Sufism vs Taoism - What's the difference?

sufism | taoism |


As nouns the difference between sufism and taoism

is that sufism is a denomination in islam emphasizing mysticism, asceticism and music while 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.

sufism

English

(wikipedia Sufism)

Noun

(-)
  • A denomination in Islam emphasizing mysticism, asceticism and music.
  • 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