At the “Weighing of the heart” ceremony, the heart is weighed by Anubis, the Guardian of the Scales, against an ostrich feather representing Maat or truth, to see how heavy the heart was. The soul then entered a positive or negative afterlife depending on the actions, intentions and thoughts.. The phrase ‘as light as a feather’ or ‘light hearted’ comes from the weighing of the heart ceremony in ancient Egypt (Khem)… Hotep
“Weighing Of The Heart”
October 4, 2019
Great information. I never knew that.