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MCU University and Monk Chat staff hold international seminar

From 22nd-23rd September, MCU University and Monk Chat staff held a highly successful international seminar at the International Meditation Centre, Baan Sri Wang Tharn, Pa Phai, San Sai District, Chiang Mai.

Participants included MCU monk and lay students, as well as tour guides in Chaing Mai, and other distinguished guests. The six topics discussed were: The Law of Karma; Buddhist Art and Culture in the Lanna Kingdom; Women’s role in Buddhism; Monks and Technology; and Comparative Religion and Meditation. Many experts presented lectures on each topic to the participants.

The aims of the seminar were threefold: to provide knowledge and right understanding about Buddhism to participants, to facilitate monks and tour guides in giving accurate information about Buddhism, and; to train monks and tour guides to spread the teachings of the Buddha and Thai culture at an international level.