The portion Tazria talks about leprosy, which is really just a way of understanding all disease, negativity, and darkness that comes to a person. And there is a section from the Ari (Rav Isaac Luria) that I think gives us a true understanding of what Light is available this week. In fact, when you look at the teachings of many kabbalists concerning this portion, we see that in this week is the seed from which disease and problems stem, and therefore, can be solved. As such, it's important to go to the root, which is an understanding called tzaraath, this concept is called leprosy, or the source of all negativity.
The Ari tells us a very important secret. He speaks about the way the Light comes down into our world, which, to give a very general, basic explanation, is as such: there is the level of Zeir Anpin, which is the male aspect, and there is Malchut, the female aspect. There are... read more