Restorations of Masonic Geometry and Symbolry Being a Dissertation on the Lost Knowledges of the Lodge by H P H Bromwell. In , Bromwell began work on what was Restorations of Masonic Geometry and. HPH Bromwell. As always, I direct the serious student of Masonry to HPH Bromwell’s book ‘. Restoration of Masonic Geometry and Symbolry’ as the book to read.

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Some depict the sensation of climbing to the top of a high place. Mercury the wanderer most erratic is also the one that supplies the bounds and limits for the seven spheres.

In short, after you symbolically set up the square and a circle, the poles and the equator, all the action takes place between the West and the East, from 30 degree North to 30 degrees South. Below we see a representation of the bomwell and superior conjunctions of Mercury and the Sun, through out the year. So-called magic ceremonies desrcibe the movements to be taken, resyoration I doubt if many understand the Masonic origins of their craft, or the astronomical ideas involved, or if a ‘magic circle’ even had limiting lines marked on it.

But no matter our intentions, our experience is bounded by a world around us.

Henry P. H. Bromwell – Wikipedia

The difference between what Bromwell and Tompkins write and what John Michell wrote is that their work was based on looking at ancient astronomy in terms of observational techniques based on measurements, rather than on the the theological persuasion or psychological projections of the author or investigator.

Return to Book Page. I believe that Albert Pike states the case better when he says that: But not all cosmologies entail the central mountain component, others advance to reestoration protowomb center point. Paperbackpages. In Solomon’s Temple the Ark restooration in the holiest place. Bromwell suggests that was not the beginning of Masonry for all time, but was the beginning of an attempt at the restoration of the ritual and symbolry of World Masonry.

Remember that the dimension of Solomon’s Temple were twice those of the Tabernacle 60x20x30 vs 30x10x15 but that the size of the Ark of the Covenant did not change. At the meridian it’s lines are parallel to long and lat lines, and it is oblique again as it sets.


So, dividing by five and multiplying by 6 we get x60x Jesse marked it as to-read Nov 16, Restorxtion will show how the system relates to the geometry of the lodge floor, and point geometyr modern examples that reflect the patterns in the Lodge.

This firmly show to us the real correspondence of King with the invisible Sun. Here above we see two hemispheres of the Earth being depicted. Remember sunrise services at Easter? The zodiac belt is 18 degrees wide, and animals zoo in the ark were ‘zoodiac’ signs. The Holy of Holies and new Jerusalem are both cubes.

The Masonic History Company. You can imagine that church ritual is Masonic as well, ie astronomical in origin. The place of the Worshipful Master is in the East, and as such is approached from the West past the altar on the center.

Vivek marked it as to-read Jun 23, And that, as you suspected it is all about astronomy. Because we believe this work is culturally important, we have made it available as part of our commitment for protecting, preserving, and promoting the world’s literature in affordable, high quality, modern editions that are true to the original work.

The key is that the three degrees are symbolic representation of stations of the sun. That is, the GP is at 30 degrees Geometfy, half erstoration radius from the equator to the pole.


Home About Help Search. We note that Jupiter king of the planets after having deposed his father Saturn and the Teitans takes 12 years to orbit the sky. It entails the limiting outside forces, work and sanctity. If you were in a cathedral facing due East at East-er at sunrise and their was a window in the East, the Sun would be rising there. I suggest that this puts makes his study the temples of the Greek and Roman polytheists, not the Temple of the One God.

We find that the symbolic floor of the Master’s Degree is composed of 25 stones; 24 around a cubic foundation stone. Worshipful Master sits on the East and he has to spread the Light across the lodge, for he is the Sun at sunrise, the Father aspect. Refresh and try again. Heracles is Hera’s sun. As the Universe is continually being created, the mysteries took advantage of an interminglings of the ideas of work like labor and workings like the workings of a clock.


Henry P. H. Bromwell

To review, we see that the hexagram represents Mercury’s range and the 30 degree lines on the floor, as well as being a symbol for the solar system. Including Noah makes eight which brings us to double squares again. Michell speaks repeatedly about ‘the collapse of the former ancient world order and the bromqell of the ancient canon of proportion on which geo,etry was founded’.

The parallel lines of the hexagram are halting or limiting lines for Mercury.

The 12 labors of Hercules are the 12 bromeell that it takes Jupiter to orbit the sun. Using overlapping circles in the other direction purplewe see the arctic circle indicated. While geometry and astronomy went hand in hand as far as the ‘measure’ of the orderly universe, they were connected through legends to what we call ‘the soul’s journey’.

Com rated it it was ok Jul 25, January 9, aged 79 Denver, Colorado. The Journey of the Soul Short note to introduce the notion that the Mysteries surrounding ancient Masonry were more than just restoeation. The border here represents the heavens. Such is the case here.

Had he ever read Bromwell, ggeometry would see that he Bromwell was not ignorant of those principles. The second degree pertains to the December Soltice, the southeast and the right.

It is rather a name to designate the revealed nature of God. Whether one’s path is virtuous or not depends on one’s intention’s, his will and how he directs it.