Egyptian Book of the Dead - Spell 110
Type of Spiritual Experience
Lakes can be found at many different levels – air, water, earth, fire and so on and have a different meaning depending on the level. Ancient Egyptian cosmology recognised quite a large number of lakes……
A description of the experience
The Ancient Egyptian Book of the Dead – translated by R O Faulkner
Here begin the spells of the Field of Offerings and spells of going forth into the day;
of coming and going in the realm of the dead;
of being provided for in the Field of Rushes which is in the Field of Offerings,
the abode of the Great Goddess, the Mistress of Winds;
having strength thereby, having power thereby,
reaping and eating therein,
and doing everything that used to be done on earth by N................
Now it befell that I rowed in the bark in the Lake of Offerings; I took it from the Limbs of Shu, and his northern stars, his Limbs, were set in due order; I rowed and arrived at its waterways and towns, I fared southward to the god who is in it, because I am he who would rest in his fields...........
I am one whom Hotep knows, I row on its waterways, I arrive at its towns. My utterance is mighty, I am more acute than the spirits and they shall not have power over me.