Horus Maat

Lodge

Rite of the ChildrenBy Nema
2018

This ritual requires no altar or tools, although they can be used. The Master of Ceremonies (any gender) calls for the response of all, where indicated.

The directional invocations and closures can be done by individual volunteers, as can the statements and pledges in the promise section.

The circle dance chant is sung on the same notes as the “Isis, Astarte...” chant.

Energy spheres are generated, maintained and changed through visualization and concentration of will. Their tactile effects are spontaneous.)


MC: Do what thou wilt shall be the whole of the Law.

ALL: Love is the Law, Love under Will.

BELOW: BES! Universal Ancestor! Link us with the depths of space. Smallest of the gods, borderline of energy and matter, anchor us in the uncertainty of being.

SOUTH: OSIRIS! FATHER OF US ALL! LINK US WITH THE FORCE OF FIRE. PROTECTOR OF YOUR CHILDREN, SIRE OF THE WILL TO LIVE, CHARGE OUR WILL TO CHANGE.

West: ISIS! MOTHER OF US ALL! LINK US WITH THE WAYS OF WATER.FIERCE AS THE TIGRESS, SUBTLE AS THE FLOW OF OCEAN, FLOOD OUR HEARTS WITH LOVE.

EAST: HORUS! ELDER BROTHER OF US ALL! LINK US WITH THE ARTS OF AIR. LIBERATOR OF YOUR SIBLINGS, HAWKHEADED WARRIOR LORD, FREE OUR MINDS THROUGH WINDS OF CHANGE.

NORTH: MAAT! ELDER SISTER OF US ALL! LINK US WITH THE ENERGY OF EARTH. DANCER OF THE MASK OF BALANCE, LADY OF THE SCALES OF JUSTICE, UNITE US IN SHARED WORK.

ABOVE: HARPOCRAT! UNIVERSAL DESCENDANT! LINK US WITH THE AEONS OF TIME. FOREVER INNOCENT, LORD OF SILENCE, EXPAND US IN THE ETERNAL NOW.

MC: CHILDREN OF THE WORLD TODAY, CHILDREN YET TO BE CONCEIVED–THIS IS OUR PROMISE: WE WILL CHANGE THE HERITAGE OF EARTH.

ALL:WE WILL CHANGE THE HERITAGE OF EARTH.

RITUALIST A: OUR ANCESTORS, IN THEIR PRIDE OF WARFARE

INDUSTRY AND COMMERCE, BEQUEATHED TO US A PLANET

RAVAGED BY IGNORANCE AND GREED.

RITUALIST B: WE WILL FIND NEW WAYS TO LIVE IN BALANCE, HEAL THE EARTH AS BEST WE CAN, AND SAVE THE MANY FORMS OF LIFE FOR YOUR COMPANIONSHIP.

MC: ABRAHADABRA

ALL: ABRAHADABRA

MC: IPSOS

ALL: IPSOS

MC: SO MOTE IT BE.

ALL: SO MOTE IT BE.

MC: WE WILL CHANGE THE HERITAGE OF HOME.

ALL: WE WILL CHANGE THE HERITAGE OF HOME.

RIT. A: BLESSED IS THE CHILD WHOSE FATHER PROTECTS AND CHERISHES, WHOSE MOTHER NOURISHES AND STRENGTHENS, WHOSE SISTERS AND BROTHERS GUARD AND TEACH.

RIT. B: WE WILL SHAPE OUR MAGICK AS A SWORD TO CUT THE

GENERATIONAL CHAINS OF ABUSE AND EXPLOITATION: AS A WAND TO INSTILL A NEW RESPECT FOR CHILDREN: AS A CUP OF INNER ONSOLATION FOR UNHAPPY CHILDREN: AS A PANTACLE TO ABOLISH POVERTY.

MC: ABRAHADABRA

ALL: ABRAHADABRA

MC: IPSOS

ALL: IPSOS

MC: SO MOTE IT BE.

ALL: SO MOTE IT BE.

MC: WE WILL CHANGE THE HERITAGE OF SPIRIT.

ALL: WE WILL CHANGE THE HERITAGE OF SPIRIT.

