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Sistrums!!….a stunning and ancient musical instrument.
The ancient Egyptian sistrum is a sacred instrument that has been used for centuries in spiritual practices and rituals, it is also seen as a symbol of feminine power and fertility.
The sistrum consists of a handle with a frame, often shaped like an ankh, and metal disks or rings that create a jingling sound when shaken. Its rhythmic chime was believed to evoke the music of the cosmos, serving as a means to connect with the divine and create a sense of harmony and celebration.
To connect with the sistrum spiritually is to embrace the transformative power of music and the capacity of sound to elevate the soul. It encourages you to find joy and inspiration in the act of making music or simply by engaging with the rhythms and melodies of life. The sistrum symbolizes the sacredness of sound and its ability to draw you closer to the divine.
Today, the sistrum continues to be used in spiritual practices as a tool for meditation, prayer, healing and chakra work. Its sound can help us to connect with the divine within ourselves and in the world around us, and to experience a sense of peace and harmony. By embracing the ancient wisdom of the sistrum, we can tap into the power of music to transform our lives and connect with the spiritual realm.
Her name means ‘The powerful one’.
It is said her breath created the desert. She is the ancient Egyptian goddess of war and healing, is a powerful symbol of strength, courage, and transformation. As a lioness-headed deity, she embodies the fierce and fearless nature needed to overcome life's challenges. Her role as a healer also reminds us of the power of transformation and growth. By connecting with Sekhmet, we can tap into our own inner warrior and find the strength to face our fears and overcome obstacles. Her energy can help us to heal from past traumas and embrace our true selves. Sekhmet is also associated with the sun and fire, representing the power of light and transformation. By embracing her energy, we can tap into our own inner fire and find the courage to pursue our passions and dreams. Whether you are seeking to overcome a personal challenge or simply looking to connect with the divine feminine, Sekhmet is a powerful guide and mentor on your spiritual journey. Embrace her energy and let her help you unlock your full potential as a spiritual being.
In your spiritual journey, consider incorporating the sistrum's energy into your practices. Whether you play a musical instrument, dance, or simply engage in mindful listening, let the sistrum inspire you to celebrate the beauty and joy that can be found in the harmonious vibrations of the universe. Hathor's sistrum is a reminder that the universe sings, and when we join in, we become part of a divine and joyous symphony.
Approximately 30cm long.
Handmade in Egypt from brass. Shipped from the U.K.