pure and far-reaching voice ［梵音声］ ( brahma-svara; bonnonjō): Also, brahma sound. The voice of a Buddha. One of a Buddha’s thirty-two features. The voice of the Buddha is said to be pure and to reach all the worlds in the ten directions. This is symbolic of the power of a Buddha’s voice to delight those who hear it, deeply touch people’s hearts, and inspire a sense of reverence.