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Archive for March, 2010

Follower Delivers Lecture on Tenrikyo Teachings at the University of London

Follower Delivers Lecture on Tenrikyo Teachings at the University of London

Mr. Nobuyuki Takeuchi, who serves as head of Kyokushi London Mission Station located in London, delivered an extension lecture entitled “Tenrikyo: The Teachings of the Parent of All Humankind” at the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), the University of London. Mr. Takeuchi was offered the opportunity to speak at the university at the [...]

Relief Donation for 8.8-Magnitude Earthquake in Chile

Tenrikyo Overseas Department’s International Network for Mutual Help entrusted the Chilean Red Cross and the Embassy of Chile in Japan with ¥1,000,000 (about US$11,100) each for the relief work being conducted in the aftermath of the 8.8-magnitude earthquake that struck Chile on February 27.
The earthquake, which occurred off the coast of the central part of [...]

545 College Students Nurture Their Minds in the Students Training Course

545 College Students Nurture Their Minds in the Students Training Course

The College Division of the Students Training Course was held in the Home of the Parent from March 3 through 9 under the theme “The Shining Power of Faith: Inquiring into the Origin and Pioneering the Future Path.” Through this weeklong training course—which included lectures, the practice of the dance and musical instruments for the [...]

Tenri University’s Oyasato Institute for the Study of Religion: Mission Forum Features Activities in Congo

Tenri University’s Oyasato Institute for the Study of Religion: Mission Forum Features Activities in Congo

On the afternoon of February 26, Tenri University’s Oyasato Institute for the Study of Religion held the sixth Mission Forum with the support of Tenrikyo Overseas Department. The forum provides opportunities to reflect on the history of the overseas mission and to think about how Tenrikyo should conduct its activities if they are to be [...]

February Monthly Service Performed Joyously

On February 26, Tenrikyo Church Headquarters conducted its Monthly Service in the Main Sanctuary with the Shinbashira presiding. On the Service day, many followers returned to Jiba in the drizzling rain.
After expressing appreciation for the parental love with which God guides all humankind to the Joyous Life, the Shinbashira, representing all Yo­boku, pledged in the [...]

2010 Graduation Ceremonies Held in Tenri

2010 Graduation Ceremonies Held in Tenri

Tenri High School’s Day Course
Tenri High School’s day course conducted its graduation ceremony in the presence of the Shinbashira on the morning of February 22 in the school’s multipurpose gymnasium. The ceremony honoring the 419 graduates (235 boys, 184 girls) was attended by their parents, teachers, and underclassmen.
Principal Shigehiko Iburi presented the diplomas of the [...]