|The Seven Arits|
If [these] words be recited by the spirit when he shall come to the Seven Arits, and as
he entereth the doors, he shall neither be turned back nor repulsed before Osiris, and he
shall be made to have his being among the blessed spirits, and to have dominion among
the ancestral followers of Osiris. If these things be done for any spirit he shall have his
being in that place like a lord of eternity in one body with Osiris, and at no place shall
any being contend against him.
The Seventh Arit.
The name of the Doorkeeper is Sekhmet-em-tsu-sen. The name of the Watcher is
Aa-maa-kheru. The name of the Herald is Khesef-khemi.
The Osiris the scribe Ani, whose word is truth, shall say [when he cometh to this Arit]: "I have
come unto thee, O Osiris, being purified from foul emissions. Thou goest round about heaven,
thou seest Ra, thou seest the beings who have knowledge. [Hail], thou, ONE! Behold, thou
art in the Sektet Boat which traverseth the heavens. I speak what I will to his Sahu
(Spirit-body). He is strong, and cometh into being even [as] he spake. Thou meetest him face
to face. Prepare thou for me all the ways which are good [and which lead] to thee."