Buddhism evolved in China around the second century BC through Central Asia and took effect during the reign of Emperor Ming (58- 75 M). Since the Han Dynasty (25- 220m) influence of Buddhism began to attract attention and problems. Approximately during the composition of his that Mo Tzu Li huo- lun as an apologia (defense) Buddhism. In the year 147 AD a monk named Lokaraksha of Central Asia have settled in Loyang, the capital of the Han Dynasty period. In the century 2, 3 and 4 many monks from India to China and enterprising copying various sutras and literature into Chinese. Here are some sects of chinese buddha in China:
1. Theravada Flow
– Cheng- Shih
Cheng- shih (in India called flow Sautrantika), which holds that dharma and life are the only virtual reality. This stream to grow until the 6th century and experienced a setback in the 8th century swallowed up the flow of San-lun (Mahayana).
– Chu- She
Chu- she (in India called flow Vaibashika), held that dharma and life are just the reality. This stream to grow until century 7 and setbacks and swallowed the Mahayana.
Lu, the flow that maintains strict discipline for the life of the sangha, based Vinaya- Pitaka. The doctrine of the flow is enhanced by Tao-Shuan (596- 667 AD), a leading monk of South Mountain. In tata- strict order that includes 250 pieces prohibition for monks and 348 nuns ban on fruit. Gradually the stream permeates the flow of the other so that instead of a separate stream.
2. Mahayana Flow
San-lun means Three Sutra. The flow was based on three of the copied work Kumarajiva into Chinese. Two thereof are works of Nagarjuna and another work of his, Deva. This stream in India called Madhyamika (midstream). The flow of the opinion that the whole universe out of which only a limited reality only, not a full reality. The starting point of the Madhyamika flow stems from the four propositions on intinyamenolak any idea about: No, there are tidal, srentak and no, simultaneously there and not there. This flow in China was developed and further refined by Dhi-Tsang (549-623 AD), a monk who terayah of Parsi and mothers from China.
Wei- shih was significant: just awareness. This flow in India is known as Vada Vijnnana built by Asanga. Asanga hand before the fruit is copied into the flow of the Chinese language is known as She-Lun. This stream is later known as flow Fahsiang (Dharmakaya), built by Huan-Shang (596-664 AD). monk, scribe and thinkers.