The Mishna Verurah(24:7) writes in the name of the קדמונים
that by placing the ציצית over the eyes when saying
Parshas ציצית one is guaranteed not to become blind.
The Mishne Verura continues that
"a blind man may hold his ציצית in his hand even though it says וראיתם אותו since others can see it.
However, the blind man should not place the ציצית over
his eyes since it will seem כחוכא ואיטלולא." [It looks weird and
laughable for a blind man seeking protection of not
I was just wondering when some צדיקים do strange things during their עבודה no one looks at it as weird.
On the contrary, it is assumed they have deep Kabbalistic hidden כוונות.
So too why is it considered weird & laughable when a blind man would place his ציצית over his eyes and we don't assume it to have a deeper meaning?
Seems) that this privilege is only applicable) ווייזט זיך אויס
to צדיקים. When they act strangely during performing Mitzvohs we may not question it. We must assume they are performing with hidden Kabbalistic כוונות.
For the המון עם (simple Yid) they have to be careful not to
do strange actions while performing Mitzvohs otherwise it
will be כחוכא ואיטלולא