Historical landmarks

Freemasonry (masonry), as an institution, is an initiatory order of which members are related by common morale, spiritual and social ideals, by initiating a common ritual, by oath lodged on one of the holy Books of great religions (The Bible, the Koran, the old Testament, the Hindu Vedas, the Buddhist Tripitaka, or other sacred thoughtful writings) and, in the majority of ramifications, of believing in a supreme Being, the Great Architect of the Universe. Masonic organizations, present in most countries, are found in the form of autonomic obedience, they consist in blue lodges, also called workshops, having 7-50 brothers Masons.