• Montree Sakulphasit Master of Arts Program in Buddhist studies
  • พระมหาบุญศรี ญาณวุฑฺโฒ


Advantages of attainment of Dhamma, Buddhist’s laity


The objectives of this thesis are to 1) to study the principles of attainment of Dharma in Buddhism, 2) to study the principles of attainment of Dharma of the lay Buddhists, and    3) to analyze and present the benefits of attainment of Dharma of the lay Buddhists. This research is a qualitative research by study from the Buddhist scriptures, namely the Tipitaka, books, academic documents. And related research. The experts were asked to examine the questionnaire to interview 7 experts/person and analyze the data and present it descriptive

The results of the study found that:

The attainment of Dharma in Buddhism is Human beings of all ages and social standing. When they follow the Noble Eightfold Path and are able to attain the Buddhist Dharma, respectively, which are available in 4 levels 1) Phra Singthat, 2) Sakthakami, 3) Anakami, and 4). Arhat.

The attainment of the Dharma of the lay Buddhist disciples found that the laymen who followed the Buddhist doctrine correctly were able to attain the Dharma. Attaining Dharma by listening to Dharma from his disciples. Achieve the Dharma by reciting the Dharma. And attain the Dharma with full contemplation in the Dharma.

The benefits of attainment of the Dharma of Buddhists for the laity found that there were 3 things 1) benefit to oneself 2) benefit to others and 3) benefit to Buddhism.

Benefit for yourself. When he attained the primal nobility. The Buddha assured that person is true to the path, Nirvana, and will not be born below the human world, that is, it will not be born in the Jinn world, monsters world or brute world. But will be born between the divine world and the human world no more than 7 lifes and in the seventh life will eventually reach the arahant

Benefit to others Buddhists. When laity attained the asceticism in various stages respectively, while still occupying the house. They would rule the house with fairness and just make the family members happy. It is also a person who leads others to do good deeds, to study Buddhism, and to promote others to attain their own Dharma.

Benefits to Buddhism. When the laity attaining Dhamma is a certain level of noble person, they are indeed an important power for Buddhism by providing patronage to monks and nuns with the four requisites. To create advantages in Buddhism by giving up wealth to build permanent structure in Buddhism, respectively.


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1. ภาษาไทย
ก. ข้อมูลปฐมภูมิ
มหาจุฬาลงกรณราชวิทยาลัย. พระไตรปิฎกภาษาไทย. ฉบับมหาจุฬาลงกรณราชวิทยาลัย.กรุงเทพมหานคร: โรงพิมพ์มหาจุฬาลงกรณราชวิทยาลัย, 2525.
ข. ข้อมูลทุติยภูมิ
1) หนังสือทั่วไป
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2. วิทยานิพนธ์/สารนิพนธ์
สินชัย วงษ์จำนง “ศึกษาคติภพของคฤหัสถ์ผู้เป็นพระอริยบุคคลในพระพุทธศาสนา”.วิทยานิพนธ์พุทธศาสตรมหาบัณฑิต. มหาวิทยาลัยมหาจุฬาลงกรณราชวิทยาลัย, 2548.



How to Cite

Sakulphasit พ. ., & ญาณวุฑฺโฒ พ. . (2021). AN ADVANETAGE OF ATTAINMENT OF LAY-BUDDHIST DISCIPLES. Mahamakut Graduate School Journal, 19(2), 126–136. Retrieved from



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