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Hecate. An ancient goddess, sometimes depicted in triple form, variously associated with crossroads, entrance-ways, fire, light, the Moon, magic, witchcraft, knowledge of herbs and poisonous plants, necromancy and sorcery. She has rulership over earth, sea and sky, as well as a more universal role as Saviour (Soteira), Mother of Angels and the Cosmic World Soul.
“Hecate is the goddess of pathways, Enodia, especially of cross-roads and of the offerings laid down there; the triple-form figure of Hecate arose from the three masks which were hung at the meeting of three pathways. The pathways of Hecate are pathways of the night; accompanied by barking dogs, she leads a ghostly retinue.” ( Greek Religion by Walter Burkert)
"Hecate" - Painting by Emily Balivet Hecate, the mother of witches, whose name literally means "the distant one", is a goddess of the dark hours and is commonly associated with the crone aspect of the triple goddess.
Hekate: goddess of the crossroads, the queen of witches, the ruler of the heavens & the underworld. She is the embodiment of darkness; the moon in it’s true color. She is the maiden, the mother & the crone; the keeper of all vast knowledge & mysteries, wisdom, strength & truth. She is a liberated woman, free from all male-created bonds. She is mind, body, spirit; birth, life & death.
Hecate Greek Goddess she was known as a protector of young children, shepherds, and sailors. Hecate is a goddess who helps us make transitions and new beginnings, especially ones that were not planned. As a magical goddess at home in the spirit world, she helps keep us in touch with our spiritual selves.