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1. Noviciate  
 
1. Noviciate  
''Obligation. Letter of a Candidate  
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Obligation. Letter of a Candidate  
 
Instructions for the Insinuati, or Recepti  
 
Instructions for the Insinuati, or Recepti  
 
Instructio pro insinuantibus seu recipientibus  
 
Instructio pro insinuantibus seu recipientibus  
 
General Statutes of the Order  
 
General Statutes of the Order  
An Easy Cipher for Ready Use''
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An Easy Cipher for Ready Use  
 
2. Minerval Degree  
 
2. Minerval Degree  
''Statutes for the Minervals  
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Statutes for the Minervals  
 
Initiation Ceremonies  
 
Initiation Ceremonies  
 
Form for an Initiation Minutes for Absent, Adult Candidates, Who Would
 
Form for an Initiation Minutes for Absent, Adult Candidates, Who Would
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Statutes and Ceremonies for the Minerval Assemblies  
 
Statutes and Ceremonies for the Minerval Assemblies  
 
Calendarium  
 
Calendarium  
Correct Pronunciation and Spelling of the Persian Months of Our Calendar''
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Correct Pronunciation and Spelling of the Persian Months of Our Calendar  
 
3. Minervalis illuminatus, or Illuminatus minor  
 
3. Minervalis illuminatus, or Illuminatus minor  
''Instructions for the Superior of the Minerval Church Concerning
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Instructions for the Superior of the Minerval Church Concerning
 
the Issuing of this Degree  
 
the Issuing of this Degree  
 
Addendum A. Address During the Initiation of an Illuminatus minor  
 
Addendum A. Address During the Initiation of an Illuminatus minor  
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Addendum C. Instructions for the Education of Useful Collaborators  
 
Addendum C. Instructions for the Education of Useful Collaborators  
 
Addendum D. A Lesson the Illuminati minores Receive in Writing  
 
Addendum D. A Lesson the Illuminati minores Receive in Writing  
Addendum E. Explanation of the Minerval Allegories''
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Addendum E. Explanation of the Minerval Allegories  
''4. Initiation of a Magistrate of the Minerval Church  
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4. Initiation of a Magistrate of the Minerval Church  
 
Ceremonies for the Initiation of a Magistrate  
 
Ceremonies for the Initiation of a Magistrate  
 
Instructions for the Minerval Magistracy  
 
Instructions for the Minerval Magistracy  
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De officio Censoris  
 
De officio Censoris  
 
De officio Quaestoris  
 
De officio Quaestoris  
De officio Secretarii''
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De officio Secretarii  
  
 
II. Freemasonic Class
 
II. Freemasonic Class
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I. Ritual Book for the Three Symbolic Degrees  
 
I. Ritual Book for the Three Symbolic Degrees  
''Introduction''
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Introduction  
 
1. Ritual for the Entered Apprentice Lodge  
 
1. Ritual for the Entered Apprentice Lodge  
''Before the Lodge is Opened  
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Before the Lodge is Opened  
 
Opening of the Lodge  
 
Opening of the Lodge  
 
Initiation into the Entered Apprentice Degree  
 
Initiation into the Entered Apprentice Degree  
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Ritual for the Consecration of a New Lodge  
 
Ritual for the Consecration of a New Lodge  
 
Ritual for the Excommunication of a Brother  
 
Ritual for the Excommunication of a Brother  
Ritual for the Table Lodges, if Sisters Are Present''
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Ritual for the Table Lodges, if Sisters Are Present  
 
2. Fellow Craft Degree  
 
2. Fellow Craft Degree  
''Ritual for the Fellow Craft Lodge  
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Ritual for the Fellow Craft Lodge  
 
Before the Lodge is Opened  
 
Before the Lodge is Opened  
 
Opening of the Lodge  
 
Opening of the Lodge  
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Catechism of the Fellow Crafts  
 
Catechism of the Fellow Crafts  
 
Closing the Fellow Craft Lodge  
 
Closing the Fellow Craft Lodge  
Secret Cipher of the Freemasons''
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Secret Cipher of the Freemasons  
 
3. Ritual for the Master Lodge  
 
3. Ritual for the Master Lodge  
''Opening the Master Lodge  
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Opening the Master Lodge  
 
Initiation of the Master  
 
Initiation of the Master  
Closing the Master Lodge''
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Closing the Master Lodge
  
 
II. Improved Constitution Book for the St. John’s Lodge
 
II. Improved Constitution Book for the St. John’s Lodge
 
A) General Constitutional Articles  
 
A) General Constitutional Articles  
 
Introduction  
 
Introduction  
''I. Character and Qualities of a True Mason  
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I. Character and Qualities of a True Mason  
 
