Article Info

published: 1/18/05
updated: 12/16/13

Related Books

Timeline of Chinese Religion


Chinese monk Hsüan-tsang returns from India and produces Chinese translations of many Sanskrit Buddhist texts.


Emperor Wu-tsung, a fanatical Taoist, suppresses Buddhism. 40,000 shrines and temples were closed and 260,000 monks and nuns were returned to lay life.


Yuan/Mongol Dynasty


Neo-Confucianism (Chu Hsi school) began to enjoy orthodox status


Republic of China (ROC)


People's Republic of China (PRC)

© 2004-2015 ReligionFacts. All rights reserved. | About Us | How to Cite | Contact Us | Privacy Policy | Advertising Info
Site created with Dreamweaver. Web hosting by Blue Host. Menu powered by Milonic.
Religions: Religion Comparison Chart | Bahá'í | Buddhism | Chinese Religion | Christianity | Confucianism | Hinduism | Islam | Jehovah's Witnesses | Judaism | Mormonism | Rastafarianism | Scientology | Shinto | Taoism
Features: Big Religion Chart | Religions A-Z | Religious Symbols Gallery
ReligionFacts provides free, objective information on religion, world religions, comparative religion and religious topics.