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Hekate in Necromancy by Loukianos

In Orphica Argonautika Orpheus made three magickal poppers from barley flour, she threw them in the necromantic fire and then three small black dogs were sacrified to Hekate in order to call Her at the necromantic ritual. In Loukianos we read the great necromancer Erichtho was threatening a soul that was not responding to the evocation by calling forth Erinyes...

Read some of the most detailed descriptions of ancient necromantic rituals as they can be found in ancient texts.

Homer, Odysseia

Odysseas, the king of Ithaca and the one who planed the fall of Troy is performing a successful necromantic rite under the instructions of Kirke, who is not present in the...

This is an extended article that I am writing before the dark moon of September as an offering to the Goddess Hekate Chthonia. I am going to present some basic information about the ancient hellenic necromancy and then a presentation of one of the four biggest death oracles in the ancient world will be presented. Averno is closely associated with Hekate and Persephone. So, our Goddess lived there and She was very active bringing the dead...

This is a project I did for the CoH Santuario de Hekate Thethys Krataiis.

The following list contains a small text with the properties of every crystal that I believe its energy is related to our Mother Hekate. In the end, I have written my suggestion for selecting the appropriate crystals for rituals. I have tried to write down a small description so anyone can choose the best...

In this article we are going to examine if and how the court card of the Queen of the Wands relate with the Goddess of the Crossroads. The reason for this correlation is an esoteric motivation I had to buy a printed image of the Queen from the Golden Dawn Temple Tarot. Without knowing much about the symbolism of this card in the Golden Dawn decks I put it next to a classical image of Hekate and they are going fine. Let's see how this...

In the lines that follow we can find a reference from the work of Athēnaios Naukratitēs , Deipnosophistae writing that as deipnon for Goddess Hekate was offered bread made of wheat.

Athenaeus Naukratites 
Athenaeus (2nd- 3rd century AD)...

Bourdeto is the most famous fish dish of Corfu Island in Ionian Islands in Hellas. It is made with different sorts of fish such as scorpion fish,mullet or with the fish of your taste cooked in a spicy tomato sauce. Fish and especially mullet was sacred to Goddess Hekate.

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In this article are presented the kinds and types of offerings in ancient Hellas.

People at the very beginning used to offer greens and flowers and libation with water only. Kekrops, the king of Athens, ordered not to offer inspirited but cooked food and sweets (πέμματα). They were offering salted flour with fruits of earth...

Theοphrastus informs us about the very first and later offerings to the Gods; plant and animal sacrifice as well as the ethics.

Who is Theophrastus

Theophrastus (371 – 287 BC) was a Greek philosopher and he was born in Eresos of Lesvos Island. At a young age he studied on...

Τhis is a recipe that can be used as offering containing ingredients that are essential of the Mediterranean diet.

Ingredients:

  • 2 pita breads or regular bread...

This is a common technique for anyone who uses Tarot as a tool of divination or self improvement. Also, Golden Dawn practitioners use this technique for the same reasons.

For this technique you need a good tarot deck, rich with symbolism. I am not recommending any decks. Stay with traditional ones, not with artistics or designed with computers. You start by...

This is a traditional hellenic sweet recipe that has as main ingredients flour, honey and cinnamon. It can be used as offering so in special occasions as in every day offering routine. Total preparation and cooking time: 45 minutes.

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