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with these questions (1, 2) as partial background I still do not understand the permission to light candles on the second day of Yom Tov if that lighting is not for ochel nefesh.

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closed as unclear what you're asking by Double AA May 12 '14 at 21:53

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How is this different from the question you linked to? Are you wondering why we apply mitokh (the leap discussed in that link) here? Are you asking specifically about the candles lit at night with a blessing? – Double AA May 12 '14 at 21:52