Major and Minor Marks

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sku gsum - "The three kayas are the Dharmakaya, the Sambhogakaya, and the Nirmanakaya. The three kayas as ground are essence, nature, and capacity; as path these are bliss, clarity and nonthought; and as fruition these are the three kayas of buddhahood.

"The three kayas of buddhahood are the dharmakaya, which is free from elaborate constructs and endowed with the twenty-one sets of enlightened qualities; the sambhogakaya which is of the nature of light and endowed with the perfect major and minor marks perceptible only to bodhisattvas; and the nirmanakaya which manifests in forms perceptible to both pure and impure beings".

jo bo rin po che - A buddha's sambhogakaya with the major and minor marks [IW]

de bzhin gshegs pa'i mtshan dpe - the major and minor marks of a tathagata [IW]

'bras bu'i sku gsum - Three kayas of buddhahood. The dharmakaya is free from elaborate constructs and endowed with the '21 sets of enlightened qualities.' Sambhogakaya is of the nature of light and endowed with the perfect major and minor marks perceptible only to bodhisattvas on the bhumis. The nirmanakaya manifests in forms perceptible to both pure and impure beings [RY] mtshan dang dpe byad - the major and minor marks; major and minor marks [RY]

mtshan dang dpe byad - major and minor marks of beauty [JV]

mtshan dang dpe byad ldan pa'i lha bskal pa 'bum du bsgom pa - to meditate for a hundred thousand kalpas on a deity with all the major and minor marks [RY]

mtshan dang dpe byad bzang po - major and minor marks [IW]

mtshan dpe - marks / 32 major and 80 minor marks or characteristics, the marks and signs, major and minor marks [RY]

mtshan dpe'i gzi byin - the majestic splendor of the marks and signs / major and minor marks [RY]

mtshan dpes brgyan pa - bearing the major and minor marks of Buddhahood [RY]

mtshan dpes brgyan pa - adorned with the major and minor marks [RY]

yi dam lha'i phyag chen kyi lus - Mahamudra form of the yidam deity. The attainment, chiefly through Mahayoga Tantra, of the illusory wisdom body on the vidyadhara level of Mahamudra which corresponds to the path of cultivation. It is divine as it is the form of deity endowed with the complete major and minor marks and through which yogis/yoginis benefit beings in an extent equal to sambhogakaya. [RY]

ye shes bzhi - Four Kinds of Pristine Cognition. The outer, inner, and secret pristine cognitions which pertain respectively to the outer, inner and secret major and minor marks, and the pristine cognition of reality {de kho na nyid ye shes} which pertains to supreme marks of Great Perfection [RY]

mshan dang dpe byad - the major and minor marks [IW]

sangs rgyas kyi mtshan dpe - major and minor marks of a buddha [RY]

sangs rgyas sku gsum - Three kayas of buddhahood. The dharmakaya is free from elaborate constructs and endowed with the '21 sets of enlightened qualities.' Sambhogakaya is of the nature of light and endowed with the perfect major and minor marks perceptible only to bodhisattvas on the bhumis. The nirmanakaya manifests in forms perceptible to both pure and impure beings [RY]