The purposes of this research were 1) to study Buddhist priests roles in community development viewed by community leaders from Makham District in Chanthaburi. 2) to compare Buddhist priests roles in community development in the opinion of community leaders form Makham District in Chanthaburi. This study was critically classified by personal factors and understanding of Buddhist priests roles in Thailand. The research population was systematically
selected the 379 people Makham District in Chathaburi participated in this study.