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Who Is Afra? An Awakener of the Soul

Afra, having ascended many years ago, is the ascended master patron of Africa and represents unity and the true understanding of universal brotherhood. His teachings if embraced by the people of the earth would truly cause a spiritual awakening.

Once long ago, a golden-age civilization of the Blue and Violet Races lived in Africa. At a certain point, dark souls among the people sought to drive a wedge into the established culture of harmony. Peace was overturned and the stage was set for the downward spiraling of this civilization. The basic sanities and civilities of life were eventually lost as brother warred against brother.

Africa in violet flame heartFrom the realms of Spirit, a Great Soul saw the plight of the Blue and Violet Races and sought entrée into the earth in order to help. Cosmic councils governing the destinies of nations granted this compassionate individual the opportunity to embody on the continent of Africa to teach by example the way to dissolve conflict through the sacred fires of Brotherhood. He traveled extensively, filling the ethers everywhere with the memory-traces of Unity. He was the living spirit of brotherhood in embodiment at the time, descending from realms of Spirit to save Africa from self-destruction. His message of “we are brethren” hallowed the space through which he passed and charged the atoms of man and nature with an energy field that contributed to the spiritual awakening of all within the proximity of his divine aura.

Afra’s emanation of love is a universal solvent for all conflicts between peoples, organizations and nations, or any disturbances on the delicate web of life. Like the universal Tao, the Chi of Brotherhood flows through the ten thousand things.* Only harmony and unity can exist between people when Afra's presence is invoked, and his holy reverence for each soul is perceived, accepted and permitted to flow. There can be no duality, no “us versus them,” only the harmony of Afra’s Spirit of Brotherhood.

*"Ten thousand things", a concept from the Tao Te Ching by Lao Tzu, is a metaphor for infinity.

For more information, read: Afra: Spirit of Brotherhood and Living a Soulful Life

Audio Sample Chapter from Afra's Book
Read by Author, David C. Lewis

Brothers and Sisters of Afra


In April of 2005, the ascended master Afra spoke through the messenger, David Christopher Lewis, to a small group of devotees in Detroit regarding the possibility of resolving conflict—whether within a city or among nations—by embracing the spirit of brotherhood. His message also suggested that the people of the Blue and Violet Races (people with links to Africa) have special gifts to share with other races that will be invaluable for this resolution. The themes of Afra’s messages have always been to live and breathe in the light of brotherhood, and to love one another. He asks us, as followers of the ascended masters, to lead the way in spreading brotherhood throughout the world.

In October of 2006 during a pilgrimage to Luxor, Egypt, Hearts Center pilgrims heard Afra and other ascended masters calling for a more active effort to bring violet-fire prayers to the African continent. Afra and the masters told of the struggle of the people of this land. They requested that those who resonate with the souls in Africa come together and pledge to be the light—the violet fire—to heal this continent through their daily prayers. Records of human discord throughout Africa can be transmuted by those willing to commit themselves to coming together regularly for prayer to assist the masters in consuming these records.

Since that trip to Egypt, a group of ascended-master students have engaged in internet prayer vigils for the healing of Africa. Prayers are now being offered weekly to lift the people of Africa from a tumultuous path and to bring new possibilities to the continent. Through these vigils, we dedicate our energy, assisting the ascended masters and the angels in the elevation of Africa to a continent of only light, only the Spirit of Brotherhood.  

As we heal Africa, we heal the world! 

God bless you. Always and only Victory!  —The Brothers & Sisters of Afra

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Messages from Afra

Afra      November 01, 2012

David Christopher Lewis Discourse (Inspired by Beloved Afra)
November 1, 2012   3:18–3:54 pm
Paradise Valley, Montana

Building Community through a New Discipline of Love
and of a Universal Consciousness of Brotherhood and Sisterhood

