सप्त मर्यादा कवय: ततक्षुस्तासामेकामिदभ्यंहुरो गात् ।
आयोर्ह स्कम्भ उपमस्य नीळे पथां विसर्गे धरुणेषु तस्थौ ।।ऋ10.5.6

(कवय: सप्त मर्यादा: ततक्षु:) Wise people have set seven limits. (तासाम्‌ एकाम्‌ इत्‌ अभ्यगात्‌) Someone who crosses any of those limits called a Paapi(अंहुर:).

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The person who dosen't falls into any Misdeed, (ह आपो स्कम्भे) andestablish himself in the Pillar of Life (उपम्स्य नीडे) The greatest place of Peace and in the Strength of Supreme Ishawar.

These are the seven limits which we should maintain : -

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1. स्तेयम्‌- Theft

2. तल्पारोहणम्‌- wrong intention for other Women

3. ब्रह्महत्या- Killing Brahmin, Cow

4. भ्रूण्हत्या- Aborting

5. सुरापान- Drinking

6. दुष्कृतस्य कर्मण: पुन: पुन: सेवा- repeatedly Committing misdeeds knowingly

7. पातकेअनृतोद्यम्‌- Lying to hide Misdeeds

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