This Expanded Edition explains the divine female principle as the source of creation-both metaphysically and physically; the feminine dual nature of Isis with Nephthys; the relationship (and one-ness) of the female and male principles; the numerology of Isis and Osiris; Isis’ role as the Virgin Mother; explanation of about twenty female deities as the manifestations of the feminine attributes; the role of Isis’ ideology throughout the world; the allegory of Isis, Osiris and Horus; and much more. This book will fill both the mind with comprehensive information as well as the heart—with the whole spectrum of emotions.
This Expanded Edition of the book is divided into eight chapters and three appendices.
Chapter 1: The Mother of Creation covers Isis' role in the creation sequence, being an image of the totality of creation, her relationship to Re and Osiris.
Chapter 2: The Duality of Isis covers her basic dual nature as the Divine Intellect as well as in the creation cycle and the universal womb.
Chapter 3: Isis & Osiris—The Dynamic Duo covers the combined roles of Isis and Osiris in the development and generation of all creations in the universe
Chapter 4: Isis: The Virgin Mother of 'God' covers her role in the Divine immaculate Conception of her son Horus, the Virginity concept, her flight and refuge—together with her baby son—from the threats of the Evil force, and the sacrifice of her son's life.
Chapter 5: The Numerology of Isis & Osiris covers the numbers of Isis and Osiris being 2 and 3—being the Primary numbers of creation and growth; and how these two numbers generate all forms and shapes, musical harmony and the rhythms of the universe.
Chapter 6: Isis' Multitude of Attributes covers sixteen female deities—being the manifestation of Isis as the female principle of the created universe.
Chapter 7: The Beloved in All Lands covers the spread of the Egyptian religion worldwide; how such beliefs live on in Christianity; and how Ancient Egyptian Isis' related religious festivals are being adopted in Christianity for Mary at the very same dates as the Egyptian calendar.
Chapter 8: The Mighty Heart covers the eternal powerful impact of Isis on mankind as the seeker for comfort and cure-all.
Appendix 1: Allegory and Egyptian Cosmology covers how well crafted allegories are the best—if not the only—way to covey complex subjects so that information are gained by all.
Appendix 2: The Universal Egyptian Allegory—Isis and Osiris covers a shortened version of the story of the Isis and Osiris Egyptian allegory, with emphasis on the role of Isis, as the divine female principle, manifestations and applications. The narrative is shown in broken segments,each followed by a concise metaphysical evaluation of each segment
Appendix 3: Heart and Soul—Metaphysical Reflections covers the metaphysical aspects of the heart (Isis) and soul (Osiris) and how a human being is able to achieve the integration of the heart and the soul within.
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About the Author
Moustafa Gadalla is an Egyptian-American independent Egyptologist, who was born in Cairo, Egypt in 1944. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in civil engineering from Cairo University. Gadalla is the author of twenty two published internationally acclaimed books about the various aspects of the Ancient Egyptian history and civilization and its influences worldwide. He is the Founder and Chairman of the Tehuti Research Foundation (www.egypt-tehuti.org ) -- an international, U.S.-based, non-profit organization, dedicated to Ancient Egyptian studies. He is also the Founder and Head of the on-line Egyptian Mystical University (www.EgyptianMysticalUniversity.org). From his early childhood, Gadalla pursued his Ancient Egyptian roots with passion, through continuous study and research. Since 1990, he has dedicated and concentrated all his time to researching and writing.