2018 course is full.
This is a year-and-a-day program of study into the mysteries of Hekate and Applied Modern Witchcraft includes practices, techniques, trance work and much more.
Course consists of workbooks, audio classes, live interactive events (chats, video conferences) and other exclusive content. Participation in a private group is offered though not required. The course text is Keeping Her Keys: An Introduction to Hekate's Modern Witchcraft.
Each of the 13 lessons will include an approximately 25-25 pp workbook of exclusive content not available in the book or elsewhere. As such students are required to sign a Non Disclosure Agreement.
Students will receive the workbook for each lesson in biweekly units. Course exercises will be submitted for feedback on a monthly basis. A monthly meeting with the course leader, Dr. Cyndi Brannen is required.
Each lesson will have an approximately one hour exclusive video lecture and two hours of exclusive audio classes. Monthly live sessions will be held each New Moon.
Successful completion of the course and initiation project will earn the student the title of Guide in the Keeper of Her Keys tradition.
The focus of the First Key is on Hekate as Guide and on the Middle World/Self. Course exercises will explore these themes.
Students will develop an expertise on historical and contemporary Hekate, her symbols and correspondences.
This is an intermediate witchcraft course. Students should have competency in the basics of witchcraft.
Lesson 1: Modern Hekatean Witchcraft
Lesson 2: Keeping Her Keys
Lesson 3: Working with Hekate
Lesson 4: Hekate and Her Many Names
Lesson 5: Hekate’s Characteristics
Lesson 6: Honoring Hekate
Lesson 7: Hekate’s Wheel of the Year
Lesson 8: Hekate’s Symbols
Lesson 9: Correspondences
Lesson 10: Hekate’s Garden
Lesson 11: Divination
Lesson 12: Types of Sacred Space
Lesson 13: Spell Crafting
Becoming a Keeper of Her Keys: Self-Initiation
Setting up Your Witch Journal
Applying the Principles
A Magical Life is an Intentional One
Unifying the Three Selves Meditation
Processing an Encounter with Hekate
World Soul Journey
Establishing a Daily Meditation Practice
Feeling the Power of the Epithets
Starting Your Book of Shadows
Dark Moon Ritual
Writing a Noumenia Intentional Prayer
Making Hekate’s Wheel of the Year
Making a Strophalos
Using Hekate’s Symbols
Adding Color to the Wheel of the Year
Experiencing the Energy of Hekate’s Colors
Making the Three Keys Incense
Hekate and the Major Arcana
Establishing a Daily Tarot Practice
Intentional Lucid Dreaming
Completing Your Altar
Casting Hekate’s Wheel
Writing and Casting Your Own Spell
Practice: Witch’s Hour of Power
Understanding: The Holy Darkness
Practice: Balancing and Grounding
Understanding: Noticing Hekate’s Signs
Understanding: Your Hekate
Practice: Learning the Orphic Hymn to Hekate
Understanding: Processing Your Deipnon Ritual
Practice: Developing a Gratitude Attitude
Practice: Automatic Writing
Practice: Establishing a Deipnon and Noumenia Practice
Practice: Fire Scrying
Practice: The Witch’s Wardrobe
Practice: Keeping Your Own Hekate’s Garden Record
Understanding: Exploring Divination
Practice: Deipnon Crossroads Offering
Practice: Cleansing the Salt Strophalos
Practice: Deipnon and Noumenia Work
Understanding: Exploring Acceptance and Resistance
There will be additional exercises and activities provided within each lesson.
Ethical Mentoring: All applicants for Hekate's Modern Witchcraft are interviewed for suitability in the program. Confidentiality and privacy are ensured.
This program is not designed to be a substitute for professional health services.
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Enrollment is limited. Tuition assistance and payment plans offered.
Cyndi Brannen, PhD Creator of Hekate's Modern Witchcraft,
Founder of Keeping Her Keys
Owner of Open Circle Witchcraft
High Priestess of The Temple of Hekate Skotia
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