Per Bastemhet

Purification 16

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For an explanation of this series, read the introduction here.

Hail Swallower of Intestines, coming forth from the Thirteen, I do not plunder cultivated lands.

Now this one is pretty straightforward.  We should be conscious of what belongs to whom, whether that which we enjoy is cultivated by another, and to be thankful.  Along with other purifications, for example Purification 15, Purification 14, and Purification 12, this involves our relations with other people.  Maat is itself not just order but also social harmony.

With this purification I will continue to contribute to social harmony, rather than damage it.

Written by Bastemhet

September 11, 2010 at 2:13 pm

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