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Wednesday, July 10, 2013

Tuesday, May 28, 2013

Tuesday, April 16, 2013

Rohit Kennith Sinha's thoughts about Freemasonry


Well Brethren, please join us today in wishing to a young Master Mason of India congratulations for being raised to the Degree of Master Mason. We are talking about Brother Rohit Kennith Sinha, raised to the sublime Degree of Master Mason on 12th April 2013.


Let us read his thoughts about Freemasonry: "As the year has passed Freemasonry to me now means that, there are great Truths at the foundation of Freemasonry truths which it is its mission to teach and which as constituting the very essence of that sublime system which gives to the venerable institution its peculiar identity as a science of morality, and it behooves every disciple diligently to ponder and inwardly digest."


Tuesday, March 26, 2013

Grand Master Vasudev J. Masurekar to visit Kolkata on 5th April, 2013


The Most Worshipful Grand Master of India, Brother Vasudev J. Masurekar, OSM, will visit Kolkata on 5th April, 2013. His programme is as follows:

05-4-2013
17:00 hrs for 17:30 hrs : Consecration of the proposed new Lodge 'Pratap Chunder'

06-04-2013
10:00 hrs : Charity programme at DKS Orphanage by The Sir Andrew Fraser Lodge No. 72.
16:30 hrs : Regular Session of On The Level - The Eastern Masonic Study Circle - Open to all Masons in Kolkata.
17:30 hrs ; Interaction with brethren of Kolkata Lodges - Open to all Masons of Kolkata, especially EA's, FC's and MM's.
19:00 hrs : 60 Years Long Term Service Jewel Presentation at Lodge Good Fellowship No. 71.


Saturday, February 23, 2013

Monday, February 4, 2013

The Regional Grand Lodge of Northern India has a new designated Regional Grand Master: Brother Harcharan Singh Ranauta


The Installation Ceremony will take place on February 16/17, 2013 in the national capital of New Delhi, India. For more information regarding the official program and details regarding the accommodations please check the official convocation papers here.


Bhopal to host a Masonic event


Bhopal is a wonderful city in the state of Madhya Pradesh and its capital city. As one of the important cities of India, Bhopal has an immense archaeological, historical and political importance attached to it. One of the oldest cities in India, it has today emerged as one of its busiest commercial centers.

 Located at 28 km from Bhopal, the Bhojeshwar Temple at Bhojpur
was built by the king Bhoja about a millennium ago

The Masonic Lodges hosting the event are Bhopal 154, Cherian (Past Masters) 183, Harawtar 202, Sanchi 247, Bhojpur (Past Masters) 261, Lodge Vidisha 262, Sabarmati 271, Vindhyachal 305, Bhojpal 372. As well within the hosts we have Chapter Keystone of Western India 04, Chapter Jaihind 46, Mark Lodge Universal Brotherhood 23, RAM Lodge Universal Brotherhood 23, Mark Lodge Bhopal 54 and RAM Lodge Bhopal 54.

Please check the programme, registration form, registration status and accommodations and enjoy your stay in the company of all Brethren of the Regional Western Grand Lodge of India.


Regional Grand Master's Message for the Golden Jubilee Celebrations and Annual Investiture Meetings of Regional Grand Lodge of Western India at Bhopal


As mentioned before, the Golden Jubilee Celebrations and Annual Investiture Meetings of Regional Grand Lodge of Western India at Bhopal will take place on 8-9-10 February, 2013. The Regional Grand Master of Western India, Brother Zawareh H. Wadia stated in his aniversary message the following:


"My dear Brethren, I extend to you all a very warm and cordial invitation to attend the Golden Jubilee Celebrations and Annual Investiture Meetings of Regional Grand Lodge of Western India at Bhopal on 8-9-10 February, 2013. 

M. W. Bro. Vasudev J. Masurekar, O. S. M., M. W. the Grand Master of the Grand Lodge of Ancient Free and Accepted Masons of India, has very kindly consented to grace the Golden Jubilee Celebrations and Annual Investiture Meetings and on behalf of the Masonic Fraternity of Western India, I accord a very special welcome to him and the officers of the Grand Lodge of India at Bhopal. I also cordially invite distinguished Past Grand Masters, my esteemed and loving colleagues from North, East and South, illustrious Past Regional Grand Masters and Heads of Sister Constitutions to Bhopal to participate at the Celebrations and Annual Meetings.

