Community Leaders’s Desirable Characteristics for Peace in Thai SocietyCommunity Leaders’s Desirable Characteristics for Peace in Thai Society

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Nipaporn Pansawat
Phramaha Hansa Dhammahaso
Banjob Bannaruji


This article has 3 objectives, 1) to analyze the problems and undesirable characteristics of community leaders for peace 2) to study the desirable characteristics of community leaders for peace in Buddhism 3) to present the desirable characteristics of Community leaders for peace in Thai society at present In doing research, a total 2 groups of 24 groups, totaling 24 images / person, consisting of 12 leaders in Thai society You and the community leaders of 2 communities, totaling 12 people, present the descriptive information. Examine and confirm knowledge with focus group by 8 experts

The research found that:-

  • The problems of the characteristics of community leaders for peace, found that most of the two groups of leaders have good principles of life and self-development. There is a way to create peace for themselves and the community with morality and ethics. There are only a few that need to find ways to develop aspects of internal peace by keeping all the 5 precepts and practice as a routine in order to raise the level of faith. And there is a way to create self-motivation and reinforcement from outside In order to be more strict in discipline Until resulting in good results for participatory work and achieving goals

  • The study of desirable characteristics of community leaders for peace in Buddhism found that there should be a method of internal and external self-development in a step-by-step manner, starting from outside to internal self with the threefold principles. By starting from Yonisomanasikarn is Smart thinking To promote the practice of the 5 precepts to concentrate Until the level of wisdom is the point of view is the truth And should develop Buddhist leadership characteristics in 4 aspects: 1) personality, 2) image behavior 3) mental image and 4) visual intelligence

Presenting desirable characteristics of community leaders for peace With criteria for indicators of integration, leadership, change, threefold and from in-depth interviews with subgroup discussions of community leaders It was found that the desirable characteristics of community leaders for peace had four good features: 1) good personality consisting of strong health, good behavior, good smile Modest verbs. 2) Good behavior, consisting of 5 precepts, discipline, truthfulness, occupation 3) Good mind consists of benevolence, commitment Control emotions with morality and ethics and 4) good intelligence, consisting of enlightenment, knowledge of the world, adaptation, goodness, courage, patience and solitude.


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