Rav Tzvi Meyer Zilberberg quoted from Seforim Hakedoshim, the following: "As soon as the Second Beis Hamikdash was destroyed, Hashem began preparing the final Geulah and the Third Beis HaMikdash."
Does anyone know which sefer actually says this?
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See this article, and especially this quote from the Talmud Yerushalmi:
On the day that the Holy Temple was destroyed, a Jew was plowing his field when his cow suddenly called out. An Arab was passing by and heard the low of the cow. Said the Arab to the Jew: "Son of Judah! Unyoke your cow, free the stake of your plow, for your Holy Temple has now been destroyed."
The cow then lowed a second time. Said the Arab to the Jew: "Son of Judah! Yoke your cow, reset the stake of your plow, for the Redeemer has now been born..."
Said Rabbi Bon: "Do we need to learn this from an Arab? The Torah itself says so. The verse (Isaiah 10:34) predicts, "And the cedar of Lebanon shall be felled by the mighty one." And what is written in the very next verse? "There shall come forth a shoot out of the stem of Yishai"
(Jerusalem Talmud, Berachot 2:4)