Brethren of Bhopal had conveyed to me very keen desire of Fraternity at Bhopal to host the Annual Meeting of the Regional Grand Lodge of W I months ahead of my Installation as RGM of W I and I am very confident that the freemasons of Bhopal will rise to the occasion and put in their best efforts for success of the events.

My brethren, our Regional Grand Lodge has logged in 50 years of Service to freemasonry which naturally calls for a celebration. This event will give us an opportunity to salute and appreciate the wisdom and sagacity of our leaders who have led from the front to promote growth and stability of freemasonry in the Western Region. We will also recognize and appreciate leaders from our Region who adorned the highest office and very successfully led the Grand Lodge of India. A Coffee Table Book is being very meticulously compiled by W Bro Arun Phadke that will also be released. I am sure the brethren of Bhopal will strive hard to make the Golden Jubilee Celebrations a memorable event.

The Annual Investiture Meetings of your Region will set forth the Masonic agenda for the coming year. Your active participation in large numbers will give a positive thrust and mandate for the successful culmination of the activities planned for the coming year. I hope and pray that each Masonic body of Western Region will be represented at these meetings. Please respond to this invitation by registering in large numbers for Golden Jubilee Celebrations and Annual Investiture Meetings.

Brethren still cherish their visit and have vivid memories of warmth and hospitality of Bhopal fraternity which organized Annual and Special Meeting of the Western Region during the years 2005 and 2007. Beautiful City of Bhopal once again beckons you during its best season to thoroughly enjoy the hospitality of Bhopal Fraternity during your entire stay. The venue for the meeting and celebrations is one of the best in the State of Madhya Pradesh. I assure you that the arrangements for your comforts will not be compromised at any stage.

I once again extend a hearty welcome to one and all and convey my best wishes to the Organising Committee and the Fraternity of Bhopal for the success of the Golden Jubilee Celebrations and Annual Investiture Meetings of Regional Grand Lodge of Western India."


Thursday, January 31, 2013

History of the Grand Lodge of India | 1979


January 1

Consecration of Lodge Calicut No. 237, Calicut by M.W. Bro.Honble Justice D.P. Madon, OSM MW the Grand Master.


January 4

Consecration of Lodge Kodaikanal No. 235, Kodalikanal, by MW The Grand Master, MW Bro. Honble Justice D.P. Madon, OSM.


February 10

Consecration of Lodge Dr. Sarosh Bhacca No. 229, Surat, by R.W. Bro. N.N. Mehta, OSM, RMG (WI).


March 11

Consecration of Lodge Cannanore No. 234, Cannanore, by RW Bro. A.S. Rajasabai, P.Dy. GM, RGM(SI).


October 26

Lodge Comrades No. 66 Saharanpur, Celebrated its Platinum Jubilee, MW The Grand Master, M.W. Bro. Hon’ble Justice D.P. Madon, OSM graced the occasion.


Novomber 11

Consecration of Lodge Baroda No. 239, Baroda by R.W. Bro. N.N. Mehta, OSM, P.Dy. GM, RGM (WI).


December 29

The Grand Festival of the Grand Lodge of India held at  Calcutta. R.W. Bro. Dr. Anil, C. Banerjee, OSM, Deputy Grand Master took the Chair as M.W. Bro. Hon’ble Justice D.P. Madon, OSM, was unable to attend due to illness.


Wednesday, January 30, 2013

History of the Grand Lodge of India | 1978


January 6

Lodge Mount Charity No. 232, Madras consecrated by MW Bro. Justice D.P. Madon, OSM. MW Bro. Charles Wagemans, PGM, Belgium officiated as I.P.M. and MW Bro. Prof. Frank Gamblen PGM Western Austrlia, gave the charge to the Wardens after the installation.


January 7

The Grand Festival of Grand Lodge of India held at Madras was attended by:
1. MW Bro. Prof. Franck Gamblen, Past Grand Master Grand Lodge of Western Australia,
2. MW Bro. Theodore L. Way. Past Grand Master, Grand Lodge of China (Taiwan),
3. MW Bro. Charles Wagemans, Past Grand Master, Grand Lodge of Belgium.


March 11

Lodge Cannanore No. 234 consecrated at Cannanore by MW Bro. Honble Justice D.P. Madon OSM, MW the Grand Master.


October 21

Consecration of Lodge Fragrance No. 236 by MW Bro. Honble Justice D.P. Madon OSM, MW the Grand Master.


October 23

Lodge Independence with Philanthropy no. 2 Allahabad, Celebrated its 150th Anniversary. M.W. The Grand Master, MW Bro. Justice D.P. Madon, OSM, graced the occasion.


