The Dharmakaya. Mahayana. and Nagarjuna

Between 100 BCE and 300 CE Buddhism branched geographically and in teaching emphases. New conditions and new thinkers offered insight and teachings of Shakyamuni Buddha, as well as newer teachings, were available in writing. This era is sometime referred to as the Third Turning of the Dharma Wheel

The emphasis of the third turning of the Dharma Wheel presents insight into the various ways in which "Buddha" is perceived and teaching emphasis of Branches of Buddhism are taught: