Connecting People Through Goodwill and Friendship

THAI BUDDHISM in the Buddhist World

All rights reserved to the owners of the material.


Thai Buddhism in the Buddhist World by P.A. Payutto provides a comprehensive survey of Thai Buddhism, situating it within the broader context of Buddhist traditions worldwide. In this insightful book, Payutto offers a historical background on the development of Buddhism in Thailand while also addressing its contemporary practices and challenges. Readers will gain an understanding of the unique characteristics of Thai Buddhism, including its emphasis on study, meditation, and social engagement. The book serves as a valuable resource for anyone interested in exploring the diverse expressions of Buddhism and gaining a greater appreciation for the Thai Buddhist tradition.



Short introduction by Paitoon Songkaeo, 4 February 2024