About the Temple of Set
This is an extremely brief introduction to the Temple of Set. For a
slightly more in-depth introduction, see More About
the Temple of Set.
- The Temple of Set is a philosophical organization.
- We explore the ancient Egyptian principle of Xeper (roughly translated
as "self-improvement" or "self-creation").
- We explore the other philosophical ideas represented as gods by
- The Temple of Set is an initiatory organization.
- We are dedicated to the growth and development of our members.
- We recognize several Degrees of growth, and identify our members
by their level of progress.
- Each Degree is indicated by the color of a member's medallion.
The medallion itself is the Pentagram of Set, a point-down pentagram
within a circle.
- First Degree -- White
- Second Degree -- Red
- Third Degree -- Black
- Fourth Degree -- Blue
- Fifth Degree -- Purple
- Sixth Degree -- Gold
- The Temple of Set is a religion, recognized as a religion by the state
of California and the federal government.
- We believe in the existence of a being named Set, once called a
god by ancient Egyptians.
- We are an unusual religion in several ways:
- We have no permanent building or church.
- We do not "worship" Set as most religions would use that word.
- We don't require religious belief of our members.
- We may look strange, but we're good people.
- We enjoy dressing in costume for a variety of activities.
- We are deeply committed to improving our lives and our selves.
- We believe in personal honor, integrity, and ethics.
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