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Term: Bastet


Ancient Egyptian goddess also known as Bast. Originally a fierce lioness (or woman with a lion’s head) and a protectoress, over time she evolved into a goddess with the appearance of a domesticated cat. The goddess of intuition, magick, animalistic mind. Because cats have eyes that allow them to see in very low light, Bastet is said to see the future and the past. Naturally, the cat is Her sacred animal.