Who Is Hecate?

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Who is Hecate? She is Queen of the Witches and protector of outsiders. Like Saturn, she becomes stronger with time. You meet her at crossroads, both literally and metaphorically.

Hecate (Hekate is also correct), is the guardian of ghosts and secret paths. She mentored Persephone in the Underworld and guides people, particularly women, passing through shadowy terrain. Like Lilith, she is a solitary goddess, not defined by relationships or her status within society. She cultivates magical powers and connects with multiple realms.

One of her symbols is the keys. Strange doings with keys and locks can be an omen from Hecate. When you’re hesitant to move forward but cannot move back, sometimes a door appears. It’s the underworldly wisdom of Hecate that holds the key to you opening it.  She is also linked to moonlight, wolves, dogs, and ravens. She is the intuition that you cultivate and make stronger over many years. People say she is a necromancer, which sounds dramatic, like zombie movies where they raise the dead to ask them questions. But it just means that if your Hecate energy is strong, you know the veils between the dimensions are flimsy at times.

Sometimes, on certain winds, you smell someone’s fragrance or hear their laugh. You know they’ve gone from this realm but that they’re somewhere.

Astrologically, she is asteroid number 100, and you can discover her influence in your birth chart via my Sorceress report.

Who is Hecate? She is light in the darkness. Her time of the month is the Dark Moon.


Image: Olga Zelinskaya

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Huh. I didn’t know Hecate existed before stumbling upon this post, and just discovered that the asteroid is exact on my ascendant with a slight lean into my first house (Virgo, 8 degrees). Fascinating!


According to Astro dot com, I have Hecate in the seventh house, 9deg in pieces. This isn’t mentioned in my asteroid chart Mystic, I appreciate unlike Pokemon, we can’t capture them all however I’m curious to know how she influences me. Is Hecate not usually included in the asteroids and forgive me but the sorceress report, was that something else?

Ravens are everywhere, plus I keep painting them. Also, I am at a crossroad, a BIG one x


Oh my goodness!! Me too! Signs are everywhere. Am i right?? Xxxx

Year of the Phoenix

Love the gif! My Scorpion Moon/Neptune at 24/26 are strong in the force atm and this is all good for my big kite/grand trines I feel a bit on the brink of big things, not one but two publications have contacted us to use our cushions in their magazines!!! Homes+ and the Brisbane News which is a nice boost of confidence and a “sign” we are going in the right direction at the very least Mystic your scopes say it’s all about the power duos and I am in a biz with my twin…. we both work as well, she… Read more »


Day off yesterday. Went to academia safe-haven to tie up loose ends and also cross paths with divine male humans who bring peace and tranquillity to the air. aaah. a few hours for my soul to expand and a taste of the future as I lighten the load

dark star

I feel randomly achey and intermittently feverish today like I’m burning off the last remnants of swamp HQ. V into the witch warrior vibes to blast forward into my 10th h Leo.


So w/ Merc direct, I received 2 messages: (1) another not-so-anonymous flyer, searingly hateful & vile, calling me a whore over & over (from an ex-Gemini friend I had to cauterize because she was such a fuqing 2-faced backstabber & ironically, always terribly jealous of my uninhibited sex life); & (2) a subtle message of interest by a colleague, like a single red rose, only it was a delectable dark chocolate with caramel & sea salt – wrapped in a white tissue & shaped like a Hershey’s kiss. It’s been a VERY slow burn for months … he’s a Taurus,… Read more »


Go gently TripleL, intense times for you rn. X
Or, I mean as a triple L maybe go fire-ily? I was assuming L stands for Leo for some reason 🙂


also that Gemini exfriend – serious issues, ugh. how does one de-fang a venomous Gemini?


Always wise & comforting (often with chuckles) words, pi. Much obliged. You are correct: the LLL stands for Libran(sun)Leo(rising/Venus/Mars)Lady. I cut her out of my life completely … blocked her on FB, which I know was a major ass chapper. I figure the flyers in my mailbox are her way of finding her voice in all of this ugliness. We had been friends for for almost 20 years; she will not go away quietly. But I will not allow her to provoke me. The flyers tell all. That is how she really feels about me. And every flyer she sends… Read more »


Haha am listening to new gorillas – ‘we got the power’ Morticia gig sync is so good

Year of the Phoenix

Oooow love the gorillas! Will be checking out asap have seen the new snippets of vision 0 – o


Infiniti’s door staff.


Anyone know what time the nodes switch signs today?


Yes yes yes!
I’m so feeling this vibe 🙂


Reminds me of the ages-old RPG dilemma in which your character could never be a warrior AND high-level wizard at the same time – any class w/ offensive capabilities either was denied this option entirely or was automatically relegated to having only a clumsy level of proficiency with very low-grade spells. With Mars conjunct Hekate in Gemini, though, we finally get to be BOTH. #HereForIt

It’s a “give your White Wizard the Masamune” kind of deal.


Haha LIVING for this comment.


