38/50.- Saigon, Cao Dai Temple
Cao Dai is a new religion born in Vietnam in the 1920's. It is a synthesis of Western and Eastern religions. Christian, Buddhist, Islam, Confucianist, Hinduist, Geniist, and Taoist ideas are mixed to fulfill the desire to achieve the spiritual growth.
The followers of this religion are expected to renounce materialism. They also believe in Karma. They worship God, the superior spirits, and the ancestors.
Cao Dai temples are everywhere in South Vietnam. It is easy to spot them. They all follow the same patterns.