The Roles of Women’s Leadership in Dhamma Practice in Thai Society

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Nutchaduang Watcharasansup


As a matter of fact, the propagation of the Dhamma does not depend on the gender, but the concept of the domination of the male on the female appearing in the context of the Indian Society in the Buddhist age. Until at the present time the female had leased opportunity because of physiological different concept. From the research, it is found that the roles of the Thai women in the many ways were less than the Thai men in the past. There were many changes in the roles of Thai women when the Thai Society becoming the democracy especially for the high education of Thai women developing themselves to work in the same level of the role as the Thai men. In addition to the women could develop themselves and success to be the leaders of many organizations in the world wide, and also today the duties and the roles of many Thai women could be the leaders of the people to practice the Dhamma in many Buddhist Communities and also being the high potential leaders to propagate the Buddhist Doctrines to the people. They are ability to teach a lot of people in many models not only Dhamma lectures including higher doctrine, transcendental law or metaphysics but also Dhamma practices especially for Insight Meditation to make their students to be free from suffering.

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Watcharasansup, N. (2018). The Roles of Women’s Leadership in Dhamma Practice in Thai Society. Journal of Arts Management, 1(3), 187–196. Retrieved from