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The Blessing for Beauty

The following blessing is said to give thanks for beauty.

Baruch atah adonai eloheinu melech ha'olam shekahcha lo baolamo.

Blessed are you, our God, King of the Universe, who has such [beautiful things] in His universe.


Sources: Kolatch, Alfred J. The Second Jewish Book of Why. NY: Jonathan David Publishers, 1989 and Cardin, Rabbi Nina Beth. The Tapestry of Jewish Time. NJ: Behrman House, 2000.