More Discussions for this daf
1. Kal va'Chomer from Kohen to Nazir 2. Kohen Gadol becoming a Nazir 3. Should a Kohen Gadol/Nazir cut his hair or let it grow?
4. Question On Mes Mitzvah 5. Being Metamei on Erev Pesach 6. Burial Doesn't Push Off Bris or Pesach

Mark Bergman asked:

Near the bottom of Nozir 48a, the Gemoro presents a possible Kal VoChomer from Kohen Godol to Nozir, but shows that there is a Pircha (re. Korbon if becomes Tomei).

However, a few lines later, the Gemoro uses a similar Kal VoChomer from Kohen Hedyot to Nozir, and this seems to remain. Why could we not use the same Pircha as before?

The Kollel replies:

In the first case the Gemara is trying to learn a Kula, i.e. the Heter to be Metamai to a Mes Mitzvah. Therefore it asks that Nazir is more stringent. In the second case the Gemara is learning a Chumra from Kohen Hedyot, i.e. that the Nazir may not be Metamai to other Mesim (to dispel the P'shat that he may not be Metamai only to relatives). Therefore, the Kal v'Chomer remains.

D. Zupnik