What is Freemasonry

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"What is Freemasonry" is one of the world’s oldest and largest fraternal organisations. Made up of 5 million Freemasons around the world, it has adopted the fundamental principles of integrity, goodwill, and charity as foundations for an individual’s life and character.


Freemasonry is a large fraternal organisation that promotes moral and personal development amongst its members. Its core values include caring for others, helping those in need and acting with honesty and integrity.


Freemasonry offers a unique and rewarding experience to men from all walks of life, regardless or race, religion or social status. Membership is open to all men of good character who are over the age of 18. Freemasonry means different things to each member. Some would say it’s a personal development program which promotes family and community values. Others would describe Freemasonry as a chance for both social interaction and "philosophical brainstorming. Freemasonry also provides an opportunity for public service, and hands-on involvement in charitable or community issues. The short answer to the question,

So, a Freemason strives to be moral and ethical. He strives to show justice, act honourably, and be loyal. A Freemason teaches and practices concern for people. He cares for the less fortunate, and helps those in need. And all this is done irrespective of cultural or ethnic background. Irrespective of religious beliefs. And irrespective of any differences in social standing or education.