Zohar Metzora - Section 11 - "Cannot Quench Love"

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Zohar Sulam Commentary on Parasha Metzora Section 11

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4. Now read chanoch's Commentary or additions to enhance and or modify your own personal understanding.

SYNOPSIS:

We read about the Strange Spirit and the Spirit of Defilement that descend to earth whenever men are defiled below. Rabbi Elazar talks about when the plague of leprosy is sent to a house and how the house can be purified. He tells how a man who wants to defile himself is defiled by bringing upon himself a second Spirit of Uncleanness; he must be destroyed for the world to be purified.

THE RELEVANCE OF THE PASSAGE:

The Relevance of this section is not yet revealed.

Pasook 47. from the Zohar Sulam Commentary on Parasha Metzora

א"ר אֶלְעָזָר כְּתִיב, וְהִזַּרְתֶּם אֶת בְּנֵי יִשְׂרָאֵל מִטּוּמְאָתָם וְגוֹ' בְּטַמְּאָם אֶת מִשְׁכָּנִי אֲשֶׁר בְּתוֹכָם. וְהִזַּרְתֶּם, כְּהַאי זָר, דְּאִיהוּ זָר מְכֻּלְּהוּ, וְלָא אִתְחַבָּר בְּמָה דְּלֵיתֵיהּ דִּילֵיהּ.

Transliteration

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Translation

Rabbi Elazar cited that verse: "Thus shall you separate the children of Yisrael from their uncleanness...when they defile My tabernacle that is among them" (Vayikra 15:31). "Thus shall you separate" MEANS like a stranger who is a stranger to everyone and is not bonded with that which is not his.

chanoch's Commentary

The verse cited from Chapter 15 essentially is describing that a person who is impure - unclean has a significant judgment when he is judged in the spiritual frame. It also describes the effect of being unclean on areas of Holyness in the physical world. The most significant form of impurity is death. In our current generation most people have the consciousness that every one dies. This creates a situation where the energy of death becomes bonded to what not his. It is imperative that people begin to realize that they do not have to die and that death does not have to be bonded with each person. This is the first step in breaking the hold of death on the world.

Pasook 48. from the Zohar Sulam Commentary on Parasha Metzora

ות"ח, בְּשַׁעֲתָא דְּמִסְתַּאֲבִין בְּנֵי נָשָׁא לְתַתָּא, מִסְאֲבִין לוֹן בְּכֺלָּא, וְהָא אִתְּמַר. אֲבָל, בְּשַׁעֲתָא דְּרוּחַ מִסְאֲבָא אִתְּעַר לְתַתָּא, אִתְּעַר רוּחַ זָר, רוּחַ מִסְאֲבָא דִּלְתַתָּא, אִתְּעַר רוּחַ מִסְאֲבָא אָחֳרָא, וְאִתְיְהִיב לֵיהּ רְשׁוּתָא לְנַחְתָּא לְעָלְמָא. מַאי רְשׁוּתָא, רְשׁוּתָא דִּקְדוּשָּׁה דַּהֲוָה נָחִית וּמָחֵי בֵּיהּ, לָא אִשְׁתְּכַח, וְאִסְתְּלַּק, וּכְדֵין אִתְגַּלְיָיא דִּינָא, לָקֳבְלֵיהוֹן דְּחַיָּיבִין, וְאוֹסִיף דִּינָא עַל דִּינֵיהּ, וּכְדֵין, תְּרֵין רוּחִין מִשְׁתַּכְּחִין בְּעָלְמָא, חַד, רוּחָא דְּדִינָא, וְחַד, רוּחָא דִּמְסָאֲבָא.

Transliteration

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Translation

HE EXPLAINS HIS WORDS: Come and behold: When men are defiled below, they are defiled in every respect, as we have already learned. When the Unclean Spirit is roused below, BY DRAWING THE ILLUMINATION OF THE LEFT SIDE FROM ABOVE DOWNWARDS, a strange spirit arises, FOR the Unclean Spirit below rouses another unclean spirit. It obtains permission to go down to the world. HE ASKS: What kind of permission DOES IT OBTAIN? HE ANSWERS: The same permission of Holiness that formerly ALWAYS came down and prevented THAT STRANGE SPIRIT FROM RULING. This spirit is no longer there BECAUSE OF THE UNCLEAN SPIRIT. For when it leaves, the Judgment, WHICH IS THE STRANGE SPIRIT, is revealed and confronts the sinners and augments Judgment. THEN THERE ARE two harmful spirits in the world, one is the spirit of Judgment NAMELY THE STRANGE SPIRIT and the Spirit of Defilement.

chanoch's Commentary

The verse is clear as written. The issue is do you a current generation human being accept the premise that the cause of your chaos and the chaos of the world relates to these two spiritual entities. Are they real to you or just an allegory. Actually, in my opinion they are real and we can do specific actions in our study to Torah to remove them from the world.

Pasook 49. from the Zohar Sulam Commentary on Parasha Metzora

א"ר אֶלְעָזָר, אִצְטְרִיכְנָא הָכָא לְמֵימַר מִלָּה דְּאוֹלִיפְנָא מֵאַבָּא. ת"ח, הָכָא יַלְפִינָן מִנֶּגַע דְּבֵיתָא. דְּכַד רוּחָא מִסְאֲבָא שַׁרְיָא בְּבֵיתָא וְקוּדְשָׁא בְּרִיךְ הוּא בָּעֵי לְדַכְּאָה לֵיהּ, שָׁדַר נֶגַע צָרַעַת בְּבֵיתָא, לְקַטְרְגָא דָּא בְּדָא, וְהַהוּא נֶגַע לָא אַעְדֵּי מִבֵּיתָא, ואע"ג דְּרוּחַ מִסְאֲבָא אִסְתְּלַּק מֵהַהוּא בֵּיתָא, עַד דְּיִנְתְּצוּן בֵּיתָא, אֲבָנִין וְאָעִין וְכֺלָּא, כְּדֵין אִתְדָּכֵי אַתְרָא.

