TEXT 275
jala ani' bhaktye donhara pada praksalila
sei jala stri-puruse piya sire la-ila
jala ani'—bringing water; bhaktye—with great devotion; donhara—of both of them; pada praksalila—washed the feet; sei jala—that water; stri-puruse—husband and wife; piya—drinking; sire la-ila—put on their heads.
"He then fetched water and washed the sages' feet with great devotion. Then both husband and wife drank that water and sprinkled it on their heads.
This is the process one should follow when receiving the spiritual master or someone on the level of the spiritual master. When the spiritual master comes to the residence of his disciples, the disciples should follow in the footsteps of the former hunter. It doesn't matter what one was before initiation. After initiation, one must learn the etiquette mentioned herein.

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