m st i c which appealed more strongly to the half-civilized trinities.
But, being Buddhas, they were supposed to have their Bodhisats; and thus out of the five last Buddhas of the earlier teaching there grew up five mystic trinities, each group consisting of one of these five Buddhas, his prototype in heaven the Dhyani Buddha, and his celestial Bodhisat.
Modern associations include several "trinities" such as past, present and future or land, sky and sea.
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