RIT.A: OFFICIAL PRIESTHOODS OF THE PAST HAVE USED RELIGION TO CONTROL OUR LIVES AND OUR OBEDIENCE. THROUGH GUILT AND FEAR, THEY’VE SAPPED OUR WILL TO CHOOSE OUR OWN ACTION AND THOUGHT.

RIT. B: WE CALL YOU, CHILDREN OF THE WORLD, TO THE PATH OF INITIATICN. WE PLEDGE TO YOU THE FRUITS OF OUR EXPERIENCES, OUR PRESENCE FOR YOUR QUESTIONS AND OUR LOVE AS FELLOW-SEEKERS.

MC: ABRAHADABRA

ALL: ABRAHADABRA

MC: IPSOS

ALL: IPSOS

MC: SO MOTE IT BE.

ALL: SO MOTE IT BE.

(Chant and circle-dance.)

ALL: HORUS MAAT HARPOCRAT PERSEPHONE MARASSA: GANESHA EROS ELEGUA.

WE ALL GO TO THE CHILDREN AND FROM THEM WE SHALL RETURN LIKE PHOENIX FROM THE ASHES, RISING ON THE CHANGE-WINDS.

(Accelerate as the power rises. begin chanting the Word of Power to climax.)

ALL: N’ATON N’ATON N’ATON .....

(Earth energies with hands on ground.)

Above: HARPOCRAT! COLLAPSE THE LONG AEONS TO THE INSTANT

OF NOW.

(Hold time as an energy ball between your hands.)

North: MAAT! COMPRESS OUR GREAT PLANET TO THE ESSENCE OF EARTH.

(Hold earth as above.)

East: HORUS! CONTAIN THE WILD WINDS BY YOUR ART OF THE AIR.

(Hold air as above.)

West: ISIS! GATHER THE WATERS IN THE HOLLOW OF YOUR HANDS.

(Hold water as above.)

South: OSIRIS! SUMMON ALL FLAME TO THE FORCE OF YOUR FIRE.

(Hold fire as above.)

Below: BES! DRAW CLOSE THE BOUNDARIES OF INFINITE SPACE TO BE A SMALL SPHERE IN THE HERE OF THIS PLACE.

(hold space as above.)

(All point callers converge at the center, pressing their energy spheres together until they merge. The MC takes the sphere around the circle as each participant receives and holds it as a sphere of his/her own. When all have a sphere, compress and eat them.)

MC: Do WHAT THOU WILT SHALL BE THE WHOLE OF THE LAW.

ALL: LOVE IS THE LAW, LOVE UNDER WILL.


Solo Version

This ritual requires no altar or tools, although they can be used.
The circle dance chant is sung on the same notes as the "Isis, Astarte..."
(or Freya Shakti) chant.
The original rite was created as a group Working for festivals and gatherings.
You have the option to speak as an individual, using first-person singular pronouns: you can speak in the plural if your consciousness is comfortable with it.
Energy spheres are generated, maintained and changed through visualization
and concentration of will. Move as inspiration suggests.

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DO WHAT THOU WILT SHALL BE THE WHOLE OF THE LAW.
LOVE IS THE LAW, LOVE UNDER WILL.

Below: BES! UNIVERSAL ANCESTOR! LINK US WITH THE DEPTHS OF
SPACE. SMALLEST OF THE GODS, BORDERLINE OF ENERGY AND
MATTER, ANCHOR US IN THE UNCERTAINTY OF BEING.

South: OSIRIS! FATHER OF US ALL! LINK US WITH THE FORCE OF FIRE.
PROTECTOR OF YOUR CHILDREN, SIRE OF THE WILL TO LIVE,
CHARGE OUR WILL TO CHANGE.

West: ISIS! MOTHER OF US ALL! LINK US WITH THE WAYS OF WATER.
FIERCE AS THE TIGRESS, SUBTLE AS THE FLOW OF OCEAN, FLOOD
OUR HEARTS WITH LOVE.

East: HORUS! ELDER BROTHER OF US ALL! LINK US WITH THE ARTS OF
AIR. LIBERATOR OF YOUR SIBLINGS, HAWKHEADED WARRIOR LORD,
FREE OUR MINDS THROUGH WINDS OF CHANGE.

North: MAAT! ELDER SISTER OF US ALL! LINK US WITH THE ENERGY OF
EARTH. DANCER OF THE MASK OF BALANCE, LADY OF THE SCALES OF
JUSTICE, UNITE US IN SHARED WORK.

