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dc.contributor.advisorSchonthal, Benjamin
dc.contributor.advisorGuthrie, Elizabeth
dc.contributor.authorKrawengit, Tongthida
dc.date.available2018-10-07T19:59:27Z
dc.date.copyright2018
dc.identifier.citationKrawengit, T. (2018). The Three Trials of Khruba Sriwichai (Thesis, Master of Arts). University of Otago. Retrieved from http://hdl.handle.net/10523/8418en
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10523/8418
dc.description.abstractScholars of contemporary Thailand refer to the Sangha reforms promulgated by the Cakri monarchs in the late-nineteenth and early twentieth centuries as historical events that instantly created a new regime of Buddhism. These reforms were important. However, their influence was felt in different ways at different places and times depending on important social and political factors. In this thesis I ask: how did Thailand’s Buddhist reforms change the traditional practice of Buddhism in the Lanna regions? I examine three trials involving a famous Lanna monk called Khruba Sriwichai between 1908 and 1936 for violating the new Sangha Regulations. In each trial, the accusations made against him were similar, butthe final judgements and trial outcomes were different. These differences show how personalities, and changing social and political environments influenced the understanding, uptake and implementation of reformed Buddhism in Lanna between 1908-1936.
dc.language.isoen
dc.publisherUniversity of Otago
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dc.subjectKhruba
dc.subjectSriwichai
dc.subjectSangha
dc.subjectReform
dc.subjectTrial
dc.subjectThailand
dc.subjectLanna
dc.subjectTrials
dc.titleThe Three Trials of Khruba Sriwichai
dc.typeThesis
dc.date.updated2018-10-05T20:29:46Z
dc.language.rfc3066en
thesis.degree.disciplineTheology and Religious Studies
thesis.degree.nameMaster of Arts
thesis.degree.grantorUniversity of Otago
thesis.degree.levelMasters
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