Ajahn Hasapanna discusses sutta 7 from the Majjhima Nikaya: the Vatthupama Sutta, “The Simile of the Cloth”.
Read MN7 on Sutta Central here.
“The many different kinds of impurities that defile the mind are compared to a dirty cloth. When the mind is clean we find joy, which leads to states of higher consciousness. Finally, the Buddha rejects the Brahmanical notion that purity comes from bathing in sacred rivers,” Sutta Central.
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