Influence of Buddhist Literature in the Creation of Lanna Architecture

  • Sirisak Apisakmontree นิสิต พุทธศาสตรดุษฎีบัณฑิต สาขาวิชาพระพุทธศาสนา คณะพุทธศาสตร์ มหาวิทยาลัยมหาจุฬาลงกรณราชวิทยาลัย วิทยาเขตเชียงใหม่
  • Phrakru Pravitvaranuyut อาจารย์ คณะพุทธศาสตร์ มหาวิทยาลัยมหาจุฬาลงกรณราชวิทยาลัย วิทยาเขตเชียงใหม่
  • Phrakru Piphitsutathorn อาจารย์ คณะพุทธศาสตร์ มหาวิทยาลัยมหาจุฬาลงกรณราชวิทยาลัย วิทยาเขตเชียงใหม่
Keywords: Literature, Literature biography of buddha, Lanna architecture


The objective of the article is analyzing the influence of buddhist literature in the creation of Lanna architecture. This article is submitted in partial fulfillment of qualifying the thesis entitled “The Literature Biography of Buddha: Interpretation, Development, and Values” that based on the Philosophy Doctoral Program of Buddhist Studies of Mahachulalongkornrajavidyalaya University. The results revealed that the religious building group in Wat Jet Yod, Chiangmai Province, was created in the 21th century. These buildings represented the event of the Buddha enjoying the liberation after enlightenment. These structures were based on the contents of Lanna Buddhist literature including Samparavibak and Chinmahanitan.


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How to Cite
Apisakmontree, S., Pravitvaranuyut, P., & Piphitsutathorn, P. (2019). Influence of Buddhist Literature in the Creation of Lanna Architecture. KKU Research Journal (Graduate Studies) Humanities and Social Sciences, 7(2), 11-22. Retrieved from
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