Healing Ritual: Portal of the Dark Goddess

In many spiritual traditions, dark goddesses are revered as powerful deities who guide us through the depths of our inner worlds. These goddesses, such as Hecate, Kali, Lilith, and Morrigan, embody the mysteries of the night, the cycles of death and rebirth, and the transformative power of the inner shadow. Their energies are not about destruction for the sake of chaos but rather about clearing away what no longer serves us, making way for profound healing and growth.

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Shadow Work

The dark goddess plays a crucial role in our healing journeys by encouraging us to engage in shadow work. Shadow work involves delving into the parts of ourselves that we often hide or suppressโ€”the fears, traumas, and unhealed wounds. These parts of us are called our shadows. By confronting these aspects with the guidance of dark goddesses, we can integrate our shadows, heal deeply rooted pain, and emerge stronger and more whole.


The Dark Goddess Portal is a profound spiritual gateway that invites you to face your shadow self. As you enter this portal, you may experience a range of intense symptoms. Emotional upheaval is common, as buried feelings and unresolved traumas surface for healing. Physical sensations such as fatigue, headaches, or body aches may manifest, reflecting the deep energetic shifts occurring within.

You might also encounter vivid dreams or heightened intuition, offering insights and guidance from your subconscious. This transformative journey, though challenging, ultimately leads to spiritual alchemy and empowerment, helping you reclaim your inner strength and wisdom.

Stepping into the Light

After releasing and healing, feelings of deep relief and lightness often emerge. The burdens of past traumas and unresolved emotions lift, creating space for peace and clarity. Many experience a renewed sense of joy and vitality, as if a weight has been lifted from their shoulders. There is often a deeper connection to one’s true self, accompanied by increased self-love and acceptance.

This healing journey also fosters resilience and inner strength, empowering individuals to move forward with confidence and grace. Overall, the aftermath of releasing and healing is marked by a serene sense of wholeness and emotional freedom. Your body will absorb this light energy which helps heal various symptoms that may have lingered from past experiences.

Who are these Dark Goddesses?

Hecate, the Greek goddess of magic and crossroads, guides us through transitions and helps us navigate the unknown. Kali, the fierce Hindu goddess of time and change, destroys illusions and ego to reveal our true selves. Lilith, often seen as a symbol of feminine power and independence, encourages us to reclaim our autonomy and embrace our primal instincts. Morrigan, the Celtic goddess of sovereignty and prophecy, teaches us to harness our inner warrior and find strength in our vulnerabilities.

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“Darkness is Made to Hold the Light”

By deeply connecting with the dark goddess within we can access their transformative energies, allowing us to face our shadows with courage and compassion. When we connect to our inner darkness, we are able to release blocks and hold more light. Through this process, we can heal old wounds, let go of negative patterns, and step into our true power.

The journey with the dark goddess is one of profound healing and renewal, leading us to a place of deep healing and enlightenment. The exercise below can help you connect with your inner goddess of healing and release dense energy.

Healing Ritual โ€” Portal of the Dark Goddess
Materials Needed:
  • A quiet, comfortable space
  • A candle (preferably black or purple)
  • Journal and pen
  • A piece of dark cloth or shawl (optional)
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8 Steps:
1. Create a Sacred Space:
  • Do this preferably at sunset or at night.
  • Put on some healing music
  • Find a quiet place where you won’t be disturbed. Dim the lights or light a candle to set the mood.
  • If you have a piece of dark cloth or shawl, drape it around your shoulders to symbolize the dark mother or goddess energy.
2. Ground Yourself:
  • Sit or lie down comfortably and close your eyes. Take a few deep breaths, inhaling through your nose and exhaling through your mouth. Bring the air downwards into your lower chakras.
  • Visualize roots growing from your feet into the earth, grounding and stabilizing you.
3. Invoke the Dark Mother/Goddess:
  • Safely light the candle and focus on its flame. Say aloud or silently, “I call upon the dark mother/goddess energy to guide and support me through this healing journey.”
  • Feel her presence surrounding you with warmth and protection.
4. Meditate and Visualize:
  • Close your eyes again and imagine a portal in front of you, glowing with a deep, soothing light. This is the portal of the sacred dark goddess, the Light Holder.
  • See yourself stepping through this portal, entering a sacred space filled with the dark motherโ€™s nurturing energy.
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Dark Goddess Kali

5. Face Your Fears and Vulnerabilities:
  • As you stand in this sacred space, think of a moment in life where you were hurt deeply. Allow any fears or vulnerabilities to surface. Acknowledge them without judgment.
  • Feel the unconditional love and support of the dark mother/goddess energy, helping you to face these emotions. She sees your pain. Feel her warm, loving presence embracing you.
6. Release and Heal:
  • Breathe slow and deep. Visualize these fears and wounds as dark smoke being drawn out of you and absorbed by the nurturing light of the portal.
  • As the smoke clears, feel lighter and more at peace. Imagine new growth and possibilities taking root within you.
  • Place one hand on your womb space and the other on your heart space.
7. Journal Reflection:
  • Open your eyes and take your journal. Write about your experience, any fears and emotions that surfaced, and the support you felt.
  • Reflect on how this process has helped you release old wounds and what new possibilities you envision for yourself.
8. Close the Session:
  • Thank the dark mother/goddess for her guidance and support.
  • Extinguish the candle and take a moment to ground yourself again, feeling the earth beneath you.
  • These healing energies need time to set and integrate. Make sure to resume your day peacefully. Take extra breaks, rest frequently, and surround yourself with a healthy environment.

The dark goddess energy is always available to support you through dark times. Repeat this exercise whenever you feel the need to connect with deep healing and transformation.

Wishing you a blessed journey.

xx Preshanna

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