October 25

The New Temple of Lodge Vishwakarama No. 173 Ludhiana, dedicated by the MW The Grand Master, MW Bro. Honble Justice D.P. Madon, OSM.


October 27

Consecration of Lodge Himparbat No. 233 Simla, by the MW The Grand Master, MW Bro. Honble Justice D.P. Madon, OSM.


November 13

Lodge Cornwallis No. 107 Bombay, celebrated its Golden Jubilee, MW The Grand Master, MW Bro. Honble Justice D.P. Madon, OSM, presided over the Ceremony of Rededication, R.W. Bro. Honble  Fiennes Cornawallis OBE, D.L. Dy. G.M., United Grand Lodge of England, attended the celebration.


December 9

Lodge Aryan No. 30, Bombay celebrated its Centenary.MW The Grand Master, MW Bro. Honble Justice D.P. Madon OSM, graced  the occasion.


December 22

MW Bro. Hon’ble Justice D.P. Madon, OSM, MW The Grand Master, was re-elected Grand Master for a second term at the Grand Festival held at New Delhi.

The Grand Festival of the Grand Lodge of India held at New Delhi. It was attended by M.W. Bro. Theodre L. Way, Past Grand  Master of the Grand Lodge of Taiwan (China).


December 30

Lodge Mysore No 34, Mysore celebrated its Centenary. MW the Grand Master, MW Bro. Honble Justice D.P. Madon OSM, graced the occasion.


December 31

Foundation Stone Laying Ceremony of the New Masonic Temple of Lodge Cannanore No. 234 Cannanore laid by M.W. Bro. Honble Justice D.P. Madon, OSM MW the Grand Master.


Tuesday, January 29, 2013

History of the Grand Lodge of India | 1977


February 14

M.W. Bro. Hon’ble Justice D.P. Madon, OSM, M.W. the Grand Master inaguarted the clinical Laboratory at Madras Masonic Relief Centre.


February 27

Lodge Jailene No. 230 was consecrated at New Delhi by MW Bro. Honble Justice D.P. Madon, OSM, MW The Grand Master.


March 1

Lodge Unity No. 29, Allahabad, celebrated its Centenary. MW The Grand Master, MW Bro. Honble Justice D.P. Madon, OSM, MW The Grand Master graced the occasion.


March 12

Lodge Victoria No. 9, Belgaum celebrated its Centenary MW The Grand Master, MW Bro. Honble Justice D.P. Madon, OSM, MW The Grand Master graced the occasion.


May 7

Twin Cities masonic Charitable Society inaugurated by MW the Grand Master, MW Bro. Justice D.P. Madon, OSM at a joint meeting by Lodge Deccan No. 20, Morland No. 25, Hyderabad No. 50 Lodge Mayo No. 19, Ekram No. 45 Italia Williams Manian No. 158, Raksha Sena No. 162, Noshir Chenoy No. 187 Secunderabad No. 211 held at FreemasonsHall, Secunderabad.


October 1

Consecration of Lodge, Kashinath No. 231, Bareilly by R.W. Bro. Justice Prakash Narain, OSM, RGM (NI).


December 18

Lodge Sivalik Dr. Durga Prasad, No. 62 Dehra Dun Celebrated its Platinum Jubilee. MW the Grand Master, MW Bro. Justice D.P. Madon, OSM, graced the occasion.


December 27

The New Temple of Lodge Kohinoor No. 139 Jaipur dedicated by MW the Grand Master MW Bro. Justice D.P. Madon, OSM.


Monday, January 28, 2013

Golden Jubilee Celebrations and Annual Investiture Meetings of Regional Grand Lodge of Western India at Bhopal



Most Worshipful Grand Master Vasudev J. Masurekar, O. S. M., M. W. of the Grand Lodge of Ancient Free and Accepted Masons of India, has very kindly consented to grace the Golden Jubilee Celebrations and Annual Investiture Meetings and on behalf of the Masonic Fraternity of Western India.

History of the Grand Lodge of India | 1976


April 7

M.W. Bro. Honble Chief Justice K. Veeraswami, OSM, M.W. the Grand Master, Demitted office as M.W. The Grand Master.


May 15

R.W. Bro. Honble Chief Justice D.P. Madon, OSM P. Dy.GM Regional Grand Master (WI) was unanimously elected as MW the Grand Master by Electoral College and assumed Charge as MW the Grand Master of the Grand Lodge of India.


