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Tikkun 52 – 1
“בְּרֵאשִׁית, בָּרָא אֱלֹהִים”, “In the Beginning God created”. The word for God, אֱלֹהִים has 5 letters and the Zohar reveals that it implied in the verse in Genesis 2:6 “וְאֵד, יַעֲלֶה מִן-הָאָרֶץ, וְהִשְׁקָה, אֶת-כָּל-פְּנֵי הָאֲדָמָה”, “but there went up a mist from the earth, and watered the whole face of the ground”. The verse begins with וְאֵד and the letters אד are numerically 5 like the number of letters in אֱלֹהִיםand the beginning of the name of God in Malchut אדני ADNY.
The אד, as the ‘mist’ needs to be elevated so the the וְ of וְהִשְׁקָה, ‘and watered’, that represents Zeir Anpin, will let the light flow down from the upper levels.
This is the secret of Leviticus 12:2 “אִשָּׁה כִּי תַזְרִיעַ, וְיָלְדָה זָכָר”, “If a woman be delivered, and bear a man-child”
There are many aspects and understanding to this verse. The most important is to understand that the vessel, female aspects, should be ready first so the light, male aspect, can come down to fill the vessel.
Women feel the lack of light in themselves and in the world much stronger. Their tears express the desire for the upper light to fulfill the lack. The role of the woman is very important. Spiritually everything follows the vessel. An Israelite soul is born to an Israelite woman even if the father is not.
The sages said that because of righteous women, the children of Israel merited the First Redemption and it will be so also with the Final Redemption.
ואין הדורות נגאלים אלא בזכות נשים צדקניות שבדור
We see nowadays that more women around the world express their desires for the light. They build the global vessel that will draw the light of the Final Redemption.
There is a miss interpretation of this verse and people commonly accept that to have a boy child they should wait for the woman to climax first. The Zohar explains here that the vessel, a woman’s egg, should be fertile and in place before the man comes for unification.
Our prayers has blessings of “Baruch ata YHVH…” ,”Blesses are you YHVH…”. The parts that come before the blessings are the aspect of building the vessel for the light that comes with the closing blessings.
Before biting the apple or any type of food, build a vessel for it. Take a look at it and recognize that you wish to have the energy within it. Meditate to have this light come into your body and nourishes it. After you have your vessel ready, say the blessing and eat it. If you don’t know the blessings just thank the Light he brought this food in your hand.
To understand life and why things happen, it is important to understand the different aspects of male and female, light and vessel.
If you don’t have a vessel, you can’t have the light.