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THIRTY-SIX
The compasses and arc symbol, representing the Grand Master in some masonic jurisdictions, is set at thirty-six degrees. Although there will always be those who search for hidden meaning, there can be little question that this depiction is the result of aesthetics and the jeweller's art rather than of numerological significance. Compare this to the jewel of a Past Grand Master, where the angle is set at 29 degrees.
"In the Pythagorean doctrine of numbers, thirty-six symbolized the male and female powers of nature united, because it is composed of the sum of the four odd numbers, 1 + 3 + 5 + 7 = 16, added to the sum of the four even numbers, 2 + 4 + 6 + 8 = 20, for 16 + 20 = 36. It has, however, no place among the sacred numbers of Freemasonry."

Image of Past Grand Master's collar jewel, this jurisdiction. Text quoted from Mackey's Encyclopedia of Freemasonry.

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