Tuesday, September 4, 2007

Jade Emperor Pagoda - Cao Dai Temple

The lotus pond in front of the Jade Emperor Pagoda

Smoke-darkened altar

The Cao Dai Great Temple, built over two decades beginning in the early 1930s in My Tho on the Mekong Delta. A syncretist religion blending Buddhism, Confucianism, Taoism, ancestor worship and elements of Christianity and other religions, its temple is a fantasy confection

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