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The Heart symbol was an important aspect of the soul to the Ancient Egyptians. It was regarded as the seat of the power of life as well as the source of both good and evil thoughts. The most important of rituals upon death was the afterlife judgement of weighing of the Heart against the feather […]

  The Ka was thought to be the LIFE FORCE or SPIRIT aspect of the soul. It existed independently from the bodily self. The Ancient Egyptians referred to ‘returning to one’s Ka’ or ‘travelling in the company of one’s Ka’ upon death. Imagine today the Ka being present as an ally. The Spirit guide that […]

To the Ancient Egyptians, the Ba, (often depicted as a hawk with a human head), represented the individual’s soul and specific personality. It takes flight from the body upon death, but would also revisit the body and reanimate it and converse with it . It was regarded as eternal and yet could slip into decay […]