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  • Tenrikyo Nepal Renrakusho Celebrates 50th Anniversary

    Tenrikyo Nepal Renrakusho Celebrates 50th Anniversary

    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.

  • Young Men Association’s 92nd Convention

    Young Men Association’s 92nd Convention

    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 [...]

  • Autumn Grand Service 2016

    Autumn Grand Service 2016

    On October 26, the Autumn Grand Service commemorating the Teaching’s day of origin was performed in the Main Sanctuary of Tenrikyo Church Headquarters with the Shinbashira presiding as chief officiant. This Service commemorates October 26, 1838, the day when God the Parent received Oyasama as the Shrine of God in order to “save all humankind.”
    From [...]

  • The Boys and Girls Association Celebrates its 50th Anniversary

    The Boys and Girls Association Celebrates its 50th Anniversary

    On September 25, Tenrikyo Boys and Girls Association held a gathering to commemorate its 50th anniversary in the presence of the Shinbashira, his wife, and Successor-Designate Daisuke Nakayama.

  • September 2016 Monthly Service

    September 2016 Monthly Service

    The September Monthly Service of Tenrikyo Church Headquarters was conducted on the 26th in the Main Sanctuary with the Shinbashira presiding as chief officiant.
    The Shinbashira began the Service prayer by expressing gratitude for the boundless blessings through which God the Parent, out of deep parental love for all human beings, constantly watches over us and [...]

Today’s Verse

But Tsukihi will save all of you, whoever you may be, if only your sincerity is accepted. (VIII:55)

Season’s Greetings from the Shinbashira

May I extend my warmest Season’s Greetings to all of you. I would also like to express my sincere appreciation for the efforts you made in the past year—in which the Oyasama 130th Anniversary Service was performed—to maintain the momentum of the pre-anniversary activities and build on their results as you spiritedly continued your work.
Let [...]

November 2016 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 the Joyous Life. He then said: “All of us Service performers as [...]

This Month’s Message: Mind of a Three-Year-Old

Oyasama once gave Her great-grandson Sotaro Kajimoto a tangerine segment after removing the white pith, opening the segment, and turning it inside out. She placed it on Sotaro’s finger, saying:
“The kite cries ‘toh, toh,’ and the crow, ‘caw, caw.’”
Anecdotes of Oyasama, no. 192

This scene vividly portrays Oyasama’s disarming, unaffected demeanor.
Oyasama loves children. Children love Her, [...]

Tenrikyo Nepal Renrakusho Celebrates 50th Anniversary

Tenrikyo Nepal Renrakusho Celebrates 50th Anniversary

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.

The Shinbashira’s Sermon at the Autumn Grand Service 2016

May I express my sincere appreciation to you for attending today’s Autumn Grand Service for the 179th year of the Teaching in such great numbers. Having concluded the performance of the Service, I would like to take this opportunity to share some of my thoughts with you. May I, therefore, have your attention for a [...]

Young Men Association’s 92nd Convention

Young Men Association’s 92nd Convention

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 [...]