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What blessing is recited upon immersing in a mikvah?

by Rabbi Simcha Bart

  

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The following blessing is said by a woman who is immersing at the conclusion of her menstrual cycle1:

Baruch atta Ado-noy Elo-hai-nu Melech ha'olam asher kid-sha-nu b'mitz-vo-tav v'tzi-vanu al ha-ti-veelah.

[Blessed are you, Lord our G-d, King of the universe, who has sanctified us with His commandments, and commanded us concerning immersion.]

Footnotes

  • 1. It is chassidic custom for men to immerse frequently in a mikvah. Since these immersions are not obligatory, no blessing is recited on these occasions.

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