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Han Yu's Memorial to Buddhism

One of the leaders in the Confucian counterattack on Buddhism was the classical prose stylist and poet Han Yu (768-824 CE), who in 819 CE composed this vitriolic polemic attacking Buddhism. A champion of rationalism, Han Yu wished to suppress Daoism as well as Buddhism.

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Criticism of Buddhism

Criticism of its content and religious core but praise of its social efforts and politics.

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A Critique of Vipassana Meditation as Taught by Mr S N Goenka

A critical article by Harmanjit Singh, which describes the Vipassana meditation retreats, and discusses pitfalls and shortcomings of the technique and rules.

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