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Who is your favorite Egyptian Goddess?

Discussion in 'Goddess Spirituality and Worship DIR' started by Bishka, Dec 21, 2006.

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  1. #1 : Isis

    47.4%
  2. #2 : Tefnut

    2.6%
  3. #3 : Bastet

    28.9%
  4. # 4 : Other (post a picture and describe)

    21.1%
  1. Bastet

    Bastet Vile Stove-Toucher

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    Don't worry about it luv, it's all my fault. ;)
     
  2. Willamena

    Willamena Just me
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    Nephthys, the alter-ego of Isis. "Where Isis was visible, birth, growth, development and vigour, Nephthys was invisible, death, decay, diminution and immobility. She was the darkness to Isis' light."

    I should add the reason that she is my favourite is because with her Isis is part of a duality of life and death, birth and rebirth. She gives a depth of meaning to Isis' symbolism.
     
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  3. anders

    anders Well-Known Member

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    No apologies needed; later scribes did write it that way (with double feminine endings). And in my post mentioning "Bastet" as my favourite there was what was meant to be a slightly veiled reference to "our" Bastet.
     
  4. Charles

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    Isis, a woman who loved as he loved her, who went out of her we to bring him back from the pieces that he was turned into, after dancinig his way into different countrys by partying, not invading by killing, love the both of then for the dedication for the creation and for each other..
     
  5. morning-star

    morning-star Light Bearer

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    if I had a choice i would have picked a God like Horus but because this Is Godess only I will have to pick isis.
     
  6. Alva

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    I like the duality over Ísis and Néftis, her dark sister :yes:
     
  7. Azakel

    Azakel Liebe ist für alle da

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    For me(as a Warrior) the Egyptian goddess that's my favorite is Sekhmet.Her name means "She who is Powerful". She is the Warrior Goddess(at lest originally).
    Sekhmet
    Ancient Egyptian Gods; Sekhmet

    Concept of Sekhmet:
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  8. Storm

    Storm ThrUU the Looking Glass

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    I haven't studied Egyptian mythology as much as I'd like, so I'm most familiar with Isis, but I adore Neil Gaiman's portrayal of Bast in Sandman.
     
  9. Gentoo

    Gentoo The Feisty Penguin

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    I know I said Ma'at years ago in this thread, while she still interests me, Nephthys intrigues me more.
     
  10. enchanted_one1975

    enchanted_one1975 Resident Lycanthrope

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    I began feeling a connection with Isis today. I have a few ideas why. :)
     
  11. MissAlice

    MissAlice Well-Known Member

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    I guess my number one goddess would be Isis.

    Afterall it was she who inspired the Virgin Mary...;)

    [​IMG]
     
  12. enchanted_one1975

    enchanted_one1975 Resident Lycanthrope

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    Yet another things the Christians stole from my religion. Oh well, at least those that invented it tried to send their followers kind of down the right path. I see it as a shortcut through an alley though.
     
  13. Zephyra

    Zephyra Erdesathi Follower

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    Isis would be my choice.
     
  14. crossfire

    crossfire Antinomian feminist heretic freak ☿
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    :yes:

    Nephthys is also the guide through the duat.

    I also like Ma'at.
     
  15. Rainbow Mage

    Rainbow Mage Lib Democrat/Agnostic/Epicurean-ish/Buddhist-ish

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    Sekhmet my patron deity
     
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