1. Different levels of grades within spiritual organizations such as magickal lodges or covens. Also used to identify the level that a member of such a group has achieved, such as a first degree, third degree, etc.
2. The division of a circle into 360 equal parts with each one known as a degree. In astrology, this unit of measurement is used to indicate the positions of signs, planets, etc., in a chart.
Readers, please enjoy this guest blog post by John Michael Greer, author of several titles, including the new Ceremony of the Grail.
What is the Holy Grail? In some versions of the legend, that was the question that had to be asked by the...