The Nature of Sacrifice

The Nature of Sacrifice: Offerings to the Goddess Hekate in the Ancient World © Vikki Bramshaw 2012-13 Modern occult practices have more in common with the ancient methods of ritual sacrifice than most modern pagans would like to admit. Many elements of ancient tradition have made it into modern practices – some consciously integrated, others … Continue reading The Nature of Sacrifice

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The Rite of Her Sacred Fires

My essay 'Swaying with the Serpent: A Study of the Serpent Girdled Hekate' will feature in the new book, ‘Hekate Her Sacred Fires’ edited by Sorita d’Este (see http://www.facebook.com/hekatefires for more info).  This book brings together the visions of around 50 devotees, mystics, priests and priestesses who share their experiences, often for the first time, … Continue reading The Rite of Her Sacred Fires

Hekate: Liminal Rites

REVIEW - Hekate Liminal Rites - Sorita D'Este & David Rankine 'Hekate Liminal Rites' is a truly fascinating read. The authors' writing is extremely well researched, and draws upon both accurate and historical material throughout this work. However, unlike so many other historical studies, this little book also manages to evoke such a presence of … Continue reading Hekate: Liminal Rites