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ཡན་ལག་བརྒྱད་དབྱངས། | Glossary of Terms


    yan lag brgyad dbyangs

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Translation by Benjamin Ewing
  • Speech endowed with the eight aspects
  • ཡན་ལག་བརྒྱད་དབྱངས།
  • yan lag brgyad dbyangs

The eight qualities of a buddha’s voice are variously presented. According to the Pāli Mahāgovindasutta (Dīghanikāya 19) a buddha’s voice is fluent, intelligible, sweet, audible, sustained, distinct, deep, and resonant.