For I beheld The One from whose bosom all things glorious are made to flow, and there
was stretched out before him, in all holy array, the Councils of the Seven Lights,
which Councils are: the Council of Elohim, the Council of Elolam, the Council of
Elkashie, the Council of Shem El Koreem, the Council of El Ramadee, the Council of
El Kolobree, and the Council of El Jor El also.
The Celestial Kingdom consists of seven kingdoms, or councils, referred to as the
Seven Councils of Light. Beginning with the lowest (oldest), and proceeding to the
highest (youngest), the Seven Councils of Light are comprised of these seven celestial
According to the 5th Endowment, Areta, the Supreme Mother of Heaven, traveled to
the far distant future to observe how the kingdoms of Light would be affected by
the creeping dangers of mediocrity and complacency. Arriving in the realms of Shem
El Koreem — the only celestial system left with a living sun — Areta came upon the
paradisical world of Gaimaeah where she discovered a small band of Teraphim suffering
from madness (5:1:46-64).
And the aeons flashed and passed before her, and the stars of the cosmos grew old
and pale; and she came at last to the kingdoms far distant, and there she beheld
with waking sorrow the broken realms of Kolob.
Now Areta saw in the future the world of Gaimaeah, a celestial world of the Shem
El Koreem; and going forth she beheld the broken cities cast down in ruin, long forsaken;
and all that once was beautiful was overgrown and fastly held in the iron grip of
large and tangled vines; and dust and decay lay claim to ancient glories.