7 Levels of Higher Knowledge #267
Much like systems such as The Three Worlds and Five Sheaths, the Seven Levels of Knowledge have maintained and found their way through long cycles of time, gracing many a spiritual pathway in India. Many of the main darshanas of India have a version of these seven, which is both a measuring device for the sincere aspirant’s growth, and a landmark of spiritual attainment. On this dharma art wisdom chart, the seven are placed side by side with mankind’s Four States of Consciousness, and correlated, as well, with specific assignments for definite stages of progress. Most helpful is the list of characteristics of each of these seven stages, leaving the sadhaka with a clear vision of what has been previously gained, and what is still to be attained.