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Asher Yatzar on numerous occasions

Although we don't pasken like this, the opinion of the Shulchan Aruch is that one who relieves himself and hasn't yet made a bracha Asher Yatzar, and subsequently relieves himself again, must say ...
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When to appreciate the miracle of the body

Why doesn't one recite asher yatzar after coming back from a dangerous operation? Surely this is also an apt time for giving thanks for the miracle of the body!
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Asher Yatzar after Seminal Emission

I've been wondering this for a while: does one say Asher Yatzar after he ejaculates (whether in the context of permissible relations, or any other cases)? I ask this because some Rishonim seem to ...
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Meaning of “lifnei kisei kevodekha” in the blessing of asher yatzar

The gemara (Brachot 60b) gives us the text of the blessing after going to the bathroom - and we still recite nearly exactly the same בָּרוּךְ אַתָּה יְהֹוָה אֱלֹהֵינוּ מֶלֶךְ הָעוֹלָם אֲשֶׁר יָצַר ...
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Can someone say Asher Yatzar for another?

Can someone say asher Yatzar for a sick, mute, hospitalized or any other person who has excreted but is unable to say the bracha himself? Does the person who excreted have to have any da'at or kavana ...
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Should one using dialysis or colostomy bag say “Asher Yatzar”? [duplicate]

I see that this M.Y. question mentions "unusual" applications of saying "Asher Yatzar". The answers all state that one should say it "after going to the bathroom". I understand this term means ...
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Is it appropriate to say the Asher Yatzar in the bathroom?

I found this information which says when to recite the blessing. Does one recite it in the bathroom or does one wait until one leaves? The question is motivated by the fact that I heard that it is ...
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Is there a minimum amount of urine that is considered “Going to the bathroom” for the purpose of making a blessing?

After eating food or drinking beverage, we say a blessing; however, this is only the case if some minimum amount of food or beverage has been consumed. Likewise, after going to the bathroom, we say a ...
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Inappropriate kavanah during “asher yatzar”

I don't know if other people have experienced this, but when reciting "asher yatzar" immediately after going to the bathroom, I find that if I meditate upon the meaning of the words I cannot help but ...
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Asher Yotzar before or after Bracha Achronah

I read in a Sefer about a situation where a person uses the facilities before making a Bracha Achronah . My question is , do you make an Asher Yotzar first and then the Bracha Achronah or vice versa ?
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What's the minimum amount of work necessary to recite “Asher Yatzar” after using the bathroom in the middle of the night?

If one woke up in the middle of the night to use the bathroom, what is the least amount of work one must do (e.g. just rinse the finger tips or rub the hands against one's clothing) that would allow ...
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Is it better to skip Asher Yotzar, or to say it without washing?

Ideally, one would always do ritual handwashing (netilas yadayim) and say Asher Yotzar after going to the bathroom. (Source: Shulchan Aruch OC 4:18 for handwashing; here for asher yatzar) However, in ...
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Going to the bathroom, Netilas Yadayim, and Hamotzi

If a person needs to move their bowels before a meal and consequently must wash their hands afterwards, can that hand washing satisfy for Hamotzi as well? Assuming that is the case, would they say ...
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Latest time to say asher yatzar after bed time? [duplicate]

Say you said hamapil with shema and went to bed and immediately after got the urge to use the bathroom. Can you still say asher yatzar or once you head to bed you don't say asher yatzar until the ...
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Saying Asher Yatzar if there is no water available

Suppose after using the facilities there is no water available, should one say Asher Yatzar without washing their hands?
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saying asher yatzar while in an improper state

If you used the bathroom but you're not in the right state to say Asher Yatzar (about to take a shower or not properly dressed). What should you do?
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Saying Asher Yatzar after Hamapil

If you say the bracha of Hamapil then you have to go bathroom, after you go bathroom are you permitted to say the bracha? Why yes or why no? Source?
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Should one say “Asher Yatzar” when giving a urine sample?

Should one say "Asher Yatzar" when giving a urine sample? This is assuming that the sample is "forced" and not when the person normally goes to the bathroom. He is urinating specifically for the ...
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If someone empties / changes his/her colonostomy bag, should s/he say “Asher Yatzar”?

If someone empties / changes his/her colonostomy bag, should s/he say "Asher Yatzar"? I would assume, yes, as this is the person's method of ridding waste. I assume the same answer would apply to ...
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What is a Literal Translation of Asher Yatzar?

I have two similar English translations of Asher Yatzar. They both have something to the effect of "many orifices and cavities." However, the Hebrew for these two is ,נקבים נקבים חלולים חלולים. What ...
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Why is there no asher yatzar after marital relations? [duplicate]

No Blessing on marital relations? discusses a before blessing. Why is there no after blessing for ejaculation? Here are some reasons why ejaculation is different from sneezing It occurs in the "...
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How soon do you have to make an asher yatzar?

How soon after using the bathroom must one make an asher yatzar bracha? For example after going to the gym and using the bathroom can you take a shower or do you need to first exit the bathroom area, ...
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Mistake in Asher Yatzer and Rafa'ainu of Shemoneh Esrei

What would be the halacha in the following 2 cases: A person davening Shemoneh Esrei instead of ending off the bracha of Rafa'ainu "rofeh cholei amo yisrael" (in his nusach) they ended of "rofeh col ...