जनिता चोपनेता च यश्च विद्यां प्रयच्छति ।
अन्नदाता भयत्राता पंचैते पितरः स्मृताः ॥
janitA cha upanetA cha yashca vidyAm prayacChati ।
annadAtA bhayatrAtaa panchaite pitaraH smRutaaH ॥
The following people must be treated with respect as if they were our fathers - one who gives birth, one who initiates us to the sanatana dharma, one who teaches us, one who gives us food and one who protects us and rescues us from fear.