The Social and Political System
In Ancient Egypt the significance of Isis as the seat/authority/legitimacy was the basis for Egypt’s adoption of the matrilineal/matriarchal principle in their society. You can learn more about this system in our article...and even more in our book, Isis: The Divine Female.
The Ancient Egyptians (and Baladi) adopted the matrilineal/matriarchal system as the social manifestation of planetary laws. You can learn more about this system in our article...and even more in our books , Egyptian Cosmology: The Animated Universe and Ancient Egyptian Culture Revealed.
Unlike Hollywood's depiction of the pharaoh as a wealthy tyrant, the ancient Egyptian pharoah lived in humble and tightly controlled circumstances because of his special relationship between the physical world and the supernatural or metaphysical realm. You can learn more about the pharaoh's role as the "master servant" in this article.
Modern systems of government, with their divisions of responsibilities between a powerful individual and various councils, had precursors in ancient Egyptian civilization. Consider the United Kingdom, with a monarch, a prime minister and a parliament. In ancient Egypt, these roles had similar divisions, with a pharaoh, a governor, and a council of elders for administration. For more insight into these similarities, see this article on this website.
The Ancient and Baladi Egyptians made/make no distinction between a metaphysical state of being and one with a material body. You can learn more about this relationship in our article...and even more in our books, Egyptian Cosmology: The Animated Universe and The Ancient Egyptian Metaphysical Architecture.
The aim of the Egyptian festivals was (and continues to be) the rejuvenation and renewal of the cosmic energies. You can learn more about these festivals in our article...and even more in our book, Egyptian Mystics: Seekers of The Way.