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  Mahanikay   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
Thammayut monks preach in the vernacular, whereas Mahankikay confine themselves to memorising texts in Pali.
This period coincided with growing demands on the part of younger monks in the Mahanikay for greater democratic accountability in the Sangha.
It was felt by some within the Mahanikay that the governing body of the Sangha, the Council of Elders, there were too many adherents of the Thammayut tradition.
philtar.ucsm.ac.uk /encyclopedia/seasia/mahanikay.html   (334 words)

  
 Theravada - Biocrawler   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
Though Sri Lankan monastic nikayas are often organized along caste lines, men who ordain as monks temporarily pass outside of the conventional caste system, and as such during their time as monks may act (or be treated) in a way that would not be in line with the expected duties and privileges of their caste.
Sri Lanka - Siam Nikaya, Amarapura Nikaya and Ramanna Nikaya.
The diversity of Buddhist thought has sometimes led to criticism of Theravada by other schools, although it is important to note that such criticism is far from universal, and that Buddhists of different schools often interact on terms of mutual respect.
www.biocrawler.com /encyclopedia/Theravada   (2134 words)

  
 Science Fair Projects - Thammayut Nikaya
Thammayut Nikaya (Pali), literally "Those adhering strictly to the monastic dicipline", also known in the West as the Thai Forest Tradition, is an order of Theravada Buddhist monks in Thailand.
Thammayut monks were expected to eat only one meal a day and the meal was to be gathered during a traditional alms round.
Thammayut Nikaya has produced two particularly highly revered forest monks: Phra Ajaan Sao Kantasilo Mahathera (1861-1941) and Phra Ajaan Mun Bhuridatta (1870-1949).
www.all-science-fair-projects.com /science_fair_projects_encyclopedia/Thammayut_Nikaya   (369 words)

  
 Thammayutika Nikaya   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
The Thammayutika Nikaya was established in Thailand in about 1833 in the context of the process of reform implemented by Mongkut (1804-68), the son of King Rama II, who became a monk shortly before his father's death and king of Thailand in 1851.
Mongkut's instrument for achieving this was the Thammayut Nikaya.
The 20th century has seen the decline in power of the Thammayut and the growing influence of the Mahanikay Nikaya.
philtar.ucsm.ac.uk /encyclopedia/seasia/thamma.html   (393 words)

  
 Thammayut Nikaya - Buddhist Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
Thammayut Nikaya (Pali), literally "Those adhering strictly to the monastic discipline" is an order of Theravada Buddhist monks in Thailand.
Thammayut Nikaya has produced two particularly highly revered forest monks: Phra Ajaan Sao Kantasilo Mahathera (1861-1941) and Phra Ajahn Mun Bhuridatta (1870-1949).
The current Supreme Patriarch of Thailand, Somdet Phra Nyanasamvara Suvaddhana, is a member of the Thammayut Nikaya.
buddhism.2be.net /Thammayut_Nikaya   (210 words)

  
 Religion in Thailand. Buddhism. On-Samui.Com
Basically, the Theravada school of Buddhism is an earlier and, according to its followers, less corrupted form of Buddhism than the Mahayana schools found in East Asia or in the Himalayan lands.
The latter is a minority sect (the ratio being one Thammayut to 35 Mahanikai) begun by King Mongkut and patterned after an early Mon form of monastic discipline which he had practised as a monk ('bhikkhu').
Thammayut monks are expected to attain proficiency in meditation as well as Buddhist scholarship or scripture study ; the Manahanikai monks typically 'specialise' in one or the other.
www.on-samui.com /info-thailand/religion.html   (958 words)

  
 ExciteThailand - Best Hotel and Tour Reservations for Thailand Travelling   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
Basically, the Theravada school of Buddhism is an earlier and, according to its followers, less corrupted form of Buddhism than the Mahayana schools found in East Asia or in the Himalayan area.
The latter is a minority sect (the ratio being one Thammayut to 35 Mahanikai) begun by King Mongkut and patterned after an early Mon form of monastic discipline which he had practiced as a monk ('bhikkhu').
Thammayut monks are expected to attain proficiency in meditation as well as Buddhist scholarship or scripture study; the Mahanikai monks typically 'specialize' in one or the other.
www.excitethailand.com /tg/religions.asp   (1424 words)

