Cao Dai Temple

Cao Dai Temple is one of the contribution of Vietnam to the world has been the faith Caodaista, faith that takes ideas from Buddhism, Christianitu, Hinduism, and many others.


Cao Dai Temple

 

Cao Dai  temple in Tay Ninh, referred to as Toa Thanh or Divine Temple, is the most important of all of the church buildings Caodistas. It began in 1927 and opened in 1955 after a few years of building attributable to delays brought on by monetary and political issues. Cao Dai Temple is a curious and distinctive structure constructing, combination of Asian and European architectures, the place what most noteworthy of its exterior are its vivid colours and shapes of roofs.

 

Cao Dai Temple

 

It occupies an space of 100 hectares. The entire complicated is surrounded by a fence that protects the complicated, with 12 gates. The most important of all door is generally closed and solely open to make method for leaders and public personalities.

The dimension of the Cao Dai Temple is 140 meters long, 40 meters huge and 36 meters excessive. Runner which could be seen within the exterior is supported by 112 round pillars. It consists of four towers that are named in a different way as Tam Dai, Hiep Thien Dai, Cuu Trung Dai and Bat Quai Dai.

The structure of the Cao Dai churches displays the precepts of this syncretic faith, for instance the 2 Belfries are distinctive to Christianity. On the high of the primary façade we discover the statue of Maitreya Buddha within the Lotus place. Shingles in crimson shade and the sharp roofs are typical of Chinese architecture and Hinduism.