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The Zohar

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

The Fanciest of Fancy Dress
Queen Esther's physical beauty was a manifestation of her spiritual stature
Robes of Royalty
Based on Zohar Shelach 169b
When Esther entered and Ahasuerus saw her light, she seemed to him like an angel of G-d.
Like Purim
Intermediate
Like Purim
Just as on Yom Kippur, the High Priest adorns himself with four white garments, Esther too "donned her royal garb…and stood in the inner courtyard of the king."
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