1. 71

    सब्रह्मचारिण्येकाहमतीते क्षपणं स्मृतम् । जन्मन्येकौदकानां तु त्रिरात्रात्शुद्धिरिष्यते ॥ ७१ ॥

    If a fellow-student has died, the Smriti prescribes an impurity of one day; on a birth the purification of the Samanodakas is declared (to take place) after three (days and) nights.

  2. 72

    स्त्रीणामसंस्कृतानां तु त्र्यहात्शुध्यन्ति बान्धवाः । यथौक्तेनैव कल्पेन शुध्यन्ति तु सनाभयः ॥ ७२ ॥

    (On the death) of females (betrothed but) not married (the bridegroom and his) relatives are purified after three days, and the paternal relatives become pure according to the same rule.

  3. 73

    अक्षारलवणान्नाः स्युर्निमज्जेयुश्च ते त्र्यहम् । मांसाशनं च नाश्नीयुः शयीरंश्च पृथक् क्षितौ ॥ ७३ ॥

    Let (mourners) eat food without factitious salt, bathe during three days, abstain from meat, and sleep separate on the ground.

  4. 74

    संनिधावेष वै कल्पः शावाशौचस्य कीर्तितः । असंनिधावयं ज्ञेयो विधिः सम्बन्धिबान्धवैः ॥ ७४ ॥

    The above rule regarding impurity on account of a death has been prescribed (for cases where the kinsmen live) near (the deceased); (Sapinda) kinsmen and (Samanodaka) relatives must know the following rule (to refer to cases where deceased lived) at a distance (from them).

  5. 75

    विगतं तु विदेशस्थं शृणुयाद् यो ह्यनिर्दशम् । यत्शेषं दशरात्रस्य तावदेवाशुचिर्भवेत् ॥ ७५ ॥

    He who may hear that (a relative) residing in a distant country has died, before ten (days after his death have elapsed), shall be impure for the remainder of the period of ten (days and) nights only.