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Young Men’s Association Holds 93rd Convention

Young Men’s Association Holds 93rd Convention

On October 27, the day after the Autumn Grand Service, the Young Men’s Association held its 93rd Convention in the Inner Courtyard of Church Headquarters. Under clear autumn skies, the convention drew approximately 11,000 people including association members from all parts of Japan as well as overseas.
About one hour before the start of the convention, [...]

Wedding Celebration for Daisuke and Nobue Nakayama:  the Sanctuary Precincts Filled with Joy and Enthusiasm

Wedding Celebration for Daisuke and Nobue Nakayama: the Sanctuary Precincts Filled with Joy and Enthusiasm

After the evening service on October 26, a special event to celebrate the marriage of Successor-Designate Daisuke Nakayama and his wife, Nobue, was held [...]

Autumn Grand Service 2017

Autumn Grand Service 2017

The Autumn Grand Service was performed in the Main Sanctuary with the Shinbashira presiding as chief officiant on October 26, commemorating the day of the founding of the Teaching in 1838 [...]

Tenrikyo’s Way of Thinking and Living: Monthly Service of Regional Churches

At regional churches, the monthly services are performed on their respective days sanctioned by Church Headquarters. In Japan, a church conducts the monthly service on a fixed date each month, but there are overseas churches, including those in Brazil and the U.S.A., that perform the monthly service on a specific day of the week, such [...]

Insights into the Anecdotes: Isaburo Masui (1850–1910), Anecdote 16: “The Child’s Concern for the Parent”

The Anecdote (Summary)
When Isaburo Masui’s mother, Kiku, became critically ill, he returned to the Residence from Izushichijo Village and asked Oyasama to save her.
However, Oyasama replied, “I am sorry that in spite of your request she cannot be saved.” Isaburo excused himself from Her presence and went home. Yet he again returned to the Residence [...]

Tenrikyo Representatives Attend International Meeting for Peace in Germany

Tenrikyo Representatives Attend International Meeting for Peace in Germany

From September 10 to 12, the International Meeting of Prayer for Peace was held in the German cities of Münster and Osnabrück drawing religious leaders, researchers, and government officials from many parts of the world. [...]