Her-Bak: The Living Face of Ancient Egypt

Her-Bak: The Living Face of Ancient Egypt

by Isha Schwaller de Lubicz, Lucie Lamy (Illustrator)


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In these fictional accounts, the wisdom of Ancient Egypt is revealed through the eyes of a young Her-Bak, a candidate for initiation into the Inner Temple. The events related take place between the XX and XXI dynasties. In this volume Her-Bak's training in the living school of Nature and in the Outer Temple unfolds.

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780892810031
Publisher: Inner Traditions/Bear & Company
Publication date: 08/01/1978
Edition description: Original
Pages: 368
Sales rank: 382,346
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Isha Schwaller de Lubicz spent her youth studying Christian, Hindu, Buddhist, and Hebrew theology and mysticism. As pupil of R.A. Schwaller de Lubicz and later as his wife, she went on to investigate other religions and philosophical systems, including Taoism, Islam. Her most significant work was done in Egypt, where she lived for fifteen years among the temples and the tombs. There, patient labor and exceptional circumstances enabled her to penetrate the secret symbolism of the hieroglyphs. Her discovery aroused the enthusiasm of the eminent Egyptologist Alexandre Varille, who devoted the last ten years of his life to verifying and developing its practical application. Thus was unveiled a wisdom that for thousands of years had taught men the science of life. . . and of its triumph over death.

Table of Contents

Living Face Ancient Egypt
Author's Preface
Part One
1. The First Day
2. The Family
3. Flax
4. Jealousy
5. Desire
6. Desire
7. Donation
8. The Field
9. Fisherman
10. Harvest
11. The Gods
12. Flood
13. Livestock
14. Procession
15. Prophecy
16. The Garden
17. Seed-Time
18. Judgment
Part Two
The Apprentice
19. School
20. Pots and Carven Vessels
21. The Two Asses
22. Solitude
23. Sticks
24. Joiner
25. The Lodge
26. The Summit
27. The Last Day
28. Weaving
29. The Valley Festival
30. The Cave
31. Her-Bak
Part Three
The Peristyle of the Temple
32. Admission
33. Teachers
34. The Jackal
35. The Three
36. The Heavenly Nut
37. The Visit
38. The Sacred Animals
39. Akhenaton
40. Treasure-Trove
41. Funeral Rites
42. Woman
43. Litany
44. Woman
45. Pharaoh
The Songs in the Original French
Documentary Appendix
List of Illustrations

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