Daily Zohar – Tikunim – #62 – Every breath and every heartbeat is…
מקור הקטע: הקדמת תיקוני הזוהר עם פרוש מעלות הסולם (רבי יהודה צבי ברנדויין זל) פסקה 301
“The face of the Lion turns to the right.” (Ezekiel 1:10), and there shines the light of the Candelabra, Chokmah of the right. Of the heart, it said “and the face of the Ox turns to the left…” and shines with the light of Chokmah of the left. And the table of the service (in the Tabernacle) was founded to shine with the 32 Paths of Wisdom, Chokmah, because the heart is to the left and shines with the light of Chokmah of the left.
Of the body, it said “and the face of the Eagle…”, this is Tiferet, which is Mercy and it includes both the right and the left, and that is where the Tabernacle is built as the house of Malchut with the Light of Zeir Anpin and the six levels weaved together.
The body is one aspect that include the four worlds: Atzilut ,אצילות (Emanation), Briah, בריאה (Creation), Yetzirah יצירה (Formation), and Asiah, עשיה (Action). The head is against Zeir Anpin of Atzilut, where the root called Adam comes out. From the throat to the chest is the aspect of the world of Briah, which is against the Malchut of Atzilut because Briah is the female aspect of Atzilut. From the chest down are the two worlds of Yetzirah and Asiah. These two worlds are mixed with the Klipot. In Yetzirah, it is half-good, half-bad; in Asiah, it is mostly bad. So, from the chest down in the human body, there are body parts against the Klipot: the כבד liver, יותרת הכבד, lobe of the liver, טחול spleen, and מרה, bile.
The heart is the fire from the left side with the 32 Paths of Wisdom, Chokmah of left of Binah.
It is a fire because, when the light of Chokmah revealed it, it was accompanied by harsh judgments that wish to burn everything that wants to draw the light of Chokmah from above to below. The judgments have strength until the Chassadim begins to rule with the secret of the wings of the lung breathing over the heart.
This air/light blows from Chessed which comes from the unification of the Heart ( Malchut) with Zeir Anpin. Then, the Light of Chassadim in the head comes down from the brain to the nose (Tiferet of Zeir Anpin), through the two nostrils to the center conduit of the air/light to the lungs (Binah of Malchut), to the wing of the lungs (Chessed of Malchut), and as Chassadim to the heart. At this point, Chokmah is united in the heart’s four chambers, and this light spreads to all the “worlds” of the body: Atzilut, Briah, Yetzirah, and Asiah.
Every breath and every heartbeat is a process of receiving and continuing the light from above to below. The human body is a micro cosmos. We should understand this process and be conscious of it on both the personal and global levels.