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ISSN : 2456-3676

Title:
ART AND BUDDHISM IN THAI SOCIETY

Authors:
Rattana Chanthao

Abstract:
This article reveals relations between arts, and Buddhism in Thailand. The data was collected from media, scientific researches, articles and monographies. Thai people believe in the power of sacred, religious and devotional matters and their correlation to personal and economical success as a certain leverage. They dedicatedly pray for their success in any way of life and concurrently promise to return gratitude to the sacred power of Buddha by performing lay artwork such as contemporary temple architecture design and traditional performances after having been given what they have asked for gratefulness and veneration towards the sacred power in Thai Buddhism therefore is constituting a mechanism to preserve and inherit original Thai artworks and artistic performances as well as displaying the pursuit of happiness in Thai people's way of life by believing in supernatural power.

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