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Sambhogakaya (longs spyod rdzogs pa'i sku).

The 'body of perfect enjoyment.' In the context of the 'Five Kayas of fruition,' sambhogakaya is the semi-manifest form of the buddhas endowed with the 'Five Perfections' of perfect teacher, retinue, place, teaching and time which is perceptible only to bodhisattvas on the ten Bhumis. [RY]

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