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Online Lecture “Chao Awat: The Incongruity in Sangha Governance” on 30 August 2021

The chao awat or abbot of a Thai Buddhist monastery plays an important role in Buddhist Thai culture. They act as leaders, teachers, masters of monastic monks and novices, villagers, and laypeople nearby.

This lecture will discuss how the head of a Thai Buddhist monastery is problematic in the balance of the Sangha governance designed by the Buddha, and possibilities for solutions will be discussed.


Date and time: 30 August 2021, 14h – 16h (CEST)

Format: Online Lecture via Zoom  (https://uni-hamburg.zoom.us/j/64563521222)

Language: English


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