The Dominions Choir

The Dominions Choir of AngelsHierarchy: Second Angelic Triad
Order/Choir: Fourth Choir
Classified: Dominions
Origin of Name: 
Alternate Name(s): Dominations, Hashmallim, Kunatetes, Kuriotes
Reports to: The Thrones
Dominion Angels: Camael (a.k.a. Chamuel), Hashmal, Muriel, Vasiariah, Zacharael (a.k.a. Yahriel), Zadkiel





Physical Appearance:

  • Dominions usually appear as older, divinely beautiful humans with wings
  • Dominions are believed to wear green and gold
  • Dominions carry a sword and/or a scepter

Symbolized By:

  • Dominions are characterized as wielding orbs of light fastened to the heads of their sceptres or on the pommel of their swords

Primary Role(s):

  • Dominions, who receive their power and assignments from the Thrones, are the leadership over created matter
  • Dominions mediate their power to the lesser Choirs of Angels across the entire cosmos
  • The "Law of Cause and Effect" flows through them to all creation
  • Dominions administer to the lower Choirs of Angels, who interface with the cosmos and the people of the world, the proper things and attitudes to show people in order to preserve their happiness
  • Dominions transcend the sovereignty of the lesser Choirs of Angels, who are subject to them in obedience
  • Their assignment is the universe in which we dwell
  • They mediate the Holy Spirit of Love
  • Dominions are Ministers of God's Justice to the Cosmos and the world
  • Dominions rule, or dominate, angels in the lower orders
  • Dominions govern the forces of chaos, especially unruly passions
  • The Dominations, according to Dionysius, have the duty of regulating the tasks of Angels, and maintain the minute details of cosmic existence
  • The Dominations are said to regulate the duties of God
  • In their duties, Dominions concern themselves with the details of existence
  • Dominions are the Angels who preside over nations

Noted For:

  • Dominions are Angels of leadership
  • The highest of the Angels of the Cosmos
  • The Dominion Choir is noted for its vast power
  • The Dominions represent order and discipline
  • The Dominions are known as "Spirits of Wisdom"
  • Dominion Angels communicate the Holy Spirit of Love to us
  • Dominion Angels are filled with zeal for the splendor and order of creation
  • The Dominions, as bearers of Divine Wisdom and the gifts of the Holy Spirit
  • It is said the celestial letters of the Holy Name of God hang upon the ceiling in their heaven


"Millions of spiritual creatures walk the earth. Unseen, both when we wake and when we sleep."
-- John Milton

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"Come to the edge, he said. They said: we are afraid. Come to the edge, he said. They came. He pushed them and they flew."
-- Guillaume Apollinaire


"For he shall give his Angels charge over thee to keep thee in all thy ways. They shall bear thee up in their hands, least thou dash thy foot against a stone."
-- Psalm 91:11

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"A real friend is like an Angel who warns you by her presence and remembers you in her prayers."
-- Anonymous

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"An Angel can illuminate the thought and mind of man by strengthening the power of vision."
-- St. Thomas Aquinas

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"The reason Angels can fly is because they take themselves lightly."
-- G.K. Chesterton

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"Be like the bird that, pausing in her flight awhile on boughs too slight, feels them give way beneath her, and yet sings, knowing that she hath wings."
-- Victor Hugo