Description Although Bast originated in ancient Egypt, this goddess was worshipped in many other cultures, including the Greek, Roman, and Germanic. Bast is an extremely ancient deity, long predating writing, and has had many sometimes contradictory roles through the centuries. She is the goddess of cats, of the rising sun, of enlightenment and of truth, of the household, of civilization and the arts, of creation, of sex and physical pleasures, of lesbians, of fertility and birth, of bountiful positive energy, of the moon and often associated with the enlightened Maiden of the Triple Goddess.
Roberto Mendoza, New Jersey Member Since March 2009 Artist Statement Roberto Mendoza is a gay, Cuban, artist, author and witch living in the northern New Jersey / New York area with his husband, their dog, an occasional ghost and aspirations of grandeur.
Much of Roberto's mythological and fantasy inspired artwork is available for purchase on a wide variety of products and apparel. Links to all of Roberto's shops and fanpages are available on his website at: http://www.azodnem.com. New artwork and products are added to his shops frequently. So, please take a moment, look around, and by all means... shop and support your local Azodnem.