            Many of us have brothers and sisters, blood brothers and sisters. And often we resonate with them and cherish them and love them as part of our own families, really as part of our own flesh and blood. And when there's a positive relationship within our families, when we have been brought up with the right training, examples of our parents and with a very positive environment, these relationships of being very close with those with whom we grew up can manifest a type of camaraderie, fellowship and closeness that continues even beyond this physical life into future lives.
            Of course, many of our brothers and sisters have in past lives been loved ones, whether lovers, parents, children or other family; or they may have been ones with whom we have a great deal of karma to work out. And so, oftentimes the dynamic occurs where we can rub elbows with them and maybe even more than that, and maybe we fight; and through this type of activity we seek our place within the family and within the community. And through friction we have opportunity to resolve those ancient patterns and conflicts. When we have resolved them, often in our adult years, and where there is respect as each one has grown into their adulthood and become who they are through their mission in life, through their sacred labor, then, through this respect there can be understanding, compassion and a new sense of brotherhood and sisterhood that can be beautiful.
            Now, many of us on a spiritual path may have brothers and sisters who resonated with our mission. And for those who do, this relationship can be deeper, more comprehensively beautiful, and it can bring us to a greater understanding of who each one is. In cases where we don't resonate, where our siblings haven't followed the same course that we have, there can be more of a parting of the ways, maybe less association, and the family ties are not quite as strong even though we may still get together for family reunions and special events, such as marriages, graduations, births and deaths.
            The type of brother-sisterhood in the new era, in Aquarius, is based on mutual love of God, love of the God Self of each other, and love of all life; and this moves us into a more universal type of brother-sisterhood that accepts all as part of our larger family. And in this unified consciousness, this egregore, we have a synthesis of our identities into a greater whole, a greater family, a universal family of light.
            The Universal Great White Brotherhood is composed of many divine beings, sovereign in their God-identity and yet one in the universality of what they have accepted of God's Presence in a more bountiful and amazing dynamic of this pool, this ocean of collective identity. It is amazing to feel the oneness of hearts, the fluttering of our hearts at times as one, or how we can comprehend something at the same time, with the same feeling, with the same experiential feeling, as if we were really one being.
            When we experience the HeartStreams of the masters, the love-light of their Presence overshining us plays upon our auras and our beings and our chakras; and there is an effect that is magnanimous, universal and individual. And so what the master is sharing today is that the type of brother-sisterhood that we can develop in our communities, both as a virtual community and as budding physical-spiritual communities, is one where love at the center allows us to be who we are as integrated beings and yet also simultaneously enter into a new type of integration that goes beyond our individual identities into a universal conscious awareness.
            In one sense we surrender a part of our self in this process, but the part of ourselves that we surrender is of our separateness, of our own sense of self outside of God. At the same time, we also accept the part of our self that is universal and one with all life; and through that acceptance we really connect at a deep soul level through true Soulfulness, with a capital S, that is born of our Oversoul—the Oversoul of all of us, the I AM Presence that is the Great I AM that overshines each one of our individual I AM Presences.
            Therefore, to be a true brother or sister to another, one accepts that other as a part of self; and the brother or the sister accepts us as a part of him- or herself. This acceptance is the dynamic, born of love, that is key to the building of the brotherhood, the sisterhood and the community of light worldwide. When we understand this dynamic and we enter into it with this understanding and we model it within our community of the Hearts Center, and there is so much love flowing through this interconnectivity that it is beautiful and amazing and co-creative of everything that we together are all about, then others will pick up on this, others will desire to be a part of our community, because of the feeling that we generate by love, by light, by our oneness.
            When we truly get this feeling by reminding ourselves day by day that we are One, when we believe those words that we say in Vesta's Rosary, “I AM One, I AM One, I AM One with the Sun; I AM One, I AM One in the Great Central Sun,” as a part of that Great Central Sun, emanating with the Great Central Sun rays of light to the Earth, through the Earth, within the Earth—then, through that oneness and through that one spirit of the collectivity of the universal church, if you would call it a church, which is truly a community, we demonstrate by our love who we are as fully conscious sentient beings, fully awakened Buddha beings, fully enlightened sons and daughters of God.
            We have all experienced true brother-sisterhood at some level in this and in past lives—in other communities, in sacred communities of the past and Buddhic communities and Christian communities, maybe Muslim communities, in communities like the Essenes or Crotona with Kuthumi—where we have prayed together, we have served together, we have gardened together, we have eaten together, we have followed certain disciplines. Well, the new discipline that we are all asked and guided to understand and accept and enter into is the discipline of love and of a universal consciousness of brotherhood and sisterhood.
            It is a greater new understanding that, no matter what one's race, former creed, sex, or various heritages or genetic pools one has arisen out of or been born through, we are all born of the One, the same Father/Mother God. We may have originated through different root races, and yet each of those root races originated from the One Source. We may have evolved on different worlds, different planetary or star systems, and yet we are here upon Earth together—living as one people, one new race, one new sovereign planet of light—to give birth to that which the sun shines forth as a perfect example of what the Earth can be and as it simultaneously emanates through our Solar Presence, our God-Presence, what we as individuals are destined to manifest through our divinity as God-realized sons and daughters, or Suns, of God.
            In this brotherhood-sisterhood, we enter into our true Sunship. So as brothers and sisters under divine parents, God-parents, we become Suns. Even as we may be in feminine or masculine bodies, yet there is the Christ consciousness manifesting through us, there is the Buddhic awareness and beingness flowing through our minds and hearts in perfect heart-mind synchronicity. We accept everyone as a part of self. This is more than an intellectual experience or understanding. It is a feeling empowered by knowing through meditative practice and through the virtues of God that are being given birth to right within our holy body temple.
            We no longer see our physical body as separate from our divinity. We leap into the arms of God while we are yet in physical incarnation and we have chosen to incarnate God within our temple, our sacred body temple. And by accepting each life form as a temple in and of itself, as part of a greater temple, even a celestial city, then we understand what the white cube is, what the sphere that surrounds that cube is, and what the great pyramid within the sphere within the cube also is.
            Through our brother-sisterhood and the dynamics of our relationships, new families are born. These are divine families, and within these divine families we give birth to new Sun-children, enlightened beings. We enter into a new familial experience of pure love at a very high frequency whereby we are co-creative together of Christed and Buddhic beings by our conscious choice to blend, to merge the resources of our hearts and our spirits for the giving birth of these divine beings. We offer ourselves to the Lord; and in that offering, which is a type of sacrifice but not sacrificial in the sense that we are losing anything—it's sacrificial in the sense that we are gaining by the blending of our offerings as one offering—we truly become co-creators with God.
