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Initiation into the Mysteries of the goddess Sekhmet

8 Days, including 5 days Temple training

For several thousand years the statue of Sekhmet, with the body of a woman and the head of a lioness is standing in her temple. Do you hear a soft call to meet her (again)?

Sekhmet, daughter of the sun god Ra, is one of the oldest known goddesses. The meaning of her name is 'The Powerful One'. She is the Lady of the Place of the Beginning of Time, the One who was before the Gods were, the Great Goddess of Magic, Healing and Protection. She is the first and highest creative force.

The initiation into the mysteries of the goddess Sekhmet is intended for women who want to explore working with the powers of this goddess and learn to work in a ritualistic setting.

The five Initiation days have the character of a mystery school intimately connected to the temple. Besides of performing the rituals, you'll learn how be in tune with Sekhmet, how to ritually purify yourself, preparation of the ritual, the functions in the ritual and how to perform these functions, opening and closing of the ritual, private morning and evening rituals, the application of the holy oils, sacred texts and hymns. And most importantly, how to integrate your experience of the ancient mysteries into your daily life.

Important to know:
- This is not a workshop or therapy but a unique opportunity to meet Sekhmet and to work in a ritualistic setting.
- We strongly advise you not to participate if you are or recently have been undergoing psycho-therapeutic treatment.
- In order to work with Sekhmet's qualities, you must be in balance, spiritually, mentally and emotionally.
- Working with Sekhmet requires a high degree of responsibility and also a more than average degree of humility.
The Initiation into the Mysteries of Sekhmet is under the guidance of Gerda van der Linden. For more than 20 years she is the inspirational force behind Ancient Egypt Tours. After many years of working in a so called hidden Temple, she perpetuates this beautiful ritualistic work in Egypt.


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Dates: To be announced

Price indication

1350 Euro per person Double Room
240 Euro Single Room supplement


  • 7 nights in a luxurious 5* resort  shared double room based on bed and buffet breakfast (single room at a supplement)
  • Welcoming and assistance upon your arrival at Luxor airport
  • Round transfer airport - hotel
  • Transportation to the temple entrance fees, initiations, hand-outs, practice and guidance
  • Local taxes and fees
  • Extra: Visit of the temple of the goddess Hathor

Participants will have the optional opportunity to also visit other temples in the area and the magnificent Luxor museum.


5 participants.

The Sekhmet Initiations will be announced in our Newsletter and are also provided on request.

Experience in ritualistic work is not required. More important is your intention and sincere desire to work with the goddess.

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