By Omraam Mikhaël Aïvanhov
‘Think for a minute approximately what electrical energy is and the way we use it, and you'll have a few proposal, although approximate, of God. We use electrical energy to heat and light our homes, and tool every kind of machines and home equipment, yet we need to be very cautious of the way we deal with it, for you may reason an coincidence. Direct touch with an electrical present may be deadly. with the intention to harness and use it with no possibility, we need to channel it via transformers. an analogous may be stated of God: God is sort of a natural present of electrical energy which has to go through transformers earlier than it reaches us. And the transformers that God makes use of are the numerous luminous beings that populate the heavens, recognized to culture because the choirs of angels or angelic hierarchies. it's via them that we obtain divine existence; it truly is via them that we will keep in touch with God.’
Omraam Mikhaël Aïvanhov
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The Thrones are the spirits of divine power. The Dominations, Powers, and Virtues are a first reflection of that divine love, wisdom, and power. Below them, the Principalities, Archangels, and Angels are a second reflection. And it is up to us now to make the effort to become the third reflection of that divine perfection by learning to work with all the love of our hearts, all the light of our minds, and all the strength of our wills. IT When you wake up in the morning, why not start your day by thinking of all those creatures of light going up and down between the earth and the throne of God?
The Dominations will give you generosity and mercy. The Thrones will give you stability and the understanding of the mysteries. The Cherubim will give you wisdom and harmony. The Seraphim will give you love, the love that surpasses all knowledge, the love that is fulfilment and total freedom. The Angelic Hierarchies 57 But how can I dare to speak about these entities, before whom it behoves us only to bow in reverent silence? I do so in order to inspire you with the desire to reject the ease of a prosaic, unconscious existence.
34 Angels and other Mysteries. . The teaching of the Cabbalah sees the universe as an integrated whole, of which the Sephirotic Tree is the perfect expression. Within that whole, however, several different regions can be distinguished. A first division distinguishes four planes. The higher plane is Olam Atziluth, the world of emanations, and it comprises Kether, Chokmah and Binah. Below this is Olam Briah, the world of creation, comprising Chesed, Geburah, and Tiphareth. Below this again is Olam Yetzirah, the world of formation, comprising Netzach, Hod, and Yesod.