November 20

Lodge Islam No. 27, Bombay, celebrated its Centenary. MW The Grand Master MW Bro Honble D.P. Madon, OSM, graced the occasion.


November 27

Installation of M.W. Bro. Honble Justice D.P. Madon OSM, by MW The Grand Master at the Grand Festival held at Hotel President, Bombay inaugurated. Annual Masonic Essay Competition of the Grand Lodge of India was inaugurated.


Sunday, January 27, 2013

History of the Grand Lodge of India | 1975


March 3

Lodge Gondwana No. 226 consecrated at Nagpur by R.W. Bro. Hon’ble Justice D.P. Madon, RGM (WI).


March 9

Lodge United Nations No. 227 consecrated at New Delhi by M.W. Bro. Honble Chief Justice K. Veeraswami OSM, MW The Grand Master.


April 4

Inauguration of the Masonic Polyclinic, Calcutta by MW Bro. Hon’ble Chief Justice K. Veeraswami, OSM, MW The Grand Master.


August 1

Inauguration of the Madras Medical Relief Centre by MW Bro. Hon’ble Chief Justice K. Veeraswami, OSM, MW The Grand Master.


September 19

Lodge Ramaprasad No. 228 consecrated at Madras by MW Bro. Hon’ble Chief Justice K. Veeraswami, OSM, MW The Grand Master.


October 10

Lodge Morland, No. 25, Hyderabad, celebrated Centenary graced by MW Bro. Hon’ble Chief Justice K. Veeraswami, OSM, MW The Grand Master.


October 11

Grand Master’s Relief Fund was constituted. 185 186


December 27

Grand Festival held at Calcutta presided over by MW Bro. Hon’ble Chief Justice K. Veeraswami, OSM, MW The Grand Master.             


Saturday, January 26, 2013

History of the Grand Lodge of India | 1974


February 5

Lodge Om Vighnesware No. 218 consecrated at Madras by R.W. Bro. Honble Chief Justice K. Veeraswami P.Dy.GM, OSM, Regional Grand Master (SI).


March 13

Lodge Light of Aligarh No. 219 consecrated at New Delhi by MW. Bro. Prof. M.S. Thacker, MW the Grand Master.


March 15

Lodge Industry, No. 23 New Delhi celebrated its Centenary graced by MW. Bro. Prof. M.S. Thacker, MW the Grand Master.


March 16

Lodge St. John The Evangelist No. 22, New Delhi celebrated its Centenary graced by MW. Bro. Prof. M.S. Thacker, MW the Grand Master.


May 6

Lodge Kalinagaraya No. 220 Erode consecrated at Coimbatore by R. W. Bro. Honble Chief Justice K. Veeraswami P.Dy.GM, OSM,Regional Grand Master (SI).

Lodge G.K. Devarajalu No. 221 consecrated at Coimbatore by . W. Bro. Honble Chief Justice K. Veeraswami P.Dy.GM, OSM, Regional Grand Master (SI).


October 6

Lodge Kailashpat Unnao No. 223 consecrated at Kanpur by MW. Bro. Prof. M.S. Thacker, MW the Grand Master.


October 9

Lodge Light of Zoroaster No. 222 consecrated at Calcutta by MW. Bro. Prof. M.S. Thacker, MW the Grand Master.


October 29

Lodge Narmada No. 224 consecrated at Jabalpur by R.W. Bro. Hon’ble Justice D.P. Madon, RGM (WI).


November 8

Lodge Seven Stares No. 225 consecrarted at Coimbatore by R.W. Bro. Hon’ble Justice D.P. Madon, RGM (WI).


December 28

M.W. Bro. Hon’ble Chief Justice K. Veeraswami, OSM was installed as MW The Grand Master at Hotel Taj Coromandel, at the Grand Festival held at Madras presided over by M.W. Bro. Prof M.S. Thacker, MW the Grand Master.


Friday, January 25, 2013

Regional Grand Lodge of Western India - Coffee Table Book


Regional Grand Lodge of Western India has planned to publish a Coffee Table Book on 8th February 2013 during the Golden Jubilee commemorative ceremony at Bhopal.


Although it is referred to as a Coffee Table Book, ‘The Magnificent Masons’ is in fact a threading together of the two hundred year old history of Freemasonry in the Western India which comprises of the States of Maharashtra, Gujrat, Madhya Pradesh and Jharkhand. The history references are found in large volumes of documented history books, various souvenir issues & periodicals and are also mutely narrated in lodge minute books, buildings, artifacts, jewels, portraits and frozen banners. 