            If you look at the words of the song “Afra's Spirit of Brotherhood1” and you enter into each concept conveyed that Kevin David Raphael Fitch was trying to share through his inspiration,2 you can see the virtues outpictured in soulfulness, felicity, the fire of the Holy Spirit, illumination, concord, loving hearts, extolling one another, service, chelahood in the highest sense, emanation of our Presence, freedom, acceleration, the spinning of our chakras, building greater momentums from our mastery of our past, entering into God's splendor, and allowing God to emerge on the scene within us finally, at last.
            When we know our brothers and our sisters as God knows them, that knowing of who they are in their reality helps them to bring out that reality, to exhibit it, to demonstrate it in a full, masterful way that brings us into compliance with the law of our own being and allows us, through their example and their shining lives, to be blessed even as we bless them. There is the giving and the receiving of great love in this relationship, in a figure-eight flow where the Christ is in the center, and so every relationship with brother or sister within the community is filtered through the light and the lens of the Christ.
            Our communications become beautiful. We call each other “beloved.” We call each other brother or sister, holy brother, holy sister, divine friend. We love each one with a great love that goes beyond physicality or having to demonstrate that love in past ways that could somehow either demean that love or abase that love if it is outpictured in a way that is not truly representative of the path of initiation, the path of adeptship. The love that we hold in our hearts for each one is pure and undefiled. It is born of Spirit. The Spirit presses in upon and through that love to employ that love through our work in gracious ways, in hallowed ways, with conceptualizations, with imaginings that are sublime, with beautiful representations of what we together are creating by our consciousness, by our hearts' love.
            Brother-sisterhood, in its truest sense, builds a new soul-fullness, because our souls are connected and we understand each other as souls, not just as body temples or minds or even hearts. At the soul level the connection is strong and secure amazing to see and experience. We vibrate together, we resonate together. The tuning fork of God is plucked and we feel that vibration and swoon in the collective vibration of that tone. We are aligned with the Source of that vibration, of that perfect pitch, of that universal chord that is no longer lost but found again.
            We are of one accord,1 of one mind, of one heart in the Holy Spirit's love. When we get this, then our communities will shine. We have the foundational principles and values that will both validate what we do and authenticate it by the stamp of God's approval within our lives. And then, by following these principles and values, the communities will expand and grow naturally, because those who resonate with us will come forth and emerge from the world; and they will be both blessed by us and be blessors of us through that resonance.
            We may try to understand various principles of how communities may work based on various communities that have worked in the past, or we may go through the experience of learning communication techniques and tools that can facilitate greater understanding and a common vision and mission. Foundational beyond all of the human techniques and business techniques is what the Holy Spirit has to offer, which is what will both meld us together as one and maintain the integrity of our communities through holy families, through loving relationships, through acceptance of the Divine within each one whom we know, whom we meet, whom we accept as a part of ourselves.
            Many of us have lived in various communities in the past. What we value of our time within those communities was this dynamic of what we experienced together, what we went through, the trials and tribulations of working together, the growing pains of striving to accomplish various projects or bring forth various co-creations sponsored by the Universal Great White Brotherhood. The understanding that we gleaned by our common work toward one common cause is what we carry forward and what we desire to recreate at a higher and newer level in the greater community that we are building within this movement.
            We are only at the very foundational levels, putting the first stones in the foundation of the great temple of light of what this community of the Holy Spirit will be in future years, decades and even centuries if we can maintain the light of harmony through our relationships by love. Following the Master Omraam's example, the Master Peter Deunov's example, and the true examples of initiates and masterful beings, Mark and Elizabeth Prophet and others, we can form lasting communities.
            Why haven't past communities lasted? Because there was a breaking down, somewhere along the way, of this dynamic of understanding, of working toward a common purpose with pure love within our hearts for all. Power trips began. Some sought, through their own sense of being better or greater or wiser, that they could lead or teach or be the example for others whom they thought were less than themselves. If we are to co-create a beautiful community, the circle is key, the circle of brother-sisterhood where we are all co-equals. Yes, there may be the master in the middle who emanates light to maintain the integrity of that circle. And yet each of us still in physical incarnation is a part of that circle, no one better than the other, all co-equals in the eyes of God—everyone virtuous, everyone accepted, everyone understood as an integral part of the whole.
            There should be no dynamic of some having greater power over others in the new Aquarian model. The greatest among all of us are the servants of all. If I choose to be in any way a teacher, I must first wash your feet. I must serve you Communion. I must provide the food, the resources of light, for you to be fed physically, emotionally, mentally and spiritually. I cannot expect you to follow me unless I first follow the Christ in you by accepting you as a Christed one in your true reality and allowing you to model that through your own freedom of expression.
            We are co-creating a new declaration of what community is for the new era, the Age of Aquarius, by love. Afra, Saint Germain, the chohans of the rays, the Maha Chohan very capably model for us the divine life, the true communal life of love. When we follow their example, then we are victorious. And even though we may not grow in a fast and furious way right now, if we truly lay the foundation stones by love in our daily lives lived to the glory of God, then what we build over time will last. What we integrate within ourselves as those foundational principles and values of pure divine love will be sure and will hold fast through troubled times, through challenges and through our own initiations individually and as a community.
            The masters are more interested in observing our self-mastery of ourselves in our relationships and in our communications than in almost any other dynamic that manifests through the Hearts Center. They would have us be more harmonious rather than have more and more events, Meru courses and pilgrimages. These are vehicles for our self-mastery and the mastery of divine love in our relationships. And we will be continually tested and tried through the fires of love to prove that we understand what community is, what harmony is, through the outplaying of our karmas within our dharma, so that what we collectively give birth to is fully integrated in light and everlasting.
            This discourse by the master is key for every Hearts Center, Heartfriends group, or future community or circle of fellowship. And if everyone studies this teaching and understands the truths herein, we will win. Nothing can stop us. The masters can move through us to perform miracles. Everything that we then do together as a collective will have the collective momentum of our common hearts of love and the virtues that we have ennobled within our lives and modeled for humanity in this and past lives. And the accumulated momentum that we have garnered as initiates, as adepts-in-becoming, will impel us forward into the new day.
            “Be emboldened by love,” Afra says, “by love of one another as I have loved you, as Jesus, as Saint Germain, as Mother Mary, as Kuthumi, as El Morya and all the great masters, angels and archangels, cosmic beings and Elohim have loved us. Be emboldened through love to live virtuous lives, to live in the moment, in the eternal Now, and to prove the law of your being by that love through demonstrative acts of kindness, compassion, grace, mercy.”
            Let us forgive ourselves for wronging anyone and forgive all those who have wronged us, now. And if you have had any issues with anyone within this activity, if you harbor any angst, enmity or lack of forgiveness, please, after this session today, call that one or e-mail, but preferably talk to the person either in person or on the phone and ask for forgiveness truly from your heart. And forgive the other if you feel that they have wronged you. Let us, through the flame of forgiveness and understanding, put aside and put into the flame forever what may have occurred that has not served us well. And in this let there be resolution and our advancement.

