Egyptian sun god and creator god. He was usually depicted in human form with a falcon head, crowned with the sun disc encircled by the uraeus (a stylized representation of the sacred cobra). The sun … Continue reading
Hetepes-Sekhus was an Underworld cobra goddess who by virtue of her power as the eye of Re annihilates the souls of Osiris’ enemies. her invincibility is enhanced by her entourage of crocodiles.
‘He Who Unites the Kas’, was a benevolent snake god who the Egyptians believed was one of the original primeval gods. He was linked to the sun god, swimming around in the primeval waters before … Continue reading
Durga is an incarnation of Devi or the Mother Goddess, a unified symbol of all divine forces. For Shaivas, Durga is the wife of Shiva. For Vaishnavas and Shaktas Durga is another form of Uma … Continue reading
God of the Valley of the Kings, have the appearance of a woman with the head of cobra, or a scorpion with a woman’s head. Mertseger was the protector and guardian of the Valley of … Continue reading
Dedwen is another of the Anthropomorphic gods, presiding over Nubia and its access to resources such as incense, who was at times worshipped in ancient Egypt. In the Pyramid Texts the king is honored as … Continue reading
Shiva is the destroyer of the world, following Brahma the creator and Vishnu the preserver, after which Brahma again creates the world and so on. Shiva is responsible for change both in the form of … Continue reading
God of evil and darkness, has the appearance of a great serpent or crocodile. Apep was the ancient spirit of evil and destruction who dwelled in eternal darkness. Every day he would attempt to devour … Continue reading