1. He must not sleep with his feet wet;
2. Nor facing the north or the west;
3. Nor naked; 4. Nor on wet (fresh) bamboo;
5. Nor in the open air;
6. Nor on a bedstead made of Palâsa-wood;
7. Nor on one made of the wood of five trees;
8. Nor on one made of the wood of a tree which has been split by an elephant;
9. Nor on a bedstead made of the wood of a tree that has been kindled by lightning;
10. Nor on a broken bedstead;
11. Nor on one made of scorched wood;
12. Nor on one made of the wood of a tree that used to be watered with a jar;
13. Nor in a burial-ground, nor in an empty house, nor in a temple;
14. Nor with people who are restless of limb;
15. Nor with women;
16. Nor on grain, nor (in a stable of) cows, nor (on the couch of any of his) Gurus, nor on the fireplace, nor (in a building dedicated to the) gods.
17. He must not sleep while the remnants of
[LXX. 1. M. IV, 76.--2. Y. I, 136.--3. Âsv. III, 9, 6; M. IV, 75; Gaut. IX, 60.--13. M. IV, 57.--17. Sânkh. IV, 11, 17; Âpast. I, 1, 2, 24; Gaut. II, 13.
7. Nand. mentions three explanations of this term: 1. a bedstead made of five pieces of wood (or of the wood of five trees); 2. a bedstead made of any of the five kinds of wood enumerated in the Vishnu-purâna; 3. a bedstead made of any of the five kinds of wood enumerated in Sûtras 8-12. The second explanation is inadmissible, because part of the species of wood mentioned in the passage of the Vishnu-purâna referred to as identical with those enumerated in Sûtras 8-12.]
food are on his hands or face, nor in the day-time, nor in the twilight, nor upon ashes, nor in a place soiled (by excrements and the like), nor in a wet place, nor on the top of a mountain.