“Also called Iophiel and Zophiel, his name means “Beauty of God”. Archangel of the Third Ray, Jophiel is the Angel of Paradise and the Patron Angel of Artists. Archangel Jophiel is the Prince of the Cherubim, which is one of the nine choirs of angels.
Jophiel/Dina is described as an angel of the seventh heaven, a Cabalistic guardian of the Torah (and wisdom itself), who taught 70 languages to souls at the dawn of creation. The Zohar lists him as a Great Angel Chief in charge of 53 legions who superintend Torah-readings on the Sabbath. Jophiel is said to be a companion to the angel Metatron.
Jophiel means “beauty of God.” Other spellings include Jofiel, Zophiel, Iophiel, Iofiel, Yofiel, and Youfiel. Jophiel is known as the angel of beauty.
Archangel of Illumination, he teaches the outer consciousness the Power of Light within oneself, stirs the feelings, through Radiation of Illumination, into aspiration for spiritual things. He helps in absorbing information, studying for and passing tests, dissolution of ignorance, pride, and narrow-mindedness, and exposure of wrongdoing in governments and corporations. Jophiel helps in fighting pollution, cleaning up our planet and brings to mankind the gift of Beauty. Jophiel is said in Jewish lore to be a special friend to the angel Metatron, and is one of the chiefs of the choir of Cherubim. He is a ruling prince of the Order of Thrones and the first World Teacher for our world.
Archangel Jophiel is specifically concerned about the deplorable state of education. His angels are relentless in their warfare against ignorance, mental density and mediocrity as these affect the minds of educators and students and lower school standards. He says that these negative attitudes “detract from the crispness of the Christ-qualities that belong to and are the inheritance of the children of the Sun.”
Jophiel is preceptor angel to the sons of Noah, Shem, Ham and Japhet.”
Archangel Jophiel is the inspirer and protector of the sublime, divine, initiatic arts as well as the inspirer of every manifestation that aims to express divine beauty, especially when it is considered to be a spiritual path that opens our being and soul to God, through pure sublime and divine beauty. In English, the name Jophiel, means: ‘The overwhelming beauty of God’. For this reason, Archangel Jophiel is the permanent inspirer, guide and protector of all brilliant artists, inspiring them in different ways to perceive the sublime, pure, archetypal beauty of certain aspects of the Creation of God.
Crystal or Gemstone: Rubellite or Deep Pink Tourmaline
Astrological Sign: Libra, the lover of beauty and orderliness
It was the Archangel Jophiel who drove Adam and Eve from the Garden of Eden, after they ate the fruit of the forbidden tree. If this is the case, Jophiel receives also the honor of being the first angel to be mentioned in the Bible. In such a role, he is last left guarding the Tree of Life with a flaming sword to prevent the return of man.
The furthest planet from the Sun is Saturn, and this noble entity gave forth the celestial fire that drew Jophiel’s citrine essence into creation. Therefore, with such ability for ‘remote viewing’, this great Archangel allows us to perceive exactly where our limitations lie, how we may release ourselves from their hold, and so provides us with the perspective to review the emotion of the Third Chakra, feeling as it does the gains and seeming losses of life.
Burn yellow candles to invoke help and healing from Archangel Jophiel.
Jophiel brings vitality, stimulation, and the power to liberate oneself from the prison of negativity, the slough of despond, or from the cage of miscreation.
Archangel Jophiel rules over the yellow ray, which is the third ray of the rainbow’s colour spectrum. Archangel Jophiel’s yellow ray illuminates our path through life by helping us look beyond the obvious to gain an understanding of the current life situations we may be caught up in.
The colour yellow is the mental colour that deepens to gold as you open to more wisdom.
Archangel Jophiel resonates with all yellow foods (eg. corn, yellow peppers (capsicum), bananas, lemons, grapefruit, honey and hazelnuts).
Archangel Jophiel oversees the expanding of the Crown Chakra in humanity to enable everyone to connect with their Higher-Self. Archangel Jophiel helps us to look at life from a deeper level and assists to awaken our soul and bring a deeper understanding of we truly are and our spiritual life purpose in this lifetime. Jophiel brings about soul illumination and strengthens the connection with the Higher-self, spirit guides and angels.
Archangel Jophiel is the Archangel of beauty and art, is also known as the ‘Patron of Artists’. He assists with artistic projects and creating and acknowledging beauty within ourselves and others. Jophiel illuminates our creative spark and infuses us with the energy and ideas to carry out artistic ventures.
Archangel Jophiel’s gifts include the ‘Wisdom Flame’, intuition, joy, perception, wisdom, renewal, energy, bliss and soul illumination. He assists when your creativity needs a boost to prevent feelings of low self-esteem, mental fatigue and/or inertia, and he can heal, cleanse, activate, balance and align the body and soul, mind and spirit. Archangel Jophiel uses his might and power to light up and inspire the mind and spirit so that we are able to be creative, open-minded and wise.
Archangel Jophiel brings you illumination and the inspiration and courage to act and speak creatively and in an enlightened manner. When you feel that your creativity needs a boost, or if you are feeling blocked in any way, invoke Archangel Jophiel and his ‘angels of illumination’ for assistance. They offer illumination and wisdom to fuel creativity.
Archangel Jophiel and the ‘angels of illumination’ assist in all aspects of education, study, learning, research, information retention, tests and examinations, and help with absorbing new skills and talents, offering illumination and wisdom to fuel creativity. Archangel Jophiel oversees artists, decorators, architects, designers, beauticians and hair stylists, Feng Shui practitioners, and all who strive to bring forth beauty to the world.