A Guide for the New Esoteric Freemason

Reading Time: 22 minutes This paper presents a viewpoint which supports that esotericism is a legitimate element of the Craft and exists by design and that Freemasonry is the inheritor of a great wealth of secret knowledge which has been encoded in our rituals, symbols, and traditions

The Knotted Rope in Masonic Esoteric Tradition

Reading Time: 10 minutes The knotted rope is an ancient Masonic Symbol commonly associated with the Tessellated Border[I], which in modern times is represented by a series of contiguous equilateral triangles extending around the perimeter of the Lodge floor[II].  Mackey[III], speaking on the Tessellated Border states: “The French call it “la houpe dentelee,” which is literally the “indented tessel”; … Read more

On the Foundations and Legacy of Quatuor Coronati Lodge of Research

Reading Time: 31 minutes ON THE FOUNDATIONS AND LEGACY OF QUATUOR CORONATI LODGE OF RESEARCH. by Bro. Bob James Discovery Lodge of Research UGL of NSW & ACT, Australia   Introduction: This essay is concerned with Masonic historical research and with one particular research lodge. My reasons for closely examining the first years of this lodge, Quatuor Coronati or ‘Four … Read more