May 3, 2024

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Thailand Monk

Buddhism in Thailand

Sukhothai Period Although animistic beliefs remained potent in Sukhothai, King Ramkhamhaeng and his successors were all devout Buddhist rulers who made merit on a large scale. The major cities of the Sukhothai kingdom were, therefore, full of...

Buddha Statue In Thailand

Four Allies in Thai Buddhism

In Thailand there are four allies in maintaining stability of Buddhism: Buddhist monks, the King, the government and Buddhist lay people. 1. The Order of Buddhist Monks (Sangha) The Sangha or the Buddhist Church is a sacred and spiritual institution...