The Importance of Regional Language Equality Balance in Enhancing Peacebuilding among Theravada Buddhist Countries: A Case study of Myanmar, Lao PDR, and Cambodia

  • Phramaha Min Putthithanasombat School of Management, Shinawatra University
  • John Walsh School of Management, Shinawatra University
Keywords: Regional Language, Equality Balance, Peacebuilding, Theravada Buddhism, Cambodia, Lao PDA, Myanmar, Communication


           ASEAN Political-Security Community (APSC) has goals to share responsibility for comprehensive security in cohesive, peaceful, stable, and resilient region, especially to strengthen research activities on peacebuilding. The diversity of culture in ASEAN is one reason to increase the conflict in our region. This study explores and investigates the issues in using regional language equality balance is important to enhance the peacebuilding among Theravada Buddhist Countries.

           This qualitative research uses phenomenological approach methodology which was observed with Myanmar, Lao and Cambodian Theravada Buddhists real-life environment over period of four years (2014-2018). The findings result from qualitative analysis of that data addresses issues in activity projects among Buddhist people by using various Science of Management. In the cases, Wat Bo school in Cambodia; Buddhist Laities from Pakse in Lao PDA and ethnic groups of Buddhist volunteers in Kengtung, Myanmar are pilot projects which reflect the harmony of Buddhist in ASEAN originate from the Buddhist ritual activity cooperation. Communication is the first approach result to reach the peacebuilding process, especially, using regional language equality balance in the meaning, alphabet letter, and culture

           balance which are practically considered and affected to the peace strategy in ASEAN.


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