How To Reach 100 Daily and When to Start?


one_hundred_brachosThe obligation to make 100 berachos daily begins at nightfall (Tzeis Hakochavim) and continues until nightfall the next day. (Shulchan Aruch w/Mishnah Brurah 46:3, Siddur R’ Yaakov Emden, Piskei Tshuvos 46:9)

On a typical weekday one can fulfill the count of 100 berachos as follows:
1-5. Five berachos of Shema in Maariv
6-24. Nineteen berachos in Shmona Esrei of Maariv
25. Hamapil, when going to sleep
26-28. Netilas Yadayim, Asher Yatzar, Elokai Neshoma in the morning
29-43. Fifteen daily morning Berachos
44-46. Three Birchas Hatorah. (counts Veha’arev Noh as a beracha)
47-49. One beracha on Tzitzis/Tallis, 2 on Tefillin
50. Mikadesh es Shimchah B’rabim (before Korbonos) {not mentioned in MB}
51-52. Boruch She’amar and Yishtabach
53-55. Three berachos of Shema at Shachris
56-74. Nineteen berachos of Shmona Esrei of Shachris
75-93. Nineteen berachos of Shmona Esrei of Mincha
94-95. Al Netilas Yadayim for 2 meals a day
96-97. Hamotzie Twice a day
98-105. Four berachos of Bircas Hamazon twice a day
106-107. Hagafen on the Kos beracha after Bircas Hamazon twice a day
108-109. Al Hagefen after Kos beracha twice a day
Plus – any additional berachos before and after eating food outside of a bread meal, a 3rd bread meal, and berachos of Asher Yatzar after using the bathroom.{Shulchan Aruch w/Mishnah Brurah 46:3}

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