Zohar Ki Tetze
When the Erev-Rav is in the world, Sam-ael and his female, come down to this world using the spirits, entities and idols created for them.
“וְהָיָה בַיּוֹם הַהוּא נְאֻם יְהוָה צְבָאוֹת אַכְרִית אֶת שְׁמוֹת הָעֲצַבִּים מִן הָאָרֶץ וְלֹא יִזָּכְרוּ עוֹד וְגַם אֶת הַנְּבִיאִים וְאֶת רוּחַ הַטֻּמְאָה אַעֲבִיר מִן הָאָרֶץ”
“”It will come about in that day,” declares YHVH of hosts, “that I will cut off the names of the idols from the land, and they will no longer be remembered; and I will also remove the prophets and the impure spirit from the land.”
The impure spirit and idols are known and used by the Erev-Rav in the generation of the last exile, meaning before the revelation of Mashiach. They anger the Holy One Blessed be He and the Shechina. The Israelites that are with the Erev Rav are also under the same failth.
The Erev-Rav are successful in this world as it said in
“וּמְשַׁלֵּם לְשֹׂנְאָיו אֶל פָּנָיו לְהַאֲבִידוֹ לֹא יְאַחֵר לְשֹׂנְאוֹ אֶל פָּנָיו יְשַׁלֶּם לוֹ”
“but repays those who hate Him to their faces, to destroy them; He will not delay with him who hates Him, He will repay him to his face”
The Erev-Rav are those that focus on the material world, their pleasures and control in this world. They have no share in the world to come. God ‘pays’ them for the little good that they do in this world so they won’t be able to claim ‘earnings’ after they pass away.
We should be careful not to be associated with Erev-Rav because they may drag us down with them. Those who are blessed with material comfort should be careful in all their actions to make sure they do good with their wealth to accumulate ‘earnings’ for the world to come. When we do good without material rewards or recognition awards, the rewards are saved for the world to come and the Resurrection.
Those who suffers from material lack while doing righteous deeds, should be happy because they will have greater rewards later.
Many righteous kabbalists had power of mind over matter and could produce gold out of thin air. They didn’t use their power for selfish reasons because they knew that what they get in this world is taken from the next.
All the Tannaim (Tannaim were great spiritual people like rabbi Shimon who were able to control nature.) and sages rose and blessed the Faithful Shepherd, praising him. They said “Sinai, Sinai, who can speak before you. You are in the image of your master. At the time he spoke on Mount Sinai, all the heavenly creature and angels, including the Holy Creatures of the Holy Throne, of upper and lower levels, were silent. Only the sound of his voice was heard. Because you are among us in his image, all those who are present here for your teaching, are waiting got your words.
When Moses, the Faithful Shepherd, comes down to teach Rabbi Shimon, many great souls of sages join the study.
We see similar gatherings in many places in the Zohar during a teaching of Rabbi Shimon and Moses. Because Rabbi Shimon and Moses reveal new Torah secrets, it awakens the great souls in heaven to come down and add light of Torah to their souls. We learned from the Idra Zuta that when Rabbi Shimon prepared himself to leave the world 70 righteous souls came down to escort him to heaven.