Parenting Patterns Influence on Children's Development from a Buddhist Perspective


  • Mujiyanto STIAB Smaratungga, Indonesia
  • Budhi Bawono STIAB Smaratungga, Indonesia
  • Wandi STIAB Smaratungga, Indonesia
  • Jovini STIAB Smaratungga, Indonesia


Education, Pali Tipitaka Buddhis Perspective, Children’s Development, Parenting Patterns


Education is a planned effort carried out to grow and shape human resources with good morals. The basic shaping of human behavior can not be separated from the role of parents. Parents are the oldest social unit family as the basis of human civilization which passes on the lanterns of civilization to children. The purpose of this research is to know the role of parenting style on children's development from a Buddhist perspective. This research uses the method of library research (library research) which originates from the study of the Pali Tipitaka. Based on the source of the Pali Tipitaka, the results of this study indicate good parenting styles for children's development, namely: (1) Developing an attitude of independence in children, (2) Developing the child's personality, (3) Having good self-confidence, (4) Instilling self-control towards children, (5) Instilling strong faith (sadha) in accordance with the beliefs believed by their parents. The success of parents in providing good parenting can be seen in the way children act and behave in everyday life. Families who have good morals will bring happiness, and harmony, and always maintain the good name of the family in public life.


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How to Cite

Mujiyanto, Bawono, B. ., Wandi, & Jovini. (2023). Parenting Patterns Influence on Children’s Development from a Buddhist Perspective. Journal of International Buddhist Studies, 14(2), 151–159. Retrieved from