nirmana-kaya

Buddhist - One of the 3 levels of a Buddha's. Existence. In this form the Buddha appears as a physical body, an emanation of the 'real' Buddha or bodhisattva. At times, called nirmana-kaya, Three Bodies Doctrine, Three Bodies Doctrine, dharma-kaya, sambhoga-kaya, Trikaya or Tri'kaya.

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