Question: You say that we need to develop sensitivity to the group and to be included in it. What clarifications bring the person to ascend to a higher level in a group?
Answer: The clarification is that the group is found above me, that it becomes my next level. And if I connect with the friends within it, melt completely into them, then this will be my next spiritual state.
And after this, even more ego will be added to me and I will again feel that the group and I are two different states, two different elements, and again there will be a need to work on the connection. In this manner I will rise to the next spiritual state.
We rise only in a form like this until we begin to feel the entire creation as one complete unit. And to this degree, according to the law of equivalence of form, we will feel the discovery of the Creator.
But as long as I have never connected to the group, even on the most minimal level, I still don’t feel the Creator even on the first level.
Question: A person needs to give himself to the group. How does this help him to make clarifications?
Answer: The clarifications are about this: The group becomes his next level. And if he connects with the group (it makes no difference how it seems to him), nullifies himself and mixes with it, there he will find the Creator. It is possible to do this through all kinds of work in a group: studying, disseminating, gatherings of friends, and so forth, in everything that we do.
From the 2nd part of the Daily Kabbalah Lesson 7/21/13, Shamati #59 “About the Rod and Serpent”