Sekmet – Egyptian Goddess
Sekmet, also known as Sekhmet, Sekhet, Sakhet.
Simply translated “the powerful one”.
It was said that her breath created the desert.
She is also known to give great protection.
Sekmet is a warrior goddess.
Goddess of the Sun and healing, associated with the “fixing” of broken bones.
It is said that Sekmet can stop epidemics when honoured properly.
Tame lions were kept in temples dedicated to her.
She is depicted as a woman with a lionesses head. Also closely connected to Bast, the cat headed Goddess of luxury and pleasure.