  
 E-sangha, Buddhist Forum and Buddhism Forum -> sects
The main difference is that the forest monks tend to be stricter with the Vinyana.
The first is the Maha Nikai, and the second is the Thammayut Nikai.
In general, is stronger for Thammayut Nikai monks, being allowed to eat only one meal a day and only that which is offered to them in their alms bowls.
www.lioncity.net /buddhism/index.php?showtopic=16472   (1093 words)

  
 Ramanna Nikaya info here at en.my-widgets.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
By using moderation in type and amounts of foods and by Ramanna Nikaya foods in their natural state, the way they were made from the earth you will feel Ramanna Nikaya, work Ramanna Nikaya with less Ramanna Nikaya and look Ramanna Nikaya in the process.
Ramanna Nikaya (or Ramanya Nikaya) is one of the most orthodox Buddhist orders in Sri Lanka.
Ramanna Nikaya is said to be similar to the Thammayut Nikaya order of Thailand.
en.my-widgets.com /Ramanna_Nikaya   (365 words)

  
 Britain.tv Wikipedia - Mongkut
Leonowens' story would become the inspiration for the Rodgers and Hammerstein musical, The King and I.
As king, Mongkut worked to establish the Thammayut Nikaya, an order of Buddhist monks that he believed would conform more closely to the orthodoxy of the Theravada school.
One of King Mongkut's last official duties came in 1868, when he invited the British consuls from Singapore to watch the solar eclipse, which Mongkut had predicted two years earlier, at Wakor district in Prachuap Khiri Khan province.
www.britain.tv /wikipedia.php?title=Mongkut   (604 words)

  
 Supreme Patriarch of Thailand - Buddhist Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
The Supreme Patriarch has legal authority to oversee both of Thailand's Theravada sub-orders, the Maha Nikaya and the Thammayut Nikaya, as well as the small minority of Mahayana Buddhists in the country.
He is assisted by a Supreme Sangha Council, which is led by the Sangha Nayaka (literally "director of the sangha").
Because Nyanasamvara Suvaddhana is of the Thammayut Nikaya, this implies that the next Supreme Patriarch will come from the Maha Nikaya.
buddhism.2be.net /Supreme_Patriarch_of_Thailand   (390 words)

  
 A2Z Pattaya - Thailand Religion
The latter is a minority sect (one Tharnmayut to 35 Mahanikai) begun by King Mongkut and patterned after an early Mon form of monastic discipline that he had practised as a monk (bhikkhu).
For example, they eat only once a day, before midday and must eat only what is in their alms-bowls, whereas Mahanikais eat twice before noon and may accept side dishes.
An increasing number of foreigners come to Thailand to be ordained as Buddhist monks, especially to study with the famed meditation masters of the forest wats in northeast Thailand (see Meditation Study).
www.a2zpattaya.com /m0330.htm   (9132 words)

  
 Vihara.dk :: Vis emne - Theravadaskoler udvidet   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
Thammayut lægger mere vægt på disciplin og meditation end Maha Nikai gør, og at man mener at det er manglen på disciplinen som har givet problemet i Maha Nikai.
Flere af hans disciple valgte at lade sig ordinere på ny for at skifte fra maha nikaya til dhammayut efter at have mødt ham.
Jeg er ikke inde i de tekniske detaljer, men der er vist nogle afgørenede forskelle i fortolkingen af Vinayaen der gør det problematisk for Maha Nikaya og dhammayut munke at bo i det samme kloster i gennem længere tid ol.
www.vihara.dk /forum/viewtopic.php?p=1894   (2633 words)

  
 Thammayut Nikaya   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
Thammayut Nikaya is one of the topics in focus at Global Oneness.
Traditionally, Theravada Buddhism has observed a distinction between the practices suitable for a lay person and the practices undertaken by ordained monks (and, in ancient times, nuns).
Thammayut Nikaya: Encyclopedia II - List of Buddhists - Historical Buddhist thinkers and founders of schools
www.experiencefestival.com /thammayut_nikaya   (990 words)

  
 Female Monks Revive Buddhist Tradition - Thailand Forum
The Thai lineage was called Siyam Nikaya, and the other from Burma was called the Amarapura Nikaya - named after the area in Burma in which the ordination came.
I think the Rammanya is the onlly Nikaya without division at the moment, a split occured, but the 2 parties rejoined togther in the 1950s.
Monks are the other 2 nikaya are less numerous, but more strcit in their practice.
www.thaivisa.com /forum/index.php?showtopic=65611   (1784 words)

