Ascended Masters

The Ascended Master’s Teachings
Path to Higher Consciousness

The teachings of the Ascended Masters of the Great White Brotherhood is a vast body of knowledge, blessings, admonishments and directions for those who follow a spiritual path. Here is a basic teaching about the hierarchy of the ascended masters.

Hierarchy of the Great White Brotherhood

Glossary of the Spiritual Seeker

The Great White Brotherhood is A spiritual order of saints and adepts who have reunited with the living God; these are the heavenly hosts. They have transcended  karma and ascended into higher reality, the eternal abode of the soul. White refers to the aura of white light surrounding their forms.

  • The ascended masters of the Great White Brotherhood have risen from every culture and religion to inspire achievement in education, the arts and sciences, government and the abundant life.
  • Hierarchy is the universal chain of God-free beings. This order is the way God steps down His Presence and power so that succeeding evolutions in time and space might come to know the wonder of his Love.
  • Adept. An initiate of the Great White Brotherhood with a high degree of attainment, especially in the control of matter, physical forces, nature spirits and bodily functions.
  • Ascended Master. Enlightened spiritual beings who once lived on earth, fulfilled their reason for being and have ascended and reunited with God in the ritual of the ascension. The ascended masters are the true teachers of mankind. They direct the spiritual evolution of all devotees of God.
  • Chohan. Lord or master; a chief. Each of the seven rays has a chohan who focuses the Christ consciousness of the ray for the earth and her evolutions.

Saint GermainSaint Germain

  • Saint Germain. The ascended master who is hierarch of the Aquarian Age and sponsor of the United States of America. Saint Germain is chohan of the seventh ray.El Morya

El Morya

  • El Morya. The ascended master who is teacher and sponsor of the Messengers Mark L. Prophet and Elizabeth Clare Prophet and the founder of The Summit Lighthouse. El Morya is chohan of the first ray.

Mark L. ProphetThe Messenger Mark L. Prophet

  • Messenger. One who is trained to receive the words, concepts, teachings and messages of the Great White Brotherhood; one who delivers the Law, the prophecies and the dispensations of God for a people and an age. Mark L. Prophet and Elizabeth Clare Prophet are messengers of the Great White Brotherhood for The Summit Lighthouse.

Archangel MichaelArchangel Michael

Archangel. The highest rank in the orders of angels. Each of the seven rays has a presiding archangel who, with his divine complement (archeia) embodies the God consciousness of their ray and directs bands of angels serving in their command.


Angel. A divine spirit, a herald or messenger sent by God. Angels are ministering spirits sent to comfort, protect, guide, strengthen, teach, counsel and warn people. Angels are servants whose purpose is to serve humanity.

Elohim. (Hebrew plural of Eloah, “God.”) The name of God found in the first verse of the Bible: “In the beginning God created the heaven and the earth.”

The Seven Mighty Elohim and their feminine counterparts are the builders of form. They are the “seven spirits of God” (Rev 4:5) and the “morning stars” that sang together, as revealed to Job (Job 38:7). The Elohim carry the greatest concentration and highest vibration of the Light of God.

An earth ElementalGnome, an Earth Elemental

Elementals are nature spirits who are the servants of God and man in the planes of Matter. They  establish and maintain the physical plane. The elementals of fire are called salamanders; the air elementals are sylphs; water elementals are undines; the earth elementals are gnomes.

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