191. Both when ordered
by his teacher, and without a (special) command, (a student) shall always exert himself in studying (the Veda),
and in doing what is serviceable to his teacher.
Controlling his body, his speech, his organs (of sense),
and his mind, let him stand with joined hands, looking
at the face of his teacher.
193. Let him always keep his
right arm uncovered, behave decently and keep his body
well covered, and when he is addressed (with the words),
'Be seated,' he shall sit down, facing his teacher.
the presence of his teacher let him always eat less, wear a
less valuable dress and ornaments (than the former), and
let him rise earlier (from his bed), and go to rest later.
195. Let him not answer or converse with (his teacher),
reclining on a bed, nor sitting, nor eating, nor standing,
nor with an averted face.
196. Let him do (that),
standing up, if (his teacher) is seated, advancing towards him
when he stands, going to meet him if he advances, and
running after him when he runs;
197. Going (round) to
face (the teacher), if his face is averted, approaching him
if he stands at a distance, but bending towards him if
he lies on a bed, and if he stands in a lower place.
When his teacher is nigh, let his bed or seat be low; but
within sight of his teacher he shall not sit carelessly at
199. Let him not pronounce the mere name of his
teacher (without adding an honorific title) behind his
back even, and let him not mimic his gait, speech, and
200. Wherever (people) justly censure or
falsely defame his teacher, there he must cover his ears or
depart thence to another place.