Journal of MCU Languages and Cultures https://so08.tci-thaijo.org/index.php/JMLC <p><strong>Journal of MCU Languages and Culture</strong></p> <p><strong>E-ISSN</strong>: 2730-3438</p> <p><strong>Frequency</strong>: Two issues per year<br />Issue 1: January-June<br />Issue 2: July-December</p> en-US [email protected] (Assoc. Prof. Phrakrupariyatratankhunpundit, Ph.D.) [email protected] (Ven. Phramaha Ashir Bajracharya) Fri, 30 Jun 2023 23:40:11 +0700 OJS 3.3.0.8 http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss 60 The Effect of Buddhist Counselling on Psychological Strength of Chronically Disabled Elderly Caregivers https://so08.tci-thaijo.org/index.php/JMLC/article/view/659 <p>The objectives of this research were 1) to study the Buddhist counseling approach to promote mental strength of chronically ill caregivers. 2) to compare the effect of counseling on mental strength of chronically ill caregivers before and after Buddhist counseling. This research is a quasi-experimental research. The experimental group was 7 caregivers of the elderly with chronic illnesses in the family used in-depth interviews and content analysis were use to collecf and analyse guali tatine dafa. questionnaires statistics namely percentage, mean and Wilcoxon Matched pairs test were use to collect and analyse guantitative data.</p> <p>The results of the research were found that: 1) aceording to Buddhist counseling approach Counselors must be generous. good friends and have 4 Brahma Viharas. use counseling processes was 1) building relationships, 2) exploring the mind, 3) inviting them to find the Dharma, 4) adjusting their minds to fight, 5) knowing the suffering and happiness. 2) the results of the Buddhist counseling found that relatives who care for chronically ill elderly The care givers of chronically ill elderly who received Buddhist counseling had The mean scores of mental strength after counseling of chronically ill elderly caregivers were significantly higher than before counseling at the .05 level.</p> Phra Samut Somchai Nonthiko (Sunon), Prayoon Suyajai, Phra Maha Suthep Suthiyano Copyright (c) 2023 Journal of MCU Languages and Cultures https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0 https://so08.tci-thaijo.org/index.php/JMLC/article/view/659 Fri, 30 Jun 2023 00:00:00 +0700 The Development of English Pronunciation of Mathayomsuksa 2 Students at Vajiramakut School https://so08.tci-thaijo.org/index.php/JMLC/article/view/2048 <p>The objectives of this research were 1) to develop an English reading aloud skill exercise. 2) to compare the learning achievements before using the exercise and after using the English reading aloud skill practice exercise. of Mathayomsuksa 2 students. The sample group is Mathayomsuksa 2 students at Vajiramakut School who study the English subject in the second semester of the academic year 2022 whose achievement in English reading aloud skills is below the standard (100 60 each) of 20 people by collecting statistical data by using score analysis. English pronunciation proficiency, including mean and standard deviation (SD). Compare scores. The difference between before and after training by using statistical t-test to calculate. The study found that The reading aloud achievement of the students after using the skill exercises was better performance Resulting in better reading aloud. according to the assumptions set It can be concluded that the sample group had higher English pronunciation ability in all 5 sets after learning with the English reading skill enhancement exercise.</p> Phramaha Phacharaphon Phuenbath, Phra Yuthakarn Dhammayutto Copyright (c) 2023 Journal of MCU Languages and Cultures https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0 https://so08.tci-thaijo.org/index.php/JMLC/article/view/2048 Fri, 30 Jun 2023 00:00:00 +0700 Self-Development According to The Four Bhãvanãs of The Vajira Elderly Club Faculty of Medicine Vajira Hospital, Navamindradhiraj University https://so08.tci-thaijo.org/index.php/JMLC/article/view/658 <p>The title of this study is “Personal development according to prayer 4 in elders, who are members of elderly club at Vajira Hospital, Faculty of Medicine Vajira Hospital, Navamindradhiraj University.” The objectives of the study were 1) to study the level of self-improvement according to prayer 4 in elders, who are members of elderly club at Vajira Hospital, Faculty of Medicine Vajira Hospital, Navamindradhiraj University; 2) to compare self-improvement according to prayer 4 in elders, who are members of elderly club at Vajira Hospital, Faculty of Medicine Vajira Hospital, Navamindradhiraj University. The results were evaluated by each individual factors. Quantitative research was employed in the study, and data were collected using questionnaire from 286 persons with simplified random selection. Descriptive statistics were used for data analysis. Frequency, percentages, means, and standard deviation (SD) were reported. For inferential statistics, data were analyzed using One Way ANOVA. Here, the results show that 1) self-improvement