One controversy of Humanistic Buddhism is the role of women in society. Master Hsing Yun, the founder of the Fo Guang Shan humanistic Buddhist movement, holds a conservative perspective as to the position of women, and has published a variety of articles for men on how to maintain a functioning household, and for women on how to provide proper companionship and please their husbands. Despite this perception, women have earned themselves a solid position in the Chinese workforce. While Master Hsing Yun does not advocate for women being forced out of workplaces, he cautions men about the problems that might arise in a household if a woman is not at home to keep things in order. However, Buddhist nuns have been gaining a place as of 1998, in which 136 women from a variety of Buddhist traditions were ordained into the Fo Guang Shan tradition in China. Taiwan has also had ordination available to Buddhist nuns for centuries. 
625: Introduced into Japan. The Tattvasiddhi school ( 成實宗 , Jōjitsu-shū )  (formerly known as the * Sātyasiddhi ) is considered to be an offshoot of the Bahuśrutīya , an Indian Sautrāntika school of Nikaya Buddhism ; however, the Tattvasiddhi ' s position was also close to that of the Sthavira nikāya . They were distinguished by a rejection of abhidharma as not being the words of the Buddha. It was introduced to Japan as Jōjitsu in 625 by the monk Ekwan of Goryeo . In Japan, it was classified as one of the three approaches of East Asian Mādhyamaka instead of a separate lineage.  East Asian Mādhyamaka ( 三論宗 , Sanron-shū ) was one of the six Nara sects ( 南都六宗 , Nanto Rokushū ) .