1. 236

    चतुर्णामपि चैतेषां प्रायश्चित्तमकुर्वताम् । शारीरं धनसंयुक्तं दण्डं धर्म्यं प्रकल्पयेत् ॥ २३६ ॥

    On those four even, if they do not perform a penance, let him inflict corporal punishment and fines in accordance with the law.

  2. 237

    गुरुतल्पे भगः कार्यः सुरापाने सुराध्वजः । स्तेये च श्वपदं कार्यं ब्रह्महण्यशिराः पुमान् ॥ २३७ ॥

    For violating a Guru’s bed, (the mark of) a female part shall be (impressed on the forehead with a hot iron); for drinking (the spirituous liquor called) Sura, the sign of a tavern; for stealing (the gold of a Brahmana), a dog’s foot; for murdering a Brahmana, a headless corpse.

  3. 238

    असम्भोज्या ह्यसंयाज्या असम्पाठ्याऽविवाहिनः । चरेयुः पृथिवीं दीनाः सर्वधर्मबहिष्कृताः ॥ २३८ ॥

    Excluded from all fellowship at meals, excluded from all sacrifices, excluded from instruction and from matrimonial alliances, abject and excluded from all religious duties, let them wander over (this) earth.

  4. 239

    ज्ञातिसम्बन्धिभिस्त्वेते त्यक्तव्याः कृतलक्षणाः । निर्दया निर्नमस्कारास्तन् मनोरनुशासनम् ॥ २३९ ॥

    Such (persons) who have been branded with (indelible) marks must be cast off by their paternal and maternal relations, and receive neither compassion nor a salutation; that is the teaching of Manu.

  5. 240

    प्रायश्चित्तं तु कुर्वाणाः सर्ववर्णा यथोदितम् । नाङ्क्या राज्ञा ललाटे स्युर्दाप्यास्तूत्तमसाहसम् ॥ २४० ॥

    But (men of) all castes who perform the prescribed penances, must not be branded on the forehead by the king, but shall be made to pay the highest amercement.