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Tikkun 70 – 97

The soul of a person is a male aspect and the creation of Adam. The body is a female aspect because it is a vessel for the soul.

Genesis 2:18
“ וַיֹּאמֶר יְהוָה אֱלֹהִים, לֹא-טוֹב הֱיוֹת הָאָדָם לְבַדּוֹ; אֶעֱשֶׂה-לּוֹ עֵזֶר, כְּנֶגְדּוֹ”
“And the LORD God said: ‘It is not good that the man should be alone; I will make him a help meet for him.”

The body/female that God created for Adam/soul was in order to give him a tool to work in this world. If a person merits taking the righteous path then the woman/vessel would help him achieve great light following the ways of the Torah.

Ecclesiastes 7:26
“וּמוֹצֶא אֲנִי מַר מִמָּוֶת, אֶת-הָאִשָּׁה אֲשֶׁר-הִיא מְצוֹדִים וַחֲרָמִים לִבָּהּ–אֲסוּרִים יָדֶיהָ; טוֹב לִפְנֵי הָאֱלֹהִים, יִמָּלֵט מִמֶּנָּה, וְחוֹטֵא, יִלָּכֶד בָּהּ.”
“I find more bitter than death the woman who is a snare, whose heart is a trap and whose hands are chains. The man who pleases God will escape her, but the sinner she will ensnare.”

If a person takes wrong path and follows his evil inclination then the body/female/vessel traps the soul in physical and material desires.

Escaping the desire for the self will benefit greatly from using the body/female/vessel as a channel to draw more light to his life.

Proverb 18:22
“מָצָא אִשָּׁה, מָצָא טוֹב; וַיָּפֶק רָצוֹן, מֵיְהוָה.”
“He who finds a wife finds what is good and receives favor from YHVH

The Hebrew word רָצוֹן, translated here as ‘favor’, has the same letters as צנור, which means a ‘pipe’,‘channel’.