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here’s to the goddesses with war in their bones
with blood on their hands and lies on their tongues
here’s to the goddesses who sunder and rend… 111 more words


Research: The Greek Way of Death by Robert Garland

This is the foundational text of my research. While it does not, and indeed cannot, speak to Orphic matters, it does give an excellent outline of the most usual ceremonies of laying out, funeral, procession, disposition, and funeral feast. 391 more words

Ancient World

Day 12: 30 Days of Devotion to Hekate ~ Associated Places

Places Associated With Hekate

There are many placesĀ from antiquity that are associated with Hekate; whether they are temples, crumbling from age (such as the above photo of the Temple of Hekate in Lagina, Turkey), or locations of known cults. 2,346 more words


Day 10: 30 Days of Devotion to Hekate ~ Offerings

Offerings to Hekate

Making offerings to Hekate, or any deity for that matter, can be a very intimate act. It often depends on the purpose of the offering – whether it coincides with a sacred point in the lunar cycle (New/Full/Dark moon), a pure devotional offering, or a petition for Hekate when requesting Her aid in any particular situation. 362 more words


Day 9: 30 Days of Devotion to Hekate ~ Common mistakes and worst misconceptions

Common Mistakes and Worst Misconceptions about Hekate

.:. Goddess of Dark Magic & Sorcery

There are a lot of misconceptions out there about Hekate, but I will just touch on two of them. 586 more words


Day 8: 30 Days of Devotion to Hekate ~ Variations of Hekate

Variations of Hekate

Hesiod’s Theogony declares that Zeus gave Hekate dominion over portions of the three realms of Heaven, Earth, and Sea. Much of Hekate’s identity revolves around those honors, but there is much more to Hekate than that. 3,271 more words



You haunt me, monstress! First my dreams and now in literature. What do you wish of me, why do you call to me from your prison in the dark depths? 126 more words