Angels have been associated with the twelve signs of the zodiac for thousands of years. It is a logical association as angels, stars and planets are all associated with the celestial realms. Here are the traditional associations of angels with the astrological signs:
The concept of a guardian angel is extremely old. In Zoroastrianism, guardian angels were called fravashis. Before Christianity, the Romans had protective guardians. Men had a genius and women a juno. Jesus Christ confirmed the existence of guardian angels when he said: "Take heed that ye despise
The ancient Romans associated the days of the week with the seven visible planets. The association gradually took on more and more elements, including angels. The first documented evidence of this comes from twelfth-century Spain. Esoteric philosophy flourished at that time, and European scholars
Christians, Jews and Muslims all believe in heaven. Apocalyptic accounts of heaven range from one heaven to ten, but most agree on seven, probably because of the seven visible planets. The tradition of seven heavens probably originated in Mesopotamia 7,000 years ago.
FIRST HEAVEN: The first heaven
We are deeply saddened to share the news of Rachel Pollack’s passing. Llewellyn has had the good fortune to work with Rachel on multiple books and decks over the years, all of which greatly impacted the tarot world. Rachel leaves an incredible...