HISTORY AND RITUALS

Masonic Square and Compass

Masonic Square and Compass

When you hear the word “Masonic Square and Compass”, what comes to mind? Do you just hear the symbols at the geometric level or you hear something relating to shapes and Objects? Well, Square and Compass can relate to different things and symbols with meanings. Symbols depict a mark, a sign that is understood to… Read More »Masonic Square and Compass

FREEMASONRY & THE KNIGHTS TEMPLAR

THE SEPARATE FRATERNITY INSPIRED BY FOUNDING SUPPORT FROM TEMPLAR CHIVALRY As a historical institution, the Order of the Temple of Solomon is distinctly “Non-Masonic”. This neutral description objectively reflects the following facts: (1) The chivalric Order of the Temple of Solomon of the Middle Ages never merged into the later fraternity of Freemasonry of the… Read More »FREEMASONRY & THE KNIGHTS TEMPLAR

George Washington

Freemasonry

The Order of Ancient, Free, and Accepted Masons was first established in London in 1717. Despite tracing their historical roots to the first mason of the Temple of Solomon, the masons of the eighteenth century had little to do with the profession of architecture or masonry. Founded for the purpose of gathering political, cultural, and… Read More »Freemasonry

KING SOLOMON'S TEMPLE

King SOLOMON’S TEMPLE

The Temple Legend is a name that I give to that legend or tradition which traces the origin of Freemasonry as an organized institution to the Temple of Solomon and to the builders, Jewish and Tyrian, who were employed in the construction of that edifice. This is the legend that is now almost universally accepted… Read More »King SOLOMON’S TEMPLE