Buddhadhamma by P.A. Payutto has been accepted among scholars as a work of international standards and is widely viewed as the most. Buddhadhamma has 19 ratings and 2 reviews. Phra Prayudh Payutto Buddhadhamma is a modern distillation of pivotal doctrines found in the Pali Buddhist. An introduction to Phra Payutto’s compendium of Buddhism – Buddhadhamma.

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Russel Khan is currently reading it Oct 05, Linda marked it as to-read Mar 22, In the Thai tradition, Buddhadhamma is unique in its use of modern, philosophical questions as major divisions of the text. In the late s there was an increased amount of activism and awareness on the part of Thai students, which culminated in with unprecedented student protests and violence.

Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Archived from the original on Being assured that he could continue his education without having to get involved physically, as is the case in school, he entered the monastery, with the family’s support, to seek religious education, being ordained as a novice samanera at the age of You Have 0 Item s In Cart.

Zuri marked it as to-read Mar 17, Many scholars of Buddhism in Thailand and beyond have said that if a person is not able to read the more than 40 volumes of the Pali Buddhist canon, then read this one book. Paulvcarey added it Sep 03, In so doing, Prayudh effectively uses verbatim quotes from Pali Canon, cites relevant Teachings, and draws conclusions to argue his case and counter-argues against and corrects any misconceived views.

The work attempts to link Buddhist teachings to human life and explain how people should follow the so-called Middle Path. During this time he was invited to write a volume on Buddhist philosophy for a major textbook project.

His profound knowledge of Buddhist scriptures is widely recognised and his moral conduct greatly admired. Payutto is one of Thailand’s most highly respected monks and a leading scholar of Thai Theravada Buddhism. Prayudh has lectured and written extensively about a variety of topics related to Buddhism, including the position of women in Buddhism [1] and the relationship between Buddhism and the environment.


Proper Action sammakammanta 5. Payutto’s personal secretary for four years. Buddhadhamma Natural Laws and Values for Life. The senior monk has edited and revised many of his old published works, notably Buddha Dhamma, which has been expanded by another pages so it now contains 1, pages.

Proper Livelihood samma-ajiva 6.

Seth Ligo added it Jul 21, Most people remember the emergence of Prayudh Payutto as part of a convergence of events in Thai history. To study is to know the texts, To practice is to know your defilements, To attain the goal is to know and let go.

Buddhadhamma and his Dictionary of Buddhism demonstrate his love for encyclopedic knowledge. This volume–with a clear introduction that introduces the author and places him in the context of the history of the Thai Buddhist tradition–makes a significant contribution to the scant literature on Theravada Buddhism in English.

Payutto embraces modern technology and utilises it to spread Buddhist teachings. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. This outstanding achievement entitled him to ordination as a monk in the Temple of the Emerald Buddha on July 24, Shortly after its publication, Buddhadhamma caught the attention of a science professor at Chulalongkorn University, Ravi Bhavilai.

As a monk well trained and well versed in Buddhist teachings, he is willing to impart his knowledge to others with compassion. His followers and students recently came up with a project to convert all of his literary output into e-book format so his works can reach a wider audience. To ask other readers questions about Buddhadhammaplease sign up.

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New translations of P.A. Payutto’s classic Buddhadhamma – Dhamma Wheel

He has employed his well-versed understanding of Pali Canon not only to uphold the Sangha institution in Thailand, but also to educate the general public of any misconceptions about Pali Canon.

This expansion took over ten years and added some seven hundred pages to the original. Almost 20 works have been penned during his illness. No trivia or quizzes yet.


Return to Book Page. Prayudh reviewed the essence of the Pali Canon, cited Pali texts he believed were misinterpreted by the temple, and came buddhadhammq with counterarguments in the context of the Pali Canon.

Buddhadhamma: Natural Laws and Values for Life

While many monks who know him still refer to him as Maha Prayudh, he has held the following ranks: He authored Buddha Dhammarecognized as a masterpiece among Buddhist scholars.

Sep 19, Panas rated it it was amazing. Thoroughly grounded in Pali text and commentary, it represents a contemporary transformation of classical Theravada thought and practice. Payutto, 74, always stresses that the aim of education in Buddhism is to achieve liberation from the binding and suffering of the cycle of life and death; in short, Nirvana.

Pedro Fabrini marked it as to-read Apr 23, One of the major contributions of this book is a detailed description of the Buddhist principles of causality, which will add to other works on this topic by modern Buddhist scholars. Cro-magnon marked it as to-read Dec 31, Refresh and try again.

Wat Phra Dhammakaya replied in several ways. He is also well informed about current social issues, knowledgeable about modern fields of study and has been able to apply Buddhist teachings to analyse and solve problems facing society these days.

Somboon marked it as to-read Jan 30, Some of his relatives thought, according to traditional beliefs, that the merit from ordination would help to relieve the chronic health problems that plagued him.

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