The literal translation of Tzav is “commandment.” However, the Zohar very clearly states that to follow a commandment is, actually, idol worship.
What do we do then, in The Kabbalah Centre and in synagogues around the world, if we are not following the commandments? According to the Zohar, most synagogues are engaging in idol worship, because they are practicing the external commandments without making the inner connection. At The Kabbalah Centre, however, we learn how to make this inner connection so that we can better connect to the Light of the Creator.
The Zohar portion of Tzav lists all the sacrifices that the Israelites were commanded to make, the purpose of which, people traditionally think, was to please God. But we understand from the Zohar that “sacrifice,” really means to sacrifice our chaos. These sacrifices we make are a method for us to connect to the Light of the Creator, a power which requires nothing from us. These sacrifices are for us to have the benefit of the... Read More