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Archive for October, 2006

Joyous Life Lectures Held in Five Asian Nations

Joyous Life Lectures were held at 12 locations in Thailand, the Philippines, Singapore, Nepal, and India between September 9 and 18. The lectures are mainly designed to introduce and explain the teachings to beginners and non-followers.
In Thailand, Mr. Toshiyuki Nakagawa, staff member of the Overseas Department, gave the lectures at five [...]

Tenrikyo Participates in Interreligious Meeting in Assisi, Italy

On September 4 and 5, the 20th International Meeting of Prayer for Peace, organized by the Rome-based Community of Sant’Egidio, was held in the Italian city of Assisi. This year’s theme was “For a World of Peace: Religions and Cultures in Dialogue.” Representing Tenrikyo, Administrative Affairs Department Head Yoshiaki Uno and [...]

Young Men’s Association Members Visit Australia

Ten Young Men’s Association members took part in the association’s Australia Study Tour from September 3 to 19. Over the two-week period, the participants sprinkled the fragrance of the teachings, engaged in hinokishin, visited a local high school to promote cultural exchange, and experienced staying with Australian families.
The study tour was initially launched [...]

Gagaku Ensembles from Germany and U.S. Perform at the Home of the Parent

The Cologne Gagaku Ensemble from the University of Cologne, Germany, and the Hawaii Gagaku Kenkyukai from Honolulu visited the Home of the Parent between September 21 and 27. There were a total of 34 participants from the two gagaku (Japanese court music) ensembles. They attended the September Monthly Service at Church [...]

September Monthly Service Performed

The September Monthly Service was conducted at Tenrikyo Church Headquarters on the 26th with the Shinbashira presiding. The morning was cool with a light breeze, and the red dragonflies hovering around in the Inner Courtyard added to the feeling that autumn was quickly approaching.
At 9:00 A.M. the Shinbashira and the other [...]

The Shinbashira and Mrs. Nakayama Visit France and the United Kingdom

During their recent missionary tour–which took them to Congo Brazzaville Church–the Shinbashira and his wife also visited Tenrikyo Europe Centre in Antony, France, and Tenrikyo UK Centre in London.
The Shinbashira and Mrs. Nakayama arrived in Paris on September 5 and went to the Europe Centre in the city’s suburbs. On the 6th [...]