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Fourth and Fifth Bodies - Svabhavikakaya and Mahasukhakaya
===Tibetan Buddhism===
====Fourth and Fifth Bodies - Svabhavikakaya and Mahasukhakayakaya===={{See also|Kosha}} [[Vajrayana]] sometimes refers to Tibetan Buddhism identifies a fourth bodykaya, called the ''[[Svabhavikakaya]]'' ({{bo|t=ངོ་བོ་ཉིད་ཀྱི་སྐུ}}, [[Wylie transliteration|Wylie]]: ngo bo nyid kyi sku, [[THDL Simplified Phonetic Transcription|THDL]]: ngo wo nyi kyi ku), meaning essential body,<ref>[http://www.khandro.net/doctrine_trikaya.htm remarks on Svabhavikakaya by khandro.net]</ref><ref>In the book ''Embodiment of Buddhahood'' Chapter 4 the subject is: Embodiment of Buddhahood in its Own Realization: [[Yogacara]] Svabhavikakaya as Projection of Praxis and Gnoseology.</ref><ref>[http://jigtenmig.blogspot.com/2007/10/ngo-bo-nyid-kyi-sku-svabhahavikakaya.html explanation of meaning]</ref> and to a fifth body, called the Mahasukhakaya ([[Wylie transliteration|Wylie]]: bde ba chen po'i sku, [[THDL Simplified Phonetic Transcription|THDL]]: de wa chen po'i ku), meaning "great bliss body."<ref>''The Life of Marpa the Translator'', Shambhala Publications, p. 229</ref>
The Svabhavikakaya is simply the unity or non-separateness of the three kayas.<ref>[http://www.khandro.net/doctrine_trikaya.htm khandro.net citing H.E. Tai Situpa]</ref>
The term Svabhavikakaya is also known in Gelug teaching, where it is one of the assumed two aspects of dharmakayaSee: Essence Body/Svabhavikakaya and Wisdom Body or Body of Gnosis/Jnanakaya.<ref>Paul Williams: ''Mahayana Buddhism: The Doctrinal Foundations'' (Library of Religious Beliefs & Practices),Routledge, ISBN 0-415-02537-0 (10), ISBN 978-0-415-02537-9 (13),* [[http://books.google.de/books?id=jrHi1aUXmjkC&pg=PA179&lpg=PA179&dq=Jnanakaya&source=bl&ots=PMW76lO6kd&sig=tEsTp35o5rP5eIHrUASNWj4gSE4&hl=de&ei=cyK4SZUTlLX5BqT_vKgL&sa=X&oi=book_result&resnum=2&ct=resultFour kayas]]</ref>
====Fifth kaya====[[HaribhadraVajrayana]] claimssometimes refers to a fifth body, that called the Mahasukhakaya ([[AbhisamayalankaraWylie transliteration|Wylie]] chapter 8 is describing Buddhahood through four kayas: svabhavikakayabde ba chen po'i sku, [jnana[THDL Simplified Phonetic Transcription|THDL]dharmakaya]: de wa chen po'i ku), sambhogakaya and nirmanakayameaning "great bliss body."<ref>[http://books.google.de/books?id=I4qmkptncxQC&pg=PA115&lpg=PA115&dq=embodiment+''The Life of+kaya&source=bl&ots=Y_OtBtMzPx&sig=AlH56SC68O9nDxWxBKdWsxkm6QA&hl=de&ei=Mku5Sd6aB9G4-QbntfnHBA&sa=X&oi=book_result&resnum=1&ct=result#PPA115Marpa the Translator'',M1 see MakranskyShambhala Publications, page 115]p. 229</ref>
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