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Occultists sometimes associate archangels in Kabbalistic fashion with various seasons or elements, or even colors. In some Kabbalah-based systems of ceremonial magic, all four of the main archangels (Michael, Gabriel, Raphael and Uriel) are invoked as guarding the four quarters, or directions, and their corresponding colors are associated with magical properties. In anthroposophy, based on teachings by Rudolph Steiner, there are many spirits belonging to the hierarchical level of archangel. In general, their task is to inspire and guard large groups of human beings, such as whole nations, peoples or ethnic groups. This reflects their rank above the angels who deal with individuals (the guardian angel) or small groups. The main Seven archangels with the names given by Saint Gregory, Oriphiel, Anael, Zachariel, Raphael, Samael, Gabriel and Michael, have a special assignment to act as a global Zeitgeist ('time spirit'), each for periods of about 380 years. Since 1879, Michael is our leading time spirit. Four important archangels also display periodic spiritual activity over the seasons: spring= Raphael, summer= Uriel, autumn= Michael and winter= Gabriel. (In the lesser banishing ritual of the pentagram, facing East (spring), "Before me Raphael, behind me (West, autumn) Gabriel, on my right (South, summer) Michael, and on my left (North, winter) Uriel.") Note that archangels may be good or evil. Many of their rank are collaborators of Ahriman, whose purpose is to alienate humanity from the spiritual world and promote materialism and heartless technical control." This artwork is created at A1 print size using very high resolution source images in order to be printed as high defenition digital artowrk onto canvas or lambda reproductions, alternatively will be used on clothing

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