Question: What are the blessings and condemnations that The Zohar talks about?
Answer: A blessing is a force that enables me to rise above egoism and connect with others. To bless means to give the strength to love and bestow. A condemnation is a reverse action, when a person is deprived of the opportunity to love and bestow.
From the 2nd part of the Daily Kabbalah Lesson 9/24/10, The Zohar