The Communication Approach for Conservation Palm Leaves Text of Sungmen Temple, Thailand by Buddhism Dharma


The purpose of this article is to explain the Communication approach for conservation palm leaves texts of Sungmen Temple, Thailand by Buddhism dharma. The methodology for this study including opinion leader in-depth interview such as a monk and a local Wisdom, Participant and Non- participant Observation and related literature reviews. It was found that in the community communication process for preservation manuscripts is involved 5 elements of Buddhism teaching following by 1) Faith - created people preservation awareness by well-known people 2) Morality – proficient organization management 3) Concentration – using the only one unique traditions named Takdhamma to encourage people attended temple activities. 4) Wisdom – Construct learning center and museum including Memorandum of Understanding in term of research with universities and cultural offices. 5) Friendliness – Knowledge transfer activities to public such as training, press release and change temple position to tourist attraction. After adaptation 5 elements for community communication to preservation ancient Buddhism documentaries, Sungmen temple is successful cooperation from internal and external communities including involved government units and private institutions . As above mentioned nowadays Sungmen temple is the role model for encouraging the community to conservation palm leaves text.

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Raksina Puanglam, Chiang Mai Rajabhat University, Thailand

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Conference: ACAH2017
Stream: Humanities - Media, Film Studies, Theatre, Communication

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