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The Orphic Hymns Grimoire

A project in Pittsburgh, PA by Sara L. Mastros

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The Orphic Hymns Grimoire is a new translation of each the 87 Orphic hymns, with history, commentary, and spell craft.
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Average Pledge Per Backer: $55

Funded: $17,111 of $13,731
Dates: May 22nd -> Jun 19th (28 days)
Project By: Sara L. Mastros
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Artist Notes!

June 11th - via:
The Special Edition will also include notes from Chase (the illustrator) explaining some of the choices he made in making the ikons, as well as several preliminary sketches.  Here's a pic of him working on Hermes's ikon. Chase working on Hermes'... (Read More)

The Orphic Hymn to Hephaestus

June 7th - via:
ikon by Brian Charles. colored by Rebecca Beliak Orphic Hymn to Hephaestus draft Strong minded Hephaestus, unwavering blaze   You bring light to us mortals with your flaming rays,  Holding high the sun torch in your ever strong hands,  Bringing... (Read More)

NEW Digital Special Edition!

June 5th - via:
This level includes a ebook version of the special edition, as well as an hour long video class on the Orphic Hymns.  If you'd like to change your pledge, you can find instructions for doing so... (Read More)

Link for Tyche Ritual

June 3rd - via:
This post is for backers only. Please visit and log in to read. (Read More)

Hekate Ikon in Progress.

June 2nd - via:
Hekate ikon in progress  The Orphic Hymn to Hekate (draft) Hekate Enodia, Trioditus most lovely,  We call to you now, oh Saffron-robed Lady. You rule the heavens above and the black deeps below, You skate across waves and flow with the seafoam.... (Read More)

The Orphic Hymn to the Moon

June 1st - via:
Orphic Hymn #10: To Selene (The Moon)  draft translated and read by Sara Mastros You'll need an HTML5 capable browser to see this content. Play Replay with sound Play with sound 00:00 00:00 Hear us, holy Goddess, Night-shining and queenly, ... (Read More)

Tyche Ritual LIVE

June 1st - via:
Sunday at 5pm eastern, I'll be leading a live backers-only Tyche ritual for luck and fortune.  All backers will receive an invitation at the email address associated with your kickstarter account Sunday around 3pm.  For the ritual you'll ideally... (Read More)

How to Change Your Pledge

May 31st - via:
If you want to add something to your order, or you've decided to back at a different level, you can do so by following these directions:  (Read More)

Add a tarot reading to your order!!

May 30th - via:
You can add a 20 minute Oracle reading to any value of pledge by adding an extra $30.  If you do, please email me at to schedule.  (Read More)


May 26th - via:
I'm sorry guys!  I didn't know you couldn't pick more than one reward!!  If you add $10 to any other pledge, I'll throw in an ebook with your order.  When you fill out the form with your address & etc after the campaign ends, please be sure to... (Read More)


May 26th - via:
In case it's not clear, each reward is separate.  You can purchase more than one, but I can also make you bundle packs of whichever you'd like with a "bulk purchase" discount.  Please just let me know in the comments what you'd like!  I can also... (Read More)

Orphic Oracle readings

May 26th - via:
I've added a new reward to the Orphic Hymns Grimoire, by Sara Mastros Kickstarter. You can now get an Oracular session (tarot, mediumship, Orphic Hymn bibliomancy, etc) for only $33. This is a significant discount from the usual price. This reward is... (Read More)

The hymn to Artemis

May 24th - via:
You'll need an HTML5 capable browser to see this content. Play Replay with sound Play with sound 00:00 00:00  (Read More)

Great first day!

May 23rd - via:
Thanks so much to everyone, we had an amazing first day!  We're now almost 25% of the way to our goal.  But, now comes the hard part.  Can you help me reach out to people who don't already know me?  I would never ask you to advertise for me, but... (Read More)


May 23rd - via:
Here are some great questions someone just asked.  If you have any questions, let me know!  I'll add more to this list as they arise.1) What was the basis of the music. Is it just based on meter and extrapolated from ancient instruments?  I'm not... (Read More)

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