|Canto 8: Withdrawal of the Cosmic Creations||Chapter 16: Executing the Payo-vrata Process of Worship|
Bhaktivedanta VedaBase: Śrīmad Bhāgavatam 8.16.48
snānaḿ tri-ṣavaṇaḿ caret
pratipat-dinam — on the day of pratipat; ārabhya — beginning; yāvat — until; śukla — of the bright fortnight; trayodaśīm — the thirteenth day of the moon (the second day after Ekādaśī); brahmacaryam — observing complete celibacy; adhaḥ-svapnam — lying down on the floor; snānam — bathing; tri-savanam — three times (morning, evening and noon); caret — one should execute.
From pratipat until the thirteenth day of the next bright moon [śukla-trayodaśī], one should observe complete celibacy, sleep on the floor, bathe three times a day and thus execute the vow.
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