Seth is a storm god, war god, killer of his own brother, transgressor of
borders, enemy par excellence. His instrument is a weapon which falls from
heaven as a meteor. What would you expect if you called this force into you
life? That is, not as a symbol, not as an intellectual principle, but as a
You'd expect shattering, destabilising chaos. You'd expect drastic
disruption. You'd expect most aspects of your life to be violently shaken
to their foundations. And to be able to deal with this as an *initiate*,
you would have to be very much like Empedocles: "an exile from the gods and
a wanderer, having put my trust in mad Strife."
At 05:45 PM 5/04/2006 -0700, you wrote:
>>>The Schrecks emphasise the feminine nature of the LHP and Seth's role as
>>>a violent initiator.... for the Storm it is living and animated (as per
>>>the tantric notion of the world as power/Shakti/prakrti)
>More could be said. I've only touched on some very basic points.<<
>What would be an example of a violent intiation? Or should I just go read
>their book (which I probably won't get around to doing in the near future).