Welcome to the Kheper website. The word Kheper means evolution, metamorphosis, transformation, coming into being. But the rambling nature of this website, established in 1998, means that there are many topics to explore. Because my own worldview and interests have changed somewhat in the more than a decade the site has been up, there is obviously a difference in emphasis between some of the older and newer pages. The following links give a few possible starting points, but there is no reason to limit yourself to those; I have more at the main topics page or the Search page. So, please enjoy, and if you find your favourite subject is not listed, let me know and I’ll see if I can add it.
Introduction to Japanese Lucky Charms In the heart of Japan’s rich culture lies a fascinating tradition of lucky charms, known as “omamori.” These charms, deeply