Yellow bedroom of Anubis and Horus

The third bedroom on the first floor on the east side of the villa is named after the sons of Osyris – Anubis and Horus.

This room is dominated by yellow, which symbolizes sunlight, joy of life, objectivity, intellect, will, and aim seaking. Yellow energy "feeds" the third chakra – Manipura energy centre, also known as the solar plexus, which stabilizes the nervous system, helps to make a decision, supports thinking processes and mental clarity. This color harmonizes ego – a "soul muscle“ needfull for self-realization, professional activity, and for social life.

All the details in the room are yellow: the bedding, the chair tapestry, the hangers in the closet. Honey-colored Arabic chandelier and wall lights fill the bedroom with warm yellow light in the evening.

A collection of paintings, illustrating Anubis and Horus archetypes is situated in this room. The guests of the room are welcomed by the painting of Michael Parkes – a master of magical realism  "Anubis". A canonical papyrus of Anubis on the left side of the room shows the well-known and respected at all times god of healing and mummification with the human body and jackal (or wolf‘s, dog's) head. Anubis archetype embodies such psychological characteristics as introversion, introspection, i.e. the ability to go deeper into the self, get to know the outside world through the prism of inner experience. The ancient Egyptian mythological character can be called the "wounded healer”, who was able to accept, to integrate his inner pain and challenges of life, and who transformed the complex feelings into healing powers and ability to help others who are in distress. Anubis archetype is the skill of a healer, or a psychotherapist, or an artist who is skilful to bring back a joy of life and motivation to a person. It is a power of self-healing and transformation that is inside of every human being. In Egyptian mythology, Anubis is known as the "threshold guardian", conducting the man in his life beyond, that is, in the depths of individual and collective subconscious. Plenty of his images there are in the tombs and in the healing temples on the west bank of the Nile.

The right part of the room is dedicated to the sun god Horus. In traditional papyrus, this son of Osyris and Isis is portrayed as a hawk-headed young man, full of vitality and passion for life. Horus’ archetype embodies the characteristics of an emerging hero: extraversion, courage, persistence, goal achievement, climbing the career ladder, professional success, popularity in society, leadership and the collaboration skills. In Egyptian pantheon Horus takes the role of "the savior of the world”, “the executor of the supreme will”. All gods and all the mankind set their hopes on him, the belief, that it shall be able to recreate the righteous, safe, beautiful and harmonious world – so that Osyris has foreseen. The lithographs of David Roberts depicting the Temple of Edfu – one of the largest ancient Egyptian temple of the god Horus – hang in this area of the room. It is here once a year took place the wedding of beautiful Hathor and brave Horus – the ritual of fertility and productivity, ensuring the continuation of life in universe.

Huge room window on the east side of the villa, overlooks the banana and eucalyptus alley. Below flower the fragrant jasmine bushes. Two 120 cm wide canopy beds with mosquito nets are waiting for the visitors in this bedroom. White handmade wooden furniture with lotus carvings were made by local craftsmen especially for this space.


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