Taoism vs Hinduism - What's the difference?

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As nouns the difference between taoism and hinduism

is that taoism is a chinese mystical philosophy traditionally founded by lao-tzu in the 6th century bc that teaches conformity to the tao by unassertive action and simplicity while hinduism is a religion, philosophy and culture native to india, characterized by the belief in reincarnation and a supreme oneness personified in many forms and natures.

taoism

English

(wikipedia Taoism)

Noun

(en noun)
  • a Chinese mystical philosophy traditionally founded by Lao-tzu in the 6th century B.C. that teaches conformity to the tao by unassertive action and simplicity
  • a religion developed from Taoist philosophy and folk and Buddhist religion and concerned with obtaining long life and good fortune often by magical means
  • hinduism

    Noun

  • A religion, philosophy and culture native to India, characterized by the belief in reincarnation and a supreme oneness personified in many forms and natures.
  • Hypernyms

    * religion