Adams, Walter M.
The house of the hidden places: a clue to the creed of early Egypt from Egyptian sources — London, 1895

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234 The Illumination of the Adept. [Ch.

to him the food of the gods of the Gate.
There has been made for him the crown which
belongs to him as the dweller in the Secret
Place." In another place the justified himself
exclaims, " I have opened the gate of heaven
and earth " (at the junction of the Halls of
the Orbit and of the Shadow). " The soul of
Osiris rests there. I cross through the halls.
No defect or evil is found in me." And once
more the deceased prays that he may pass this
hall. " Place me before thee, 0 Lord of
Eternity. Hail, Dweller of the West, good
Being, Lord of Abydos. Let me pass the
roads of darkness ; let me follow thy servants
in the gate."

A similar note of exultation marks the
passage in the Sai-an-Sinsin, where we read of
the great tribunal and the House of Light.
''Thou comest into the House of God with
much purity," exclaim the mourners, address-
ing the departed. " The gods have abundantly
purified thee in the great tribunal. Thou art
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