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Title: การใช้วรรณกรรมพุทธศาสนาเพื่อการเยียวยา ทางจิตวิญญาณในวิถีล้านนา
Other Titles: Use of Buddhist literature for spiritual healing in Lanna folkways
Authors: ชวนพิศ นภตาศัย
Authors: ทรงศักดิ์ ปรางค์วัฒนากุล
ชวนพิศ นภตาศัย
Keywords: วรรณกรรมพุทธศาสนา;จิตวิญญาณ;วิถีล้านนา
Issue Date: 2557
Publisher: เชียงใหม่ : บัณฑิตวิทยาลัย มหาวิทยาลัยเชียงใหม่
Abstract: This thesis aims to study the texts and contexts in uses of literature for healing, including to analyze the meaning of the texts and contexts in literature uses in terms of Folklore sciences and Psychology. The studies is conducted about the spiritual healing to patients of critical period cases by ritual praying and Dhama preaching inherited in Chiang Mai and Lamphun provinces. The information collecting from documents, interviewing knowledgeable and experienced persons and ritual observation were used in the studies as well. The study found that fifteen stories of literature texts all together active have been used to heal critical patients from the past up to present days. These literature texts are mentioned in academic papers and in Lanna palm leaves manuscript and as well as by the knowledgeable people interviews. The three stories which are Mahawibak, Karma Waja and Bojjhanga 7 are most active in healing at present. The other twelve stories are not popular due to the dynamics of the inconveniences of texts to be used as well as the confusion of the beliefs in relevant issues. Consideration in term of folklore, the literature texts are commendation and the teaching Dhamma of Lord Buddha. The ritual contexts are empower to believe in Dhamma of Load Buddha in a view of Lanna people. Considering in practicing the uses of Literature Healing ritual has its meaning in term of folklore sciences as it is way of making merit by helping patients with the best in those contexts. The ritual of inherited Lanna ideas and beliefs that the ritual helps spirits to better world. Therefore, this rite is a rite of passage through to a better state. It is also the holy rite because it is directly concerned to principles and tools of religious In terms of psychology, the texts used in the rites is to inform the patients to have confidence in Dhama (Buhhda’s Teachings) Substances are the teaching of mindfulness practice and letting go in order to be relaxed. As to the context of rites, it creates a sense of emotional stability. To build faith to create hope of some better things. The healing rituals is a good social support as they consist from the goodwill of all parties in proper time to support patients to meditate in order to calm their minds by praying therapy from the priests. The process may cause the patient to achieve the Transpersonal stage smoothly Recently, the uses of Buddhism Literature for Spiritual Healing are three stories left as mentioned are caused by the dynamics of its literature context which is consequence of the change of society. The changes have their impact to the beliefs of Lanna people. The faster manufacturing technology of the artificial palm leaves affects the holiness meaning of the Lanna Bible. Moreover, changes in knowledge and attitudes of the priests as well as confusion in the belief of Lanna people caused by the surge of modern culture affect the meaning and value of the literature healing at present time which has been moving from making merit and teaching Dhama substances to patients and their relatives to become the rites of making merit for its benefits only.
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