Taweret: The Great Female

Always finding some interesting articles.

Still learning about more Egyptian Deities. This one I find very fascinating.

– Rev. Dragon’s Eye

In The Desert Of Seth

Taweret is the Egyptian Hippopotamus Goddess of childbirth. Her name means “Great Female,” and She’s otherwise known as Taurt, Reret, Apet or Thoueris. According to some accounts, She was originally the female counterpart of Apophis; but for reasons unknown, She became a Goddess and a defender of Ma’at. Now – along with Her trusty sidekick, the benevolent demon Bes – Taweret protects those who are giving birth and those who are being born from any qliphoth that might wish to harm them. As frightening as these entities are, they’re frightened of Taweret, and for good reason. Her sacred animal is one of the deadliest creatures on Earth, and She’s the only other Deity who’s powerful enough to wield the power of Khepesh – the Iron of Seth – aside from Typhon Himself. This most noble and dark Goddess also rules the constellation Draco, and while…

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3 thoughts on “Taweret: The Great Female

    • I was astonished at how much I learned just on the basis that I had never heard of Her before. There again, there is still much more to be learned about from the Ancient Egyptian beliefs and cultures.


      If you are one of the Shamanic Healers who walk upon this Earth, presently, and encounter instances where there is need for calling in protection for one or more of your “clients”, Taweret sounds very much like a good candidate to call upon for assistance in this capacity.

      Thank you for the very kind words!

      – Rev. Dragon’s Eye

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