Vesta: Everything Old is New Again

The Vesta tradition dates back over three-thousand years, from distant antiquity to this very day. Let its ancient flame make your home a more sacred space than any church or temple. Light it to soothe your spirit and bring a spark of inspiration and well-being into every day and night. It’s worked for millions of people for millennia.

Let it work for you.


Here, you’ll find a wealth of information on the past, present and future of the Vesta tradition

…including its simple rituals and advice for incorporating them into your life and home. We hope you’ll join our ever-growing community of “spiritual but not religious” people who quietly honor the “old ways” in today’s world, and who have reconciled ancient principles and practices with modern beliefs and humanist values.

Ancient Tradition > Modern Day Spirituality

An ancient lararium

…upon which sat Vesta’s flame & other items that honored the home.

A modern lararium

…upon which sits the Flamma Vesta & other meaningful items.

What's New for 2018

We’re excited to share the news that Debra is in Italy, researching and writing the next book in The Vesta Shadows series…stay tuned for updates!

Flamma Vesta Blog

Venus and Springtime

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The Vestals Get a Modern Makeover

Hello all!  Most of the images we have of the Vestals are from antiquity – these are statues, relief carvings and images minted on coins or engraved on seal rings.... Read More