Buddhism Reflected by Pali in Thailand and India

Rohit Bacchan

Abstract


The languages and literature of India and Thailand are deeply influenced by Pali. In fact, Pali is an important material for understanding ancient Buddhist culture and philosophy, and Buddhist culture and philosophy are a critical part of Indian and Thai culture. In ancient India, there were considerable Buddhist universities, and people from many other countries visited India to learn Indian culture, including Buddhist philosophical expositions. Pali plays a significant role both in the history and culture of India and Thailand, which preserves Indian and Thai culture in a systematic way. Therefore, in the context of Pali, the Buddhist culture of these two countries can be better understood.


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