The Enlightenment From the Inheritance of Buddhist Music to Modern Education

Tingting YAN


Buddhist music has already existed for over a thousand years and education occupies a very important role in the inheritance and evolution of Buddhist ceremonies. Buddhist music, as an indispensable part of the Buddhist ceremony is naturally carried forward by the role of education and continues to evolve, develop and change. Through the education inheritance property existing in Buddhist ritual music, this paper analyzes its enlightenments to modern education: first, modern education should aim at human development; second, modern school education evaluation should take development-oriented evaluation methods; third, in modern school teacher recruitment, we should avoid “inbreeding”. These enlightenments have formed a reflective role on the formation of modern education and then produce more far-reaching important issues.


Buddhist music inheritance modern education; Enlightenment; Tradition

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