Increasing Sentience is a sensory quality of higher consciousness intelligence and refined thought, through which one can perceive the emotions, feelings and consciousness state of other living things. When the higher consciousness perception of feelings is sensed and directly experienced, the realized person develops the metaphysical understanding that we are energetically interconnected with all of life. We begin to feel and experience that which previously appeared separate and inanimate, as an actual living thing and thus, a Sentient Being. By focusing on increasing personal sentience, we greatly extend our higher sensory experiences, which include deeply feeling or perceiving the consciousness states and experiences of other people, things, animals and nature. When we gain access to our Soul and spiritual forces, we start to feel our interconnectedness to the energetic reality of all existence and all things even more. This leads us to the next stage of perceiving information that exists within the sentience of group consciousness intelligence, which make up the many layers of Collective Consciousness to which we are connected. Sentience means that as we evolve to gain deeper knowledge about the true nature of our individual consciousness, we also realize that we are intricately and permanently linked into the collective consciousness. These dual states of existence can be observed inside ourselves, as both an individual aspect and collective self, while the body is in motion the observer is always witnessing. These simultaneous consciousness states are interconnected and forever entwined as a part of what we really are, as multidimensional consciousness. Through dedicated observation of the self and gradually discerning between these functioning aspects of the mind, one can attain the direct experience or Gnosis, to gain knowledge of the collective consciousness they are connected with. One has to feel what others are feeling in order to truly know the collective consciousness, and discern the energetic subtleties, which transmit intelligent information.