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LEVEL 1 LESSON 4 READING ASSIGNMENT PGS 35-50
WHY IS KEEPING THE COMPANY OF WISE IMPORTANT?
It is seen as a way to accelerate the spiritual development of the aspirant, because the mind imitates what it focuses on. Proper Guidance is needed due to the subtlety of error which can lead the aspirant astray, so it is important to keep the company of the wise as it will assist one in the discovery of the Self.
HOW SHOULD A SPIRITUAL ASPIRANT THINK ABOUT GOOD ASSOCIATION? AND WHAT ACTIONS SHOULD THEY TAKE TO INSURE THEY WILL RECEIVE AND BENEFIT FROM IT?
That it will keep one in continuous reflection on the way to the discovery of the Divine Self. The aspirant should have an authentic, qualified Spiritual Teacher, which will guide them on there spiritual practice, along with the company of those on the same path to Nehast.
WHAT FOOD DOES THE PRECEPTOR PROVIDE?
The mental food in the form of the Wisdom Teachings.
WHEN CAN YOU AS THE ASPIRANT CHOOSE THOSE DISCIPLINES WHICH SUIT YOUR PERSONALITY?
Once one learns the correct methods of spiritual discipline, you can then choose one those disciplines which suit your personality (Meditation, selfless service, study of scriptures etc)
TOPIC #1 WHO IS A TEACHER?
A true teacher is one who lives the teaching.
WHO IS SEBAI?
A Sebai (preceptor) is a Spiritual teacher
WHERE WAS THE LARGEST PRIESTHOOD?
At the Temples of Amun, Ra, Asar, Heru along with the Goddesses Net, Aset & Het-Heru
TOPIC#2 THE ROLE OF THE TEACHER?
The Teacher makes him or herself a conduit, an instrument for the divine, through which the divine may enlighten others when they are ready.