The ears of a Sudra who listens, intentionally, when the Veda is being recited are to be filled with molten lead. His tongue is to be cut out if he recite it. His body is to be split in twain if he preserve it in his memory.
Benares, the Sacred City: Sketches of Hindu Life and Religion - Page 20
by Ernest Binfield Havell - 1905 - 226 pages
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