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Archive for April, 2008

Great Number of Followers Assemble to Celebrate Oyasama’s 210th Birthday

Great Number of Followers Assemble to Celebrate Oyasama’s 210th Birthday

The “Joyous Chorus” being conducted in front of the Foundress’ Sanctuary (Apr. 18)

The Oyasama Birth Celebration Service was conducted at Tenrikyo Church Headquarters on April 18 to commemorate the 210th birthday of the everliving Oyasama, our beloved Parent who guides us toward the Joyous Life for all humankind. Great numbers of followers, [...]

5,400 Gather in the Home of the Parent for Students’ Pilgrimage to Jiba

5,400 Gather in the Home of the Parent for Students’ Pilgrimage to Jiba

Participants singing the convention’s theme songs in the Inner Courtyard of Church Headquarters (Mar. 28)

On March 28, the 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 [...]

March Monthly Service Performed

The March Monthly Service of Tenrikyo Church Headquarters was conducted on the 26th with the Shinbashira presiding as chief officiant. On that day, it was cold in the morning, but the temperature went up as the sun rose, and the Home of the Parent was blessed with warm spring weather. Around [...]

Seminar for Successors Ends on High Note

Seminar for Successors Ends on High Note

Participants in the Overseas Seminar for Successors held at Lima Church, Peru (Mar. 22)

Wrapping up almost eight months that saw the three-day Seminar for Successors take place in 30 sessions in Japan and its overseas version at 20 venues in 18 countries and regions, its last Japanese session concluded on April 13 [...]

2008 English Class of Shuyoka: 24 Attend Three-Month Spiritual Development Course

The 34th English Class of Shuyoka (the three-month Spiritual Development Course) began in the Home of the Parent on April 1 as part of the 804th session of Shuyoka, which has a total of 617 students (as of April 1). This year, there are 24 participants from nine countries: [...]