Symbols {142} ~ The Hecate Wheel

The Hecate wheel is a symbol of Hecate who is an ancient Greek goddess who rules over the earth, sea, and sky. She is a protective goddess who bestows prosperity and daily blessings to families. One of the earliest monuments to Hecate is found in Athens. It is terracotta written in the 6th century. Later, in the 5th century, Hecate was depicted in triplicate. Dogs and crossroads are associated with Hecate.

The Hecate wheel is a circle within which is a circular labyrinth surrounding a spiral. The labyrinth is a symbol of rebirth. The central spiral is a symbol of divine thought.

Today the symbol is used by members of the Hellenic Recon and Dianic traditions of Wicca.

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