Article name The Influence of Buddhist Institutions on the Formation of the Civic Identity of the Population of the Trans-Baikal Territory
Authors Liga M.B. Doctor of Sociology, Professor,
Shchetkina I.A. Candidate of Sociology, Associate Professor,
Zakharova E.Y. Doctor of Philosophy, Associate Professor,
Gomboeva M.I. Doctor of Culturology, Professor,
Bibliographic description Liga M. B., Shchetkina I. A., Zakharova E. Yu., Gomboeva M. I. The Influence of Buddhist Institutions on the Formation of the Civic Identity of the Population of the Trans-Baikal Territory // Humanitarian Vector. 2024. Vol. 19, no. 1. P. 24–36. DOI: 10.21209/1996-7853-2024-19-1-24-36.
Section Cultural Heritage of Buddhism
UDK 304
DOI 10.21209/1996-7853-2024-19-1-24-36
Article type Original article
Annotation Currently, issues related to the study of civic identity, the all-Russian civic identity are being updated. However, at the same time, civic identity and the all-Russian civic identity are insufficiently developed areas of scientific knowledge. Under civic identity, the authors consider the conscious attitude of a person to a certain community, which is formed in the process of his/her life activity in a certain historical, socio-cultural space. Civic identity is the basis for the formation of human behavior models as a subject of the historical process, in which civic consciousness becomes decisive. Identity is considered as a social phenomenon (ontological approach); as a value that determines the relationship between consciousness and objective reality and determines the actions of a person in a historical setting, giving her guidelines for action (axiological approach). The research uses such methods as conceptual synthesis, inductive generalization, construction, system-structural analysis and expert survey in the form of interviews. In order to identify the role of Buddhism in the formation of civic identity, we carried out the study determining that Buddhist religious institutions of the Trans-Baikal Territory have a direct impact on the formation of Russian identity. The results of the study confirmed that Buddhism acts as a moral guideline for citizens, because in this teaching the main principles and rules of morality are formulated, without these principles it is not possible for peoples to exist, organize their social and daily life. The article defines the importance of Buddhist institutions in the formation and support of civic identity, which comes from the content of Buddhism itself, its postulates and doctrines.
Key words Buddhism, Buddhist institutions, identity, civic identity, national identity, religious identity, all-Russian civic identity
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