Hi when am I actually mekabel Shabbos? What I am wondering is are you able to say L’cha Dodi before lighting candles?
Thank you so much
For women, kabolas Shabbos is when she makes the bracha when she lights her candles. Otherwise it is when the person says “boei kallah” or “mizmor shir”. Therefore, since a man (and anyone else) are mekabel Shabbos then, he may not light do any melacha afterwards, therefore he should not say L’cha dodi before light candles.