Hidden Life in Freemasonry by C. W. Leadbeater

By C. W. Leadbeater

Written for the handful of Masons who search to appreciate the genuine occult-theosophical workings of Freemasonry. Contents: historical past of Masonry; The resort; The Fittings of the resort; initial Ceremonies; the outlet of the hotel; Initiation; the second one measure; The 3rd measure; the better levels; really good Rituals; ultimate the hotel. Leadbeater finds how the Masonic ritual is a systematic approach of energizing the Masonic resort and its devoted individuals so that it will lead to an attunement with the nice White hotel. (Another booklet we put up via Leadbeater, ''Glimpses of Masonic HIstory'' is a component of the ''Hidden lifestyles in Freemasonry''.)

Show description

Read or Download Hidden Life in Freemasonry PDF

Best other religions books

The Apocryphal Adam and Eve in Medieval Europe: Vernacular Translations and Adaptations of the Vita Adae et Evae

What occurred to Adam and Eve after their expulsion from paradise? the place the biblical narrative fell silent apocryphal writings took up this interesting query, particularly together with the Early Christian Latin textual content, the lifetime of Adam and Eve. This account describes the (failed) try out of the couple to come back to paradise through fasting when immersed in a river, and explores how they coped with new reports akin to childbirth and demise.

A War Of Witches: A Journey Into The Underworld Of The Contemporary Aztecs

An overheard plot to dispose of an undesirable son-in-law starts this captivating and magnificent trip into the Aztec underworld—a global of magical desires and mysterious therapeutic, shadowed via a perilous justice. Aided by way of neighborhood curanderos, or healers, American anthropologist Timothy Knab embarks on a spellbinding event of sacred Aztec rituals and mystical dream trips into Talocan, the underworld of gods and misplaced souls.

Theism and Ultimate Explanation: The Necessary Shape of Contingency

An expansive, but succinct, research of the Philosophy of faith – from metaphysics via theology. prepared into sections, the textual content first examines truths referring to what's attainable and what's important. those chapters lay the root for the book’s moment half – the hunt for a metaphysical framework that allows the potential for an final rationalization that's right and entire.

Extra info for Hidden Life in Freemasonry

Example text

There are various lines along which the recollection of the way in which the work was done in ancient Egypt may be of use to us, for those people performed their ceremonies with full knowledge of their meaning, and so the points upon which they laid great stress are likely to be important to us also. 78. Deep reverence was their strongest characteristic. They regarded their temple much as the most earnest Christians regard their church, except that their attitude was dictated by scientific knowledge rather than by feeling.

This column is considered to be formed after the model of a muscular full-grown man; it shows strength and noble simplicity. 127. The Ionic column has twenty-four flutings and a length nine times its diameter. Its capital is adorned with two volutes, and its cornice with dentils. It is thought to be modelled with the grace of a beautiful woman, the volutes being suggested by the dressing of her hair. 128. The Corinthian Column is by far the most beautiful. Its flutings are not different from the Ionic, but its height is ten times its diameter, which gives a slender and very graceful appearance.

Plate III shows the form of the Lodge and the positions of the principal objects in it, as usually arranged by Co-Masons of the British jurisdiction. 97. The floor of the Lodge, technically speaking, is the mosaic pavement, which will be described among the ornaments of the Lodge. The correct shape for this is a double square - that is to say, a rectangle having a length double its breadth - and the Lodge may be thought of as a double cube standing on this floor. Considered as the entire room, the Lodge is a temple of humanity, and as such it may be taken to symbolize a man lying upon his back.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.96 of 5 – based on 17 votes