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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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While the others eventually disrobed, Prayudh stayed on. During the time that Maha Prayudh was living at Wat Ban Krang in the village of Si Prachan, there were two other novices there who had also been born in the Year of the Tiger. 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.

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Written by a Thai, Theravada monk who has been recognized for his scholarly achievements, Buddhadhamma is a modern distillation of buddbadhamma doctrines found in the Pali Buddhist canon. Thanks for posting the links Ajahn Gavesako.

What Is the Life Process? At the age of twenty, Prayudh Payutto, received higher ordination and eventually came to work as an administrator at the Buddhist institute of higher learning Mahachulalongkorn Buddhist University at Wat Mahathat.

Prayudh Payutto

Books by Phra Prayudh Payutto. Feb 10, Chani rated it it was amazing. Wat Phra Dhammakaya replied in several ways. Linda marked it as to-read Mar 22, These works can also be seen as an attempt to improve upon the works of previous monk-scholars such as Prince-Patriarch Wachirayanwarorot.


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. Proper Effort sammavayama 7. Most people remember the emergence of Prayudh Payutto as part of a convergence of events in Thai history.

Furthermore, this book reveals the rational basis of the Buddhist worldview and contains an especially lucid discussion of the distinctive Buddhist notion of no-self and Buddhist “faith” or confidence based on inquiry. 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.

He compared discussing the nature of Nirvana with the well-known metaphor of blind people feeling an elephant and buddhdhamma in a fight about what it is they are feeling. Lists with This Book. His profound knowledge of Buddhist scriptures is widely recognised and his moral conduct greatly admired. No registered users and 5 guests. He played an important role in modernizing Sangha’s education by relating knowledge in Buddhism to contemporary social issues.

Buddhadhamma: Natural Laws and Values for Life by Phra Prayudh Payutto

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. During his novicehood, he studied Buddhist teachings in Pali and graduated with a certificate in Pali studies at the ninth level, the highest. 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.

For the past several decades, he has penned more than books on Buddhism and its relevance to society and its application to numerous areas of modern sciences and disciplines.


This page was last edited on 30 Marchat Proper Thought sammasankappa 3. Thanakorn Moongnaiklang rated it it was amazing Apr 15, To study is to know the texts, To bjddhadhamma is to know your defilements, To attain the goal is to know and let go. Return to Book Page.

Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Prayudh Payutto has summarized his approach as a rediscovery of Buddhist values based on a clear understanding and wise use of traditions and the most progressive sciences. Corey added it Dec 21, Discouraged by his health, Prayudh came back to Suphanburi after completing junior high school at Pathum Khongkha School in Bangkok in He published a number of books and articles, and regularly attended academic seminars and conferences, surrounding himself with contemporary scholars and intellectuals.

Jweldon marked it as to-read Jun 27, Payutto gave his blessings to the general public in a New Year’s address in and his words of wisdom then continue to be relevant today. Kridsanah Pornpibul rated it really liked buddhsdhamma Aug 28, One assistant-abbot of the temple, Luang phi Thanavuddho, wrote an essay in which he defended the temple’s views.

Payutto’s classic Buddhadhamma A forum for members who wish to develop a deeper understanding of the Pali Canon and associated Commentaries, which for discussion purposes are both treated as authoritative. Thanks for telling us about the problem.