Archangel Raphael is the angel of healing. His name originally comes from Hebrew – רפאל and in translation means something like: “My healing is God” or also “God heals”.
Overview & Meaning
Archangel Raphael is the patron saint of healing, regeneration and renewal. He supports body, mind and soul. With the power of love he brings order to the thoughts. Raphael soothes hurt feelings or cleanses rooms. He can be contacted for balancing disharmonies in all areas of life. In addition, he also helps with emotional stabilization. Through him new impulses and new strength are given. His energy serves to establish the divine order. It acts as a balm for the soul. Raphael points out the needs of the body and assists in choosing the right food or clothing.
In healing processes he works together with the Archangel Ariel, especially with animals or the environment.
Themes of Archangel Raphael
The themes that this archangel stands for are healing as well as support. He helps with the regeneration. Burdening belief patterns and hindering thoughts are solved by him. His attention is given to helpers and healers. He gives support to those who support others and need help themselves.
Energy of Archangel Raphael
Its energy is perceived as healing and purifying. On the one hand, it is soft, enveloping, gentle. At the same time, it is also powerful and strengthening. It is often perceived as renewing and uplifting. Archangel Raphael is considered the patron saint of travelers, the sick and suffering.
Symbols of Archangel Raphael
Raphael has been depicted by various artists with symbols that are particularly significant for travelers, the suffering and the sick. Among them are:
- the fish
- the walking stick
- the traveling bag
- the pilgrim’s robe
- the medicine box
The fish symbolizes healing innards. It represents the miraculous journey with young Tobias.
The walking stick and the traveling bag represent the archangel Raphael as the one who has traveled far.
The pilgrim’s garment shows him as someone who is prepared to set out on the pilgrimage.
The medicine box stands for Raphael’s great and comprehensive healing arts, which also work in the spiritual field.
The color green is assigned to the archangel Raphael.