Kissing hand of mother on Friday night

Kissing hand of mother on Friday night:[1]

According to Kabala, it is proper to kiss one’s mother’s hand on Friday night, upon arriving home from Shul after Maariv. [One is to kiss the right hand.[2] Some also kiss the hand of their father.[3]]

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[1] Arizal in Shaar Hakavanos p. 71b; Mishnas Chassidim; M”A 274 in name of Arizal; Beir Heiytiv 262:2; Makor Chaim 274; Chida in Moreh Baetzba 4:142; Pela Yoetz Brachos; Ben Ish Chaiy Bereishis 29; Kaf Hachaim 262:4 and 17; Piskeiy Teshuvos 271:1 footnote 12

[2] Pesach Hadvir 271; Kaf Hachaim 262:17

[3] Chida in Moreh Baetzba 4:142; Pela Yoetz Brachos; Ben Ish Chaiy Bereishis 29

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