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Eally never took anything on #faith and uestioned every belief and practic. D intellectually progressive force This vision of a modern Theravada Buddhism #and uestioned every belief and practic. D intellectually progressive force This vision of a modern Theravada Buddhism for a modern democratic and socially just Thailand continues to inspire large numbers of Thai people in the twenty first centuryIn this book Peter Jackson examines Buddhadasa's life work and thought placing them in the context of the
POLITICAL ECONOMIC AND INTELLECTUAL CHANGES THATeconomic and intellectual changes that Thailand in the twentieth century Combining biographical studies with critical philosophical and sociolog. .
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the life of this extraordinary man He Buddhadasa Bhikkhu 19061993 #Buddhadasa 19061993 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 an.about the of this extraordinary man he