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Definition of the Week (19) – The Enjoyment Body of a Buddha

Jetsün Chokyi Gyaltsen:

Definition of the enjoyment body of a buddha: A final form body endowed with the five certainties.

The five certainties:

1. Certainty of place: Resides only in Ogmin.
2. Certainty of body: Adorned with all the marks and signs.
3. Certainty of speech: Teaches only the Mahayana dharma.
4. Certainty of retinue: Surrounded only by superior bodhisattvas.
5. Certainty of time: Remains until the end of cyclic existence.