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Archive for April, 2006

9,000 Gather in the Home of the Parent for Students’ Spring Pilgrimage to Jiba

On March 28, the Oyasama 120th Anniversary Students’ Spring Pilgrimage to Jiba, cosponsored by the Students Association and the Students Advisory Committee, was held in the Home of the Parent under the theme “Let us convey the intention of the Parent to all friends throughout the world.” The convention drew 9,235 [...]

2006 English Class of Shuyoka: 21 Attend Three-Month Spiritual Development Course

The Joyous Life Lecture was conducted at six venues in Australia and New Zealand from March 1 through 12, attracting a total attendance of 142 people.
The 32nd English class of Shuyoka (the three-month Spiritual Development Course) began in the Home of the Parent on April 1 as part of the 780th [...]

Ninety-three Missionaries Resolve to Devote an Entire Year to Salvation Work

A seminar for new residents of missionary houses was held at the Home of the Parent on March 29 and 30. This year, 93 prospective missionaries, ranging in age from 19 to 69, entered missionary houses in 15 locations, including America Missionary House, located in Los Angeles, where two have taken [...]

Joyous Life Lecture Held in Oceania

The Joyous Life Lecture was conducted at six venues in Australia and New Zealand from March 1 through 12, attracting a total attendance of 142 people.
Since 2004, the Oceania Diocese has been asking missionaries who have experience in sprinkling the fragrance of the teachings and engaging in salvation work outside of [...]

70,000 Assemble to Celebrate Oyasama’s 208th Birthday

Seventy thousand followers, including many from overseas, were at the Home of the Parent on April 18 to attend the Oyasama Birth Celebration Service, which was led by the Shinbashira, the leader of Tenrikyo. The festive occasion marked the 208th birthday of the everliving Oyasama, “our beloved Parent,” who guides all [...]

March Monthly Service Performed

The March Monthly Service was conducted in the Main Sanctuary of Tenrikyo Church Headquarters on the 26th with the Shinbashira presiding as chief officiant. Since the Service fell on Sunday, there were a lot of pilgrimage groups that returned to Jiba from near and far, and the precincts of Church Headquarters [...]