Four kayas

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The four kayas (Skt. catuḥkāya; Tib. སྐུ་བཞི་, ku shyi; Wyl. sku bzhi) are the

  1. dharmakaya (Wyl. chos kyi sku),
  2. sambhogakaya (Wyl. longs spyod rdzogs pa’i sku),
  3. nirmanakaya (Wyl. sprul pa’i sku), and
  4. svabhavikakaya (Wyl. ngo bo nyid kyi sku).

Further Reading

  • Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche, Enlightened Courage—An Explanation of Atisha's Seven Point Mind Training, Padmakara Translation Group (Snow Lion Publications, 2006), pages 51-52.