Theogamia/Gamelia

  The anniversary of the marriage (gamos) of Zeus Teleios (authority, head of the family) and Hera Teleia, giving the month its name. Not much is known about this festival except that it was celebrated with great feasting. Because the sacred marriage was commemorated this month, the month became the ideal time to marry, perhaps…

The Pythagorean Daily Practice

The Daily Practice This advice should be adjusted by the practitioner, to suit his or her circumstances. 1. Awake early, preferably a little before sunrise. 2. Wash yourself, and do so mindfully, with an attitude of going before the Gods in purity . Not only do you become physically clean, but the practice speaks to…

Basic Hellenic RItual

Basic Hellenic Ritual Reconstruction Ritual is important. Ritual brings us closer to the Gods by directing our complete focus towards the divine. Greek ritual is based on the concept of Kharis, reciprocation. We are welcome to ask our gods for guidance, protection, favors, and revenge. What we give in return is ritual gesture of contemplation…

Hecate’s Deipnon

Hecate’s Deipnon “Asteria of happy name, whom Perses once led to his great house to be called his dear wife. And she conceived and bare Hekate whom Zeus the son of Kronos honoured above all. He gave her splendid gifts, to have a share of the earth and the unfruitful sea. She received honour also…

Apollon Purification Ritual

purification rituals were different. It rids us from pollution or any harmful element or ritual miasma. It can mean everything to birth, death, murder, blood, etc.. contact with these things are considered ritual miasma. Purification through ritual differ. There are two kinds of purification: one through blood and another through water. Purification through water is explained below, but purification through blood is different. One doesn’t wash their hands in clean water, but this method is more or less derived from the blood ritual where the blood flows on the head and hands. Afterwards these are washed. This was usually done for the insane, murderers, etc.. These persons must be left alone until they are purified.