II. Public Conduct  
 
II. Public Conduct  
III. Information about Other Institutions''
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III. Information about Other Institutions  
 
B) Statutes for this Particular Lodge  
 
B) Statutes for this Particular Lodge  
 
C) Particular Articles of Instruction  
 
C) Particular Articles of Instruction  
''I. Instructions for the Officers Lodge  
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I. Instructions for the Officers Lodge  
 
II. Special Instructions for the Worshipful Masters  
 
II. Special Instructions for the Worshipful Masters  
 
III. For the Deputy W. M.  
 
III. For the Deputy W. M.  
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XV. The Librarian  
 
XV. The Librarian  
 
XVI. Information about the Serving Brethren
 
XVI. Information about the Serving Brethren
Addendum A. Report about the State of the Lodge''
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Addendum A. Report about the State of the Lodge  
  
 
B) Scottish Freemasonry
 
B) Scottish Freemasonry
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I. Scottish Novice  
 
I. Scottish Novice  
  
''Introduction  
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Introduction  
 
I. Opening the Lodge of the Scottish Brethren  
 
I. Opening the Lodge of the Scottish Brethren  
 
II. Catechism of the Scottish Brethren  
 
II. Catechism of the Scottish Brethren  
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Addendum B. Questions Used for Assessing the Character of a Candidate
 
Addendum B. Questions Used for Assessing the Character of a Candidate
 
for this Degree  
 
for this Degree  
Addendum C. Nosce te ipsum!''
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Addendum C. Nosce te ipsum!  
  
 
II. Illuminatus dirigens  
 
II. Illuminatus dirigens  
  
''Introduction  
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Introduction  
 
I. Further Information and General Instructions  
 
I. Further Information and General Instructions  
 
II. Instructions Concerning the Lower Classes  
 
II. Instructions Concerning the Lower Classes  
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Addendum D. Secret Cipher of the Scottish Knights  
 
Addendum D. Secret Cipher of the Scottish Knights  
 
Addendum E. Explanation of the Masonic Hieroglyphs  
 
Addendum E. Explanation of the Masonic Hieroglyphs  
Addendum F. Catechism of the Scottish Knights''
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Addendum F. Catechism of the Scottish Knights  
  
 
III. Mysteries Class
 
III. Mysteries Class
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I. Lesser Priest Degree. Presbyter  
 
I. Lesser Priest Degree. Presbyter  
''Introduction  
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Introduction  
 
Further Information Concerning the Acceptance to this Degree  
 
Further Information Concerning the Acceptance to this Degree  
 
Ritual for Continued Initiation  
 
Ritual for Continued Initiation  
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Addendum B. Instructions for the Entire Regent Degree  
 
Addendum B. Instructions for the Entire Regent Degree  
 
Addendum C. Instructions for the Prefects, or Local Superiors  
 
Addendum C. Instructions for the Prefects, or Local Superiors  
Addendum D. Instructions for the Provincial Superiors''
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Addendum D. Instructions for the Provincial Superiors  
  
 
B) Higher Mysteries
 
B) Higher Mysteries
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Some Early Documents  
 
Some Early Documents  
''Statutes of the Illuminati  
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Statutes of the Illuminati  
 
Reform of the Statutes of the 1st Class  
 
Reform of the Statutes of the 1st Class  
 
Guiding Idea  
 
Guiding Idea  
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Instructio Insinuatorum  
 
Instructio Insinuatorum  
 
Instructions for Those Who Have Received the Facultas insinuandi  
 
Instructions for Those Who Have Received the Facultas insinuandi  
24 Points Designed to Be Presented as Questions to New Candidates''
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24 Points Designed to Be Presented as Questions to New Candidates  
  
 
General Explanation of the Society of the Illuminati
 
General Explanation of the Society of the Illuminati

Revision as of 07:08, 21 April 2015

Table of Contents

Introduction

A Note on Sources

Preparatory Essay: A General Idea of the Society of the Illuminati

I. Minerval Class

1. Noviciate Obligation. Letter of a Candidate Instructions for the Insinuati, or Recepti Instructio pro insinuantibus seu recipientibus General Statutes of the Order An Easy Cipher for Ready Use 2. Minerval Degree Statutes for the Minervals Initiation Ceremonies Form for an Initiation Minutes for Absent, Adult Candidates, Who Would Object to Being Initiated in the Same Manner as Very Young Men Introduction Ceremonies Statutes and Ceremonies for the Minerval Assemblies Calendarium Correct Pronunciation and Spelling of the Persian Months of Our Calendar 3. Minervalis illuminatus, or Illuminatus minor Instructions for the Superior of the Minerval Church Concerning the Issuing of this Degree Addendum A. Address During the Initiation of an Illuminatus minor Addendum B. Instructions for a Better Understanding of the Order’s Organisation Addendum C. Instructions for the Education of Useful Collaborators Addendum D. A Lesson the Illuminati minores Receive in Writing Addendum E. Explanation of the Minerval Allegories 4. Initiation of a Magistrate of the Minerval Church Ceremonies for the Initiation of a Magistrate Instructions for the Minerval Magistracy Instructio pro Superiori De officio Censoris De officio Quaestoris De officio Secretarii

