Resultant dharmakaya

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Resultant dharmakaya (Skt. phalam dharmakāya; Tib. འབྲས་བུ་ཆོས་སྐུ་, drebu chöku, Wyl. ‘bras bu chos sku) is the eighth of the eight topics of the Abhisamayalankara.

Definition

The resultant dharmakaya is defined as the ultimate fruition of practising the four applications, endowed with various undefiling qualities.

Subdivisions

It has four subdivisions: svabhavikakaya, wisdom dharmakaya, sambhogakaya and nirmanakaya.

Parameters

It is present only at the level of buddhahood.

Further Reading

  • John Makransky, Buddhahood embodied: sources of controversy in India and Tibet, New York: SUNY, 1997