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     The leading center of Buddhist education integrating Buddhism with modern sciences for greater mental and social development.


Mahachulalongkornrajavidyalaya University is a University of Thai Sangha established by His Majesty King Chulalongkorn, Rama V as an institute for Tipitaka studies and higher education for Buddhist monks, novices and laypeople.

This university has a strong commitment to be the leading center of various valuable sciences for human beings with the intent to educate people, conduct excellent academic research, and develop and integrate Buddhist knowledge with the various sciences for the development of university's academic studies.

In addition, the university shall provide Buddhist academic services both theoretically and practically that shall lead to the balanced and sustainable development of human beings, societies and environment.


Mahachulalongkornrajavidyalaya University has strong intentions to be the international center of Buddhist and philosophical education and research, and to produce graduates with Buddhist academic excellence, abilities to apply Buddhist knowledge into various sciences, respectable conduct, curiosity, spiritual and intellectual leadership, problem-solving abilities, faithfulness and dedication towards Buddhism, self-sacrifice for society, understanding of social changes and visions with the potential to develop themselves.


Mahachulalongkornrajavidyalaya University has four missions as follows:

1. To produce and develop its graduates with nine desirable characteristics:
     M Morality
     A Awareness
     H Helpfulness
     A Ability
     C Curiosity
     H Hospitality
     U Universality
     L Leadership
     A Aspiration

2. To conduct research that develops the body of knowledge along with learning and teaching process emphasizing the development of Tipitaka knowledge through interdisciplinary means, to apply the knowledge to solve the moral problems in society and to develop Buddhist academics.

3. To promote Buddhism and academic service for the society in accordance with the intentions in establishing the university through the improvement of various activities helpful for serving the work of the Sangha producing knowledge and understanding, to cultivate a greater sense of moral responsibility for the people and to organize meetings, seminars and conduct training for religious training and teaching development for ordained and lay personnel with leading characteristics for upholding and propagating Buddhism as well as being a capable teacher for mind-development.

4. To promote and develop learning resources for preserving arts and culture suitable for the studies, to raise awareness and pride in Thainess and to support local wisdom to serve as the basis of development

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