Dharmakaya

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Dharmakaya (chos sku).

  • The first of the Three Kayas, which is devoid of constructs, and space-like as this nature of all things. The basic and all-pervasive nature of all phenomena. Dharmakaya also is designated as the 'body' of enlightened qualities. Dharmakaya should be understood individually according to ground, path and fruition. [RY]

The kayas: Various aspects or states of buddhahood. One recognizes two, three, four, or five kayas.