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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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. Sep 19, Panas rated it it was amazing. As a dedicated administrator, he was known for sleeping where he worked. Seth Ligo added it Jul 21, 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 is one of Thailand’s most highly respected monks and a leading scholar of Thai Theravada Buddhism.

Prayudh Payutto

Payutto’s personal secretary for four years. He published a number of books and articles, and regularly attended academic seminars and conferences, surrounding himself with contemporary scholars and intellectuals.

Izak Santana rated it it was amazing Mar 04, 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. One assistant-abbot of the temple, Luang phi Thanavuddho, wrote an essay in which he defended the temple’s views.


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The work attempts to link Buddhist teachings to human life and explain how people should follow the so-called Middle Path. Almost 20 works have been penned during his illness. There was a rise in public seminars or teach-ins. Nonetheless, Prayudh has put a lot of efforts on defending the integrity of Pali Canon throughout his life. Paulvcarey added it Sep 03, During his novicehood, he studied Buddhist teachings in Pali and graduated with a certificate in Pali studies at the ninth level, the highest.

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. At this time, Sulak Sivaraksa had just returned from England and was also making a name for himself as a writer and social critic.

Phra Khamleng marked it as to-read Feb 05, A link to this monk’s temple: He has suffered a lot of illnesses from childhood, among which are valvular heart diseasediarrheaindigestionotitisallergic asthmapulmonary diseasekidney stonebronchitisinflammatory arm-muscle disorder, eye-inflicted viral disease, stricture of cerebral arteryand vocal fold nodule.

Thai rated it really liked it Aug 22, Blaz marked it as to-read Mar 19, Retrieved from ” https: He compared discussing the nature of Nirvana with the well-known metaphor of blind people feeling an elephant and getting in a fight about what it is they are feeling. Buddhadhamma Natural Laws and Values for Life. Georgi marked it as to-read Dec 13, His attendance at this conference, and the exposure gained from its subsequent publication, is deemed a turning point in his scholarly career.



He argued that the term Dhammakaya was not correctly interpreted, and pointed out that if the temple continued to uphold false interpretations, it could not do so any longer under the umbrella of Theravada Buddhism.

Many scholars of Buddhism in Thailand and beyond have said buddhadhama if a person is not able to read the more than 40 volumes of the Pali Buddhist canon, then read this one book.

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. There are no discussion topics on this book yet.

Buddhadhamma: Natural Laws and Values for Life

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Mangzhi marked it as to-read Apr 28, After graduation, he was appointed deputy secretary-general of the Buddhist University and made substantial contributions to it in terms of management and academic excellence. About Phra Prayudh Payutto.

His profound pahutto of Buddhist scriptures is widely recognised and his moral conduct greatly admired. The ordination was under the patronage of His Majesty the King.

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