Dating and lighting shabbat candles
The first record of the complete text of the blessing is from the Siddur of Rav Amram, written by Amram Gaon in the 9th century.
He then cites Talmudic sources that the blessing is mandatory.
While lighting Shabbat candles with her daughter no less.
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Ask your Rabbi which custom to follow.) STEP 2: Extend your hands over the candles, then draw them inwards in a circular motion, as if to bring the light toward you. STEP 3: Say the blessing while your eyes are closed: בָּרוּךְ אַתָּה ה' אֱלֹקֵינוּ מֶלֶךְ הָעוֹלָם אֲשֶׁר קִדְּשָׁנוּ בְּמִצְוֹתָיו וְצִוָּנוּ לְהַדְלִיק נֵר שֶׁל שַׁבָּת By saying this blessing, you are accepting Shabbos upon yourself.