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The article was to be the Buddhist integrated model for promoting the candle procession tradition of the community in Khemmarat District, Ubon Ratchathani Province. The purposes of this article were to worship the Buddha 2) to glorify temples and 3) to illuminate. The study was carried out by using qualitative method as well as through studying documents, academic texts, books, the research including, fieldwork research to collect the data by interviewing. The obtained data were presented by the descriptive analysis according to the inductive method.
The results of research were found that the model of the candle procession tradition of the community in Khemmarat District, Ubon Ratchathani Province is related to the belief in Buddhism and its inheritance emphasizes relationship between temples and community. The differences between making of candles in the past and the present were the producting process, forms and decorative elements. From the past to the present, the candle-making has aimed at glorifying temples and Buddhism and for the contest. Therefore, candles made in the recent period have not been used for lighting.
The model of promotion the Buddhist integrated candle to be procession tradition of the community in Khemmarat District, Ubon Ratchathani. It should be promotion by inserting inspirational teaching principles and principles of harmony in the tradition through carving candles and tourism promotion. In addition, awareness of people in the community should be created by conducting a project to promote and provide knowledge and understanding of doctrines applied to promote the tradition. This creates faith and belief in the tradition and realization of values and benefits of effective co-working in order to get great success, which led to be happiness of people in the community, economic and social development of the community and further enhancing the quality of life of people in the community.
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