Five Buddha Bodies

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(1) In some Karma Kagyu presentations of mahamudra, the addition of a Vajra Body or Immutable Vajra Body to the more common list of Four Buddha Bodies: Nirmanakaya, Sambhogakaya, Deep Awareness Dharmakaya and Svabhavakaya. (2) Some dzogchen systems count a Mahasukhakaya as the fifth Buddha Body. (3) In other dzogchen systems, a Body of Deep Awareness' Enlightening Influence constitutes the fifth Buddha Body.

Tibetan: སྐུ་ལྔ། sku-lnga

Sanskrit: pañcakāya

Synonyms: Five Corpuses of a Buddha


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Deutsch: Fünf buddhakörper
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