Buddhist Arts: Historical, Development and Influences on people’s Living in the North – Eastern Region

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Adun Lanwong
Phra Panuwat Juntapoon
Phramaha Piratkorn Punnawa


The objectives of this research paper were 1) to study the concept and development of Buddhist art in the northeastern region, 2) to study the important characteristics and learning of Buddhist arts in the northeastern region, and 3) to study the value and influence of Buddhist art. important in the Northeast. This research is a qualitative research. Using field data from 65 area data contributors from Khon Kaen, Kalasin, Nong Khai, Sakon Nakhon and Ubon Ratchathani provinces, the data were analyzed and the results were presented in a descriptive manner.

The results of the research were as follows: 1) Buddhist arts in the northeastern region in applying beliefs related to the creation of sculptures that were influenced by Greek beliefs. Important Buddhist arts such as Phra That Phanom, Phra That Choeng Chum and carved sandstone Buddha images, etc. 2) Important characteristics and important learning of Buddhist arts in the northeastern region, found that the important Buddhist arts are the construction of Phra That Chedi Si Song Rak, the restoration of Phra That Phanom and other Buddhist arts. which has deteriorated over time and when the city moved in the early Rattanakosin era, it appears that the Buddha image of the country was summoned to be the morale of the group Demonstrates a firm faith in the Triple Gem in establishing Buddhism in a suitable country. 3) Values ​​and influences of Buddhist arts. It was found that Buddhist arts affected the beliefs and faith of people in the community, developing into beautiful cultural traditions in different areas from the past to the present.

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Lanwong, A. ., Juntapoon , P. P., & Punnawa , P. P. . (2022). Buddhist Arts: Historical, Development and Influences on people’s Living in the North – Eastern Region. Journal of Arts Management, 6(2), 728–746. Retrieved from https://so02.tci-thaijo.org/index.php/jam/article/view/255541
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