Vesta Goddess of Fire and Vulcan, the God of Fire

Elder Mountain Dreaming

By Phoenix of Elder Mountain –Sacred rites are returning to Italy today, which is a very important step of the circle of return, of the Goddess, rather than just festivals for communities sake. This video below shows the more meaningful return of the ancient ceremony of the Fire Goddess Vesta shown with her 3 modern Priestesses. Vestalia rites were always held between the 7th and 15th of June each year.

Ancient Vesta StatueVesta has an earlier role as leader and goddess with her priestesses and a later role as being married with a consort. She was one of most powerful goddesses deities of the ancient world along with Ceres (Mother) and Hecate and her mother Asteria (Grandmother Crone). This made her a triple goddess along with her sisters Juno and Ceres.

Her temples were run by the grandmothers and the Vestal Priestesses were adult women, who served the grandmothers They were…

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