Grand Festival 2023 25th and 26th November 2023, Hyderabad
M.W. Bro. Anish Kumar Sharma, OSM
Most Worshipful The Grand Master
Freemasonry is one of the world's oldest secular fraternal societies. It is a world-wide organization based on the principle of the Fatherhood of God and the Brotherhood of man. It is a society of men concerned with moral and spiritual values.
Its members are taught its precepts by series of ritual which follow ancient forms and use stone masons' customs and tools and allegorical guides. It seeks to make good men better and there by make the world a better place in which to live. Freemasonry has been in existence in the present form for nearly 280 years in the world and for over 250 years in India.
There are more than 150 Grand Lodges functioning all over the world. The Grand Lodge of India was consecrated as a Sovereign Grand Lodge with full Masonic jurisdiction over the territories of the Republic of India in November 1961.... more
Right Worshipful The Regional Grand Master
Freemasonry is one of the world's oldest secular fraternal societies, based on the principle of the Fatherhood of God and the Brotherhood of man. Its members are taught its precepts by series of ritual which follow ancient forms and use stone masons' customs and tools and allegorical guides.
Within 12 years of the constitution of the Grand Lodge of England, a petition was sent by a few Brethren in India to constitute a Provincial Grand Lodge in Calcutta. The Petition having been granted, a Provincial Grand Master was appointed to supervise Masonic activity in India and the Far East in 1728 A.D.
Do your believe that you have a responsibility to leave the world a better place than you found it? Masonry teaches that each man has a duty not only to himself but also to others. We must do what we can to make the world a better place. The world should be a better place because we have passed through it.
Situated on Ethiraj Salai in Egmore Chennai, the Freemasons Hall, was constructed in 1923 to aid the military troops. The heritage structure is based upon the Greek pattern of engineering agreeably reflecting it through its four giant pillars, prolific utilization of Italian tiles and marbles in its interiors.
Official Regional Publication
Published by the Regional Grand Lodge of Southern India, Mason South is the official publication, which propagates the Masonic programs and activities across the region. The e-publication publishes activities by the Lodges, and contains Masonic updates on a variety of subjects. The entire archives from 2011 onwards are available on the website.
From Anakapalle to Wayanad, there are 51 Masonic Temples in the Region of Southern India, where Masonic brethren hold their meetings. Masonic Temples in Chennai, Hyderabad and Vishakapatnam are heritage structures; preserving Masonic artefacts dating close to a century.
The Official magazine of 'Grand Lodge of India "The Square and Compasses" is now published as a quarterly issue.
The annual subscription is Rs.600. CLICK HERE to download the Subscription Form
List of Holidays-2023
01 Jan Sun : New Year's Day
15 Jan Sun : Pongal
16 Jan Mon : Thiruvalluvar Day
26 Jan Thu : Republic Day
22 Mar Wed : Telugu New Year Day
30 Mar Thu : Ram Navami
07 Apr Fri : Good Friday
14 Apr Fri : Tamil New Year Day
22 Apr Sat : Ramzan
01 May Mon : May Day
15 Aug Tue : Independence Day
06 Sep Wed : Krishna Jayanthi
19 Sep Tue : Vinayagar Chathurthi
02 Oct Mon : Gandhi Jayanthi
23 Oct Mon : Saraswathi Pooja
24 Oct Tue : Vijayadasami
12 Nov Sun : Deepavali
25 Dec Mon : Christmas