Category: FAQ – Le Droit Humain

What is Freemasonry, in a nutshell?

Freemasonry is an initiatory system containing the keys to the ancient mysteries, which are experienced through a series of mystery dramas designed to open up and deepen awareness and understanding. You can find more on the details here:

Is Le Droit Humain the only “real” Freemasonry order in Ireland?

No. There are more than one order of Freemasonry in Ireland, and Le Droit Humain is the latest addition. Some others orders may or may not recognize us as “real” or “valid” or “fraternal”, they may see our order as being out of order and “irregular”. They would not allow their members to visit us, …

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Is Le Droit Humain recognized by other masonic orders?

Le Droit Humain is in fraternal relations with a number of masonic orders (meaning recognition is reciprocal and members can intervisit). Le Droit Humain recognises a number of masonic orders (but is not reciprocally recognized by them as a regular masonic order.) If you belong to a masonic order: Ask your order if you want …

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What is the highest “level” or “degrees” of Freemasonry? Is it 3? or 33? or 34?

This point is often misunderstood included by Freemasons themselves. The highest degree in Freemasonry is the 3rd: Master Mason There is no “higher” level than the 3rd. It is the degree needed to take part in masonic work, for instance chairing a lodge meeting. A Master Mason is as high as you can get as …

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Is Freemasonry a secret organization?

No. It is an organization with secrets. It is not a “secret society” with nefarious aims or criminal activities, covered by a coded language. But it is an organization that needed, at a time in its history, to be discrete. This required some signs to recognize people that could be trusted, at a time when …

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What is Le Droit Human?

The International Order of Freemasonry for men and women, Le Droit Humain, is worldwide. Membership is open to all adults, without distinction of gender, biological heritage or personal beliefs. Our Order is founded on the ancient teachings and traditions of Freemasonry. An Irish lodge has been in the process of being founded since 2012, as …

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