Ritual For Summoning Hekate

Ritual For Summoning Hekate March 4, 2018

This ritual has been performed for over a decade. Here’s a video reading of the ritual which is also known as a Modern Hymn to Hekate.

Great Hekate, who spins the web of the stars

And governs the spiral of life.

Terrifying One, Earth Goddess, Sea Goddess,

Goddess of the Road, Keeper of the Keys.

Guardian of Children and the Marginalized,

Night Queen, Daughter of Perseus,

She Who Guards The Gate.
Leader, Shining One, Three-Formed Goddess.
Liberator, Liberator, Liberator.

 

 

The version below is an excerpt from Keeping Her Keys: An Introduction to Hekate’s Modern Witchcraft.

Hekate Goddess Ritual
Behold the majesty of The Witch Mother through this ritual.

Evocation of Hekate Suitable for Any Rite Text

 

Part 1 – Evocation of Hekate’s Three Forms

(Hands together at heart center)

Blessed Hekate, Great Mother, I am grateful for Your presence in my life.

I implore You, attend this rite.

Great Hekate, who spins the web of the stars and governs the spiral of life.

I welcome you as Guardian, Queen of the Under World,
I welcome you as Guide of the Middle World,
I welcome you as Gatekeeper of the Mysteries.

 

Part 2: Evocation of the Energy Currents

Fierce Goddess, Attend your epithets!

I draw upon Your colors!

(Left hand down)
Black as night,

(Hands together at heart center)

Red as blood,

(Right hand to the sky)

White as stars.
(Hands together at heart center)

Lend me their energies,
I implore you, Mighty Queen!

I offer myself to You.

I bow before You,

Hear me, know my name.
(Bow your head, state your name.)

 

Part 3: Evocation of the Three Forms

(Left hand down) Hail Hekate

(Right hand up) Hail Hekate

(Hands together at heart center) Hail Hekate

I honor You as She of all forms.

(Left hand down)
I honor You as the Young Mistress,

And ask that You bestow upon this ritual the energy of youth.

(Hands at heart center)
I honor You as the Eternal Creatrix,

And ask that You send the power of creation to my working.

(Right hand up)
I honor You as the timeless World Soul,

And ask that You lend me your wisdom for this rite.

 

Part 4: Evocation of the Three Realms

(Left hand down) Hail Hekate

(Right hand up) Hail Hekate

(Hands together at heart center) Hail Hekate

I honor you as She who rules over
The Under World, the Middle World and the Upper World.

(Left hand down)

I honor You as the Gatekeeper of All Under World and Goddess of the Daemon

May they strengthen my rite!

(Hands together at heart center)

I honor You as the Guardian of the Crossroads of the Middle World, the Universal Key Holder,

And seek Your guidance along my earth-bound journey.

(Right hand up)

I honor You as the Breath of the Universe and the Mother of Angels

Behold, I seek their assistance now!

(Left hand down) Hail Hekate

(Right hand up) Hail Hekate

(Hands together at heart center) Hail Hekate

The full ritual can be found in the Keeping Her Keys book.

 

You can find a simple ritual for summoning Hekate in the Summer 2020 edition of Bust magazine.

About Cyndi Brannen
Cyndi Brannen, PhD, teaches and writes from the crossroads of personal development, spirituality and true magic. Founder of the Keeping Her Keys system of spiritual witchcraft, she shares the keys of The Sacred Seven laws using practical methods ranging from journaling to journeying. Keeping Her Keys: An Introduction to Hekate’s Modern Witchcraft explores Hekate from her ancient origins to our modern understanding through magic and personal development. True Magic: Unleashing Your Inner Witch, based on the sacred seven principles of witchcraft, is a practical guide to better living through witchcraft. Read Dr. Brannen's journey from shattered to whole, and the courses she offers at keepingherkeys.com. You can read more about the author here.

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