Ceremony for the degree of Sage Savaiste, or Perfect Sage, 40

Dit Amerikaanse rituaal dateert uit de tweede helft van de negentiende eeuw

Marconis instructs that this grade should consider the fundamental laws of nature and instinct. Touching upon the existence of a God, who draws us to himself by eternal chains, whose links are the love of goodness.
This faith is so far from being revolting to our reason, that it lends us wings to fly in search of Truth and provides a powerful authority wherewith to establish the principles of true moral light.
Our Mysteries shut up in physical and metaphysical sciences, are the revealing torches which speak to our Spirit, and which thus consecrate our faith. That which God wills he conserves. He is the AO, the Alpha and the Omega, the beginning and the end in the nature of his essence. From Him all things proceed and to Him all things return.
Sign: point to heaven with the index finger of the right hand.
Touch: link the two index fingers.
Password: Karaelites.
Sacred Word: Kekathites (one who knows the written law).
Battery: **    **       ***    ***    ***       **    **.
Jewel and symbol: on a triangle, seven stars, placed 2, 3 and 2.

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