according to prayer 4 in elders, who are members of elderly club at Vajira Hospital, Faculty of Medicine Vajira Hospital, Navamindradhiraj University was at a very high level. Mean and SD were 3.76 and 0.55, respectively; 2) the results of the comparison of self-development according to prayer 4 in elders, who is members of elderly club classified by gender, and participation with the club. The overall t-test results demonstrate that self-development according to prayer 4 did not differ and did not support the hypothesis. On the other hand, according to comparison of self-development in accordance to prayer 4 of elders who are members of elderly club at Vajira Hospital classified by age, education, monthly income, experience membership period, and Dharma practice, the results show that self-improvement according to prayer 4 was different and the results support the hypothesis.</p> Chanaporn Sriprachan, PhrakhrusangkharakEkapatra Abhichando, Prasit Kaewsri Copyright (c) 2023 Journal of MCU Languages and Cultures https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0 https://so08.tci-thaijo.org/index.php/JMLC/article/view/658 Wed, 05 Jul 2023 00:00:00 +0700 Sustainable Community Development According to Buddhist Principles https://so08.tci-thaijo.org/index.php/JMLC/article/view/2037 <p>Sustainable community development according to Buddhist principles. It is the application of Buddhist principles in life to solve problems and improve the quality of life at all levels. it must start with the mind as a basis, that is a development that has cultural roots In order to be able to adapt to knowingly keep up with changes in social structure. At present, the development of this Buddhist science. It is a development that reflects the problems of the development that emphasizes. On the material side without the development of the mind. The Buddhist development must develop both material and spiritual aspects to be balanced and related true development in Buddhism. Therefore, it must be helpful for each person. Be aware of their connection to society and nature which he must support the aforementioned environmental factors to go well without taking personal interests as a criterion, simultaneously, development must be based on Dharma, to create humanitarian value by giving importance to mental happiness arising from being independent and self-reliant and the strength of individuals and communities because community development is creating change make the community prosperous in terms of material. But sustainable community development must apply Buddhist principles to develop for the peace of the community. The people in the community have faith in what is right, good and moral, living together as a community. It is necessary to have laws and morals as a framework or a common standard of conduct. Namely, to survive life, it is necessary for people to live together to fight against natural disasters and depend on each other in pursuit of various factors. Respecting the law, morality and helping each other in the community must be in accordance with the principles of physical, moral, mental and intellectual development. is sustainable development.</p> Porramet Sripinyo, Sanguan Laphonthan Copyright (c) 2023 Journal of MCU Languages and Cultures https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0 https://so08.tci-thaijo.org/index.php/JMLC/article/view/2037 Fri, 30 Jun 2023 00:00:00 +0700 The Ordination Problems in Contemporary Thai Society https://so08.tci-thaijo.org/index.php/JMLC/article/view/2042 <p>Ordination is the practice or self-improvement by bringing one out of the state of being secular. Living a life that goes against the current of desires, at the same time there is a physical self-training. speech and mind to a higher state of suffering Problems of ordination in Thai society today. Regarding the ordination, it was found that the ordination had different objectives in ordination. and the priest does not know the true purpose of the ordination. As for the ordained monks, it was found that the process of screening the monks of the preceptors was lax. When ordained, there is a lack of teachers who give advice and training in terms of practice and practice. As a result, the monks are unable to achieve the goals of true ordination. As for the way to solve the problem of ordination in Thai society It can be summarized as follows: 1. Strictly follow the principles of the Dharma and Discipline. 2. Examine the qualifications of those who come to ordain thoroughly. 3. Provide education and training, both before and after the ordination, with a curriculum, form and method of training. 4. Develop places and religious personnel to have both quality and sufficient quantity. which will make the propagation of Buddhism progress as the Lord Buddha's wishes</p> Phra Sawanathakorn Saensuk, Phra Aphichet Somkamsri Copyright (c) 2023 Journal of MCU Languages and Cultures https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0 https://so08.tci-thaijo.org/index.php/JMLC/article/view/2042 Fri, 30 Jun 2023 00:00:00 +0700