The Masonic Square & Compasses—Decoded

Freemasonry’s Square and Compasses symbol is a mystery to the media, scholars, historians, and even to most Freemasons. No one knows where it came from or what it means. We’ll see how this symbol actually holds an ancient, mystical, and magical meaning that can “illuminate” initiates. The Masonic Square & Compasses with a “G” in the middle, capped by the Mind’s Eye (Third Eye) in the Triangle. Most Freemasons, when asked the meaning of their Square & Compasses logo, state: “Both…are architect’s tools…to teach symbolic lessons…” —Wikipedia However, the Square and Compasses logo has a meaning that goes much deeper than merely teaching lessons. Notice how the Compasses tool on top draws a “circular” shape: The Square tool on the bottom draws a “square” shape: When placed together, as in the logo of the Freemasons, the Compasses tool and the Square tool form a square and circle: The square and circle shapes are related in Euclid’s 47th problem of “Squaring The Circle,” said to be the primary goal of the Masonic craft. Squaring the circle, however, does not in this case refer to a mathematical problem: it is a spiritual reference to man’s instinctive quest to harmonize our physical and … Continue reading The Masonic Square & Compasses—Decoded