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Masonic E-Book Library

Masonic E-Book Library
Note: Many of the e-books in this library are several hundred pages long and include illustrations. It takes a minimum of a high-speed DSL or cable modem to download many of them. i.e. Mackey's Masonry Defined takes 3 minutes just to download the text. A Message from our Librarian Max Heindel - Rosicrucian Mysteries_An Elementary Exposition of their Secret Teachings Bibliography of the Writings and Works of Albert Pike Committee for Relief of Knights Templar and Ancient and Accepted Scotch Rite Masons Albert Pike - The Book Of The Words Freemason Instructions to All Degrees 10,000 Famous Freemasons by William R. A Charge By Any Other Name Is Still A Charge by W. Ancient and Modern Initiation by Max Heindel The Arcane Schools - Part 1 - Part 2 - Part 3 - Part 4 - Part 5 - Part 6 - Part 7 The Book of Enoch The Book of the Ancient & Accepted Scottish Rite by Charles T. Brothers and Builders; by Bro. The Builder by Joseph Fort Newton The Builder Magazine (1915 - 1930) The Kabbalah Unveiled by S. Related:  freemasonry-info

FREEMASONS-Freemasonry Grand Lodge of Canada in the Province of Ontario, Freemasonry, Masonic, Masons Archangel List of Names - Sandalphon, Jeremiel, Raphael, Chamuel, Uriel, Metatron, Zadkiel, Jophiel, Azrael, Ariel, Gabriel, Michael, Haniel * This list of Archangels is compiled for those that wish to have an Archangel painting of the Archangel of their choice and to assist them in their selection... just tell me the name of the Archangel you want on the message box when you place your order .. These are the most popular Archangels. Gabriel, Michael, Raphael, Uriel, Metatron, Jeremiel, Azrael, Jophiel, Chamuel, Zadkiel, Raziel, Raguel, Ariel, Sadalphon, Haniel and some of the Divine counterparts are: Faith, Christine, Charity, Hope, Mother Mary, Aurora, Amethyst I do not claim to be an Angelologist Michael ~ Raphael ~ Gabriel ~ Ariel ~ Azrael ~ Chamuel ~ Haniel ~ Jeremiel ~ Jophiel ~ Metatron ~ Raguel ~ Raziel ~ Sandalphon ~ Uriel ~ Zadkiel Archangel Ariel ~ Ariel's name means 'Lion or lioness of God' and this archangel is associated with lions and animals. Archangel Azrael ~ Azrael's name means 'Whom God helps'. Archangel Chamuel ~ Chamuel' name means "He who sees God' or 'He who seeks God'. Archangel Gabriel ~ Archangel Haniel ~

Lecture On The Tracing Board Of The Degree Of Mark Master Mason The marks used by Mark Master Masons, while extremely varied in the number of points comprised in the figure selected, as well as in character generally, are many of them taken from the ornaments, emblems, jewels or tools used in the Order, and these are symbolical of sundry moral truths inculcated by Freemasonry. Each of the ancient operative Masons employed at the building of King Solomon’s Temple was enabled to distinguish his own work by the particular mark or symbol cut thereon and by the same means each craftsman’s work was known to the Overseer. From the number of symbols thus used, the following have been chosen as pre-eminently illustrative of the teachings of this branch of our Ancient Order, and to them we attach symbolical explanations. 1.-the Volume of the Sacred Law we place first as the foundation of the entire masonic system. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. The first represents faith in the Volume of the Sacred Law. 9.- the Square and Compasses may be thus symbolized.

Masonic Books Online Collected here are some great works of literature that are either related to Freemasonry or worthy of study by a Mason. Below you will find references and links to books that are online, either in this website or someone's website. Masonic Books: Here you will find books that are part of this website. Non-Masonic Books: Non-masonic books located at this site although it can be utilized as reference as it has to do informally with Masonry. Masonic Related Books: Masonic Books that are located in someone else's website. It will open as a separate window. If you know of others books out there, please email me so they can be added. Click on located to the left of the book title you wish to read. means new addition Masonic Books Located In This Website back to top Non- Masonic Books Masonic Related Books Located at Other Websites Informally supports Masonic Research

ANTI-MASONRY in the CONTEMPORARY WORLD The Master of a Lodge - who, when addressed, is given the honorific title of "Worshipful" - presides over the meeting of Masons. The term is one of respect and has nothing whatsoever to do with "worshipping" of an individual. It is an ancient word usage with a meaning similar to the honorific "Your Honour". The use of the word "worshipful" continues today in titles as "The Worshipful Lord Mayor of London" - who is not worshipped in the traditional sense nor is he necessarily a secular Lord - and is certainly not a Lord in a religious sense by anyone's stretch of imagination. Religious Intolerants try to make much out of the title "Worshipful" arguing in turn that Masons: are required to do the Master's bidding in all things; are worshipping a man rather than Jesus; or/and are part of some sort of cult where a "worshipful master" presides. What about that claim that Masons are "worshipping" a man rather than Jesus - as some of our more dogmatic 'religious intolerants' would assert? ...." bomb. A Stroll Through The Seven Liberal Arts and Sciences By Richard D. Marcus George Washington Lodge # 337 F&AM, Whitefish Bay, Wisconsin Throughout our lives, we have heard of the liberal arts and sciences. Parts of the original list date back to ancient Greece. This print is German from about AD 1500. Proverbs 9:1 says, "Wisdom hath built herself a house, she hath hewn her out seven pillars." This leads us to a second woodblock print, which also is German from about the same time. In AD 420, Marcianus Capella in Carthage wrote an allegory of the Phoebus-Apollo, God of the Sun, presenting the Seven Liberal Arts as maids to his bride Philology, a lover of words. The Winding Stair Youth, manhood, and age are the three stages of our lives. We advance in life as if we were climbing a winding stair. There must be many fields of knowledge that could have been listed: history, chemistry, or literature. A History of the List The phrase, the liberal arts, comes from the Latin artes liberales. St. 1.

