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'''Kaya''' (Skt. ''kāya''; Tib. [[སྐུ་]], ''ku'', [[Wyl.]] ''sku'') — the Sanskrit word kaya literally means ‘body’ but can also signify dimension, field or basis. This term designates the different manifestations or dimensions of a [[buddha]].

The Tibetan word ''ku'' is the honorific term used to refer to an enlightened being's ‘body’, whereas ''lü'' (Wyl. lus) designates an 'ordinary' person's body.

==Subdivisions==
* [[two kayas]]
* [[three kayas]] (which are a further subdivision of the two kayas)
* [[four kayas]]
* [[five kayas]]


[[Category:Kayas]]
[[Category:Sanskrit terms]]

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