Mundakopanishad : ( Harmful results of rituals performed wrongly ).Mantram-3.
Section-2. ( Rituals )
Mantram-3. ( Harmful results of rituals performed wrongly )
asaptamams-tasya lokan hinasti.
yasya - whose;
agnihotram = agnihotram sacrifice;
adarsam = not accompanied by 'Darsa' : i.e, rights and sacrifices to be performed on new moon day;
apaurna-masam = not accompanied by sacrificials rites to be performed on full moon day;
acatur-masyam = not accompanied by sacrificials rights to be performed during the four months of autumn season;
anagrayanam = not accompanied by first fruit offerings at harvest time;
atithi-varjitam = unattended by guests;
ca = and;
ahutam = without offerings;
avaisva-devam = without the worship of Visvadeva-s ( which includes feeding of birdsand animals;
avidhina = not according to scriptural injuctions;
hutam = performed;
asaptaman = up to the seventh;
tasya = his;
lokan = worlds;
hinasti = destroys.
"If a man's 'Agnihotram' sacrifice is not accompanied by 1). the new moon and full moon sacrifices ( Darsa and Purnamasa ), 2). by four month's of the automnal season's sacrifices ( Catur-masya ), 3). by the sacrifice of offering first-fruits of harvest time ( Agrayana ) or is without offering or performed without the worship of 'Visvadeva-s or not performed strictly according to the rules laid down in the 'Veda-s' ... then such KARMAM ' DESTROYS (ALL) 'his worlds till the seventh'. "
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