Temple Of Goddess Spirituality

Dedicated To Sekhmet

Take Hwy 95 to Cactus Spri

All are Welcome!

~ A multi-faith community space celebrating Goddess and Earth-honoring Spirituality, compassionate peace activism, and the practice of Maternal Gift Economy ~

The Temple and grounds offer peace sanctuary, gathering space, guesthouse and camping facilities when available and weather permitting.. Celebrating the lunar and solar holidays of the Wheel of the Year, and honoring Sacred Mother. All who come seeking peace are welcome to visit the grounds and participate in the rituals, regardless. As a drug, alcohol and weapon-free space, reverence and respect shape each unique experience..

Vision

Co-creating environments where human systems reflect and reciprocate this Mother Earth’s diverse and *proclusive ways of gifting, sharing, caring and celebrating,

Mission

Nurturing cultural diversity by exploring the mysteries and magic of Sacred Mother — through ritual, land restoration and community-building.

Generosity Donations

Sekhmet Temple Cactus Springs is a tax-exempt nonprofit corporation. Everything is offered free of charge, and… we rely solely on generosity and joyful reciprocity to cover building costs, land maintenance and utilities/operational/living expenses.

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Infinite gratitude for continued Generosity Donations. One time donations and monthly subscriptions are available now…
Contributions can also be made with Checks written out to Sekhmet Temple Cactus Springs, and mailed to 28425 Highway 95N/PO Box 813, Indian Springs, NV 89018 ~~~~~ Thank you, Thank you, Thank you!

Summer Solstice 2022

About

The project was founded when Genevieve Vaughan purchased land between the Mercury nuclear test site and Creech Air Force Base—threshold land to serve as an outpost of peace, and a promise kept to Sekhmet. In October of 1992 she gave the land to the Shoshone Nation honoring the Ruby Valley Treaty. Marking 500 years of Indigenous survival despite colonialism, engaging a long-term agreement to steward the land as temple grounds. Built by women in 1993, the temple seeks to model community leadership, sustainable stewardship, and a return to maternal values.

The leonine Goddess Sekhmet of Egyptian cosmology supports Ma’at, the principle of living in harmony and balance, with justice and Fierce Compassion. She catalyzes healing and transformation through the cycles of life, death, and rebirth. She assists in the composting of colonizing control cultures— encouraging the thriving of all sentient beings, rooted in reciprocity and compassion.

www.SekhmetTemple.org ~ EIN# 87-2692378 ~ Temple Landline 702-983-2151

Earthsong Offering~April 22, 2021 Lohan Lion Dancers( Dakini’s dance with and for Earth Mother)                                   

  • Temple and grounds open daily from sunrise to sunset (and later with reservations); all are welcome.
  • Available facilities include outdoor toilets and sink next to guesthouse, weather permitting 
  • Camping, Guesthouse and Pavilion use available with reservations and weather permitting 
  • Behavior befitting a sacred peace sanctuary expected at all times; drugs, alcohol, and weapons not permitted on premises. Leashed pets with prior notice to resident caretenders
  • New Moon, Full Moon, and Sabbat rituals offered regularly.
  • For any and all inquiries, email sekhmettemplecactussprings@gmail.com or call 702.983.2151.

Blessings to all!

Mother’s beautyFuLL shadow at midday March 2023

Pink Water Lilies established by Priestess Candace Ross, newly transplanted in 2022 expanding the Peace Garden

  • “Proclusive”-Miki Kashtan, co-founder of Bay Area Nonviolent Communication(BayNVC)

Events

Summer Solstice Full Moon June 20th, 2024 (Thursday)

Summer Solstice Full Moon June 20th, 2024 (Thursday)

We’re thankFuLL, gathering in celebrating the Summer solstice full moon as community. Well Coming Summer here in the Mojave, on June 20th 2024. (Stay tuned for more ritual details coming soon). We gather in the guesthouse/peace pavilion area at 630pm.  Processing to...

Full Moon Celebration Thursday May 23, 2024

Full Moon Celebration Thursday May 23, 2024

Well Come to the May 23, 2024 Full Moon Celebration. Folks gather at the peace pavilion guesthouse area at 630pm. We process to the Temple with ceremony beginning at 7pm. Many enjoy sharing a meal afterwards, a great way to get to know community and share a favorite...

May Day Celebration Sat 5.4.24

May Day Celebration Sat 5.4.24

We’re so thankFuLL to celebrate this May Day weekend together on Saturday, May 4th, 2024. We gather at 630pm at the guesthouse and process to the Temple at 7pm.  The merry month of May is celebrated by many cultures around the globe. Lei Day(Hawaii), Florallia (Rome),...

Artist Trading Cards

Even if you can’t come to the Temple for an Artist Retreat, you can contribute your artistic talent through our Artist Trading Card Project.

Gift Economy

The Temple of Goddess Spirituality Dedicated to Sekhmet promotes Goddess Spirituality, Peace, and the Gift Economy.  The Goddess Temple is a project of the Center for the Study of the Gift Economy under the direction of Genevieve Vaughan.  Here, feminine values are honored and the Divine Mother is revered.

The white stucco Temple opens to the elements of nature, with archways to the four directions and an open roof to the sky. Peace and reverence live within the temple, welcoming all that come. Together in ritual we celebrate the dance of the earth, sun, and moon. All are invited to pray, meditate, and connect with the Divine Feminine that is within and around us.

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MESSAGE FROM SEKHMET

Sekhmet May Day

Welcome to the Goddess Temple of Sekhmet. I am so happy you have come to visit me. I am the Goddess of fertility, the desert, and much more. Fire is my element, and the Sun is my messenger. Come closer, I may whisper one of my more than 10,000 names to you. Humans only know about 4,000. But you may know more, – perhaps! Visit with me, show me your love and sincerity. Tell me of your dreams….. . I also want to know about your dedication of loving Earth Mother and honoring every spirit.

Sacred Art At The Temple

Spiritual retreat can take many forms. Imagine coming to the Temple of Goddess Spirituality for an artist’s retreat. Here in the deep peace of the desert silence, ideas are waiting to germinate. Come paint a picture, make a sculpture, or create a beautiful mosaic piece. Creativity is one of the most spiritual acts we are capable of. When we bring something into being, we are expressing our Goddess nature. What is waiting to come to birth through you? By giving yourself the gift of the desert’s silence and stillness, you can deepen into the Source from which creativity …