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'''Vajra Body''' is the physical body in the [[tantra]]s. It is so called because, according to [[Marpa]] Rinpoche for example, it is made of bliss and emptiness, and has the [[five manifestations of enlightenment]]. Other teachers say this is because it is already made of the [[enlightened qualities]].
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'''Vajra body''' (Skt. ''kāyavajra''; [[Wyl.]] ''sku'i rdo rje'') is the physical body in the [[tantra]]s. It is so called because, according to [[Marpa]] Rinpoche for example, it is made of bliss and [[emptiness]], and has the [[five manifestations of enlightenment]]. Other teachers say this is because it is already made of the [[enlightened qualities]].
  
 
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Vajra body (Skt. kāyavajra; Wyl. sku'i rdo rje) is the physical body in the tantras. It is so called because, according to Marpa Rinpoche for example, it is made of bliss and emptiness, and has the five manifestations of enlightenment. Other teachers say this is because it is already made of the enlightened qualities.