Judging from Mouzi's text, what aspects of Buddhism were most criticized in China (i.e. what criticisms is he responding to)? Given what we know about Chinese culture at the time, why would these particular aspects of Buddhism have been so troublesome to its Chinese critics?
oday, it can be argued that Buddhism is the fourth largest religion with an estimated following of about 250 million believers. This religion encompasses wide range of beliefs, traditions and spiritual practices largely based on the original teachings attributed to the buddha and resulting practices. In 845, Taoist Emperor Wuzong of the Tang Dynasty initiate