Indianization and Buddhism Evolution: Influence In Ancient Southeast Asia and Lanka

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Phramaha Chakrapol Āchārshubho (Thepa)
Jantima Saengpare


The academic article aims to illustrated features coherent between Indianization and sociology of Buddhists in previous Southeast Asia and Lanka. The study found in terms of Buddhist sociological main characteristics have the influenced from Indianization classified into five dimensions as followed 1) Indianized faith and beliefs like Brahmanism and Buddhism 2) Indianized languages and literature along with Sanskrit and Ramayana 3) Indianized kingship and administrative institutions 4) Indianized art and architecture found out through constructing designs and 5) Indianized manners of social production along with caste system that disparts rites of folk and norm.

            The current article is hopefully useful for diverse future research for applying with academic particular relative to Buddhist study, history, and Indianized study, Civilization of human and especially in Southeast Asia study.


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