Caodaism

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Caodaism, Caodism

the doctrines of an Indochinese religion, especially an amalgamation of features from Buddhism, Taoism, Confucianism, Christianity, and spiritualism. — Caodaist, n.
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In Japan the movements include Perfect Liberty Kyodan and Kofuku no Kagaku; in Korea, Youido Sunbogum Kyohoe and Tan Woltu; in China, Quannengshen Jiaohui (Dongfang Shandian) and Falun Gong; and in Vietnam, Dai Dao Tam Ky Pho Do (Cao Dai) and Phat Giao Hoa Hao.
Nearly a century after its founding, Cao Dai or Caodaism deserves to be given the serious scholarly treatment that it receives in this monograph by Janet Hoskins.
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They will bomb here, and we will be dead!" Seconds later, she saw the tails of yellow and purple smoke bombs curling around the Cao Dai temple where her family had sheltered for three days, as north and south Vietnamese forces fought for control of their village.
Cao Dai: A Vietnamese religious sect with saints ranging from Buddha and Jesus to Charlie Chaplin and Joan of Arc.
Other religious organizations with small followings include the Vietnamese Cao Dai religion and the Baha'i Faith, each with an estimated 2,000 practicing members.
An interesting sect is Vietnam's Cao Dai church, an attempt to combine the religions of the East and the West.
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Also, the author says the Cao Dai religious sect was formed after World War II, when it dates to 1919.
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