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Cao Dai Temple, Viet Nam318 views"Indigenous to Vietnam Cao Dai is a fusion of the best from Taoism, Buddhism and Confucianism, with Christianity and Islam thrown in for good measure. Cao Daoism was founded in Vietnam only as recently as the 1920's as the answer to the ultimate ideal religion and insists that its' earth-based intermediaries or messengers include such luminaries as William Shakespeare, Joan of Arc and Napoleon Bonaparte."
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Cao Dai Temple, Viet Nam378 views"Cao Dai actually means "palace or high tower", which is suitably apt. Built in 1927, the massive nine-story Cao Dai Temple is part cathedral and part pagoda. It is also a rude assault on your eyeballs."
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Cao Dai Temple, Viet Nam264 views"The central philosophy of Cao Daism pertains to the duty that the faithful perform for themselves, their family, society and the world at large. Much like Confucianism, this element of the Philosophy pertains to how the individual functions within the context of the community."
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Cao Dai Temple Eye - Tay Ninh, Viet Nam4972 views"There are eyes throughout the massive temple that stare down, unblinkingly. The eye symbolizes God as He appeared in the first vision establishing the Cao Dai faith in 1926."
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Cao Dai Temple -- Tay Ninh, Viet Nam5400 viewsShowing the altar and the unblinking eye, which "symbolises the divine presence of God."
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Unblinking Eye -- Cao Dai Temple, Viet Nam6111 viewsThe unblinking eye is the symbol of the Cao Dai faith, founded in 1926 in Viet Nam. "Cao Dai venerates a host of different figures including Victor Hugo, Sun Yat Sen, and Trangh Trinh, a 16th century Vietnamese poet and philosopher. Its ethics are based in the belief in the reincarnation of the soul." There are 7 to 8 million adherents, mostly in Viet Nam.
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Cao Dai Temple -- Tay Ninh, Viet Nam226 viewsFor more information click here. The official website, as best I can tell, is here. Marjorie and I visited the temple, which is near Ho Chi Minh City, on our visit to Viet Nam.
 
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