Hekate Ophioplokamos, Gorgo & Medusa: The gorgons are one of the most famous mythological creatures globally, despite not appearing much in mythology. Were they evil monsters? Protectors? Remnants of an older goddess cult before Hellenic Greece? In this talk, we’ll explore the history and evolution of the gorgons’ image and story throughout mythology and ancient religion. We’ll also explore their connections with similar creatures, Hekate, and other related goddesses.
Mat Auryn is a witch, psychic, occult teacher, and devotee to the goddess Hekate. He is the award-winning author of the internationally best-selling book, ‘Psychic Witch: A Metaphysical Guide To Meditation, Magick, and Manifestation‘. He is a High Priest in the Sacred Fires Tradition of Witchcraft. As a psychic witch, Mat has had the honour and privilege of studying under some of the most prominent witchcraft teachers, elders, and witchcraft traditions. He runs the blog For Puck’s Sake on Patheos Pagan, is a content creator for Modern Witch, has a column in Witches & Pagans Magazine entitled ‘Extra-Sensory Witchcraft’, and a column in Horns Magazine. He has been featured in various magazines, radio shows, podcasts, books, anthologies, and other periodicals.
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