penance for illicit foods
1.1) drinking vAruNi beer inadvertantly: Has to have to undergo a new upanayanaM to be ritually fit.
1.2) drinking vAruNi beer intentionally: There is no penance- the death is the only reliever, and one looses that status of a dvija
2) If he touches, receives or gives a beer or a wine, he should drink water boiled with kusha grass for 3 days.
3) If he accidently drinks urine he must undergo a re-upanayanaM.
4) If inadvertantly eats foul-smelling food he is ritually impure until it is entirely excreted.
5)If he eats forbidden meats, mushrooms, or meat from a slaughterhouse he must under go the chandrAyana penance.
6)For meat derived from fowls he must undergo the arduous sAntapana penance.
7)If he eats food tainted by the lick of a cat, dog, rat, mongoose, crow or insects, he should consume a decoction of the brahmasuvarchala plant that will save from their disasterous effects. He can become ritually pure if he vomits those foods.