#howharddidaginghityouchallenge I am the same person I’ve always been, but the real me was hidden beneath depression, anger, confusion and perpetual victimhood. I did not know then, that the lotus flower comes forth from the mud. I am the lotus that came forth by raising my vibration through foods that nourish me, people who support me, developing and giving my gifts to my community, self love, cultural connection, and natural lifestyle practices. Give thAnkhs and praise for the elders and healers who are the keepers of Afrakan medicine. @mfundishijhutyms@queenafua@rasekhi_arts_temple May you all be eternally prosperous for the lives you have saved. Ankh Udja Seneb Neb (May you have all life, prosperity and health). Tag a healer who deserves praise below. ⬇️
🗝The Ankh is the ancient symbol of eternal life and resurrection. That's why it is called the "Key of Life."
The Ankh represents the union of both the God and Goddess and the infinite creative power of the universe. The loop top depicts the rising sun, the horizontal bar depicts feminine energy, and the vertical bar depicts the masculine energy.
THE ANKH AND THE EGYPTIANS
The Ankh is one of the most powerful symbols to Egyptians, evident in all their artwork and hieroglyphs. The Ankhs then were made from many materials like wood and precious stones, but most often they were made of gold and copper. The Egyptians would place precious stones within the loop of the Ankh to make its spiritual properties stronger. For example, an Ankh with an amethyst in the center becomes a much powerful tool in divination.
The Ankh is present in many of the temple carvings and funerary artwork of the Egyptians. One Egyptian practice is to place Ankhs in the tombs of the deceased to carry with them to the afterlife. They would even place the Ankh upon the nostrils of the deceased to help bring them back to life. Ankh usage is evident in many unearthed relics of the Egyptians.
Another popular use for the Ankh is an amulet for protection, good luck, and good fortune. It has the power to protect against bad energies. If you take a look at the scepters of the deities in Egyptian artwork, you will see that they are in the shape of Ankhs.
THE ANKH AND MAGICK
The Ankh is well known for its association with the Egyptians, but it also has strong associations with magick. The House of Life's symbol is an Ankh over the door. What is the House of Life exactly? It's an organization of libraries where the temples housed educational texts and magickal lore. All educational materials were accessible to anyone.
As a magickal tool, the Ankh has healing powers. The Egyptians would place them over wounds to promote regeneration and healing. It also opens the doors to psychic communication with the divine. Some Egyptian art depicts the Ankh placed over the forehead, where the third eye is, to foster a strong connection with the Divine. #ascension#spiritualawakening#egypt#ankh#ankhlife
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“The Ankh, also known as the cross of life or the logos, was symbolic to the ancient Egyptians, Greeks and Jews.
The vertical beam of the cross represents the masculine polarity of the universe and the egg-shaped, horizontal beam represents the feminine polarity. When joined, the union of the two polarities creates life and the origins of the universe.” —gnosticteaching