It tries to unveil the progress of Masonry from each of these silent witnesses who have immortalized the details of personal traits, charisma and qualities of those past magnificent Masons, monuments they created in buildings, social infrastructures, artifacts and memorabilia they preserved for future generations. 

This book is dedicated to our Order of Great Brotherhood, and to those Magnificent Masons and their families and Lodges. For Advance registration of copy contact before 19th January 2013: 

Regional Grand Lodge of Western India, Freemasons’ Hall,
D S Marg, Fort, Mumbai 400001.
Phone: 022 22071120 / 022 2207 4875
Email: rglowi@gmail.com / rglowi@hotmail.com


History of the Grand Lodge of India | 1973


January 20

Grand Festival held at Madras presided over by M.W. Bro. Prof. M.S. Thacker, MW. The Grand Master.


August 10

Lodge Mayo No. 19, Secunderabad, celebrated its Centenary graced by M.W. Bro. Prof. M.S. Thacker, MW. The Grand Master.


August 13
 
Lodge Northern Star, No. 21 Ferozepore Cantt. Celebrated its centenary graced by M.W. Bro. Prof. M.S. Thacker, MW. The Grand Master.


October 19

 Lodge Anchor & Hope No. 1 Calcutta celebrated its 200th  Anniversary graced MW. Bro. Prof. M.S. Thacker, MW the Grand Master.


December 29
 
R.W. Bro. The Hon’ble chief Justice K. Veeraswami, OSM, Past Deputy Grand Master, Regional Grand Master, (SI) was elected as MW The Grand Master at the Regular Communication of GLIheld at New Delhi presided over by MW. Bro. Padma Bhushan Prof. M.S. Thacker, MW the Grand Master.


History of the Grand Lodge of India | 1972


March 11

M.W. Bro. Prof. M.S. Thacker, OSM, was reinstalled as M.W. The Grand Master for a second term at the Grand Festival held in Bombay.


March 15

Lodge Jumna No. 18, Delhi, celebrated its Centenary graced by M.W. Bro. Prof. M.S. Thacker, MW. The Grand Master.


June 11

Lodge Victory No. 213 consecrated at Muzaffarnagar by M.W. Bro. Prof. M.S. Thacker, MW. The Grand Master.


June 25

Lodge Secunderabad No. 211 consecrated at Secunderabad by M.W. Bro. Prof. M.S. Thacker, MW. The Grand Master.


July 8

Regular Communication of GLI held at Calcutta presided over by The Assistant Grand Master, as MW The Grand Master could not attend.


October 21

Lodge Rejasabai No. 212 consecrated in Madurai by M.W. Bro. Prof. M.S. Thacker, MW. The Grand Master.


November 26

General Williams Masonic Polyclinic, the first-evey Community Service Project by Freemasons in India was Inaugurate by M.W. Bro. Prof. M.S. Thacker, MW. The Grand Master.


December 21

Lodge Rai Bahadur Behari Lal No. 215 consecrated at Kanpur by M.W. Bro. Prof. M.S. Thacker, MW. The Grand Master.


December 24

Lodge Sindhuvan No. 216 consecrated at Yamunanagar by M.W. Bro. Padma Bhushan Prof. M.S. Thacker, MW The Grand Master.


December 30

Lodge Pachauri No. 214 consecrated at Allahabad by M.W. Bro. Padma Bhushan Prof. M.S. Thacker, MW the Grand Master.

Lodge Harmony No. 217 consecrated at Madras by M.W. Bro. Prof. M.S. Thacker, MW. The Grand Master.


Wednesday, January 9, 2013

The Role of Freemasonry in Universal Peacekeeping | XII World Conference of Masonic Grand Lodges


During the meeting in Chennai, India, Freemasons from across the world debated on a very special subject, which is the Role of Freemasonry in Universal Peacekeeping. Attending the event, Brother Marcos HANS presented a view on what role should Freemasonry (as a Craft, generally speaking, and individually as members of Freemasonry) play in universal peacekeeping, starting by quoting Illustrious Albert PIKE, Sovereign Grand Commander: “To many men there is nothing of value or interest in philosophical speculation; as to many men there is no melody in music. There are natural incapacities that diminish the value neither of music or philosophy.”


