The only real impurity is in your mind.dhammapal wrote:What about the impurity of the opposite sex's voice?
tiltbillings wrote:Then the Venerable Ananda said to the Blessed One: "How, Lord, should we conduct ourselves towards women?"
"Do not see them, Ananda."
"But, Lord, if we do see them?"
"Do not speak, Ananda."
"But, Lord, if they should speak to us?"
"Then, Ananda, you should establish mindfulness." - DN 16
dhammapal wrote:The 32 parts of the body contemplation on impurity is supposed to be done on one's own body first.
So contemplating the impure parts of one's own body involved in speaking e.g. tongue and saliva, might be the first step to removing this type of lust for the opposite sex.
With metta / dhammapal.
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