Hierarch of angelic hosts; the highest rank in the orders of angels.
Each of the seven rays and the eighth ray has a presiding archangel who, with his divine complement, an archeia, embodies the God consciousness of the ray and directs the bands of angels serving in their command on that ray.
The archangels and archeiai of the rays and the location of their etheric retreats are as follows:
|First Ray||Archangel Michael and Faith||Temple of Faith and Protection, Banff, near Lake Louise, Canada|
|Second Ray||Archangel Jophiel and Christine||Jophiel and Christine’s retreat, South of the Great Wall near Lanchow, north central China|
|Third Ray||Archangel Chamuel and Charity||Temple of the Crystal-Pink Flame, St. Louis, Missouri, USA|
|Fourth Ray||Archangel Gabriel and Hope||Gabriel and Hope’s Retreat, Between Sacramento and Mount Shasta, California, USA|
|Fifth Ray||Archangel Raphael and Mary||Raphael and Mother Mary’s Retreat, Fátima, Portugal|
|Sixth Ray||Archangel Uriel and Aurora||Uriel and Aurora’s Retreat, Tatra Mountains, south of Cracow, Poland|
|Seventh Ray||Archangel Zadkiel and Holy Amethyst||Temple of Purification, Cuba|
|Eighth Ray||Archangel Uzziel and his twin flame||(not yet revealed)|
Mark L. Prophet and Elizabeth Clare Prophet, Saint Germain On Alchemy: Formulas for Self-Transformation.