The Zohar contains all the spiritual states that people experience as their souls evolve. To those without spiritual attainment, The Zohar reads like a collection of allegories and legends that can be interpreted and perceived 3rd book of baruch pdf by each individual. But to those with spiritual attainment, i.
Kabbalists, The Zohar is a practical guide to inner actions that one performs in order to discover deeper, higher states of perception and sensation. Who Is The Zohar For? As mentioned in answer no. 1, The Zohar was written for people who have already achieved spiritual perception.
125 degrees of the spiritual ladder of degrees. The Zohar is built so that only those who achieve a certain spiritual level can benefit from what they read in it. Prior to studying The Zohar, one needs to study other texts that teach how to properly approach the text in The Zohar.
Why Was The Zohar Hidden For So Long? The Zohar was kept hidden for 900 years, between the 2nd and the 11th centuries CE, since those who possessed its wisdom understood that at the time, people did not need it and would misunderstand its contents. The Ari stated that from his time on, the wisdom of Kabbalah was ready to be opened to everyone. Commentaries on the works of the Ari and The Zohar appeared only in the 20th century – the century that saw the fiercest outburst of human desires in history.