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  • proper n. A syncretic monotheistic religion founded in the 20th century in Vietnam.


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  • He says he converted to Caodaism when he left his rural village to take a job as a janitor in Ho Chi Minh City, the former Saigon, where nearly 10 million people live.

    Vietnam's Trade Goals

  • For Caodaism, the government's new attitude has helped stimulate an influx of recruits at a time when millions of people are leaving the countryside for life in the cities.

    Vietnam's Trade Goals

  • Catholicism, Buddhism and Caodaism are now protected by a government ordinance enacted in 2004.

    Vietnam's Trade Goals

  • We are monks and taoists belonging to the great and popular religions of Vietnam such as Buddhism, Caodaism, and Dao Dua; but above all, we are followers of the greatest and most popular religion in Vietnam, and we believe throughout the world, that is, the religion of Peace.

    Imprisoned Monks

  • He began his set speech, forgetting that I had heard it two years before: it reminded me of my own gramophone records for newcomers: Caodaism was a religious synthesis … the best of all religions … missionaries had been despatched to Los Angeles … the secrets of the Great Pyramid.

    The Quiet American

  • Caodaism was always the favourite chapter of my briefing to visitors.

    The Quiet American

  • As such it would be grouped with Caodaism -- and indeed, constitutes one of the largest and most established of such groups.

    Citizendium, the Citizens' Compendium - Recent changes [en]

  • '' 'Taoic religions' '': A family of East Asian religions which make use of the name / concept of '' Tao '' (or '' Dao ''): Taoism, Confucianism, Shinto, Yiguandao, Chondogyo, Caodaism, and others.

    Citizendium, the Citizens' Compendium - Recent changes [en]


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