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Roman Salt

I have been doing some research into the Roman Goddess Vesta and I found something that might be interesting for those who follow the Western Mystery Tradition. Salt usually makes an appearance in magical ritual in connection to the North and it is often linked to the idea of purification of the material nature.Although this was a traditionalimage of Vesta she was more often jjust seen as being fire.New agers like to write off Vesta as the goddess of the hearth and concentrate on her cooking skills.  This makes her into a paragon of housewives.   But she was a lot more than that. She was a fire goddess and as such was the sacred element that held Rome together.  She was one