Events

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Ongoing: 

Soma Sema: Study Course
In this course students are encouraged to explore the mysteries and beauty of ancient Orphic religion, but in a 21st century Western context through ritual, meditation and contemplation.  Places on my year long study course are strictly limited, and places are awarded based on applications made up to 6 months in advance.  Fully Booked.

Boundless Physis: Exploring Hekate
This course explores the many different aspects of the Goddess Hekate through monthly lessons, rituals and meditations. Participants receive monthly emailed lesson, ritual text and recorded meditations.
Fully Booked.

Sanctuary of Hekate Soteira, Glastonbury
I host regular, more or less monthly, meetings for my Covenant of Hekate sanctuary throughout the year in my private temple and sometimes, weather permitting, in our private grove near the Tor.  Membership is by dedication and available to anyone who has attended at least two public meetings, upon request.

Sanctuary of Hekate Kleidouchos, International
I host a study group for the Covenant of Hekate throughout the year, open to members of the Covenant of Hekate only.  For membership information, www.hekatecovenant.com

Sacred Bee Goddess

 Past Events:

Sorita frequently facilitates workshops, ritual and lectures around the world on topics she is passionate about.

In the past she has spoken at large gatherings such as Witchfest (London, Cardiff, Dublin and Glasgow), Pagan Federation Conference (London, Cardiff), CWED (Sao Paolo) and the Hekate Symposium (Glastonbury), as well as numerous summer festivals, moots and conferences.  She enjoys facilitating ritual and practical workshops, and lecturing on subjects she is passionate about – past topics have included the goddesses Hekate, Artemis, Morrigan and Cailleach (all of which she has co-authored books on), Elemental and Planetary Magic, the development of the rituals and practices of modern Pagan Wicca and Witchcraft, magical foundations and Solomonic Magic.

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Above: Sorita at the Athens Goddess Festival, November 2015

At CWED, Sao Paolo, Brazil 2014. From left to right: Zsuzsanna Budapest, Claudiney Prietro, Sorita d'Este and Deborah Lipp.
At CWED, Sao Paolo, Brazil 2014. From left to right: Zsuzsanna Budapest, Claudiney Prietro, Sorita d’Este and Deborah Lipp.
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Brasilia, Brazil July 2015. From left to right: Mavesper, Sorita and Hazel. This was taken at a ceremony honouring the Goddess Hekate at a very special temple.
Helene Hodge and Sorita d'Este, Chalice Well, Glastonbury, 2004
With my mentor Helene at Chalice Well, Glastonbury, 2004 at the time of the Venus Transit.

Author & Priest Georgi Mishev & Sorita d'Este (Opening Blessing, Hekate Symposium 2013)

Author & Priest Georgi Mishev & Sorita d’Este (Opening Blessing, Hekate Symposium 2013)

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World Goddess Day, being celebrated in Glastonbury, Somerset (UK).

As Isis, in a ceremony at Conway Hall (Beltane Bash) in 2004. It was led by David Rankine, with myself and members of StarStone Network.

Sorita d'Este and David Rankine, teaching a workshop at Witchfest International 2003

Teaching a workshop on Astral Doorways with David Rankine (left) at Witchfest International in 2003.