Chapter 3 of Aryadeva’s Four Hundred Stanzas on the Middle Way focuses on overcoming the distortion of seeing the impure and foul body as pure and clean.
- We can never get enough sense pleasure, we only continue to crave more
- Misconceptions regarding sexual attraction and attachment
- Thinking that anything in samsara can give us lasting happiness is a hallucination
- Consider a happiness and purpose that is greater than what sense objects can give us
32 Aryadeva’s 400 Stanzas: Review of chapter 3 (download)