Gottfried de Purucker () was a longtime resident of theTheosophical Society based in Point Loma and was Leader of that. GOTTFRIED DE PURUCKER was born in at Suffern, New York, son of a prominent Anglican minister who for some years served as chaplain of the. Articles about Gottfried de Purucker, leader of the Theosophical Society , a his clear exposition of theosophy.

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Purucker and his followers did not agree but this does not change the facts. The years from until were spent traveling and working, largely in Europe, before moving to Point Loma and joining the staff at Lomalandthe headquarters of gottfrird Theosophical Society, under the leadership of Katherine Tingley.

Brahma is identical to Brahman, the impersonal principle.

The Question of G. de Purucker

But that was not all. There is no voting or elections. In The Question of G. It is all-pervading, animating the highest god as well as the smallest mineral atom.

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Where it seems we differ is on the question of whether Brahman i. His legacy includes several publications, including elucidations of the writings of Helena Blavatsky. He oversaw the publication of successive editions of H. I prefer my way, and I intend to use purucksr, because I know that time and examination will prove me right, and because my use is exactly the essential meaning of H.

Judge on several occasions and had been a close and trusted associate of Tingley for a long time. This page was last edited on 21 Gttfriedat There are further articles on our site relating to G. The emphasis appears to be on the affix, para. If one reads the Upanishads and the writings of Vedantin philosophers and yogis, one finds Brahman and Parabrahman used perfectly synonymously and interchangeably.


Take heed and listen well! Purucker, too, objected to it. We invite our readers to compare the character, nature, claims, pronouncements, and activities of G.

Sinnett and what originated in the lucubrations of the learned author himself. Several additional works were also published posthumously.

I hated this life, as you can imagine, and when the word came to me from the “Bosses” to pack up and go to Point Loma into years of retirement and training, I felt like a prisoner released from jail, and going home.

Inhe sold the property at Point Loma and moved the headquarters to Covina, California. This then is one of the numerous teachings or doctrines upheld by the students and admirers of G. With the help of private teachers he improved his knowledge of ancient and modern languages, including Sanskrit, Italian; French and German were spoken natively in the family.

The Absolute was once a man. We will refrain from passing any comment on all this and let the reader form his or her own conclusions.

The Path of Compassion. When preparing for the priesthood, he specialized in Hebrew, Latin and Puruucker. I venture to suggest that, in order to clear up the situation for all concerned, he should either withdraw or modify those of his theories which negative the First Fundamental Principle of the Secret Doctrineor he should frankly own that the S. Theosophical library and reading room of Alma M. Bluntly, his presentation of her Theosophy, and his presentation puruckdr his Theosophy, cannot be relied upon in the one case, nor substantiated from her writings in the other.

They will question whether he is not overdoing the matter of infinities, up, down, north, south, east and west, and whether it is really true that every atom of the billions in a speck of dust, or an incomprehensible something associated with it, is going to develop into a god, into a Parabrahm, a super-Parabrahm, and to continue doing so world without end, a process which should certainly result in time in a horrible glut, crowding and elbowing of gods.


Blavatsky and the Masters. You can drink at these Pierian Springs still, if such is your wish. Notice how repetitively insistent Purucker is, in even these few short paragraphs, albeit always without providing any clear or solid evidence to support the oft repeated claim:. Views Read Edit View history.

If the Absolute was once a man, then the earth itself was once an atom in the body of that divine human being. Of the Theosophical literature, he said: The Four Sacred Seasons.

This statement is in error: His father was a priest for several years and has worked in Geneva and then in Rome and Strasbourg, while his mother came from a reputable family in New England. By growth from within outwards; and from without inwards.

Of this period, Purucker said: Wind of the spirit. Thus do men become gods, and gods become worlds, and worlds become suns, and suns become universes, and universes in their infinitude make up the Absolute, who was once — a man. Questions We All Ask.