Hecate is part of the Lunar Triad with Selene and Artemis. Hecate is the dark moon or new moon, which symbolizes death while Selene and Artemis represent the full moon, which symbolizes birth and the crescent moon symbolizing maturity in the life cycle.
Hecate has two opposite aspects: patron goddess associated with fertility cults, providing material and spiritual wealth, honor and wisdom, conductor of souls swept away by the storm, but also the goddess of darkness and death.
His powers are formidable at night especially in the light of the moon, which it identifies and which is considered the grave. This chthonic goddess of the dead and is honored as the goddess of the crossroads because linking the underworld, the earth and the sky. She is also the goddess of darkness, which creates nightmares and night terrors (symbols of secret desires of the unconscious or repressed) and the spectra and ghosts. It is the magician par excellence and witchcraft mistress who call all magicians.