The Ancient Egyptian Book of the Dead
Type of Spiritual Experience
The Higher spirit in Ancient Egyptian myth was known as the Ba. In numerous wall paintings and papyruses it is shown as a bird, below we see examples…………
Egyptian picture from the book of the dead showing the soul in flight
A description of the experience
The Ancient Egyptian Book of the Dead – translated by R O Faulkner
Spell 76 – spell for being transformed into any shape one may wish to take
I have passed by the palace, and it was an abyt-bird which brought you to me. Hail to you, you who flew up to the sky, the white and shining bird which guards the white crown. I shall be with you and I shall join the Great God; make a way for me that I may pass on.