Differs from conventional Freemasonry
in that its members can be not only men but also women and also of any religion
. The initiation
fee is stiffer as well.
According to its founder, Cagliostro, its secrets derived from gleanings of the biblica prophets Enoch and Elias and included physical and moral regeneration, a state of perpetual youth, beauty and innocence as well as a formula for eternal life.