Dharmasutras: The Law Codes of Apastamba, Gautama, by Patrick Olivelle

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14 If the relative ages of the persons are known, he should greet the older ones first. ) is standing at a different level than himself, it is not necessary to greet him, 16 or he may greet him after climbing up or down to the same level as that person. 17In every case, however, he should rise up before offering his greetings. 18He should not offer greetings when he is impure 19or to a person who is impure; ^neither should he return a greeting when he is impure. 21 Wives should be greeted according to the age of their husbands.

21 Some maintain that it is lawful at all times to seize wealth for the teacher from an Ugra or a Südra. 22Let him not brag about what he has given 23 or gloat over what he has done. ^He should refrain from praising himself and disparaging others. 25When he is ordered to do something, he should go ahead and do just that. 17). ), he should behave towards his teacher's wife as towards his teacher ^and conduct himself in the same manner towards a person whom the teacher deputes to teach him 29and towards older classmates.

28 After eating food presented during a rite for a newly deceased person,* vedic recitation is suspended for a full day and an evening, 29 or until the food is digested; 30 in addition, however, he should eat some food that has not been so offered. * 4Vedic recitation is not suspended, however, after eating the following items given at such occasions: uncooked rice given the previous day and raw meat, 5 as well as roots and fruits of plants and trees. 6 On the day that he performs the ceremony for commencing the recitation of a vedic book and on the day that he formally commences its recitation, he should not recite that book.

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