Become! – by Andreas N. Bjørndal

The old Egyptian word for become is Kheper, and it reveals such a beautiful understanding. An understanding that we can use for inner or spiritual growth.

First of all the hieroglyph used was a scarab. The Egyptians saw the scarabs potential as transforming the dung of animals into itself.

The scarab dig tunnels which they fill with dung balls. Here they lay eggs that when they become larvae feed on the dung. The pupae stage last for many months and then the new scarabs come forward like from nothing. This process of letting your inner potential come forward or the creative power within materializing into the physical realm is the meaning of Kheper.

Many pharaohs had names composed with the Kheper word to show the particular power they were manifesting or about to manifest.
One of the common was Men-(kh)eper-Re = strong-transforming-Ra or The transforming strength of Ra, Ra´s powerful transformation etc.
Ra is the Sun-God and he was related to the power of the ruler, the pharaoh. Ra’s potential to reappear every morning was believed to come from Khepri.

Kheper is not only becoming it means to transform, to change, to become, to develop, to come into being and to create.

I nice play on words using kheper is:

Kheper-i kheper kheperu, kheper-kuy, m kheper n khepri kheperu m sep tepy

The meaning is “I became, and the becoming became. I became by becoming the form of Khepra, god of transformations, who came into being in the First Time. Through me all transformations were enacted“.

We are always on the way of becoming. The true masters knows what they want to connect to, what they wants to fill their minds and awareness with so that it one day will manifest into the real world as themselves.

What you eat, is one thing, but music you listen to, pictures and art you look at, who you have exchanges with and the quality of those exchanges are all subtle impulses that are on the way of becoming the future you to become.

i-Kheper, kheper-You?


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This article was written by Andreas Bjørndal

Even if my work is in different fields and expressions there is a common core theme to most of my activities. I love to be an active part of growing awareness, insight, inspiration and spreading a unifying knowledge. I care for stimulating health and development, creating improved harmony and unity within the individual as in their relation with the group. Lecturing, writing articles, debating, teaching around the world has been a big part of my life. To day I also communicate through my blog The way we humans communicate “meaning” is so different and still so similar. The study of the old cultures, their medicine and understanding of life compared with the modern scientific approach has lead me to a unified understanding across seemingly unconnected areas of knowledge. Since 2008 I have explored new ways of knowledge; holonistic knowledge, which I share in my blog: I have lectured about a unified approach to complementary medicine, principles of healing, typology, the cosmology of the old cultures, Egyptology, kabbalah and much more. I love to work with people, in group-dynamics to be part of an evolving dynamic process and surrender to a higher intention. I counsel and supervise individuals, partners, couples and families to find the core theme in their lives and how they can resolve and master that. We all have a core theme in our lives and all challenges we encounter is trying to tell us what it is, help is master it and become a better version of ourselves. Feel free to contact me for questions or a consultation at my mail: Blog: Facebook:


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