Creation Myths. Common Elements Feminine Process – birth of the cosmos Starts with Water or an egg, which are feminine elements. Egyptian Creation From Heliopolis. Khepri - Primordial Being Causes Primal Mound to Rise out of Primeval Waters Takes the shape of Re at the top of the Mound.
Download Policy: Content on the Website is provided to you AS IS for your information and personal use and may not be sold / licensed / shared on other websites without getting consent from its author.While downloading, if for some reason you are not able to download a presentation, the publisher may have deleted the file from their server.
Feminine Process – birth of the cosmos
Starts with Water or an egg, which are feminine elements
Khepri - Primordial Being
Causes Primal Mound to Rise out of Primeval Waters
Takes the shape of Re at the top of the Mound
Isis - Mother Goddess
Horus - Divine Child
Seth - god of the Desert, Chaos
Nephthys - Goddess of Dusk and Death
Anubis - God of Mummification, protectionGeb - Nut
In the beginning, there was Watery Chaos
Personified as Dragons
Apsu, angered by the noise of so many gods, decides to kill them
Apsu attacks the gods against Tiamat’s wishes
Ea kills Apsu and makes a House out of his body. He becomes the new King of the Gods
Ea and Damkina have Marduk
Tiamat, angry at the death of Apsu, takes
a 2nd husband, Kingu. Together they
create a race of monsters to harass the
gods and cause them grief.
None of the gods is able to defeat her.
Marduk kills Tiamat. He splits her body into two
parts to make the earth and the sky. Marduk
becomes King of the Gods. He assigns jobs to
the gods and goddesses. They have to tend the
Earth. The gods complain.
Marduk orders a race of servants, humans, to
be created from the blood of Kingu to tend the
Purusa = human form of Brahman. Splits
into male and female halves, they mate,
The female half is uncomfortable
and turns into a cow to hide. The
male half turns into a Bull. They
mate = all bovines are created.
She turns into a mare, he turns into
a stallion, all horses are created.
She turns into an ewe, he turns into
a ram, all sheep are created. And
so it continued all the way down to
When Purusa was
done creating, he
looked at everything
and said, “All of this
Gaia, Mother Earth,
creates offspring by
The Heavens = Ouranos (Uranus in Latin)