The Apocrypha Index Sacred Texts Bible Jump to Contents The Apocrypha refer to texts which are left out of officially sanctioned versions ('canon') of the Bible. The term means 'things hidden away,' which implies secret or esoteric literature. However, none of these texts were ever considered secret. In some Protestant Bibles, they are placed between the New and Old Testament. Jerome rejected the Deuterocanonical books when he was translating the Bible into Latin circa 450 CE, (see the Vulgate). Of these books, Tobias, Judith, the Wisdom of Solomon, Baruch, and Maccabees, remain in the Catholic Bible. With one exception, all of these books are considered 'Old Testament'. There are many other apocryphal books, which do not fall into the 'Deuterocanonical' category, such as the many additional New Testament Gospels, and the apocalyptic book of Enoch.

Gothic Constitutions Extracted from 'Coil's Masonic Encyclopedia' These old documents are also known under several other names. Some prefer York Constitutions and that is fairly descriptive, since some of them state that the first Annual Assembly of Masons was held at York, England, and those which do not name York invariably ascribe the first Assembly to the authority and patronage of King Athelstan whose seat was at York. Others refer to them simply as Old Manuscripts, but that is misleading, there being many old manuscripts which are not Gothic Constitutions. Regius MS: The oldest of these documents is known as the Regius MS., sometimes called the Halliwell MS. for the reason that its Masonic character was first discovered and announced by Mr. "The Clerk Euclid in this wise founded This Craft of geometry in Egyptian land, In Egypt he taught it full wide, In divers lands on every side; Many years afterward, I understand Before the Craft came into this land. Fifteen Articles for the Master Mason: 1. 1. Tho.

Masonic Secrets: The Secret Handshake, Secret Word, Secret High Sign, and the Secret Nature of Freemasonry Worshipful Master: * * *. (Strikes his gavel three times.) WM: Brother ______, if you are still willing to take the Obligation, say "I", repeat your name in full, and repeat after me. Candidate: I, _____ ______, of my own free will and accord, in the presence of Almighty God and this Worshipful Lodge of Master Masons, erected to Him and dedicated to the memory of the Holy Saints John, do hereby and hereon solemnly and sincerely promise and swear that I will keep and conceal and never reveal any of the secrets belonging to the Degree of Master Mason, which I have received, am about to receive, or may be hereafter instructed in, to any person unless it shall be to a worthy Brother Master Mason, or within the body of a just and duly constituted Lodge of such, and not unto him or them until by due trial, strict examination, or lawful Masonic information, I shall have found him or them justly entitled to receive the same. Answer: See response supra. Answer: Yes. Answer: No obligation required.

Masonic Dictionary | Jacob's Ladder | When this symbol, which is taken from Jacob's Vision (Genesis xxviii), was introduced into English Speculative Freemasonry is not exactly known. But we find allusions to it a little after the middle of the last [18th] century. It apparently was not originally a symbol of Speculative Masonry, but was probably introduced from Hermetic Masonry, about 1776. But we fancy that it came from Hermeticism, of which it was a favorite symbol. Certain it is that we do not find it in any of our far oldest known rituals if indeed they can be depended upon. Curiously enough, in Germany, the `Handbuch' tells us this symbolism is not used, nor on the continent generally. It is alleged that in the mysteries of Brahma and in the Egyptian mysteries this ladder is also to be found. “And Jacob went out from Beersheba, and went toward Haran. “For God speaketh once, yea twice, yet man perceiveth it not. And St. The theological ladder is not very old in Masonic symbolism, as far as evidence shows.

Guf In Jewish mysticism the Chamber of Guf (also Guph or even Gup) Hebrew for "body", also called the Otzar (Hebrew for "treasury"), is the Treasury of Souls, located in the Seventh Heaven. The Tree of Souls[edit] According to Rabbi Isaac Luria, the trees are resting places for souls and sparrows can see the soul's descent, explaining their joyous chirping. The Tree of Souls produces all the souls that have ever existed, or will ever exist. The peculiar idiom of describing the treasury of souls as a "body" may be connected to the mythic tradition of Adam Kadmon, the primordial man. See also[edit] References[edit] Bibliography[edit] Dennis, Geoffrey, The Encyclopedia of Jewish Myth, Magic, and Mysticism, Llewellyn Worldwide External links[edit]