A Society of Happiness: Following the Principle of Sadharanabhogidham

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Phrakhruthammathorn Siriwat Siriwattano


This article titled “A Society of Happiness: Following the Principle of Sadharanabhogidham” indicates the usage of Sadharanabhogidham principle for founding a society of happiness by introducing the concept of sharing any lawful gains with virtuous fellows. An example society as a model of this principle is a community of Bunniyom. The community has brought this principle to apply and successfully put into practice. Based on the concept and the power of their belief, 4 aspects of belief have been focused: 1) Buddha Dhamma; 2) religion; 3) confidence of the group; 4) deed and the fruit of deed (karma). These aspects result the characteristics of society with Sadharanabhogidham principle. At present the principle of Sadharanabhogidham has been applied in founding a society of happiness in many Buddhist organizations especially in forms of public welfare groups.

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Siriwattano, P. S. . (2021). A Society of Happiness: Following the Principle of Sadharanabhogidham. International Journal of Multidisciplinary in Cultures & Religions Studies, 2(1), 1–6. Retrieved from https://so04.tci-thaijo.org/index.php/ijmcr/article/view/249870


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