KIRAN ATMA: M'na-hesh
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Paganism & Wicca - Who Is A M'na-hesh?

M'na-hesh is A Hebrew term for "witch" that literally means "hisser" and comes from the Hebrew word nahash, which means "snake." 


  • It harkens back to the ancient link that existed between serpents, esoteric knowledge, and magical practitioners. 
  • Snakes were linked with feminine spiritual traditions in the Middle East, as they were everywhere, and the additional connotation is that the m'na-hesh is a devotee. 

M'na-hesh may alternatively mean that the practitioner has a snake companion, a snake double, that she hisses like a snake during spells or rituals, or that she uses serpentine power in some other way.


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