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Monks, merit, and motivation

Jan Anton Niels Mulder

Monks, merit, and motivation

Buddhism and national development in Thailand

by Jan Anton Niels Mulder

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Published by Northern Illinois University, Center for Southeast Asian Studies in [Dekalb, Ill.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Buddhism -- Thailand

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJ.A. Niels Mulder.
    SeriesNorthern Illinois University. Center for Southeast Asian Studies. Special report -- no. 1, Special report (Northern Illinois University. Center for Southeast Asian Studies) -- no. 1
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 58 leaves. --
    Number of Pages58
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14576664M

    Buddhism (/ ˈ b ʊ d ɪ z əm /, US: / ˈ b uː d-/) is the world's fourth-largest religion with over million followers, or over 7% of the global population, known as Buddhists. Buddhism encompasses a variety of traditions, beliefs and spiritual practices largely based on original teachings attributed to the Buddha and resulting interpreted originated in . Depression can come in various forms, from a passing blue mood to a severe psychological condition like major depression or manic-depressive illness, which require extensive treatment. The more serious conditions require professional help with for example intensive therapy or medication, there seems to be no easy way to avoid that. The following Buddha quotes embody the spiritual leader’s emphasis on compassion, peace and happiness. Buddha Quotes on Life “It is better to conquer yourself than to win a thousand battles. Then the victory is yours. It cannot be taken from you.” -Buddha.


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Merit. It is a way to build up good karma (Kami) - it also shows respect for the religion and gives their parents pride - they can be monks for a short as 3 days. The Benefits of Being Monks and Nuns Is it necessary when as a lay person one can practice Dharma and achieve enlightenment.

If you tell some Western people about Buddha displaying the twelve deeds first being a child, then living a householder’s life, married life, then renouncing that and becoming a monk — they might think ordination is.

• Motivation to achieve good merit within Buddhism monastic community of monks and nuns. Motivation in merit making involves (1) interest Unit 9b: Buddhist Texts--Societal Implications. You can imagine the merit you gain if you offer to the Sangha with the motivation of bodhichitta.

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Those temples that strayed from the ideal demonstrated by close associations with the rich and politically powerful displaced. Merit-making. The ten bases of merit are very popular in Buddhist countries. [65] In China, other similar lists are also well-known. [] [] In Thai Buddhism, the word "merit" (RTGS: bun) is often combined with "to do, to make" (RTGS: tham), and this expression is frequently used, especially in relation to giving.

[] [] [] [note 5] In Buddhist societies, such merit. Start studying REL (Buddhist Tradition). Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools.

Search. - After five years the order of monks became established, Buddha was prevailed upon to institute an equivalent order for nuns - Merit is the good karma - One can earn it by supporting the order of monk. Merit plays a very great role here, I feel. Merit refers to gathering causes and conditions that allow you to have a certain level of well-being.

The momentum that results from your positive deeds helps to develop psychological and physical well-being, so that you have the environment and resources necessary to subsist in this world of samsara.

The pursuit of merit provides that foundation. To paraphrase a modern Buddhist psychologist, one cannot wisely let go of one’s sense of self until one has developed a wise sense of self.

The pursuit of merit is the Buddhist way to develop a wise sense of self. The following readings show how this is done. The chapter focuses on the recent phenomenon of network construction among the Buddhist monks in the country with particular attention to the “Community Development Monks’ Network in Northern Thailand (khru’akhai phra nak phatthana chumchon phak nu’a),” which was founded in Chiang Mai in In the north, many Buddhist monks have Author: Mayumi Okabe.

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RELIGIOUS MOTIVATION AND THE ORIGINS OF BUDDHISM Torkel Brekke. RELIGIOUS MOTIVATION AND THE ORIGINS OF 6 Religious motivation and the merit of giving 97 Notes Bibliography Index ix it is a book about religious motivation in Buddhism.

I believe that in order to understand why a religion comes into being, and why it succeeds. Observing more vows provides greater opportunities to train in morality, to eliminate defilements, and to create merit.

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“The rationale and motivation most commonly articulated by college and universities is the belief that the quality of a student sitting next to someone has an impact on the education they get,” says Monks, who has written about the effects of merit scholarships.

Since the monks did not object, it is assumed that this request was legitimate and acceptable in the transferal of merit. According to the Rev. Jisho Perry () in his article “Transfer of Merit” much depends upon the original motivation of the doer in the accumulation and transferal of merit.

In this introductory talk to the Light of the Path retreat inLama Zopa Rinpoche explains why everything — good and bad — depends on our mental attitude and why having a good heart wishing to benefit all living beings is so essential.

The teaching is interwoven with stories from Rinpoche’s own early life. Mahayana, (Sanskrit: “Greater Vehicle”) movement that arose pdf Indian Buddhism around the beginning of the Common Era and became by the 9th century the dominant influence on the Buddhist cultures of Central and East Asia, which it remains today.

It spread at one point also to Southeast Asia.Sravasti Abbey Enters Varsa — December Varsa is the annual monastic “snows retreat,” which runs parallel to our winter meditation retreat. During Varsa, nuns and monks focus more diligently on the Buddha’s teachings and especially train to maintain community harmony.Volunteers’ Motivation: Why Religion is ebook the Bottom of Rankings but at the Top of Minds argues in this provocative and engaging book.

Merit's history, he contends, is best understood.