|Positive Mitzvah Fifty-Three
Appearing Before Hashem During the Festivals
We are commanded to appear before Hashem during the Festivals. Every man is to go up to the Sanctuary with every male child of his that is able to walk alone, and to offer a olah-offering when he goes up. This is called the Olah-offering of the Appearance.
The provisions of this Mitzvah is explained in Tractate Chagigah.
This Mitzvah is not binding on women.
The Sages declared concerning the duty of appearance in the Sanctuary at Yerushalayim on the three Festivals: