THE ROLE OF SOCIAL WORK OF PHRA SAMRET DHĪRADHAMMO (KHRUBA KAI), SAMAKKEETHAM CENTER, KHOK KHO VILLAGE, YANG TALAT SUB-DISTRICT, YANG TALAT DISTRICT, KALASIN PROVINCE
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The objectives of the research were as follows: 1) to study the social work of Buddhism; 2) to study the social work roles of Phra Samret Dhīradhammo (Khruba Kai), Samakkeetham Center, Khok Kho Village, Yang Talat Sub-district, Yang Talat District, Kalasin Province; 3) to analyze the social work roles of Phra Samret Dhīradhammo (Khruba Kai). This study was carried out by means of qualitative research by conducting fieldwork to collect data through in-depth interviews. The obtained data were interpreted by descriptive analysis. The research results were as follows: The social work of Buddhism: Mental condition is a state of nature or nature that has an abstract nature. Training the mind is to prevent the mind from greed, anger, and delusion. Physical condition is the relief of being to calm physical actions, and speech with the truthful conversation to build unity among the people.The social work roles of Phra Samret Dhīradhammo (Khruba Kai), Samakkeetham Center, Khok Kho Village: Phra Samret can be a trusted figure and can help establish a complaint center “Samakkeetham”, with the purpose to listen to problems to help villagers build unity, to be the center between the people and the government and to spread Buddhism, to make people have refuge on solving various problems and have spiritual refuge.The analysis of the social work roles of Phra Samret Dhīradhammo (Khruba Kai): there is help to those who come to consult and ask for mercy, to promote education, to donate teaching materials to schools that lack modern equipment and teaching materials. Helping the people in trouble with the land to have a place to live for their families. Dhamma has been used to remind the people who come to complain about various matters, namely (1) not extravagant, to know one’s status, (2) to be diligent and (3) to be thrifty.
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