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If someone is tamei, does that person have to use the mikvah twice or once is enough? If you have to use it twice how is this done?

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    Why do you suspect one must use it twice? – Double AA Aug 26 '14 at 4:51
  • What do you mean by twice exactly? The existing answer assumes you mean dunking twice, but then you ask "how is this done", so maybe you mean something else? – Yishai Aug 26 '14 at 14:35
  • The second time is to get rid of the Tamei water on your body. This is only necessary if there aren't 40 Saah in the Mikva. (Purim Torah) – Double AA Aug 26 '14 at 14:50
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    @DovidBenizri No Admor of Lubavitch is currently alive, so there can be no such thing as a maamar of his. Hence my suspicion that you are incorrect is confirmed. – Double AA Aug 27 '14 at 13:12
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    @DovidBenizri I'm contradicting you because you are saying falsehoods. That has nothing to do with hate. – Double AA Aug 27 '14 at 13:57
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Firstly, the Rambam in הלכות מקוות פרק א says:

והטובל פעמיים במקוה, הרי זה מגונה.

"Somebody who immerses twice is reprehensible." So it's clear that you never have to immerse more than once.

Secondly, there's no obligation for men who are tamei to go to a Mikvah nowadays.

As a result, your question "does that person have to use the mikvah twice or once is enough" is based on a false premise.

The correct answer is: If someone is tamei he doesn't have to go to the Mikvah at all.

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    But they would have to use the Mikva once if they wanted to remove that impurity. I think that is clearly what the OP meant to say. – Double AA Aug 26 '14 at 14:01
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    @DoubleAA - True. And I answered that in the fist part. – Danny Schoemann Aug 27 '14 at 9:55

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