Summoning Hekate And Her Sacred Fires With A Ritual On The May Full Moon

Summoning Hekate And Her Sacred Fires With A Ritual On The May Full Moon May 6, 2019

Hekate’s Wheel of Fire comes full circle on the May Full Moon, when her torches ignite new life. Gone is the decay of autumn and the gloom of winter. It’s time we exit her cave deep in the Under World. The rebirth cycle complete, we walk anew, strengthened by her fire that burns within each of her witches. Celebrate Hekate’s Wheel of Fire with a ritual honoring her, calling forth their power and igniting your own unique flame.

It is with this spirit of the diversity of Hekatean Witchcraft wherein we reside, claiming our individual witch-fire while strengthening Hekate’s presence on earth through our rituals. It is a sign of Hekate’s power and that of her witches that celebrating Hekate’s eternal flame on the Full Moon in May has become a modern tradition embraced by thousands across the globe.

Hail Hekate, the Hieros Pyr! Goddess of the Eternal Flame! Torch Bearing Mistress of the Crossroads! She who holds the Wheel of Fire that is without end of beginning. In May the cycle is complete as the Wheel turns to creation once again.

History of Celebrating Hekate’s Sacred Fires on the May Full Moon

The Rite of Her Sacred Fires, the annual global celebration hosted by the Covenant of Hekate, has been observed since May 2010. Long enough for it to be a well-established part of Hekate’s Wheel of the Year. When I first participated several years ago, I took the script offered by the Covenant as inspiration, creating a ritual of revelation including a mask. I’ve never been one to follow rituals verbatim, and I encourage you to make your workings similarly your own. Including the Wheel of Fire ritual below.


Read the Wheel of Fire Ritual.

About Cyndi
Cyndi is a witch and spiritual teacher, a trained energetic healer, psychic and herbalist. Her teaching and writing extends from where she stands at the crossroads of personal development, spirituality and witchcraft. Keeping Her Keys: An Introduction to Hekate’s Modern Witchcraft explores Hekate from her ancient origins to modern understanding through magic and personal development is available now from Moon Books. True Magic: Unleashing Your Inner Witch uses the magic of the elements and the three realms to activate your true witch powers and will be available later in 2019 from Moon as well. Connect with her on Facebook or at to learn more about her teaching and writing. Cyndi lives in rural coastal Nova Scotia with her two sons where she can often be found wandering the cliffs or wild foraging plants. She lives what she teaches: fierce love, emotional courage and true magic. You can read more about the author here.

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