Category archive: Symbolism

Points (.´.)

Overall, we all know that the point is a sign spelling, which invariably placed at the end of a brief, one paragraph, after the initials or abbreviations isolated words (.); however is of paramount importance in the uses and customs within Freemasonry. Its origin derives from the Latin Language “Pungtum” or “punctus” voices literally refer…

Language of Symbols

Symbols are profound expressions of human nature; have been present in all cultures and at all times since its first appearance in the Paleolithic caves. Human communication depends largely on signs , either as written or spoken words, pictures or gestures. These signs are conscious and explicit representations of reality. The system of symbols used…

Arthur and his Detective

Arthur Ignatius Conan Doyle was born into an Irish Catholic family in Edinburgh, Scotland in 1859, Arthur had no intention of becoming a professional writer in the first place. As proof, he studied medicine at Edinburgh University (1876-1881). However, among the studies and the work he was doing for pay, young Arthur began writing short…

Hermes Trismegistus

Hermes Trismegistus is the Greek name of a mythical figure who was associated with the Egyptian god Dyehuty syncretism (Tot in Greek) and the Greek god Hermes Trismegistus Hermes. means in Greek ‘Hermes, the thrice great’ Ἑρμῆς ὁ Τρισμέγιστος. In Latin it is Mercurius ter Maximus. Hermes Trismegistus is mentioned primarily in occult literature as…

The Compass

The word “Compass” is formed from Latin roots meaning “apparatus consists of two articulated points used to measure”. Their tokens are the prefix con- (together, everything, like compound) and passus (step, as in the past and passport) The prefix con- relates to the Indo-European root * kom- (along near) which gave Koine monastery, epicene through…

Work, Aprons and Masons

3000 years ago in the Essene, Greek and Egyptian initiations have used the white apron of one form or another and has gone from Operative Masonry where it was used during the construction of buildings, monuments, temples and other buildings of art regarding Speculative architecture because of the importance of symbolism (perseverance, constancy and steadfastness)….

Scouts and Freemasonry

Lord Robert Stephenson Smith Baden-Powell, Baron Baden-Powell I Gilwell (London, UK, February 22, 1857 – Nyeri, Kenya, January 8, 1941) was an actor, painter, musician, military, sculptor and writer British. Founder of Scouting, participated in various military campaigns in Africa, in which he emphasized and achieved great popularity among the British population, especially for his…

The Pillars of the Universe

There are powerful forces that keep the universe in a steady harmonic motion; preserving the unalterable and ever-evolving nature. for this reason the Masonic orthodoxy has compared this forces with the columns that will be the fundation for any initiated on the real art, where these powerful and high columns are the firmest support of…

Alphonse Louis Constant

Eliphas Levi is the name adopted by the French magician and occult writer Alphonse Louis Constant, Eliphas Levi was born in Paris , France on February 8 , 1810 The son of a shoemaker. In boy was very smart so his father decided to send him to the church of St. Sulpice to receive their…

Manly Palmer Hall

Manly Palmer Hall (March 18, 1901 – 29 August 1990) was a Canadian author on the occult, mythology and religion. His best known work is The Secret Teachings of All Ages: An Encyclopedic Outline of Masonic, Hermetic, and Rosicrucian Symbolical Philosophy Qabbalistic It is claimed that Hall was made ​​a knight patron of the Masonic…

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