The Implementation of the Five Precepts in Daily Life to Promote Ethics of Students in Nongkhae Secondary School (Sorakitpittaya), Saraburi Province

Phra Praphansak Dhĩradhammo

Abstract


This research was a mixed study it consisted of 3 objectives were; 1) to study the level of the implementation of the five precepts in daily life to promote ethics 2) to compare the differences in the level of the implementation of the five precepts in daily life to promote ethics and 3) to discrip the problems and the limitalions and the way to promote the five precepts in daily life of students in Nongkhae School (Sorakitpittaya) Saraburi province. the samples consited of 341 high school students .The research instruments were questionnare concerning the implementation of the five precepts in daily life and the deep interviews form to describe the problems and limitations and the way to promote the five precepts in daily life of students .Statistices used were Fregncncy Distsibution, Percentage, mean, t – test, F – test, Standard Deviation, and One - Way ANOVA.
The research finding were as follows
1. Samples were mostly female (71.60%) 14-15 years old (33.40%) the second high school students (20.80%) guardians careers were general employments (56.30%) religions learning from monks (44.00%) and having religions faith from monks (35.80%)
2. The samples having the implementation of the five precepts in daily life to promote ethics in overall and six espects at the high level which can be listed from the highest to the lowest espects as the 5th of five precepts, the ethects of physicl-social, the 2nd, the 4th, the 1st and 3nd, of level precepts with means as 4.34, 4.14, 4.03, 3.85, 3.66, and 3.59, respectively
3. The results showed that samples with differences in sex, ages, education, statistical differ in the behavioral implementation of the five precepts in daily life to promote ethics at 0.05 level, whereas the guardians careers, the sources of the five precepts learning and religions background have no effect to the implementation of the five precepts.
4. Problems and limitations of the implementation of the five precepts in daily life to promote ethics were the limitation of understanding, its nature were not suitable for present day and espiciaely in physical and consumerism time.
The way for supporting to implicate of the ethics concerning five precepts in daily life were; 1) The religions, government and general organizations must participate in giving knowledges, to motivate the ethics concerning five precepts as the fundamental characteristics for human being. Point that It is the fundamental of rules and norms to make the climate for practising and developing of overall others higher behaviors and consciousness of individual and society setting.

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