Transliteration

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Translation

Rabbi Elazar said: Here I must say something that I have learned from my father. Come and behold: see what we learned here in relation to the plague in the house. When the Unclean Spirit rests upon a house and the Holy One, blessed be He, wants to purify that house, He sends a plague of leprosy there in order to make them denounce each other THE SPIRIT OF THE PLAGUE FIGHTS THAT ONE OF THE. UNCLEANNESS. Although the Unclean Spirit is gone from the house, that plague does not depart from the house AFTER OVERPOWERING THE SPIRIT OF DEFILEMENT until the house is shattered, stones, timbers, and all. Only then is the place purified.

chanoch's Commentary

This is a significant paradox. Purity of the spirit of defilement comes from destruction. Actually when one truly thinks about it destruction is the first step in creation. Thus purification is necessary to create Holiness once again in that place.

Pasook 50. from the Zohar Sulam Commentary on Parasha Metzora

כְּהַאי גַּוְונָא, מַאן דְּאִסְתְּאָב וְאִתְּעַר רוּחָא מִסְאֲבָא וְשָׁארִי עֲלוֹי, כַּד בָּעֵי קוּדְשָׁא בְּרִיךְ הוּא לְדַכְּאָה עָלְמָא, אִתְּעַר רוּחַ דִּינָא תַּקִּיפָא, וְאִשְׁתְּכַח בְּעָלְמָא וְשַׁרְיָא עַל הַהוּא רוּחָא מִסְאֲבָא, וּמְקַטְרְגֵי דָּא בְּדָא, עַד דְּיִתְעַבָּר מֵעָלְמָא, וְהַהוּא רוּחָא דִּינָא תַּקִּיפָא, לָא אִסְתְּלַּק מֵאַתְרֵיהּ עַד דְּיִנָּתֵץ אֲתַר, שַׁיְיפִין וְגַרְמִין וְכֺלָּא, כְּדֵין אִתְדָּכֵי עָלְמָא וְאִתְעַבְּרוּ מִנֵּיהּ רוּחִין מִסְאֲבִין, וְעָלְמָא אִשְׁתְּכַח בְּדַכְיוּ.

Transliteration

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Translation

When a man is defiled and arouses the Unclean Spirit to rest upon him and the Holy One, blessed be He, wants to purify the world, He arouses AGAINST HIM a spirit of Stern Judgment that remains in the world and rests upon that Unclean Spirit. They fight each other until He removes THE UNCLEAN SPIRIT from the world. That spirit of harsh Judgment OF THE PLAGUE THAT IT CAUSED TO DEPART FROM THE WORLD does not depart from the place until it is completely shattered, NAMELY THE BODY, the limbs, the bones and everything. Only then is the purified; the Unclean Spirits are removed, and the world is in a state of cleanliness.

chanoch's Commentary

Is there a difference between pasuk 49 and pasuk 50. If not why is the discussion repeated? The difference is a discussion in pasuk 49 is about things. The discussion in pasuk 50 is about human health. As one ages one does not need to become unhealthy. It is of course not easy to do. Why because we do not study Torah in the proper way for this generation. This is my opinion. It relates to how one chooses a teacher.

Pasook 51. from the Zohar Sulam Commentary on Parasha Metzora

וְעַל דָּא תָּנֵינָן, אָתָא לְאִסְתַּאֲבָא מִסְאֲבִין לֵיהּ וַדַּאי. וַוי לֵיהּ לב"נ כַּד שָׁארִי עָלֵיהּ רוּחַ מִסְאֲבָא, וְאִשְׁתְּכַח בֵּיהּ בְּעָלְמָא, דְּוַדַּאי לִינְדַע, דְּקוּדְשָׁא ב"ה בָּעֵי לְבַעֲרָא לֵיהּ מִן עָלְמָא. זַכָּאִין אִינּוּן צַדִּיקַיָּא דְּכֻלְּהוּ קַדִּישִׁין, וְאִשְׁתְּכָחוּ בִּקְדוּשָּׁה קָמֵי מַלְכָּא קַדִישָׁא, וְשַׁרְיָא עָלַיְיהוּ רוּחַ קַדִּישָׁא, בְּהַאי עָלְמָא וּבְעָלְמָא דְּאָתֵי. כֵּיוָן דְּאָתָא צַפְרָא קָמוּ אַזְלוּ.

Transliteration

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Translation

Therefore, we have learned that when a man wants to defile himself, he is indeed defiled, FOR THE SECOND SPIRIT OF UNCLEANNESS REMOVES THE FIRST ONE, AS IT IS SAID ABOVE. Woe to the man upon whom rests an Unclean Spirit that dwells with him in the world, for it is well known that the Holy One, blessed be He, desires to remove it from the world; THEREFORE, HE DEFILES HIM MORE, AS SAID. Happy are the righteous who are Holy and appear before the Holy King in their Holiness, and upon whom a Spirit of Holiness rests in this world and in the World to Come. When the morning came, they went on their way.

chanoch's Commentary

The pasuk is clear as written. Yet it is not telling us how to maintain our holyness.