Companionship is an extremely important part of the quest for
higher consciousness. It's nearly impossible to achieve lasting superconsciousness by
yourself. You will inevitably need help. It may seem strange that something so subtle
which involves going deep within your own being should so keenly require companionship,
but it's true.
Studying the lives of those men and women who were considered enlightened throughout the ages, ** you will find, likely without exception,
that each one was significantly helped along the way by one and often several special
companions. Most books about higher consciousness ** say that it is usually if not always
bestowed by one who has it upon one who truly seeks it. Further, the seeker must
prove to his (or her) enlightened companion that he has enough character always to be
constructive while developing immensely increased power and insight.
Often, it appears that the aspirant