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The Important Role of Reverence in Myanmar Society
- At the present time, all people long for world peace, but they have not been able to achieve this. If peace is desired, it must be sought for in the right way followed by right action, which is the task of morality. In Myanmar, the way to attain peace is adopted the line of action laid down in Maha Mangala Sutta (thirty eight blessings) which bring about peace and happiness. Among these rules, "To have reverence" is the one of the important disciplines for social relationship. The aim of this paper is to show the concept of reverence as a moral significant principle in Myanmar society. The research problem is why does the concept of reverence is essential for social relationship?' The main questions of this research are 1. Why does the sense of moral responsibility decreased in present age? 2. What is the right way to attain peace and happiness in daily life? And 3. How to apply the right way in daily life? The hypothesis is that by practicing the right way, human being can achieve the peace and happiness.
Nang Theingi Maw
- Yadanabon University Research Journal