ankh-af-na-khonsu]
ANKH-AF-NA-KHONSU (ank-ahf-on-khan-soo) [Priest of the Princes; Theban Priest of Mentu (Month, God of War) of the XXVth Dynasty (Crowley said XXVIth)]
AMESHET (ah-ma-set) [Attributed to the Element of Earth and the East in the Thelemic Pentagram Ritual; Man-Headed Son of Horus; Canopic God guarding liver; the Carpenter; also Amesheth, Amset, Imsety and Mesti]
TUMAUTEF (dah-mu-tef) [Attributed to the Element of Water and the West in the Thelemic Pentagram Ritual; Jackyl-Headed Son of Horus; Canopic God guarding stomach; the Cutter or Divider; also Daumutef, Tmumathaph and Toouamaautef]
KABESHUNT (kah-bah-sh-soon-off) [Attributed to the Element of Fire and the South in the Thelemic Pentagram Ritual; Hawk-Headed Son of Horus; Canopic God guarding intestines; the Bleeder; also Kabehsonef, Kabexnux, Qebhsennue and Kabexnuf]
AHEPHI (ah-hepee [or] ah-hay-pee) [Attributed to the Element of Air and the North in the Thelemic Pentagram Ritual; Ape-Headed Son of Horus; Canopic God guarding lungs; the Digger or Burier; also Ahaphi, Hapi and Ahaphix]
This list may be supplemented or revised from time to time, in which case the date (referenced as “Anno. …” below) will be updated.
May the blessings of the Most High be upon you!!!
Love is the law, love under will.
Yours in the Great Work,
Brian Goldstein (Frater Achad AL)
Anno IVxiv: Sol in Gemini,
Luna in Gemini.
Pronunciations of Egyptian God Names: Text
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