Sekhmet is an Ancient Egyptian Goddess who is often portrayed as a woman with the head of a lioness with a uraeus (cobra poised to strike) and a sundisk upon Her head. Her sacred animals are the lioness, lion, other large cats and cobras. She is associated with fire, flame, the sun, the desert, war, righteous anger, integrity, appropriate action, healing, plague, patron of doctors, surgeons and healers and goddess of power and fierce love. She is the daughter of the sun god Ra and an Eye of Ra, a cobra or leonine goddess associated with the sun’s destructive or restorative powers.