1. 186

    दूरादाहृत्य समिधः सन्निदध्याद् विहायसि । सायं।प्रातश्च जुहुयात् ताभिरग्निमतन्द्रितः ॥ १८६ ॥

    Having brought sacred fuel from a distance, let him place it anywhere but on the ground, and let him, unwearied, make with it burnt oblations to the sacred fire, both evening and morning.

  2. 187

    अकृत्वा भैक्षचरणमसमिध्य च पावकम् । अनातुरः सप्तरात्रमवकीर्णिव्रतं चरेत् ॥ १८७ ॥

    He who, without being sick, neglects during seven (successive) days to go out begging, and to offer fuel in the sacred fire, shall perform the penance of an Avakirnin (one who has broken his vow).

  3. 188

    भैक्षेण वर्तयेन्नित्यं नैकान्नादी भवेद् व्रती । भैक्षेण व्रतिनो वृत्तिरुपवाससमा स्मृता ॥ १८८ ॥

    He who performs the vow (of studentship) shall constantly subsist on alms, (but) not eat the food of one (person only); the subsistence of a student on begged food is declared to be equal (in merit) to fasting.

  4. 189

    व्रतवद् देवदैवत्ये पित्र्ये कर्मण्यथर्षिवत् । काममभ्यर्थितोऽश्नीयाद् व्रतमस्य न लुप्यते ॥ १८९ ॥

    At his pleasure he may eat, when invited, the food of one man at (a rite) in honour of the gods, observing (however the conditions on his vow, or at a (funeral meal) in honor of the manes, behaving (however) like a hermit.

  5. 190

    ब्राह्मणस्यैव कर्मैतदुपदिष्टं मनीषिभिः । राजन्यवैश्ययोस्त्वेवं नैतत् कर्म विधीयते ॥ १९० ॥

    This duty is prescribed by the wise for a Brahmana only; but no such duty is ordained for a Kshatriya and a Vaisya.