Construction of Dhammanamai Principles in Treatment of Thai Traditional Medicine of Prongmadaue Community, Muang District, Nakhonpathom Province

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Prasert Mogkaew


The objective of the research is 1) to study the methods of care for patients according to
the Buddhist guidelines. 2) To study how to care for patients according to the principles of Thai
traditional medicine. 3) To create the principle of healing in the treatment of Thai traditional
medicine to apply to help treat the disease of patients and the current society. This study is a
qualitative research. With analysis by using data collection methods from the Tripitaka Research
papers and in-depth interviews.
The research found that 1) there are two types of illness or disease: physical disease and
mental illness. Physical diseases include Diseases that occur with organs in various parts of the
body, such as stomach disease, tooth disease, flu, this physical disease is caused by seasonal
changes and elemental imbalances. Awa is greed, anger and delusion and illness in the body can
cause mental distress in Buddhism. The illness of two approaches together. Is to take care of
herbal medicine and care with Dharma Osot. 2) Traditional Thai medicine, illness caused by soil,
water, wind, fire in the body, lack of balance Take care of herbal medicine, massage, baking,
compress, no food slang. 3) Apply the principles to help treat the symptoms of Thai traditional
medicine. By enhancing the psychological treatment, such as praying, meditation, Dharma, ie
Chittanamai, physical therapy, such as posture, being the main food being corrected, is
Kayanamai. According to life clock is the air, good environment, and good profession, is
Chavitananamai, and then is the principle of medicine in the treatment of diseases to normal state
of happiness.

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Mogkaew, P. . (2020). Construction of Dhammanamai Principles in Treatment of Thai Traditional Medicine of Prongmadaue Community, Muang District, Nakhonpathom Province. Journal of Multidisciplinary in Humanities and Social Sciences, 2(3), 45–54. Retrieved from
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