1. 36

    वैणवीं धारयेद् यष्टिं सोदकं च कमण्डलुम् । यज्ञोपवीतं वेदं च शुभं रौक्मे च कुण्डले ॥ ३६ ॥

    He shall carry a staff of bamboo, a pot full of water, a sacred string, a bundle of Kusa grass, and (wear) two bright golden ear-rings.

  2. 37

    नेक्षेतोद्यन्तमादित्यं नास्तं यान्तं कदा चन । नोपसृष्टं न वारिस्थं न मध्यं नभसो गतम् ॥ ३७ ॥

    Let him never look at the sun, when he sets or rises, is eclipsed or reflected in water, or stands in the middle of the sky.

  3. 38

    न लङ्घयेद् वत्सतन्त्रीं न प्रधावेच्च वर्षति । न चोदके निरीक्षेत स्वरूपमिति धारणा ॥ ३८ ॥

    Let him not step over a rope to which a calf is tied, let him not run when it rains, and let him not look at his own image in water; that is a settled rule.

  4. 39

    मृदं गां दैवतं विप्रं घृतं मधु चतुष्पथम् । प्रदक्षिणानि कुर्वीत प्रज्ञातांश्च वनस्पतीन् ॥ ३९ ॥

    Let him pass by (a mound of) earth, a cow, an idol, a Brahmana, clarified butter, honey, a crossway, and well-known trees, turning his right hand towards them.

  5. 40

    नोपगच्छेत् प्रमत्तोऽपि स्त्रियमार्तवदर्शने । समानशयने चैव न शयीत तया सह ॥ ४० ॥

    Let him, though mad with desire, not approach his wife when her courses appear; nor let him sleep with her in the same bed.