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To teach of things after they appear is the way of the world. I teach of things before they appear. ( I:18)

The Overseas Seminar for Successors Held in Mongolia and Singapore

The Overseas Seminar for Successors Held in Mongolia and Singapore

On November 12, the Overseas Seminar for Successors, sponsored by Tenrikyo Overseas Department, was held in Mongolia and Singapore, drawing a total of 81 participants. [...]

Tenrikyo’s Way of Thinking and Living: Followers, Yoboku, and Ministers

People who have faith in Tenrikyo can be classified into three groups depending on their progress in seeking the path—followers, Yoboku, and ministers—although all of them can collectively be referred to as followers.
According to the Constitution of Tenrikyo, “Those who have faith in the teachings of Tenrikyo and who are registered in their churches’ list [...]

November 2017 Monthly Service

The November Monthly Service of Tenrikyo Church Headquarters was performed on the 26th in the Main Sanctuary with the Shinbashira presiding as chief officiant.
In the Service prayer, the Shinbashira expressed appreciation for God the Parent’s love that guides people along the path of Joyous Life. He then said: “All of us Service performers as [...]

Tenrikyo Mission Center in the Philippines Marks Its 30th Anniversary

Tenrikyo Mission Center in the Philippines Marks Its 30th Anniversary

On November 5, Tenrikyo Mission Center in the Philippines held a service commemorating the 30th anniversary of its founding. [...]

Insights into the Anecdotes: Chushichi Yamanaka (1827–1902), Anecdote 21: “That’s All to the Good, That’s All to the Good”

The Anecdote
Around the middle of May 1868, five years from the time Chushichi Yamanaka had embraced the faith, a heavy rain had fallen continuously for many days. The river overflowed here and there, rice fields were washed out, and houses were carried away.
Chushichi suffered heavy losses. A landslide on his mountain property buried many large [...]

The Shinbashira’s Sermon at the Autumn Grand Service 2017

May I express my deep appreciation to all of you for returning to Jiba to attend today’s Autumn Grand Service for the 180th year of the Teaching. May I also thank you most sincerely for the efforts you are devoting in your daily lives to the work of the path. Having concluded the performance of [...]