Reflection of Karma through a Tale of Phaya Kan Kak

  • Prapaporn Tanakittikasame General Education, Phathumwan Institute of Technology
Keywords: Karma, Phaya Kan Kak


This article is a presentation of Buddhist perspective on Karma using a case study of a local North East Thailand tale, Phaya Kan Kak. In the story, Karma of Miss Rohini in a buddhist exegesis mainly focuses on Karma. The Phaya Kan Kak is a tale that reflects the Buddhist philosophy. The story relates to agricultural life of farmers by representing ways of living with the adaptation of human beings such as ritual for rain that comes with the local legend. From the study found that the tale, Phaya Kan Kak, is consistent with Buddha’s teachings reflected by doing good deed and ignoring bad deed.

How to Cite
Tanakittikasame, P. (2020). Reflection of Karma through a Tale of Phaya Kan Kak. Buddhism and Social Responsibility in the New Normal (BUSRIN) (Lanna Journal of Buddhist Studies and Cultures), 1(1). Retrieved from