Daily Zohar # 1280 – Pinchas – The ‘dew’ of Shabbat
Zeir Anpin includes six Sefirot of Chessed, Gevurah, Tiferet, Netzach, Hod and Yessod. Each of them has one of the permutations of the YHV name. יהו, הוי, ויה, יוה, היו, והי . There are 18 letters to represent the Tzadik (righteous) that connects Yessod and Malchut, channeling life energy through Zeir Anpin to the world.
The name יוד-הא-ואו with numerical value of 39 represents the six Sefirot.
Malchut is the H ה of the name and it represents the Shabbat. Because of the first sin, the flow of life energy became corrupted and to draw it on Shabbat we have 39 actions that we should avoid.
They are against the 39 curses that came on the participants in the sin.
Shabbat is our source of life and the most important connection to heal the impact of the first sin on us.
Shabbat rest is a state of connection to life using the prayers, three meals, Torah reading and Zohar study. We have six days of work to build our vessel. Making money is a tool for the spiritual work. We have one day to draw life that fills up our vessels and sustains the next six days.
The explanation below was published in DZ #736 (https://dailyzohar.com/daily-zohar-736/)
The Snake, Adam and Eve were cursed with ten curses because they caused a disconnection between the Sefirot and the Shechina. The earth was cursed with nine curses.
The Snake’s curses:
1- Can not talk. 2- His limbs were removed. 3- Eats dust. 4- His tongue connects to the dust of the earth. 5- Hated by people. 6- Sheds his skin and has pain giving birth. 7- Gives birth every seven years. 8- Carries venom. 9- Will not be healed in the Final Redemption. 10- Will die.
1- Will have to earn his bread (light). 2- Eats good and generates waste. 3- Subject to decay, bad smell, and consumed by worms. 4- Will have in his life, lice, flees and flies. 5- Short life. 6- His children will move from one place to another. 7- Can be prey for bad animals. 8- Always under judgment. 9- Will have sufferings. 10- Experiences death.
1- Blood of the period. 2- Blood of the hymen. 3- Pregnancy. 4- Labor pain. 5- Sickness through pregnancy and delivery. 6- Covers her head. 7- Dependents on her husband’s light. 8- Limited to her home. 9- Quickly to get old. 10- Death
1- Drinks her own water. 2- Bad fruits. 3- Dryness. 4- Brings out thorns and thistles. 5- Will have mountains and rocks. 6- Places with no people and is plowed with metal tools. 7- Can not cover the dead by herself. 8- When men have judgment on them, they saw many seeds but reap little. 9- Can lose its vitality.
Total of 39 curses that represent the disconnection from Light of Zeir Anpin. The name that is the aspect of Zeir Anpin is spelled יוד הא ואו הא
The numerical value of the upper levels of this name (יוד-הא-ואו) is 39. It is the secret of the resurrection of the dead. God will bring ‘dew’ that will raise them from the dust. The Hebrew word for dew is טל, it has the numerical value of 39 and represents the light that comes from יוד-הא-ואו.
“ יִחְיוּ מֵתֶיךָ, נְבֵלָתִי יְקוּמוּן; הָקִיצוּ וְרַנְּנוּ שֹׁכְנֵי עָפָר, כִּי טַל אוֹרֹת טַלֶּךָ, וָאָרֶץ, רְפָאִים תַּפִּיל”
“Your dead shall live; their bodies shall rise. You who dwell in the dust, awake and sing for joy! For your dew is a dew of light, and the earth will give birth to the dead.”