Buddhadasa: Theravada Buddhism and Modernist Reform in Thailand

Buddhadasa Theravada Buddhism and Modernist Reform in Thailand Buddhadasa Bhikkhu is widely regarded as modern Thailand s most influential Buddhist philosopher His thought had a profound intellectual impact in Thailand in the second half of the twentiet

  • Title: Buddhadasa: Theravada Buddhism and Modernist Reform in Thailand
  • Author: Peter A. Jackson
  • ISBN: 9789747551914
  • Page: 484
  • Format: Paperback
  • Buddhadasa: Theravada Buddhism and Modernist Reform in Thailand

    Buddhadasa Bhikkhu 1906 1993 is widely regarded as modern Thailand s most influential Buddhist philosopher His thought had a profound intellectual impact in Thailand in the second half of the twentieth century His life mission was to undertake a complete reexamination of Theravada Buddhist teachings By returning to the Buddha s original teachings in the Suttapitaka anBuddhadasa Bhikkhu 1906 1993 is widely regarded as modern Thailand s most influential Buddhist philosopher His thought had a profound intellectual impact in Thailand in the second half of the twentieth century His life mission was to undertake a complete reexamination of Theravada Buddhist teachings By returning to the Buddha s original teachings in the Suttapitaka and by drawing on aspects of Zen Buddhism, Buddhadasa crafted a vision of Thai Buddhism as a socially, politically, and intellectually progressive force This vision of a modern Theravada Buddhism fit for a modern, democratic, and socially just Thailand continues to inspire large numbers of Thai people in the twenty first century.In this book Peter Jackson examines Buddhadasa s life work and thought, placing them in the context of the political, economic, and intellectual changes that transformed Thailand in the twentieth century Combining biographical studies with critical philosophical and sociological analyses of Buddhadasa s reforms of Thai Buddhist teachings, Peter Jackson emphasizes the path breaking and often radical ideas of one of the greatest Buddhist thinkers of the last century This book is a revised and expanded edition of Peter Jackson s Buddhadasa A Buddhist Thinker for the Modern World, published in 1988 It contains a new epilogue tracing the controversy surrounding Buddhadasa s death in 1993 and reflecting on the philosopher monk s lasting legacy in Thailand.

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    1. Tom & Beverly

      This was an excellent book about the life of this extraordinary man. He really never took anything on faith and questioned every belief and practice.

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