Witchcraft of Ancient Egypt & Magical Secrets
The Lore and Magic Powers of The Eye of Horus
The eye of Horus also known as Ouadza (or Udjat, Wedjat) is one of the most distinguished and used symbol of the Ancient Egypt. The power of this as an amulet, talisman or symbol exceeds the borders of space and time of the Ancient Egypt. The Hieroglyph which depict the Eye of Horus means in fact "He who feeds the Fire and the Human Spirit".
|Eye of Horus also know as Ouadza (or Wedjat)|
The symbolism of the Eye of Horus is profound yet simple to understand. The story begins with one of the most famous and crucial stories of the Egyptian Religion. The great fight of Good and Evil, the battle of Osiris and Seth.
Horus is the falcon headed God, the son of Osiris and Isis. He is one of the most worshiped Gods in Egypt. He is a solar deity worshiped as a sky God bearing the Sun as his right eye and the Moon as his left eye.
When Horus decided to fight his parents father, Set (Seth) in order to take revenge of the slaughter of his father and regain his father's throne, Horus won but Set managed to gouge out his left Eye.
His left Eye was later restored by Hathor or Thoth in some versions of the same story as healing process after this fight. When Horus was fully recovered he offered his left eye to his father as a symbol of Healing, Love, Restoration, Protection and Sacrifice. The qualities of the Moon.
In the Egyptian Book of the Dead we read:
"...The Eye of Horus is your Protection,
O Osiris, Foremost of the Westerners,
its spread its protection over You,
it fells all your enemies for You,
and your ememies have indeed fallen to You!..."
Variations of the Eye of Horus is seen worldwidely, depicting mostly an eye in a blue glass. This amulet is worn in the Mediterranean countries for protection from the Evil Eye. It is believed to be the most powerful amulet.
The Eye of Horus symbolized the Divine Omnipresence, the fact that God(s) watches all over us and that Karma never sleeps.
The Eye of Horus has similar symbolism with the third Eye of Shiva (Siva), the one of the three major Gods of Hinduism. The third Eye of Great Lord Shiva of Hinduism symbolized his ability to see everything that happens all over the World and his authority over Death and Rebirth.
In Buddhism we can see that Buddha is referred to as the Eye of the World. The eye symbolism is obvious in the Triple Gem, the Triratna (Tiratna), which symbolizes the most valued qualities a Buddist should have. Buddha, Dharma (the law of truth) and Sangha (the living or not living community of those who practice Buddhism) .
|the Eye of Providence in the Great Seal Reverse|
of United states of America
In Christian iconography we see the Father of the Holy Trinity depicted as a Great Eye and in some cases all Trinity.
The Eye of Providence also known as the All-Seeing Eye, is a Masonic symbol used to remind that the God supervise the actions of the Brotherhood.
The Great Seal of the United States of America uses the Eye of Providence remind the same thing. That the actions of the country and the american Nation is supervised by God Himself.
In alchemy while two eyes represent humanity and nature, the One eye has more supernatural powers which exceeds the Human ones, like the Cyclopses the one-eyed monstrous beings possesed with huge strength. The one Eye defines the Divine presence in the Great Work, a Divine power. In alchemy the pupil of the Eye is the Sun and the tear of the Eye of Horus often called the Golden Tear is the healing power of the Sun, the force of Creation.
In Magic the Eye of Horus can be used:
* In Protection rituals (maybe the most powerful symbol of all time)
* Blessing the Waters and making Holy Water
* Healing Spells and Rituals
* Removing the Evil Eye Spells and Rituals
Let The Eye of Horus be my Protection,
O Osiris, Foremost of the Westerners,
let it spread its protection over me as it did with You,
may no harm come to me and no one can harm me!
Remember that the possession of the Eye of Horus now belongs to Osiris and not Horus so the proper prayer should be to Osiris. But of course I think that Osiris would not matter if the prayer will refer to his beloved Son.
For those who don't prefer to call the Egyptian Gods charge the Eye with the Power of the Moon, call the Lunar Angels, like Archangel Gabriel and ask them to help you charge the Amulet with their protective powers.
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