The Sechi Festival, an annual New Year’s event at the Home of the Parent, was held from January 5 to 7. This long-standing, traditional festival was first held when Oyasama was physically present.
By receiving the truth of the Sazuke, 390 students of Tenri High School’s day course and 177 students of Tenri Kyoko Gakuen High School made a new start in their lives on January 9 and 13, respectively.
The December Monthly Service of Tenrikyo Church Headquarters was performed on the 26th in the Main Sanctuary with the Shinbashira presiding as chief officiant.
On November 12, the Shinbashira, his wife, and Successor-Designate Daisuke Nakayama attended the service commemorating the 50th anniversary of Tenrikyo Nepal Renrakusho in Kathmandu.
On October 27, the Young Men’s Association held its 92nd convention in the Inner Courtyard of Church Headquarters. Blessed with warm autumn weather, the convention drew approximately 11,000 association members from all parts of Japan as well as overseas.
At 10:00 a.m., Association President Daisuke Nakayama escorted the Shinbashira, his wife, and other guests into the [...]
When all the world is truly purified from the innermost heart, it will be Tsukihi’s delight. (X:59)
At the entrance to a Japanese Shinto shrine, there is usually a gateway and a path leading to the shrine; there is a certain route for worshipers. In addition, the boundaries of the shrine precincts are easy to recognize in most cases.
How about Jiba? A black gate stands about 150 meters (492 ft.) south of [...]
Volume two of Tale of Oyasama was published on January 26, 2017, by Tenrikyo Doyusha Publishing Company, following the publication of volume one in 2016. The second volume presents an English translation of Part Two of Gekiga Oyasama monogatari, newly revised edition (aidoku shinso ban), published in Japanese in 2008.
This manga rendition, which is based [...]
May I begin by expressing my sincere appreciation for the effort you have made to return to Jiba from near and far to attend today’s Spring Grand Service. The Service having duly been conducted, I would like to take this opportunity to share some of my thoughts with you. May I, therefore, have your attention [...]
The wedding of Successor-Designate Daisuke Nakayama and Miss Nobue Kamikawa—the second daughter of Shuji Kamikawa, a staff minister of Kawaramachi Grand Church—will take place on September 1, according to an announcement made at a meeting of Honbu-in (Church Headquarters executive officials) held after the November Monthly Service on November 26, 2016. Further details will be [...]
During about four months starting last August, a total of 19,293 people attended the 28th Young Women’s Convention, which had been held regionally at 142 venues, including 18 venues in 16 overseas countries and regions. The participants developed their awareness of the need to make repayment for God’s blessings through listening to a message from [...]