manushibuddha

Buddhist - A future buddha: a Buddha living in the world as a man. There are said to be seven manushibuddhas and these are known as Kanakamuni, Kashyapa, Krakucchanda, Shakyamuni, Sikhi, Vipassin and Vishvabhu. Another version omits the last threee and substitutes the future Buddha, Maitreya, to make a total of five. Also referred to as manushibuddha, manushyabuddha, manushyabuddha, Dhyanibuddhas, Dhyanibuddhas, Buddhas of Contemplation, Buddhas of Meditation, Five Celestial Buddhas, Five Wisdom Buddhas, Pancha-Tathagata, Wisdom Buddhas, Japanese Go-Chi Nyorai, Herukabuddhas, Mnushibuddhas or Pancha-Tagatha.

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