The in introduction Brother Hans stated that "We live in a time when many individuals and groups from different parts of the world are living in extreme violence and oppression. War seems that has approach too fast in recent decades, and when I mention war, not only wars between nations, for economic, religious or ethnic issues, but war in the hearts, war in the minds. I am not referring to the recent conflicts in Syria, Egypt, Iraq, Afghanistan, but generally in small conflicts between people.
 Young people are being raised in conditions far removed from the ideas of peace, harmony and coexistence, and this will undoubtedly impact in the near future when they become adults and eventually leaders. 
There are over 4200 (adherents.com)religious groups in the world and among them there are people who refute members of societies different from yours, the stigma about Muslims is an example."

As an experienced Freemasons, Marcos HANS (member of the Grand Masonic Lodge of the State of Rio Grande do Sul - Brazil,  Past Master, Sovereign Grand Inspector General , MRA, SEM, KT, FRC, Shriner, SRC VII, TOM
, Representative of the Grand Lodge of India, GLMERG's Grand Secretary on Foreign Affairs for the period 2009-2011, afilliated to Cidade de Montenegro Lodge #230, Templo a Virtude Lodge #216 and Eureka North Shore Lodge #269 in the USA, member of Quattuor Coronatti Lodge #2076 (UGLE), Scottish Rite Reseach Society WA DC
, Grand Council of Allied Masonic Degrees, Honorary member of the Grand Lodge of Bahia and HRAKTP - Tabernacle 226 District 47) said that the role of each Grand Lodge (as small groups) regarding universal peacekeeping depends also on philosophy which eliminates artificial barriers that divide human beings.

"We can not deny the creation of so many higher degrees and nevertheless the Craft or Blue Lodges, are not able to attract more good men. We are often very concerned about the hat and forgot to put on good shoes or shine them," said Brother Hans.

One appreciation in particular was very important. He said that "Our lessons have not been enough to turn good men into better men." He continued by saying the following: "I fully agree and certainly the vast majority of which are present here, that our case is not quantity but quality. Much has been written and presented on this subject, but I also say, and I think most will agree too, we all want the group to be much larger, more united, practicing their own teachings among the Lodges, Grand Lodges, because out there there are a lot of good men that the system is not able to recruit, and a evidence of this are the few young people in the organization."

But he also mentioned the exceptions within the Craft, referring at the Grand Lodge of the Philippines, of Ireland and India: "I was surprised by the number of young people and the participation of the family. I participated in Lodges in Ireland where I saw Brothers with 30 years joining a Lodge with an average of 60 years. The same I have seen in New Delhi. In Latin America, especially in Brazil, the membership is increasing with young people. I got news that in the USA this is also happening due to recent events as books and movies. It may be only a curiosity, the time will tell us. However the majority of the world membership is from an older generation than the present."


Summarizing, "the role and influence of Freemasonry in peacekeeping lies in the power of each Grand Lodge in order to spread the ATTITUDE to implement the Masonic lessons with more passion and pursuing a bigger qualified membership in order to spread the secular teachings of BROTHERLY LOVE, TRUTH AND MUTUAL AID, and one way is to give more attention, financial support to the Paramasonic Orders, such as the DeMolay, for example," said Marcos Hans.

He also added that "They speak the language of youngest people. They already are in the scene but they will play a more important role from now on. If a Grand Lodge incorporates that team, the probability of success will be much higher. The same is true for the Jobs Daughters, Rainbow Girls, Eastern Star or any other female organization related to Freemasonry, because this involves the women, the family. The family is already so split, that if a fellow goes to a meeting and his family is not involved, they push him away with other activities. And this means a little war."

Passing to the role of Freemasons as individuals, he pointed the following: "The fundamental is be in peace with yourself. Freemasonry states to make mankind happy. But first, each individual needs to be happy and to be happy one must to be in peace with himself. Not to mention what should be our homework, peace in the lodges, in the Grand Lodges, among the leaders. I mention the recent example of a negative attitude, a very negative example from one of the worldwide Grand Lodges, from France, who suppose to be a leader and a good example. This is a shame and a very black page in recent history of Freemasonry.

 We do not have time to be quiet, to be alone, in peace with ourselves, because of our duties and we almost become like robots. The attitude and the aim should be having this time."

"So, the role of Freemasonry for peacekeeping, is in personal aims, as individual masons, is to pursuit peace of mind, peace in the family, peace in the Lodge, peace in the Grand Lodge, with a vibrant and positive and winner ACTITUDE."

"Every Grand Lodge has the opportunity and responsibility to implement the lesson from our school better and better involving side orders and in doing so the membership will increase based on the positive reputations it brings."

"Every single mason has the same responsibility, it means, has more responsibility because he is the image and the core what freemasonry means and stands for .To spread the attitude of a winner, of a peace maker , of a good man, of a better man."

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