Archangel Azrael – Healing Grief & Fear over Death & Endings

Archangel Azrael image by Steve Roberts

Witten by: Kathy Best, Intuitive Living Expert & Angel Communicator

September 27, 2020

Archangel Azrael, is often represented as a fearsome angel of death who escorts recently deceased souls to heaven or hell. He is also known as Azarel, Azrail, Ezraeil, Izrail, Izrael, and Malak al-Mawt, but is sometimes mistakenly confused with the fallen angel, Azazael. In Hebrew his name translates to ‘Angel of God’ or ‘Help from God.’ He is recognized as the angel of death in Islam, Judaism, Sikhism, and Sufism. According to Islam, he is one of four major archangels. His job is to carry out God’s will for deceased souls with profound reverence. Both Judaism and Islam portray him as having a scroll which contains the fate of every mortal, upon which he records and erases each name at birth and death. According to Sufi saint and teacher Abdul Karim Jili, archangel Azrael appears to souls in a powerful metaphoric form. Some believe that Azrael only appears to saints and prophets upon their death, while lesser angels appear to common people.

Archangel Azrael specializes in all aspects of loss, death, and transitions. His aura is a custard white and the crystal associated with his energy is yellow calcite.

In my experience working with Azrael, I sense a strong, caring, compassionate being who helps every soul transition back to the Source that is their true essence, provides comfort to the bereaved, and helps the living process or heal grief. He is available to anyone seeking comfort or relief from grief. Azrael helps departing souls detach from the physical realm and prepares them for the noncorporeal realm. He comforts the dying and assists them in their final moments to make a painless transition. Archangel Azrael helps us acknowledge and deal with all of life’s endings and beginnings.

Archangel Azrael image from Archangel Oracle Deck

You can call on Azrael when your heart is grief stricken. You could say, “Dear Archangel Azrael, please heal my heartache and help me accept this ending with peace and understanding, so that I can move forward and create a beautiful new beginning.” If you ask, Archangel Azrael can also send you a sign or a message from a deceased loved one. Loss often takes many forms and grief is a normal reaction to any ending. Azrael can support us through all of life’s endings including relationships, careers, and any other loss we experience.

Archangel Azrael also works closely with grief counselors who seek support for their clients or themselves. He can help protect you from taking on the emotional pain of your clients and guide your communication to provide additional comfort to those in need. If you need help writing a eulogy or memorial ask archangel Azrael for guidance. When you are faced with multiple losses in a short-time span call on Azrael to provide you with the strength and support to help you cope and find peace.

Archangel Azrael image by Jeff Bedrick

Archangel Azrael wants us to know that when we empower our fears and negative thoughts we not only hurt ourselves, but we contribute to the deterioration of all life on a global scale. Call on him when you are stuck in a dark mental state and he will fearlessly and tirelessly rescue you from the depths of your own living. Azrael can also help you control you mind and prevent it from stewing in thoughts and ideas that are physically and emotionally harmful. You could say, “Dear Archangel Azrael, thank you for transmuting any harmful thoughts, beliefs, and ideas that are preventing me from experiencing happiness, fulfillment, and peace.”

You can also ask archangel Azrael to aid someone in your life who is suffering. He can work with their higher self, if given permission, and help those who cannot ask for help directly. He can help you overcome fears about death and dying and recognize the gift that your life truly is. You can call on Azrael to help you learn how to feel emotions without becoming overwhelmed or engulfed by them. He can guide you in softening any hard feelings or resentments and opening your heart to more love. Azrael can help you connect to departed loved ones or guide you to a reputable source who can communicate with your loved ones on your behalf. Reach out to archangel Azrael when you want to learn more about life after death or if you want to release a morbid fascination with death. Azrael can help you become more heart-centered if you’re jaded or quick to judge and find fault with friends and lovers, thereby spoiling your relationships. If you always feel alone in relationships or fear you will be alone forever, talk to Azrael. Archangel Azrael is a very powerful being who can defuse heavy, dark, emotionally charged situations. Don’t be afraid to call on him or any other archangel in your time of need. Make a habit of showing gratitude and appreciation to all of the archangels for their unfailing, unlimited love, support, help, and guidance.

 Kathy Best left a 16 year career in accounting to pursue her passion in nutrition, wellness, and spiritual development. She’s an intuitive living expert, certified holistic nutrition & wellness specialist, angel communicator, life coach, and relationship consultant with over 16 years of research, study, and experience. She’s overcome numerous addictions, healed multiple illnesses, met and married the man of her dreams, and continues to create a life of magic & miracles using her approach to wellness and living. She combines her 16 years of experience and knowledge in nutritional therapy, spiritual development, Reiki, Quantum Touch, Ho’Oponopono, EFT, angelic guidance, and personal development coaching into individualized programs that help her clients recover their emotional, mental, physical, and spiritual balance, develop their divine gifts, redefine themselves, and recreate their lives into the happy, vibrant, fulfilling masterpieces they were meant to be.

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