Nusri Thanachan 2007: Buddhist Teachings Related to Roles of Members of the House of Representatives. Master of Arts (Philosophy and Religion).
Major Field: Philosophy and Religion, Department of Philosophy and Religion.
Thesis Advisor: Assistant Professor Widya Sakyabhinand, Ph.D. 144 pages.
The objectives of this research were 1) to study the Buddhist Teachings both in Transcendental Truth and Ethical Truth 2) to study about ideas of members of the House of Representatives in the Democracy of Thailand 3) to study the Buddhist Teachings related to roles of members of the House of Representatives. The sources of this research were Tripitaka and Constitution of the Kingdom of Thailand B.E. 2540 including other exponents of the two
The results of the study found were that the Buddhist Teachings are concerned with development of the individual people, therefore the members of the House of Representatives must be virtue. There are number of teachings on politics in Buddhism. Although 2,500 years passed, but the Buddhist Teachings are still up to date and can be applied to roles of members of the House of Representatives at present.