Monday, September 22, 2008

Taoism in Vietnam

Taoism is believed to have been introduced into Vietnam during the Chinese Han Dynasty period . It became one of the main religious faiths of the Vietnamese people. Under L? Dynasty King , the examination for the recruitment of officials consisted of essays on the "Three Religions" . Under the succeeding dynasties, Taoism has become a source of inspiration for Vietnamese poets and writers. Taoism also influenced the establishment of the Cao Dai religion in Vietnam.

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