  
 Nikaya | THG Lexikon
Nikaya ist ein Wort aus der Pali-Sprache, welches benutzt wird, um buddhistische Texte zu kennzeichnen.
Im buddhistischen Pali-Kanon, insbesondere beim Suttapitaka bedeutet Nikaya „Buch“ oder „Band“, obwohl gerade die Suttapitaka so umfangreich sind, dass sie kaum in einem Band herausgegeben werden können.
In den Theravada-Schulen Südostasiens kann Nikaya eine Abteilung der Mönchsgemeinschaft bezeichnen, ist aber auch eine höfliche Bezeichnung für eine buddhistische Glaubensgemeinschaft (siehe Thammayut Nikaya).
www.tomshardware.de /lexikon/Nikaya   (121 words)

  
 Prinz Mongkut - Reformer des thailändischen Buddhismus
Sie nannten sich Thammayut Nikaya, die „Gruppe derer, die sich strikt an das Dhamma halten“, im Gegensatz zur Mahanikai, der „Großen Glaubensgemeinschaft“.
Während seiner Zeit als König hatte er den Thammayut-Orden gegenüber den Mahanikai nie bevorzugt, aber er unterstütze ihn wo er nur konnte.
Obwohl sich heute die Thammayut-Mönche noch immer in der Minderzahl befinden - das Verhältnis Mahanikai zu Thammayut ist etwa 35:1 - bekannten sich doch eine Reihe hochverehrter Mönche zu dieser Glaubensgemeinschaft, z.
www.hdamm.de /buddha/mongkut/thammayut_1.php   (1259 words)

  
 Thai Buddhism: Buddhism in Thailand
It was Thailand (then known as Siam) that restored the Sangha (brotherhood of monks) in Sri Lanka.
Hence, the main sect of Buddhism in Sri Lanka is known as Siam Nikaya (meaning Siam Sect).
The Sangha in Thailand is broken down into two main Nikayas.
www.siamese-dream.com /reference/nikaya.html   (454 words)

  
 Where do I find Theravada information   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
The continuing venerate of the caste system in Sri Lanka may hit a look in the taboo against temporary ordination & leaving the monkhood.
Though Sri Lankan monastic nikayas are repeatedly straightened onward caste lines, men who ordain as monks temporarily gash alien of the general caste system, & as such amid their territory as monks may move (or be treated) in a summary that wouldn't be in feature with the bargain fored duties & immunities of their caste.
Different orders, which are referred to as nikayas, hasn't resulted in the ripening of determined afar doctrines.
en.card-lot.info /Theravada   (3732 words)

  
 The Sunday Times Plus Section
The earlier structure of the Sangha which was headed by a Sangharaja was replaced by a Chief of the Sangha (Padhan Song).
The strict ascetic sect of Thammayut nikaya which was introduced in the early 1940s from Thailand was banned in 1975, and there is only one sect which is called Phra Song Lao (Lao Sangha)There were 20,000 monks and novices in 3441 monasteries in Laos before the Lao Revolution in 1975.
The number has now returned almost to the pre-revolution levels with 17,990 monks and novices in 2823 monasteries.
lakdiva.org /suntimes/981108/plus5.html   (1244 words)

  
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In Thailand, which retained its independence, a process of gradual reform and modernization took place.
During the 19th century leadership in the reform and modernization process was taken by a new Buddhist sect, the Thammayut Nikaya, which was established and supported by the reigning Chakri dynasty.
More recently, the reform and modernization process has become more diversified and has affected virtually all segments of the Thai Buddhist community.
cyberspacei.com /jesusi/inlight/religion/buddhism/bud3.htm   (7485 words)

  
 Formelsammlung Nikaya   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
[[Image:Tipitaka2.jpgthumbThailändischer Pali-Kanon]] Nikaya ist ein Wort aus der Pali-Sprache, welches benutzt wird, um Buddhismus Buddhistische Literatur zu kennzeichnen.
Im buddhistischen Pali-Kanon, insbesondere beim Suttapitaka bedeutet Nikaya ?Buch?
Das in China benutzte Äquivalent ist Agama: die Suttapitaka des Pali-Kanons werden von den Mahayana-Buddhisten manchmal ?
www.formel-sammlung.de /wiki_Nikaya.html   (125 words)

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