Rupakaya, Rupa-kaya, Rūpakāya: 2 definitions
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Theravada (major branch of Buddhism)Source: Pali Kanon: Manual of Buddhist Terms and Doctrines
'body-group', as distinguished from nāma-kāya, 'mind-group'. See nāma-rūpa.
Theravāda is a major branch of Buddhism having the the Pali canon (tipitaka) as their canonical literature, which includes the vinaya-pitaka (monastic rules), the sutta-pitaka (Buddhist sermons) and the abhidhamma-pitaka (philosophy and psychology).
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Sanskrit-English dictionarySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary
Rūpakāya (रूपकाय).—m., ‘form-body’, material body (of a Buddha); regularly contrasted with dharmakāya (2), q.v. for citations; without any contrasting term: etac ca bodhicittaṃ rūpakāyadarśanotpannaṃ Śikṣāsamuccaya 10.12 (i.e. produced by the mere sight of the Buddha's physical form). See also s.v. pariniṣpatti.
Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family. Closely allied with Prakrit and Pali, Sanskrit is more exhaustive in both grammar and terms and has the most extensive collection of literature in the world, greatly surpassing its sister-languages Greek and Latin.
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The Great Chariot (by Longchenpa)
A. The teaching of the establishment of the kayas and wisdoms, by completing the path < [Chapter XIII - The Fruition, the Great Self-existence]
Part 2d - How, by awakening the gotras, liberation is attained < [B. The extensive explanation of the nature of karma]
Part 2b - Comprehending this goodness of liberation < [B. The extensive explanation of the nature of karma]
A Treatise on the Paramis (by Ācariya Dhammapāla)
Patthana Dhamma (by Htoo Naing)
The Great Chronicle of Buddhas (by Ven. Mingun Sayadaw)
Part 16 - What is the Fruit of the Pāramīs < [Chapter 7 - On Miscellany]
Biography (7): Uggata, the Householder < [Chapter 45a - The Life Stories of Male Lay Disciples]
Part 11 - Dependent Origination: Paṭiccasamuppāda < [Chapter 42 - The Dhamma Ratanā]
Bodhisattvacharyavatara (by Andreas Kretschmar)
Text Section 263 / Stanza 17 < [Khenpo Chöga’s Oral Explanations]
Text Section 168 < [Khenpo Chöga’s Oral Explanations]
Text Section 117 < [Khenpo Chöga’s Oral Explanations]
Vimalakirti Nirdesa Sutra (by Charles Luk)