Hekate is a Greek goddess, most often shown holding two torches or a key & in later periods depicted in triple form, associated with crossroads, entrance-ways, dogs, light, the moon, magic, witchcraft, knowledge of herbs & poisonous plants, necromancy, & sorcery. In post-Christian writings regarded with rulership over earth, sea & sky, & universal role as Mother of Angels, worshiped in Athenian households as protective goddess who bestowed prosperity & daily blessings on the family.
Hekate is a goddess of the crossroads, the queen of witches, the ruler of the heavens and the underworld. She is the embodiment of darkness; the moon in it’s true color. She is the maiden, the mother, and the crone; the keeper of all vast knowledge and mysteries, wisdom, strength, and truth. She is a liberated woman, free from all male-created bonds. She is mind, body, spirit; birth, life, and death.
Followers of Hecate She is the patron of midwives, witches, healers, herbalists, dog lovers, women in general, leaders, warriors, athletes, fishermen, cavalrymen, and those who ride horses. She is the patron as well of the “common people” and all who are oppressed. It is said that great power and authority often comes to her followers.