Woman, a title of one the Nine
when one incarnates in the Lineage
as the daughter of the Great Liberating
Mother and assumes the great and terrible responsibility which that entails.
The Temple is always run by the Hagia
as king, and she has absolute authority therein. Note well that there are no queens
in Ophidia, only women kings.
The Hagia is born with enough
memory intact from previous incarnations that She can prove her identity based upon
secret objects and magical formulas which She remembers. These objects and formulas
are known to no one outside of the office of
Hagia, or an interim Hagia Porne
who rules during the times when none of the
Nine are manifest. Many Adepts who are not necessarily the Hagia will also be born with an uncanny understanding
of the Ophidian ways, and
with some former memories intact as well. The current Hagia of
Templum Babalonis is the PrincipaliaAureavia. Pronounced Hah-gee-ah,
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