Zhu Xi engraved his theory in Huizhou, formed the Xin An Li Xue. His thought of the attention to education cast a great influence upon Huizhou. Building the college becomes common practice in Huizhou.
Another great scholar server Dai Zhen had been through a tough life experience. He reckoned the idea of Zhu Xi, protecting the justice, disregarding the human lust, is to kill the human in the name of justice, which gave the morning twilight to the nineteenth century Chinese culture.
The ancestral temple is the embodiment of the clan ideology of Huizhou, the Chinese country church, a mark of the patriarchal clan system of Huizhou. The ancestral temple cultivates the clan ideology, strengthens the Huizhou business which in return makes the ancestral temple more refulgent by supporting it by means of finance. For Huizhou, where the clans live together, mending the temple and the pedigree are the most holy thing. And the ancestral temple also supports the education of Huizhou.