1. “Afra's Spirit of Brotherhood,” Song #41 in Heartsongs.
2. Kevin David Raphael Fitch is the author of Celestial Configurations of Africa and the Caribbean.
3. Acts 1:14; 2:1.

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The African Council

Just as Beloved El Morya is the chief of the Darjeeling Council of the Universal Great White Brotherhood and Beloved Chananda is chief of the Indian Council, so Beloved Afra is chief of the African Council. The names of the 14 members who deliberate in its chambers are as follows:

Members of the
African Council

 Line of the Clock


 12- Capricorn

Saint Germain

 1- Aquarius

Simon the Cyrenian

 2- Pisces


 3- Aries

Lady Adelphia

 4- Taurus

Lady Marchette

 5- Gemini

Goddess of Light

 6- Cancer

Sam McGill

 7- Leo


 8- Virgo

Lady Eunice

 9- Libra

Master Earnest

 10- Scorpio

Lady Violette

 11- Sagittarius


 Center of the Wheel


 Center of the Wheel


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Sunday Evening Vigils

Join live heaftstreaming vigils for Africa with the Brothers and Sisters of Afra, Sundays from 2:00-4:00 p.m. Mountain Time. Tune in from The Hearts Center home page.

Through our vigils and our Afra webpage, we desire to share our passion with you for the healing of Africa. You, too, may join us in offering prayers and sending the violet light to Africa for the multiplication of the healing energies we will generate together.

You may visualize the entire continent of Africa or focus on a particular country. As you become familiar with the economy, political systems, environment, and challenges within each country, your prayers can become more specific. You may focus your prayers toward changes required on the physical plane and also on the mental, emotional, and etheric levels as well.