An angel is a spiritual being of light that serves as a messenger and servant of God in the pantheons of both Abrahamic and Zoroastrian traditions. Some magic-users of various traditions call upon angels for advice, protection or to help them achieve certain tasks. The Enochian magick system is based upon communication with angels.

The word angel comes from the Late Greek ἄγγελος (transl) aggelos meaning "messenger", which may have been borrowed from Persian ἄγγαρος (transl) ángaros "Mounted courier". The original Hebrew writings gave a few names to the divine messengers and servants of God, including מלאך אלהים (transl) mal'āk̠ 'ĕlōhîm "messenger of God", מלאך יהוה, mal'āk̠ YHWH "Messenger of YHWH", בני אלהים , bənē 'ĕlōhîm "sons of God", הקודשים, (transl) haqqôd̠əšîm "holy ones", and later, העליונים hā'elyônîm "the upper ones".

The idea of a guardian angel appears in Zoroastrian tradition with the Fravashi.

Achaiah is one of the Seraphim. The angel of patience. He who discovers the secrets of nature. Achaiah loves to uncover knowledge through long study, experimentation and detailed observation.

Ausiel or Ausiul is an angel who rules Aquarius. An evocation ceremony can be found in The Book of Ceremonial Magic (Chapter 3, Section 3, The Pauline Art) by Arthur Edward Waite.

In JudeoChristian and Islamic lore, Saint Michael the Archangel is the "great prince who stands up for the children of your people". His name means "who is like God?" His is interpreted as a symbol of humility before God and said to be the one who will lead the armies of God against the forces of Satan. According to Catholic tradition, he is also a psychopomp who escorts the dead to heaven after judging their worthiness and giving them a chance to redeem themselves.

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