Caodaism

noun
Cao·​da·​ism | \(ˈ)kau̇¦dīˌizəm\
plural -s

Definition of Caodaism 

: an Indo-Chinese religion originating in Cochin China in 1926, consisting of an amalgamation of elements from Buddhism, Taoism, Confucianism, Christianity, and spiritualism, and having its clergy headed by a pope who as the direct representative of its supreme deity exercises both spiritual and temporal power

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History and Etymology for Caodaism

Vietnamese Cao Đài, literally, great palace + English -ism

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