Adrian ordered to seize the Rashba and execute him as Rabbi Akiva and – on the square in front of all that fear and know that there is only one authority, and it is the power of Rome. Rashba searched all the roads Jews, but could not catch. Bypassing all the Roman office, he and his son Elazar away from his pursuers to the north of the country. Cave in the village Pkiin Rashba and his son have taken refuge in the Galilee, in a small, smelling of damp cave near the village of Pkiin. They lived there for 13 years, devoting all his time to in-depth study of the mystery of science. Without going back to the ground, even for a moment, their thoughts were torn up, the truth hidden behind the five spiritual worlds. For food, father and son enough carob and spring water from a nearby source. Sensation of hunger was not – there was a feeling of happiness on the proximity of objectives, from the constant apprehension of more and more spiritual level.
In a cave the last 13 difficult and happy years. He died the Emperor Hadrian and the Rashba and son received the news of the abolition of the death sentence handed down to them. They emerged from the cave other – ready to tell the world the way to the light. The book is already being felt by them, left her just write. Along with ten students Rashba retired to a cave on Mount Meron, and with them wrote a book "Zohar" – the main book of Kabbalah.