Lokottaravada

One of the five branch schools of the Mahasanghika division of the 18 schools of Hinayana. It asserted Buddha as a transcendent being, whose body is beyond the perishable ones of this world, thus forming the basis for the Mahayana explanation of the Three Bodies of a Buddha.

Tibetan: 'jig-rten 'das=par smra-ba

Sanskrit: lokottaravada


Other languages

Русский: Локоттаравада
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