LMAO, glad you enjoyed – we are totally friends if you got that reference! Praise be to the current Mercury/Uranus conjunction for helping people to understand nerdspeak – thought it would probably just wind up going waaaay over people’s heads, similar to when we use astro-lingo on the general population. As an aside, I don’t see why nerds and astrology don’t overlap more; they’re both Uranian. Trying to do my part on this Hermetic quest to help the crossover along; translating astrology into a vernacular that helps people from different cliques make the connection between themselves and the Cosmos. Even… Read more »


I don’t go through all the comments but when I do come across yours I always appreciate the informative commentary you contribute. Haha nerdspeak. Its been years since I was active in that realm but talk about melding nostalgia with the present Astro climate and I just had to send some love. It wasn’t just about languages of stars and video games but there was a subtext of personal time involved too which made it extra-ordinary for me. Crossover is important and I *totally* get you on that. Can’t wait til communication goes 5D and stops plodding around in 2D.… Read more »


Hmm. although we move in vastly different circles I gave some thought to the notion of warrior x wizard, and from a governance perspective I prefer the separation of powers, in general, when it comes to the use of force and the use of sorcery. You know what they say about absolute power, I guess. Having said that: wise warriors and empowered wizardry are valuable additions.


Haha – love that gif! I’m feeling like that too right now. Hekate & Mars are making sexy little trines to my Uranus/Mercury from the 8th House – as are trans Jupiter/Luna from 12th. So I’m flying with it & fighting demon bureaucrats at tax department. So far i’ve managed to hypnotise two minions in order to reach an evasive high-level tax demon. And i even managed to get a meeting with him for later this p.m. That in itself is a victory considering that i was told he wasn’t free for another 6 weeks. I’m hoping this glamour doesn’t… Read more »


I mean sexy little sextiles (not trines – still sexy, but sextiles are more fun)


“evasive high-level tax demon” – I’m LOL’ing so hard rn! 😀 No worries; Sun trine Pluto is on your side for this, and it’s perfect for matters dealing w/ pentacles to boot! If said demon continues to try to evade you, a purpose-designed sigil coupled with the trusty old “Into the Light I command thee!” chant can work wonders 😉 One you’ve successfully summoned the fuqer, trick him into entering a salt pentagram to entrap him so he has to stay put until you no longer have need of his “services” and are ready to banish. Please be sure to… Read more »


This article is so comforting! It’s been a solitary time where I’ve had to “break up” with my boyfriend, mum and long term childhood friend all in the space of 2 weeks. All three were very toxic relationships and i realised I was holding on so that I wasn’t alone, even though all three of these people made me feel more alone and were never actually there when I truly needed them. I really enjoy being alone most of the time, being around people too much gives me a headache as I don’t understand why people do the things they… Read more »


Oh and I’m a multi Leo with natal mars in Gemini so feeling like things might be coming together finally. Trying hard to trust in the universe right now.


Something is going down. Nodes are sitting on mc/merc (south) and ic/saturn and saturn and pluto are plodding through natal 8th. Hecate conj sn in aries 11 while mars and aries transit 1st….
I am on a literal five week journey of change where i feel like a lighter and happier version of myself is returning from a deep slumber, and its all through being with people and engaging in ideas – there is almost too much to process, but its a sweet ride!


I love this too. Packed 12 th house here, no more than my tenth actually but I’m so comfortable in my 12th and doubt if I have ever connected with the energy of the 10th or the 6th house yet.. Lilith is Scorpio, Moon and Neptune in Sagittarius but all in my 12th means it feels like home, family. Solitude is comforting to me. Maybe too much. I think I need to step out from the familiar shadows soon. ? No scratch that, moonlight is healthy and space is necessary for me. I can’t help it if I only want… Read more »


Actually I just submitted my official application online which is pretty in line with this energy. I’m entitled to a spot of skulking and chilling.


Natally, I’ve got hekate at 1 deg Cancer in the 8th, trine Eros-Psyche in Scorp 12th (2-3 degs), and jupe/chiron in pisces 4th (5-6 degs), and square moon at Aries 3 degs in my 4th also. With Mars opposing and Neptune squaring my Sun right now, my energy is low, and on a very low ebb weekend, I had a sudden vision during meditation: me, growing into some Xena like figure (like literally, growing taller and stronger), accompanied by two massive tigers as my steadfast companions: tigress on my right, and tiger on my left. We travel as a trilogy,… Read more »


Yay! Being a witch who works with (and loves) Hekate, married to an Aries…this feels so harmonious!


Hehe approaching my natal Jupiter this is going to be fun!


This combo will make super bitchy man and woman

Billy D

They should go clubbing if they haven’t already.


Just went to oracle here and it said ‘There are no more than 5 music notes but a combination of these give rise to more melodies than can ever be heard’.
How sweetly on flick for my work! Music being so much a part of it. Happiness 🙂


Am experiencing a new energy a la maison and psyche, both so connected to each other as am such a hermit. This could be due to stopping the weed habit as lung specialist said there is unfriendly bacteria in it that is inhaled damages the lungs. Feel so much better w/o it. There goes my old link to the 60’s…lol. This is the time to bring out my divination equipage in the form of I Ching and Egyptian stones. Everything is cleared and cleaned ready to see if there is work around in these tight financial times after a year… Read more »

Gemini Moon

This is so weird cause I have Mars in Gemini + BML conj.on ASC I can relate cause they opp. my Neptune …last night dream was … of a giant Black wolf following me ! Behold the pic. above so auspicious!


This news warms my heart.


Mine too!

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