By Kyle Garcia,2014-04-11 14:53
The state religion of ancient China, which came into existence at least as far back as the Han Dynasty (206 B.C. to A.D. 220)
and perhaps as early as the Western Zhou Dynasty (1050 B.C. to 771 B.C.), allowed only emperors performing the ritual
worship of heaven, perceiving them as special links between the earthly and celestial real..