The Zohar

Teachings from the primary text of Kabbala, "The Book of Shining Light"

Kabbalah teaches that everything in the revealed world depends on the higher hidden world, its source.

Dividing the Night
Even from a merciful perspective, the Egyptians deserved punishment.
Great Crocodile of the Nile
Pharaoh represented the source of all spiritual impurity
We must allow the accusing forces their just due - but no more.
Adversaries and Advocates Above
Based on Zohar Shemot 32b
He who observes the commandments creates many good angels for his benefit
Displaying Freedom
Based on Zohar Shemot 40A
Israel could not leave until the dominion of all the Egyptian heavenly ministers was broken.
Signs Inside and Out
Revealed actions on our part generate revealed responses from the Creator.

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