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Today’s Verse

Indicating no one in the world in particular, I say to you: dust in the mind causes disorders of the body. (V:9)

This Month’s Message: Chestnut Bur

Oyasama once said to a follower:
“The bur of the chestnut is rough and prickly. Take away the bur and inside it there is a shell and then there is a bitter coating. Shell it, then peel the coating, and you will find a tasty nut. If a man listens to the truth and discards his [...]

Participants Cultivate a Sense of Gratitude and Foster Friendships

Participants Cultivate a Sense of Gratitude and Foster Friendships

The High School Division of the Students Training Course was held in the Home of the Parent between August 9 and 15 with a total of 1,015 participants from all over Japan as well from Denmark and Taiwan.

Announcement for the Seminar for Successors

During the monthly meeting of the Kaname-kai (the association comprising the head ministers of all directly supervised churches) held on August 27, Daisuke Nakayama, the successor-designate to the Shinbashira, announced that the Seminar for Successors will be held. Intended for successors of the path between the ages of 20 and 40, the Seminar for Successors [...]

English-Speaking Followers Explore Pathways of Salvation

English-Speaking Followers Explore Pathways of Salvation

On July 15 and 16, “Tenri Forum 2016: Pathways of Salvation” was held in South Right Wing 2 of the Oyasato-yakata building-complex, drawing a total of 206 English-speaking followers from 12 countries and regions.

The 2016 Oyasato Seminar Draws 109 Students from around the World

The 2016 Oyasato Seminar Draws 109 Students from around the World

The Oyasato Seminar, sponsored by Tenrikyo Overseas Department, was held once again this summer in Jiba. The Spanish Course, the Portuguese Course, and the Chinese Course, as well as English Courses I and III began on July 9 [...]

Oyasama 130th Anniversary Childrenʼs Pilgrimage to Jiba Draws Over 280,000

Oyasama 130th Anniversary Childrenʼs Pilgrimage to Jiba Draws Over 280,000

The Oyasama 130th Anniversary Childrenʼs Pilgrimage to Jiba was held between July 26 and August 5 under the theme “Spreading smiles! Help each other!”