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Archive for September, 2006

Tenri University and University of Marburg Hold International Symposium

An international symposium entitled “Prayer as Interaction” was held from September 5 to 7 in Marburg, Germany, as a joint project by Tenri University and the University of Marburg (Philipps-Universität Marburg).
The symposium was attended by 10 scholars from each university including Tenri University President Taketo Hashimoto, Dr. Martin Kraatz, and Prof. [...]

Tenrikyo Participates in Assembly of Prayer for Peace in Okinawa

Organized by a group of religious leaders based in Okinawa, the 16th Assembly of Prayer for Peace took place on August 15 at the Okinawan Peace Hall built on Mabuni Hill in Itoman, Okinawa. The theme for the event was “Let’s Send Our Wishes for Peace from Okinawa to the World.” [...]

Tenrikyo Participates in World Conference of Religions for Peace in Kyoto

Under the main theme “Religions for Peace: Confronting Violence and Advancing Shared Security,” the Eighth World Assembly of the World Conference of Religions for Peace was held in Kyoto, Japan, from August 26 to 29. Across the differences of religious traditions, the delegates participating in the World Assembly promoted interfaith dialogue [...]

English Class of Head Minister Qualification Course One Held

The Head Minister Qualification Course One was held at the Home of the Parent from August 27 to September 14. This course is designed to train and nurture ministers (kyoto) who have a heightened awareness of being Yoboku and a strong sense of mission and who aspire to work for single-hearted [...]

Former Shinbashira Pays First Visit to South Korea

Honored by the presence of the former Shinbashira, Tenrikyo Mission Headquarters in South Korea held its monthly service on August 18. Some 5,000 followers assembled at the mission headquarters in high spirits to welcome the former Shinbashira, who was making his first visit to South Korea, and reaffirmed their commitment to [...]