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  • Vietnam`s Destination Divine: Cao Dai Holy See

    Vietnam's Destination Divine: Cao Dai Holy See

    3/11/2016 10:38:45 AM

    On a recent backpacking trip to South Vietnam, Raul Dias chanced upon Caodaism, a 20th Century monotheistic religion thats a curious amalgamation of various philosophies, and its venerated ‘Ground Zero’

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  • Visit to Ootomo Religon in Japan by Caodai Sacerdotal Council

    Visit to Ootomo Religon in Japan by Caodai Sacerdotal Council

    3/11/2016 10:40:37 AM

    This is the first time that the Sacerdotal Council of the Cao Đai Holysee in Tay Ninh province has accepted the invitation from the Oomoto Religion to attend the Oomoto Miroku Great Festival held on May 5, 2013.

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  • Impression d’une catholique suite à la cérémonie caodaïste en honneur de Lao Tseu

    Impression d’une catholique suite à la cérémonie caodaïste en honneur de Lao Tseu

    3/11/2016 10:42:36 AM

    "L’accueil des fidèles caodaïstes - habillés en aodai traditionnel immaculée - y est sans aucun doute pour beaucoup. En outre la couleur blanche-omniprésente- renforce ce sentiment de sérénité ; comme un havre de paix au milieu de la pollution et du bruit..."

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  • 52 students taking Caodaism course in 2013 at the University of Dhaka, Bangladesh

    52 students taking Caodaism course in 2013 at the University of Dhaka, Bangladesh

    3/11/2016 10:44:52 AM

    A Four Year Bachelor of Arts Degree at the Department of World Religions and Culture of the University of Dhaka requires students to study 28 courses out of 38. These courses are distributed in eight semesters with an end in view to complete two semesters per year. As there are more than 28 courses in...

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  • Structure of Caodaism (2)

    Structure of Caodaism (2)

    3/11/2016 10:46:19 AM

    There is only one Giao-Tong/Pope who is the Leader of the Cuu Trung Dai/Executive Body. There are three Chuong-Phap/Legislative Cardinals. The three Legislative Cardinals/Chuong-Phap belong to the three branches: Nho (Confucianist), Thich (Buddhist) and Dao (Taoist); one for ...

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  • Derrière le voile de l’oeil céleste (4)

    Derrière le voile de l’oeil céleste (4)

    3/11/2016 10:56:53 AM

    La présente étude a tenté de décrire comment l’autorité et le charisme religieux ont pu se construire au sein du caodaïsme, et ceci au travers de parenthèses biographiques de plusieurs personnalités fondatrices de branches ou d’organismes caodaïstes. Du point de vue religieux, ...

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  • Caodaism is becoming

    Caodaism is becoming

    2/6/2016 10:31:10 AM
    I am also interested in hearing more about ways in which Caodaism is becoming "globalized"----linked to communities in other countries and part of an international conversation. From your question, “globalized” may refers to

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  • Structure of Caodaism (1)

    Structure of Caodaism (1)

    2/6/2016 10:31:10 AM
    In 1926 God (Duc Cao Dai) indicated that the Religion was to have three branches/boards: the Bat-Quai-Dai, the Hiep-Thien-Dai and the Cuu-Trung-Dai. In order to operate the Religion the three branches/boards must act in concert.

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  • Cochinchina as a cultural precondition for the foundation of Caodaism (4)

    Cochinchina as a cultural precondition for the foundation of Caodaism (4)

    2/6/2016 10:31:10 AM
    Of those 300 historical years, Caodaism covers less than one third. Innumerable hardships and perilousness suffered by Caodaist founders are possibly not much different from those endured by generations of pioneers in Cochinchina. They all yearned to open a bright horizon for their descendants...

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  • Cochinchina as a cultural precondition for the foundation of Caodaism (3)

    Cochinchina as a cultural precondition for the foundation of Caodaism (3)

    2/6/2016 10:31:10 AM
    In short, before the birth of Caodaism, the coexistence of different nationalities in Cochinchina during some 200 years had enabled the new region to have an open condition for cultural exchange and association. We could say that Cochinchina had allowed a multi-cultural tendency from its very beginning, thus it showed no allergic attitude toward a syncretic belief like Caodaism...

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  • Cochinchina as a cultural precondition for the foundation of Caodaism (2)

    Cochinchina as a cultural precondition for the foundation of Caodaism (2)

    2/6/2016 10:31:10 AM
    This fact of course results in their open-mindedness and readiness to contact and accept what is new. Cochinchinese people are, as a result, easy to tolerate, admit, and actively support the new. Their mentality and behaviour are most favourable for the birth of a new religion like Caodaism...

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  • Cochinchina as a cultural precondition for the foundation of Caodaism (1)

    Cochinchina as a cultural precondition for the foundation of Caodaism (1)

    2/6/2016 10:31:10 AM
    As mentioned above, the term Nam Kỳ is used in its cultural aspect without any political and historical significance. The title of the essay comprises “a cultural precondition”. What is meant by the term culture in this context?...

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  • Welcome Speech to H.E. Archbishop Leopoldo Girelli

    Welcome Speech to H.E. Archbishop Leopoldo Girelli

    2/6/2016 10:31:10 AM
    First of all, we would like to express our gratitude to Your Eminence Cardinal Phạm Minh Mẫn and the Archbishop’s Residence for this significant opportunity so that we can be here today in this unforgetable meeting.

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  • Sharing of representative from Caodaism (Feb 10th 2012)

    Sharing of representative from Caodaism (Feb 10th 2012)

    2/6/2016 10:31:10 AM
    It is our honor to be here today, February 10, 2012, at the Notre Dame Basilica to attend this greatly Solemn and Holy Ceremony. Tonight is the night of prayer for the patients on the “World Day of The Sick”, February 11th, 2012. With the purpose of praying for the sick, medical workers and, we make an appeal to every one, every member of our society to join us in order to relieve the pain...

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