Features of buddhist state and legal model in the modern world

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In the Russian Federation Kalmykia, Buryatia and Tyva traditionally are "Buddhist and for the majority of citizens in these republics Buddhist values play an important role. For formation of modern model of the state and confessional relations in Russia knowledge of features of Buddhist state and legal model on examples of some countries are important. Feature of development of state legal relations in Laos, Sri Lanka, Thailand that the Buddhism — is the state religion, but at the same time constitutions indicate separation of the Buddhist organizations from the state. When forming the state and confessional relations in Japan there was a special system of religious pluralism. Long time Japan was isolated from the Western world, and Japanese society developed by the traditions. The considered modern states try to apply modern model of transformation of society regarding declaration of a freedom of worship and religious pluralism, and also following to the universally recognized norms of international law.

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N V Volodina

Academy of the Prosecutor General’s Office of the Russian Federation

Email: svppd@yandex.ru
The Department of humanitarian, social, economic and information and legal disciplines


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