Ancient Egyptian - Legends of Sekhmet
Type of Spiritual Experience
A description of the experience
Legends of Sekhmet - Internet
Hwt-Hrw, the Eye of the Sun, went into the desert transformed into the raging lioness Sekhmet, the powerful one. There she began slaying humanity for the evil they had done. After much killing she returned to Ra who spoke to her: ‘Welcome in peace, Hwt-Hrw.'
She replied: ‘As you live, I have over powered humanity, and it is a great joy to my heart.' To which Ra said: ‘I have power over them now as their king.' Yet no matter how he tried to convince Hwt-Hrw that enough killing had been done her fury remained. As Sekhmet, the powerful one, she had found the blood of the traitors delicious and she longed for more in her quest to avenge the treachery of the evil doers