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Archive for June, 2006

Shuyoka Classes Held in English, Chinese, and Thai

Any person who is 17 years of age or over is eligible for admission to Shuyoka, the three-month Spiritual Development Course. Shuyoka students sow the seeds of sincerity at Jiba, reflect on their daily use of mind, and cultivate the joy of faith during their stay at the Home of the [...]

Tenri Univ. Researcher Gives Public Lecture on “The Mind Alone Is the Truth of Oneself”

Tenri University’s Oyasato Institute for the Study of Religion is marking the year of the 120th Anniversary of Oyasama–formally observed on January 26–by presenting a public lecture series entitled “Tenrikyo’s Cosmology and Modern Society.” The fifth lecture in the series, which drew 127 people, was delivered on May 25 by Mr. [...]

May Monthly Service Performed

The May Monthly Service was conducted on the 26th in the Main Sanctuary of Tenrikyo Church Headquarters with the Shinbashira presiding as chief officiant. The weather in the Home of the Parent was cloudy in the morning, and the temperature during the Service remained relatively cool, reaching a high of 19ºC [...]

Former Shinbashira Attends Hiroshima Diocese’s “Oyasama 120th Anniversary Pep Rally”

On the afternoon of June 1, Hiroshima Diocese sponsored a gathering called “Oyasama 120th Anniversary Pep Rally” at the Reed & Rose, an art and culture hall in Fukuyama City. Honored by the presence of the former Shinbashira, this event drew 2,400 participants, filling the auditorium’s main floor and three balconies [...]

Tenrikyo UK Centre Relocated to New Premises in North London

The new Tenrikyo UK Centre at Hendon in north London is now fully operational, and a ceremony was held on June 18 to mark its official opening. The occasion brought together about 80 people mostly from the London area and other parts of the United Kingdom but some from as far [...]