- Healing animals
Archangel Ariel is the archangel most closely associated with the healing of animals, also wildlife, fairies, elementals and nature spirits.
The name "Ariel" has several possible meanings, including "Lion (or Lioness) of God".
Focus of and Associations with Archangel Ariel
Archangel Ariel is sometimes confused with Archangel Uriel and is said to co-operate with Archangel Raphael in the healing of animals, especially wildlife - small or large, from sparrows to hedgehogs, snakes to rhinos. Archangel Ariel is particularly associated with lions.
Archangel Ariel is believed to assist with resolution of arguments, disagreements and legal disputes.
The qualities of courage and intellectual focus are associated with Archangel Ariel who is sometimes called upon to assist in difficult situations that require mental and emotional strength, bravery and constant attention to matters in hand. Such situations may include the care or protection of large wild animals or human day-to-day concerns such as the resolution of complicated political or industrial disputes in which one needs the courage of one's convictions as well as attention to the possible implications for all concerned.
Examples of issues supported by Archangel Ariel include the following*, many of which reflect his association with nature, wildlife and wild animals :
- Animal health
- Fairies and fairy kingdoms
- Legal dispute resolution
- Nature spirits
- Ornithology and the care of wild birds
- Outdoor pursuits incl. canoeing
- Pet care
- Resolution of disputes
- Water, especially cleanliness and purity of natural water sources
Depiction / Symbols
Archangel Ariel is sometimes depicted carrying a scroll and sometimes also with a lion.
Also known as
Birthsigns / Zodiac