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a Brahmana commits in a single night by respectfully serving a member of a lower order or by sporting with him in the same spot or on the same bed, is cleansed by observing the practice of sitting behind a Kshatriya. Expiating those sins according to the ordinances laid down for them, one should not again indulge in them. Having slain a Sudra, one should perform such a sacrifice for one year and make a present of a hundred kine with one bull. If he keeps (for others) six kine (cows he may take the milk of one cow as his remuneration; and if he keeps (for others) a hundred kine, he may take a single pair as such fee.
Note: In India, from the remotest times, preceptors are excluded from charging their pupils any fees for the instructions they give. The same punishment, O king, is provided for the woman that is guilty of adultery. Afterwards, having obtained the permission of the elder brother, the younger brother may take back his wife. On the expiry of each year one should perform the Vaisvanara sacrifice (if he is unable to perform any animal or Soma sacrifice). The word Ousira is applied to both beds and seats. From The Mahabharata, Santi Parva, section LX, translated by Sri Kisari Mohan Ganguli. Before or after sunrise a person of subdued senses, with heart filed with devotion, pours libations on the sacrificial fire according to the ordinance. That Brahmana who has been forced by want to go without six meals (i.e. The most important function of the Editorial Board is to ensure the highest standards of quality (WOW!) in the content of the yearbook. It is a big job to make sure: collects information from each team, makes sure that team and action photos are taken supervises sports reporters and columnists hires qualified sports reporters generates and budgets story assignments for campus sports on a daily basis and weekly.