1. 161

    एषोऽनाद्यादनस्योक्तो व्रतानां विविधो विधिः । स्तेयदोषापहर्तॄणां व्रतानां श्रूयतां विधिः ॥ १६१ ॥

    The various rules respecting penances for eating forbidden food have been thus declared; hear now the law of those penances which remove the guilt of theft.

  2. 162

    धान्यान्नधनचौर्याणि कृत्वा कामाद् द्विजोत्तमः । स्वजातीयगृहादेव कृच्छ्राब्देन विशुध्यति ॥ १६२ ॥

    The chief of the twice-born, having voluntarily stolen (valuable) property, grain, or cooked food, from the house of a caste-fellow, is purified by performing Krikkhra (penances) during a whole year.

  3. 163

    मनुष्याणां तु हरणे स्त्रीणां क्षेत्रगृहस्य च । कूपवापीजलानां च शुद्धिश्चान्द्रायणं स्मृतम् ॥ १६३ ॥

    The lunar penance has been declared to be the expiation for stealing men and women, and (for wrongfully appropriating) a field, a house, or the water of wells and cisterns.

  4. 164

    द्रव्याणामल्पसाराणां स्तेयं कृत्वाऽन्यवेश्मतः । चरेत् सान्तपनं कृच्छ्रं तन्निर्यात्यात्मशुद्धये ॥ १६४ ॥

    He who has stolen objects of small value from the house of another man, shall, after restoring the (stolen article), perform a Samtapana Krikkhra for his purification.

  5. 165

    भक्ष्यभोज्यापहरणे यानशय्याऽऽसनस्य च । पुष्पमूलफलानां च पञ्चगव्यं विशोधनम् ॥ १६५ ॥

    (To swallow) the five products of the cow (pankagavya) is the atonement for stealing eatables of various kinds, a vehicle, a bed, a seat, flowers, roots, or fruit.