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Archive for October, 2003

Tenrikyo Participates in the International Meeting of Prayer for Peace in Aachen

From September 7 to 9, the “International Meeting of Prayer for Peace” was held at the Aachen, located in the west of Germany, under the auspices of the Community of St. Egidio, and about 700 people representing over 20 religious groups and many international organizations participated. As for Tenrikyo, Honbu-in Yoshihiko [...]

Director-in-Chief Iburi Announces Plans for Next Year

Tenrikyo is already three-fourths into the first year of the “three years, one thousand days” season leading up to the 120th Anniversary of Oyasama, which will be observed in 2006. Next year will be the middle year, in which all followers are to redouble their efforts to cultivate the “mind of [...]

September Monthly Service Performed

The September Monthly Service of Church Headquarters was performed on the 26th in the Main Sanctuary with the Shinbashira presiding.
To commence the Service, the Shinbashira, accompanied by the other Service performers, worshiped at the Foundress’ Sanctuary and the Memorial Hall before proceeding to the Main Sanctuary, where he read the prayer [...]

Construction of South Right Wing 2 of Oyasato-Yakata Building-Complex Gets Underway

A ceremony was held on September 25 to commence the construction of South Right Wing 2 of the Oyasato-yakata building-complex. Along with the construction for the “westward expansion of the Sanctuary precincts” started on June 25, the construction of South Right Wing 2 is one of the two major construction projects [...]

Congo Brazzaville Church Makes a Fresh Start

On September 13, the installation service for Congo Brazzaville Church’s fifth head minister, Rev. Pierre Bazebibaka, was performed in the presence of Tenrikyo Director-in-Chief of Administrative Affairs Masahiko Iburi, Congo Brazzaville Church Counselor Naohisa Takai, and Tenrikyo Overseas Department Head Yoshiaki Mihama. Over 200 followers gathered for this memorable occasion [...]