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Hekate Goddess of Magic


Hekate Goddess of Magic
Hekate Goddess of Magic
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Who are we?

White Witch is a wonderful emporium of Pagan and Witchcraft gifts and essentials, established in 1999 by Debbie, they operate from their 500 year old shop in Waltham Abbey, Essex and is staffed by friendly Witches. 

We hold in stock a large range of  Pagan altar figures of the God and Goddess in their many forms, the Green Man, a large selection of Witches' tools, including Witches' cauldrons, Witches' wands, Witches' athames, Witches' robes and cloaks, Witches' Books of Shadows, Witches' spells and magic ingredients and all things witchy and wonderful!

We also have an extensive range of crystals - from large geodes to tumblestones, lots of pagan jewellery, candles, herbs, tarot cards, herbal teas and more.

Our online shop is a digital window into our magickal store and we hope you'll find what you're looking for. If you need any extra help or advice, then please call or visit us instore at Waltham Abbey (Essex) where we will be only too happy to welcome you with a  cup of  tea and a smile.

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Brief History Paganism: 

Paganism represents a wide variety of traditions that emphasize reverence for nature and a revival of ancient polytheistic and animistic religious practices.  Paganism is not a traditional religion per se because it does not have any official doctrine, but it does have some common characteristics joining the great variety of traditions. One of the common beliefs is the divine presence in nature and the reverence of the natural order in life. Spiritual growth is related to the cycles of the Earth and great emphasis is placed on ecological concerns. Monotheism is almost universally rejected within Paganism and most Pagan traditions are particularly interested in the revival of ancient polytheist religious traditions including the Norse (northern Europe) and Celtic (Britain) traditions. Many Pagan traditions are intentionally reconstructionist in that they aim to revive many of the lost rituals of the ancient traditions, including holy days and seasonal celebrations. Besides Nature, many Pagans also worship a variety of gods and goddesses, including spirits which can represent national and local heroes.  Many Pagans try to honor their ancestry and ancestors. Some Pagan traditions include ritual magic, but this practice is not universal.

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20cms (8 1/4") in cold cast bronze resin, this is a wonderful depiction of the Greek Goddess Hekate. Hekate is associated with crossroads, entrance-ways, fire, light, night, Moon, Magick, Witchcraft, herbs, poisonous plants, necromancy and sorcery.  She is the Patron Goddess of Witches.  The only child of the Titans, Perses and Asteria, from whom she received her power over heaven, earth, and sea - Hekate was also known as Soteria (Saviour); 'Mother of Angels' and 'The Cosmic World Soul'; one of the main Gods worshipped as a protective Goddess who bestowed prosperity and daily blessings. She is a tripartite goddess, a representation of Maiden, Mother, Crone, often depicted with three faces; or as seen here, three female deities, and was re-interpreted in the 20th century from ancient myths, songs and statuary by such luminaries as Aleister Crowley and Robert Graves in The White Goddess.  Hekate assisted Demeter in her search for Persephone, guiding her through the night with flaming torches. Perfect for Altar or display.  A beautiful item!

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