1. 96

    पुष्ये तु छन्दसां कुर्याद् बहिरुत्सर्जनं द्विजः । माघशुक्लस्य वा प्राप्ते पूर्वाह्णे प्रथमेऽहनि ॥ ९६ ॥

    When the Pushya-day (of the month Pausha), or the first day of the bright half of Magha has come, a Brahmana shall perform in the forenoon the Utsargana of the Vedas.

  2. 97

    यथाशास्त्रं तु कृत्वैवमुत्सर्गं छन्दसां बहिः । विरमेत् पक्षिणीं रात्रिं तदेवैकमहर्निशम् ॥ ९७ ॥

    Having performed the Utsarga outside (the village), as the Institutes (of the sacred law) prescribe, he shall stop reading during two days and the intervening night, or during that day (of the Utsarga) and (the following) night.

  3. 98

    अत ऊर्ध्वं तु छन्दांसि शुक्लेषु नियतः पठेत् । वेदाङ्गानि च सर्वाणि कृष्णपक्षेषु सम्पठेत् ॥ ९८ ॥

    Afterwards he shall diligently recite the Vedas during the bright (halves of the months), and duly study all the Angas of the Vedas during the dark fortnights.

  4. 99

    नाविस्पष्टमधीयीत न शूद्रजनसन्निधौ । न निशान्ते परिश्रान्तो ब्रह्माधीत्य पुनः स्वपेत् ॥ ९९ ॥

    Let him not recite (the texts) indistinctly, nor in the presence of Sudras; nor let him, if in the latter part of the night he is tired with reciting the Veda, go again to sleep.

  5. 100

    यथोदितेन विधिना नित्यं छन्दस्कृतं पठेत् । ब्रह्म छन्दस्कृतं चैव द्विजो युक्तो ह्यनापदि ॥ १०० ॥

    According to the rule declared above, let him recite the daily (portion of the) Mantras, and a zealous Brahmana, (who is) not in distress, (shall study) the Brahmana and the Mantrasamhita.