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By Savitri Devi

ISBN-10: 0912057955

ISBN-13: 9780912057958

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The man who conceived God as the all-pervading impersonal Life-force — the Energy within the Sun — cannot have shared the aggressive piety of such later believers as Charlemagne or Mahmud of Ghazni, the Idol-breaker. It is unreasonable — nay, absurd — to attribute to him a zeal of the same nature as theirs. Nor can we suppose that he suddenly changed his idea of God by the fifth or sixth year of his reign, just after completing the first temple which he built to Him. All subsequent evidence — in particular that of the king’s admirable hymns to the Sun — goes to prove that he worshipped till the end of his life that all-pervading Energy which he had discovered intuitively and which he adored already in his early adolescence.

He addresses himself to Ramose in the inscription, and says: “The words of Ra are before thee, of my august Father who taught me their essence. All that is His . . since He equipped the land . . in order to exalt me since the time of the god. . ” And Ramose answers: “Thy monuments shall endure like the heavens, for thy duration is that of Aton therein. The existence of thy monuments is like the existence of His designs. Thou hast laid the mountains; their secret chambers. ”1 The old Sun-god Ra, the divine Ancestor of the most ancient Pharaohs, is clearly regarded here as the same as Aton.

1923), p. 147; Short History of Ancient Egypt (Edit. 1934), p. 154. 2 It has been asserted — and that by an Israelite — that Jewish Monotheism was entirely derived from the worship of Aton. See Sigmund Freud’s Moses and Monotheism. See also Arthur Weigall’s Tutankhamen and Other Essays (Edit. 1923), p. 93. 3 Sir Flinders Petrie: History of Egypt (Edit. 1899), Vol. II, p. 214. 50 the gods of his country — and of all countries — in that very light. ”1 But, had the king found the slightest objection to its presence, he would certainly have had it effaced — as he did, in fact, later on.

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