Overcoming the distortion of seeing the impure and foul body as pure and clean. The teachings on Chapter 3 of Aryadeva’s Four Hundred Stanzas on the Middle Way begin at the end of the last talk in Chapter 2, given on June 6, 2013.
- Examining the object of sexual desire and refuting the arguments that the bodies of others are attractive, desirable, and a source of pleasure
- Seeing the body as impure to reduce sexual attachment
- Understanding that the body is not a source of true happiness
08 Aryadeva’s 400 Stanzas: Verses 53-63 (download)