The Journey to the West by Wu Chengen

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Why does Tathagata want someone to go to the East?

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In The Journey to the West , Buddha, also known as Tathagata, notices a varying morality of characteristics in the Four Continents of the Universe. He sees the people of the Southern Continent as evil, murderous, greedy, and spiteful, and he wants them to change...

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