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Whatever edibles a sannyasi gets from a householder’s house he should take outside near some lake or river, & after offering the food to Visnu, Brahma & the sun (3 divisions), he should eat the entire offering and not leave anything for others to eat

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"Whatever edibles a sannyāsī gets from a householder’s house he should take outside near some lake or river, and after offering the food to Viṣṇu, Brahmā and the sun (three divisions), he should eat the entire offering and not leave anything for others to eat"

Sri Caitanya-caritamrta

CC Madhya-lila

According to Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam (SB 11.18.19): “Whatever edibles a sannyāsī gets from a householder’s house he should take outside near some lake or river, and after offering the food to Viṣṇu, Brahmā and the sun (three divisions), he should eat the entire offering and not leave anything for others to eat.”.

Śrī Caitanya Mahāprabhu said, “I will not be able to eat so much food, and it is not the duty of a sannyāsī to leave remnants.”

According to Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam (SB 11.18.19):

bahir jalāśayaṁ gatvā tatopaspṛśya vāg-yataḥ
vibhajya pāvitaṁ śeṣaṁ bhuñjītāśeṣam āhṛtam

Whatever edibles a sannyāsī gets from a householder’s house he should take outside near some lake or river, and after offering the food to Viṣṇu, Brahmā and the sun (three divisions), he should eat the entire offering and not leave anything for others to eat.”