Above: HARPOCRAT! UNIVERSAL DESCENDANT! LINK US WITH THE
AEONS OF TIME. FOREVER INNOCENT, LORD OF SILENCE, EXPAND US
IN THE ETERNAL NOW.

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CHILDREN OF THE WORLD TODAY, CHILDREN YET TO
BE CONCEIVED-- THIS IS OUR PROMISE: WE WILL CHANGE
THE HERITAGE OF EARTH.

OUR ANCESTORS, IN THEIR PRIDE OF WARFARE,
INDUSTRY AND COMMERCE, BEQUEATHED TO US A PLANET
RAVAGED BY IGNORANCE AND GREED.

WE WILL FIND NEW WAYS TO LIVE IN BALANCE,
HEAL THE EARTH AS BEST WE CAN, AND SAVE THE MANY
FORMS OF LIFE FOR YOUR COMPANIONSHIP.

ABRAHADABRA
IPSOS
SO MOTE IT BE.

WE WILL CHANGE THE HERITAGE OF HOME.
BLESSED IS THE CHILD WHOSE FATHER PROTECTS AND
CHERISHES, WHOSE MOTHER NOURISHES AND STRENGTHENS, WHOSE
SISTERS AND BROTHERS GUARD AND TEACH.
WE WILL SHAPE OUR MAGICK AS A SWORD TO CUT THE
GENERATIONAL CHAINS OF ABUSE AND EXPLOITATION: AS A WAND TO
INSTILL A NEW RESPECT FOR CHILDREN: AS A CUP OF INNER
CONSOLATION FOR UNHAPPY CHILDREN: AS A PANTACLE TO ABOLISH
POVERTY.

ABRAHADABRA
IPSOS
SO MOTE IT BE.

WE WILL CHANGE THE HERITAGE OF SPIRIT.
OFFICIAL PRIESTHOODS OF THE PAST HAVE USED RELIGION TO
CONTROL OUR LIVES AND OUR OBEDIENCE. THROUGH GUILT AND FEAR,
THEY'VE SAPPED OUR WILL TO CHOOSE OUR OWN ACTION AND
THOUGHT.

3

WE CALL YOU, CHILDREN OF THE WORLD, TO THE PATH OF
INITIATION. WE PLEDGE TO YOU THE FRUITS OF OUR EXPERIENCES, OUR
PRESENCE FOR YOUR QUESTIONS, AND OUR LOVE AS FELLOW-SEEKERS.

ABRAHADABRA
IPSOS
ALL: SO MOTE IT BE.

(Chant, dance/circumambulate.)
HORUS MAAT HARPOCRAT PERSEPHONE MARASSA:
GANESHA EROS ELEGUA.

WE ALL GO TO THE CHILDREN
AND FROM THEM WE SHALL RETURN
LIKE PHOENIX FROM THE ASHES,
RISING ON THE CHANGE-WINDS.

(Accelerate as the power rises. begin chanting the Word of Power
to climax.)
N'ATON N'ATON N'ATON .....

(Begin to earth energies with hands on ground.)
Above: HARPOCRAT! COLLAPSE THE LONG AEONS TO THE
INSTANT OF NOW.
(Hold time as an energy ball between your hands.)
North: MAAT! COMPRESS OUR GREAT PLANET TO THE
ESSENCE OF EARTH.
(Hold earth as above.)
East: HORUS! CONTAIN THE WILD WINDS BY YOUR ART OF
THE AIR.
(Hold air as above.)
West: ISIS! GATHER THE WATERS IN THE HOLLOW OF YOUR

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HANDS.
(Hold water as above.)
South: OSIRIS! SUMMON ALL FLAME TO THE FORCE OF YOUR
FIRE.
(Hold fire as above.)
Below: BES! DRAW CLOSE THE BOUNDARIES OF INFINITE SPACE
TO BE A SMALL SPHERE IN THE HERE OF THIS PLACE.
(Hold space as above. Compress the energies into a small sphere.
Envision the children, swallow the sphere, then send the energies
through your heart to them
Do WHAT THOU WILT SHALL BE THE WHOLE OF THE LAW.
LOVE IS THE LAW, LOVE UNDER WILL.