megalith

The Celestial Art of Keeping Secrets

BY STEVEN SORA

There is little doubt that Freemasonry inherited a body of knowledge from remarkably early times. While masons used such knowledge for practical applications in building cathedrals and bridges, they understood a concept of “As above, so below,” that went far beyond the practical. They were not the only ones. From the most ancient times man believed the heavens ruled the earth. Going against the will of the stars was inviting trouble. As “aster” was the Greek word for star, a dis-aster was the result of…

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ANCIENT TEMPLES USED ACOUSTIC TECHNOLOGIES Located south of Sicily, the islands of Malta and Gozo are home to megalithic structures created by a highly devel­oped people more than a thousand years ahead of Stonehenge and the pyramids. The monuments, including ancient temples, represent free-standing architecture in its purest and most original form. Design features, including cor­beled ceilings, are mirrored in subterranean mortuary shrines that have been carved out of solid limestone. (In archi­tecture, corbeling is a system of a row of stones oversailing the one…

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