Wednesday 13th July, according to some sources, was the Ancient Egyptian Festival to celebrate the Birthday of Ra.
Since Ra was the God of creation this could be interpreted as the day man was created!
Ra, also sometimes known as Re was the Khemitian (Ancient Egyptian according to the oral traditions) deity of the sun.
By the Fifth Dynasty (circa in the 25th/24th centuries BCE), he had evolved into one of the most important gods in ancient Egyptian religion, identified predominantly with the noon-day sun. Ra was also believed to rule in all parts of the created world including over royalty, the sky, the Earth, plus even the underworld.
Since Ra was also associated with the Sun and healing, perhaps it is no coincidence that the Roman’s celebrated Apollo on the same (equivalent) date.
13th July in Roman Times was the culmination of the Games of Apollo. As early as 212 BCE 13th July was the celebration of Apollo as the God of Healing (especially during wars) but this later extended into an 8 day festival ending on 13th July.
Apollo was associated with the Sun and his twin Diana (Goddess of Hunting) was associated with the moon.
Apollo became significant among the Romans when Augustus Caesar, as a young man, chose Apollo as his own god, and attributed his victory over Antony and Cleopatra to Apollo’s superiority over the Egyptian Deities!
Augustus is said to have described Apollo as: “Governor of Roman destiny; master of the sun; archer; augur; averter of pestilence; and giver of sound morals to the young.”
Wednesday 13th July is also Thunder Full Moon @ 19:38 (see separate Blog entry). Our Full Moon Meditation this month is tonight, Wednesday 13th July, 7.30-9.30pm UK time (GMT+1). This online guided meditation features personal & global healing and ends with an indigenous unity consciousness protocol. Cost to participate is £20, book here.
By keeping traditions and celebrating national festivals, as well as starting new initiatives, communities retain a sense of harmony and connection, thereby bringing balance and wellbeing into their lives.
Harmony Healing activities are aimed at bringing harmony and wellbeing. If you are looking for spiritually enlightening activities which help to connect you with the lunar cycle, we hold monthly Full Moon Guided Healing Meditations. During this session, we connect with other like-minded people and together we work through a mindful chakra balancing process using colours and etheric crystals, with the aim that all participants will experience a degree of unity consciousness. This activity serves as a good taster of my work in general and the virtual format of our Zoom based programme. Book at the Harmony Shop.
For full immersion with moon energy join one of our New Moon New Vision, Lunar Cycle Alignment Programmes. Our next New Moon New Vision lunar cycle alignment programme will run 25th October - 23rd November and costs £155.
Harmony Healing utilises the philosophies of the Ancient Egyptians, in the form of Reyad Sekh Em (RSE) Level 1 Egyptian Alchemy Healing. Featuring four online modules of Khemitology (Ancient Egyptology according to the indigenous oral traditions), Violet Flame of Amenti, Mindful Chakra Balancing & Essene Angelology.Missed sessions are fully recorded so that late registrations or are possible. Reyad Sekh Em (RSE) Level 1 costs £266 and run about three times a year. the individual modules are stand-alone and cost either £88 or £66, hence the RSE 1 Package offers a cost saving. Since the zoom sessions are recorded, it is possible to study the interactive material after the course has completed.
Within Surrey, via Harmony In Nature, we facilitate Forest Bathing+ Sessions to help adults reconnect with nature and reap the therapeutic benefits.
Currently, MP3 meditations and distant readings and healings are proving popular and we offer Harmony Healing Vouchers for any value for use on Harmony Healing services and Harmony in Nature vouchers for Forest Bathing vouchers (£35).
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