nirmanakaya

noun
nir·​ma·​na·​ka·​ya | \nirˈmänəˈkäyə, -iəˈ-\
plural -s

Definition of nirmanakaya 

: the historically manifested body of Buddha in the doctrine of trikaya

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History and Etymology for nirmanakaya

Sanskrit nirmāṇakāya body of magic transformation, from nirmāṇa measuring, creating, magical creation (from nir- nis- out + māti he measures) + kāya body, from cinoti he piles in order

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