Instructions Using Esrog Set
How to set up your Lulav & Esrog:
The spine of the Lulav should face you.
Doing the Mitzvah:
Hold the Lulav in the right hand. Hold the Esrog in the left hand upside down (pitum pointing down).
Say the following Berachah (blessing):
"Boruch ata Ado-noi E-lo-hei-nu Melech ha‘olam, asher kid‘shanu bi‘mitzvo-sav, vi‘tzivanu al ni-tilas lulav."
On the first day only, we also say the following berachah (blessing):
"Boruch ata Ado-noi E-lo-hei-nu Melech ha‘olam, shehecheyonu v‘kiymonu v‘higiyonu lazmahn hazeh."
TURN THE ESROG RIGHT SIDE UP (PITUM SIDE ON TOP).
Now we touch the Lulav and Esrog together and gently wave all species together 3 times in each direction: