TEXT 119
mātrā svasrā duhitrā vā
nā viviktāsano bhavet
balavān indriya-grāmo
vidvāṁsam api karṣati
SYNONYMS
mātrā—with one's mother; svasrā—with one's sister; duhitrā—with one's daughter; —or; —not; vivikta-āsanaḥ—sitting together; bhavet—there should be; balavān—very strong; indriya-grāmaḥ—the group of senses; vidvāṁsam—a person with knowledge of liberation; api—even; karṣati—attract.
TRANSLATION
" 'One should not sit closely with one's mother, sister or daughter, for the senses are so strong that they may attract even a person advanced in knowledge.'
PURPORT
This verse appears in the Manu-saṁhitā (2.215) and Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam (9.19.17).

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