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defile

Geography a narrow pass or gorge, esp one between two mountains
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So when the jar is not there, so how can we stir defilement, how can the water becomes defiled with the dirt from the bottom.
But here I give another example of a jar containing water with defilement at the bottom of the jar.
If defilement is the dominant symbol closely associated with sexuality, then sin and guilt are dependent upon this connection.
The measure of guilt is proportionate to the development of conscience, a sensitivity toward injustice and recognition of one's conspiring in it, entailing undertones of both defilement and sin: "Guiltiness is never anything else than the anticipated chastisement itself, internalized and already weighing upon consciousness; and as dread is from the beginning the way of internalization of defilement itself, in spite of the radical externality of the evil, guilt is a moment contemporaneous with defilement itself.
Equally essential is the effort to reduce one's defilements.