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Re: Buddhism : Trikaya doctrine

May 18, 1998 02:05 PM
by Jerry Schueler

>This topic [three Bodies of Buddha] though sounding so far fetched in
>expression, most likely refers to what in Buddhism is the TRI [three]
>KAYA [body, vesture]--or referred to as TRIKAYA Theory,  dealing with
>Dharmakaya, Sambhogakaya, and Nirmanakaya.  Which HPB explains in The
>Voice of the Silence, with extensive footnotes.

Yes, she does do so in the Voice. But the real problem is her definition of
nirmanakaya, which you won't find anywhere in Buddhism that I know of.

Jerry S.

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