Definitions for "NIRMANAKAYA"
The historical Gautama Buddha is a manifestation of the Nirmanakaya. An earthy form of a Buddha, or Bodhisattva.
'Emanation Body' the third of the three kayas. The aspect of enlightenment that tames and can be perceived by ordinary beings.
form body” – the first of the three bodies of the Buddha, the physical form in which the historical Buddha appeared to the world.