Daily Zohar # 3280 – Teruma – Spiritual technology to create angels
Daily Zohar 3280
94. מַחֲנֶה שֵׁנִי הֵם מַלְאָכִים קְדוֹשִׁים שֶׁנִּמְצָאִים בְּכָל קְדֻשָּׁה וּקְדֻשָּׁה שֶׁל יִשְׂרָאֵל, וּמְקַדְּשִׁים לְמַטָּה. וּבַשִּׁלְטוֹן שֶׁלָּהֶם, כָּל אוֹתָם שֶׁמִּתְעוֹרְרִים בְּכָל אוֹתָם רְקִיעִים (הֵיכָלוֹת) בְּאוֹתָהּ תְּפִלָּה שֶׁל יִשְׂרָאֵל (שֶׁמִּיֹּשֶׁב).
When the Israelites follow the prayer books with songs and praises, three camps of angels gather to support their prayers. One camp of holy angels praises the Holy One Blessed be He during the day time and together with the prayers of the Israelites that come up from Malchut. Another camp of angels supports the night prayers.
The second camp of Holy angels joins the Israelites when they recite the Kedusha (קדוש קדוש קדוש – Kadosh, Kadosh, Kadosh) that is during the silent prayer. We do the Kedusha in standing position together with the angels and only when we are part of a Minyan.
Without a minyan, the Shechina cannot come to help us elevate to the level of angels and recite the Kedusha with them.
The third camp of angels is above the other two camps. These angels receive the prayer from Malchut and bring it to the Holy One Blessed be He.
Our prayers are ‘spiritual technology’ every word and sections of the prayer is significant in the process of connecting spiritually and to the correct level. What we do and say below activate a reaction/response above.
The first Kedusha in the prayer is before the Shema Israel and the Amida. We do it sitting down because at this point of the prayers, the Kedusha is made by the angels and join them without taking the lead.
The Kedusha of the Amida, silent prayer, is made in standing position. The word Amida means ‘standing’. We do that with legs joined together, making the body look like one unit.
The angels have straight legs and they join us in this Kedusha to support our singing. They have straight legs without knees because angels don’t need to sit and rest like us in the lower world.
We read that from the vision of Ezikiel.
“וְרַגְלֵיהֶם רֶגֶל יְשָׁרָה וְכַף רַגְלֵיהֶם כְּכַף רֶגֶל עֵגֶל וְנֹצְצִים כְּעֵין נְחֹשֶׁת קָלָל.”
“Their legs were straight, and the soles of their feet were like the soles of calves’ feet. They sparkled like the color of burnished bronze.”
“וְהַחַיּוֹת רָצוֹא וָשׁוֹב כְּמַרְאֵה הַבָּזָק”
“And the living creatures ran back and forth, in appearance like a flash of lightning.”
The third Kedusha is after the Amida in the part of ‘ובא לציון גואל’ and it closes the prayer, drawing the light to this world.
The words of the prayers have the aspect of fire that create angels. The fire comes from the heart that sits between the two ‘wings’ of the lungs. The energy of the words is the heat from the heart and it is called ‘voice’. This voice is inner and has a potential to come out as words. When the voice gets the proper energy it vibrates in the lungs that push the words out of the mouth and create angels.