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Archive for November, 2006

Church Headquarters Announces New Personnel

Both Directors-in-Chief Reappointed
Honbu-in Zentaro Tanaka, 68, and Honbu-in Masahiko Iburi, 64, received sanction as the Director-in-Chief of Religious Affairs and the Director-in-Chief of Administrative Affairs, respectively, on October 26–half a year earlier than originally scheduled. Rev. Tanaka is serving his second term, and Rev. Iburi his fourth term.
Director-in-Chief Tanaka was born [...]

Young Men’s Association Holds 82nd Convention

On October 27, the 82nd Tenrikyo Young Men’s Association Convention was held in the Inner Courtyard of Church Headquarters. In response to the Association Headquarters’ desire to have members from all branch chapters, diocese chapters, and overseas chapters attend the anniversary-year convention, some 18,000 members turned out for the occasion. [...]

Questions and Answers about Tenrikyo

Questions and Answers about Tenrikyo

This book is a translation of Shinko mondo shu, which was published in 1990 by Tenrikyo Young Men’s Association as the 32nd volume in the series Tenri seinen kyotei [Textbooks for the Young Followers of Tenrikyo]. This translation has benefited from the help and expertise of many people including the members of the Translation Study [...]

Sermon at the Autumn Grand Service

May I begin by thanking you most sincerely for the efforts you are devoting to the cause of the path in your daily lives. May I also express my heartfelt appreciation for the trouble you have taken to return to Jiba from near and far to attend the Service today in such [...]

Tenrikyo Church Headquarters Performs Autumn Grand Service of the Year of the 120th Anniversary of Oyasama

On October 26, the Autumn Grand Service was solemnly performed in the Main Sanctuary of Tenrikyo Church Headquarters with the Shinbashira presiding. With two months remaining before the end of the year of the 120th Anniversary of Oyasama–the year in which Tenrikyo is endeavoring to bring forth the fruits of its [...]