This manual does not disclose any of the esoteric portions of the ritual. The contents of this manual therefore may be discussed with, and read by, any person interested in …
TWO PILLARS. Few references in Freemasonry are less understood than the two brazen pillars in the porch of King Solomon’s Temple. Probably a greater mass of misinformation exists regarding these than any other symbol in the Craft.
PART II THE MASONIC LEGEND Every mystic movement has its legend, which tells in symbolic its status in the cosmic order and the ideal which it tries to realize.
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p. 37. FELLOW-CRAFT'S DEGREE [Masonry, like all other sciences, is progressive, and can only be acquired by degrees, and at intervals. When an Entered Apprentice has served the proper time, and learned properly the Ritual of the first degree, he can, and it is his duty (if he is a good and true Apprentice), to apply through a member of the Lodge for the second, or Fellow-Craft's Degree.
Graphic Courtesy of Stephen McKim. Masons are familiar with the symbol of industry, but what is the historical significance of the Masonic beehive symbol.
Glossary of the Occult - definitions . Templars Knights Templar. A religious, military and banking order (Knights of the Temple of Solomon) founded by Crusaders in Jerusalem to defend the Holy Sepulchure and Christian pilgrims; a kind of Foreign Legion.
The Master Mason Degree . Basic Teachings Of The Second Degree This Degree is the crown of the Blue Lodge. It is the culmination of all that has been taught to …
clearly to the reader. Five are required by Masonic law to make a legal Lodge of Fellow Crafts, viz.: Worshipful Master, Senior and Junior Wardens, Senior and .Junior Deacons; yet seven, besides the Tyler, generally officiate, and take their seats as in the Entered Apprentice Degree.
Symbolism of the Columns (text adapted from PowerPoint pre The three Great Lights in Freemasonry, the VSL, sq are and sses, rightfully deserve pride of place in our ceremonies an