II. Freemasonic Class

A) Symbolic Freemasonry

I. Ritual Book for the Three Symbolic Degrees Introduction 1. Ritual for the Entered Apprentice Lodge Before the Lodge is Opened Opening of the Lodge Initiation into the Entered Apprentice Degree Catechism Questions One Can Ask a Brother Entering the Lodge Closing a Lodge On Table Lodges Ritual for the Consecration of a New Lodge Ritual for the Excommunication of a Brother Ritual for the Table Lodges, if Sisters Are Present 2. Fellow Craft Degree Ritual for the Fellow Craft Lodge Before the Lodge is Opened Opening of the Lodge Initiation into the Fellow Craft Degree Catechism of the Fellow Crafts Closing the Fellow Craft Lodge Secret Cipher of the Freemasons 3. Ritual for the Master Lodge Opening the Master Lodge Initiation of the Master Closing the Master Lodge

II. Improved Constitution Book for the St. John’s Lodge A) General Constitutional Articles Introduction I. Character and Qualities of a True Mason II. Public Conduct III. Information about Other Institutions B) Statutes for this Particular Lodge C) Particular Articles of Instruction I. Instructions for the Officers Lodge II. Special Instructions for the Worshipful Masters III. For the Deputy W. M. IV. For the Senior Warden V. The Junior Warden VI. The Secretary VII. The Treasurer VIII. The Master of Ceremonies IX. The Almoner X. The Housekeeper XI. The Orator XII. The Stewards XIII. The Sick Visitor XIV. The Decorator XV. The Librarian XVI. Information about the Serving Brethren Addendum A. Report about the State of the Lodge

B) Scottish Freemasonry

I. Scottish Novice

Introduction I. Opening the Lodge of the Scottish Brethren II. Catechism of the Scottish Brethren III. Closing the Scottish Brethren Lodge IV. Information About the Working Lodges V. Lodge Ritual for the Initiation to this Degree Addendum A. Secret Instructions for those Tasked with Recruiting New Members to the Order Addendum B. Questions Used for Assessing the Character of a Candidate for this Degree Addendum C. Nosce te ipsum!

II. Illuminatus dirigens

Introduction I. Further Information and General Instructions II. Instructions Concerning the Lower Classes III. Instructions Concerning the Freemason Lodge IV. On the Reception into this Degree V. Of the Solemn Chapters for Initiation VI. Opening the Chapter VII. Initiation Ritual VIII. Closing the Chapter IX. Of the Love-Feasts or Agapes X. Ceremonies during the Consecration of a Chapter Addendum A. Form for the Lodge Constitution Addendum B. The Prefect’s Order Star Addendum C. The Knights’ St. Andrew’s Cross Addendum D. Secret Cipher of the Scottish Knights Addendum E. Explanation of the Masonic Hieroglyphs Addendum F. Catechism of the Scottish Knights

III. Mysteries Class

A) Lesser Mysteries

I. Lesser Priest Degree. Presbyter Introduction Further Information Concerning the Acceptance to this Degree Ritual for Continued Initiation Addendum A. Instruction in the First Chamber Addendum B. Instructions for the First Degree of the Priest Class Addendum C. On the Initiation of a Decanus II. Lesser Regent Degree. Princeps Notification to the Provincial Superior Regarding the Issuance of this Degree Initiation Ritual Addendum A. Administrative System for the Entire Order Addendum B. Instructions for the Entire Regent Degree Addendum C. Instructions for the Prefects, or Local Superiors Addendum D. Instructions for the Provincial Superiors

B) Higher Mysteries

I. Docetists

II. Philosophi. Sages

IV. Appendix A School for Humanity

Some Early Documents Statutes of the Illuminati Reform of the Statutes of the 1st Class Guiding Idea Instructio pro Recipientibus Instructio Insinuatorum Instructions for Those Who Have Received the Facultas insinuandi 24 Points Designed to Be Presented as Questions to New Candidates

General Explanation of the Society of the Illuminati (alternative beginning)

Supplement to the Illum. min. for the Better Instruction of the Superior

Preparation for Those Who Are to Participate in Governing the Order

Footnotes to a Revised Presbyter Degree

Instructions for the National Inspectors