THE Flaming Sword, more popular in literature than perhaps in actual use or fact, seems to be symbolically related to several key concepts, all appropriate to the office of the Tyler, or guardian of the Temple entrance. It may represent that only those that hold Truth or Wisdom may enter holy places or stand in the presence of that Truth.
As we progress through the degrees of Freemasonry, we begin to apply a deeper meaning to the reason for the sounds we hear, the lessons we learn. We understand that if the Lodge room is a blueprint of the universe, music is the harmony of that universe, connecting our brains to a larger realm.
This article explores the ancient history and Masonic symbolism of the Sun, Moon, and Stars.
“There is nothing so indestructible as a symbol, but nothing is capable of so many interpretations.” – Count Goblet d’Alviella What does a symbol have to do with you or me? Well, it’s possible that it doesn’t have anything to do with us. On… Continue Reading “The Sun as a Symbol in Freemasonry: What is it trying to tell us?”