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The Degree of Royal Ark Mariner

The Degree of Royal Ark Mariner As a Mark Master, you can become a member of a Royal Ark Mariner lodge. This step into Freemasonry is definitely recommended. The degree of Royal Ark Mariner is also called "the charming little degree. Sure, it is a pleasant degree, with a ritual of modest proportions, but [...]

The Enneagram and Freemasonry

Intro. Are there similarities in the methodology of the Enneagram and Masonic thought? And if there are, how does this model translate as a tool for the personal growth of a Mason? In this article I will look for the similarities with Freemasonry and the practical use for refining [...].

Mozart, the maçonic genius

Freemasons usually know well the many pioneering, influential Brothers who joined the Order before them. Few, however, have ever left such a moving legacy as Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, the famous composer who changed Western music forever. In this piece, we examine his life, his brief but dedicated experience in Freemasonry and [...]

The history of Royal Arch Freemasonry.

The Royal Arch, or Order of the Holy Royal Arch, is a so-called continuation path or higher obedience within Freemasonry. It is present in all major Masonic systems, although in some it is worked on as part of Blue Degrees and in others in a contiguous order. Royal Arch Masons meet in a Chapter or Chapter. [...]

The story behind the illustrious Illuminati

In modern culture, there are many references to the Illuminati, a secretive order that controls the world behind the scenes and wants to establish a new world order. At least, that is what is said about it. The Illuminati play a role in well-known books and films, and many famous pop stars hide so-called Illuminati symbolism in their [...]

What is it about the hand in the vest?

If you look at portraits and photographs of notable men from the 18th and 19th centuries, you might notice that many of them have the same rather unnatural-looking pose. They sit or stand while holding one hand in the front of their coat. They look as if they are trying to appear stately in front of the [...]

Alphonse Mucha, the soul of Art Nouveau

Mucha's childhood. Alphonse Maria Mucha was born in the town of Ivančice, Moravia, today's Czech Republic, on 24 July 1860. Excited by light and colour, Mucha's earliest memory was of Christmas tree lighting. His singing abilities enabled him to continue his education through secondary school in the Moravian capital Brünn (today Brno), although drawing was already a [...]

The Gentleman - Freemason

The Freemason's Chronicle, 2 January 1875, Number 1 This opening article of The Freemason's Chronicle was written 145 years ago, but its timelessness still speaks to us. - Members of Freemasonry agree on the social, moral and religious benefits of Freemasonry. The Master Mason, regardless of creed or country, knows that his bond [...]

The Emerald Table of Hermes Trismegistus.

Hermes Trismegistus is a mythical figure whose name means "Hermes, the thrice (or three times) greatest". It is also the Greek name of the Egyptian god of wisdom and writing, Thoth. He was seen as an ancient prophet who revealed secret knowledge to man, and is the central figure in Hermetism. To [...]