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Today’s Verse

When you calm your mind step by step and ponder, it will change into clear water.

From now, I shall plunge into the pond in the high mountains and clear it of mud, whatever kind it may be.

If I only remove the mud from it completely, the remaining water will be clear. (II:26, 29-30)

The Shinbashira’s Sermon at the Spring Grand Service 2018

I would like to express my heartfelt appreciation to all of you for carrying out the tasks of the path in the course of your daily life. Thank you also for returning here for the Spring Grand Service today despite the severe cold weather. Having duly concluded the Service, I would like to take this [...]

Tenrikyo Associations Announce Their Guidelines and Plans for 2018

Boys and Girls Association
On January 27, Tenrikyo Boys and Girls Association held its leaders’ first meeting of the year in Dining Hall 2, drawing 1,678 participants—including heads of directly supervised chapters and diocese chapters as well as members of the nurturing committees of those chapters.
This year, the association will be promoting the same guidelines for [...]

Tenrikyo’s Official Website Renewed

Tenrikyo’s Official Website Renewed

Tenrikyo’s official website has recently been refreshed with a new design to improve user experience. Besides being easy to navigate, the site provides more information than [...]

New Publication: Tale of Oyasama, vol. 3

New Publication: Tale of Oyasama, vol. 3

Volume three of Tale of Oyasama was published on January 26, 2018, by Tenrikyo Doyusha Publishing Company, following the publication of volume one in 2016 and volume two in 2017. The third volume presents an English translation of Part Three of Gekiga Oyasama monogatari, newly revised edition (aidoku shinso ban), published in Japanese in 2008.
This [...]

Church Headquarters’ South Gate in Process of Being Removed

Church Headquarters’ South Gate in Process of Being Removed

After the Spring Grand Service on January 26, the dismantling of Church Headquarters’ South Gate was initiated. [...]

Spring Grand Service 2018

Spring Grand Service 2018

On January 26, the Spring Grand Service commemorating the day when Oyasama withdrew from physical life—namely, the lunar calendar date of January 26, 1887—was performed in the Main Sanctuary of Church Headquarters with the Shinbashira presiding as chief officiant.