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defile

verb A poetic (i.e., nonmedical) term meaning to rape, especially a virgin.
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The simultaneous, dual activities of (1) ridding the mind of defilements while (2) cultivating and developing the Four Sublime States contributes to the end of suffering.
Wright) who earlier worked out similar distinctions between cultic and sinful defilements.
You live hating your enemies, but I have none to hate; you are ailing with moral defilements, but I am free from them; you are striving for excessive sensual pleasures, but I do not strive for them.
Unless we use insight meditation to remove the dirt at the bottom of the jar, we can never really be free from defilements.
Purity functions as both safeguard against potential defilement and a form of absolution of past defilements.
The mind may be clouded by such defilements as desire, anger and ignorance, but meditation allows you to `see' these limitations and how they affect your thinking and decision-making.