Management of Human Behavior According To Carita in Buddhism

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Chamnan Wongrusmeeduan


The objectives of the research entitled management of human behavior according to carita in Buddhism were as follows: 1. To study the theories of human behavior, 2. To study the principles of human behavior according to carita in Buddhism, 3.To integrate the principle of management of human behavior according to carita in Buddhism, and 4.To propose guidelines in building new knowledge regarding the pattern of integrating management of human behavior according to carita in Buddhism. The study employed qualitative method by analyzing Buddhadhamma from the Tipittaka and Commentaries together with conducting an in-depth interview and a focus group.

The results indicated that human behavior is naturally adaptable by training, developing or changing with psychological processes. The process of conditions, self control, environment and cognitive learning has been implemented. Behavior change regarded as the behavioral management for the right purpose. In Buddhism, 6 Caritas i.e., Raga, Dosa, Moha, Saddha, Buddhi and Vitakka could be adjusted by practicing Buddhist principles in order to attain Dhammic state. The psychological process and Buddhist principles matching with Caritas could be integrated for adjusting the temperaments. The temperamental process of adjustment depends upon man, time, place, environment, and objects. All factors and conditions have to be rightly and appropriately related in moderation. The mental state is affected to be awakening. The inner and outer behavior could be changed as a learned person in Buddhism.

The body of knowledge synthesized as a form of human behavior management in accordance with Carita in Buddhism is the right Dhamma matching with the right Carita, the appropriate condition, and immediate practice. All are implied for   awakening. It is the Carita’s drug capsule, changing behavior called called "CAC Model"


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