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defile

Geography a narrow pass or gorge, esp one between two mountains
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No sound reaches one of all the roar and jar of humanity, the air is clear and sweet beyond the thought of defilement.
In Buddhism, '108' is a sacred number, which refers to the cleansing of 108 defilements of human beings.
In addition, 274 vehicles belonging to both the drifters and the crowd observers were seized, for violating traffic rules and committing other defilements such as changing the colors of their vehicles without authorization and installing unregistered panels.
Examining and investigating the mind - along with meditation - are the tools the Buddha suggested we use to get rid of defilements and return our mind to its original state.
Dr Fehmida said that this was the perfect state of mind that was free from any ignorance, greed, hatred and any afflictive defilements.
While such a requirement is assumed in rabbinic literature, the stipulation cannot be found in Leviticus, unless it is extrapolated from the requirement that men bathe after less serious defilements (e.