A Model for Enhancing the Happiness of Student in Buddhist Sunday School, Mahachulalongkornrajavidyalaya University

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อุไรรัตน์ ทองพินิจ
สิน งามประโคน
นภัทร แก้วนาค

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The purposes of the dissertation “A Model for Enhancing the Happiness of Students in Buddhist Sunday School, Mahachulalongkornrajavidyalaya University”, are: 1) to study a model for the happiness of students in Buddhist Sunday School, Mahachulalongkornrajavidyalaya University, 2) to develop a model for enhancing the happiness of students in Buddhist Sunday School, Mahachulalongkornrajavidyalaya University, and, 3) to publicize a model for enhancing the happiness of students in Buddhist Sunday School. This research is qualitative. It is comprised of: 1) document analysis, 2) in-depth interview of twenty-seven informants, and 3) focus group discussion by six experts in specific field. Data analysis is carried through content analysis. Research findings reveal as follows:


  1. The current model for happiness of students in Buddhist Sunday School, Mahachulalongkornrajavidyalaya University (MCU.), demonstrates that opportunities in choosing what students are interested in learning leads them to happier learning in a satisfactory atmosphere.

  2. The development of a model for enhancing happiness of students at Buddhist Sunday School, MCU. is comprised of three strands with the same five elements: well-being, pleasant mindedness, and community strength. Each of the strands is comprised of five elements: loving kindness (Metta), self-training (Kãya Bhāvanā), positive emotion, relationship, and local wisdom.

  3. The model for enhancing happiness of students in Buddhist Sunday School, MCU. is dependent upon the support of practicing Buddhist monks and the community working with the students of Buddhist Sunday School, MCU., to follow BuddhaDhamma. The element practiced is based on the loving kindness (Metta), and the self-training (Kãya Bhāvanā) in order to reach the wisdom of BuddhaDhamma.

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ทองพินิจ อ., งามประโคน ส., & แก้วนาค น. (2019). A Model for Enhancing the Happiness of Student in Buddhist Sunday School, Mahachulalongkornrajavidyalaya University. Journal of Educational Review Faculty of Education in MCU, 6(1), 17–27. Retrieved from https://so02.tci-thaijo.org/index.php/EDMCU/article/view/182304
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