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Archive for June, 2010

Women’s Association: Seminar for Young Women Leaders Held

Women’s Association: Seminar for Young Women Leaders Held

On June 5 and 6, Tenrikyo Women’s Association held the Seminar for Young Women Leaders at Moya 12. A total of 66 participants from directly supervised chapters and diocese chapters deepened their faith through lectures and group discussions.
Young women leaders have only a few opportunities to meet and interact with their counterparts from other chapters. [...]

International Network for Mutual Help Organizes Its Annual Charity Bazaar

International Network for Mutual Help Organizes Its Annual Charity Bazaar

The International Network for Mutual Help, based in the Overseas Department, held its 14th annual charity bazaar on May 16 on the department’s premises as part of its effort to raise funds for international aid. This network, besides organizing such fundraising activities, collects and provides information on international aid as well as promotes emergency-relief work [...]

Oyasato Institute Researcher Gives Public Lecture on Modern Society and Tenrikyo

Oyasato Institute Researcher Gives Public Lecture on Modern Society and Tenrikyo

Tenri University’s Oyasato Institute for the Study of Religion is currently presenting a public lecture series entitled “Modern Society and Tenrikyo.” The second lecture in the series was delivered on May 25 by Prof. Yoshinori Sawai, researcher at the institute. Below is a translation of the summary of his lecture published in the Tenri Jiho [...]

2010 English Class of Shuyoka: 30 Attend Three-Month Spiritual Development Course

2010 English Class of Shuyoka: 30 Attend Three-Month Spiritual Development Course

The 36th English class of Shuyoka (the three-month Spiritual Development Course), which is drawing to a close, began in the Home of the Parent on April 1 as part of the 828th session of Shuyoka, which has a total of 523 students (as of June 21). This year, 30 participants have gathered from nine countries [...]

Tenrikyo Aimachi Marching Band Performs in Shanghai World Expo

Tenrikyo Aimachi Marching Band Performs in Shanghai World Expo

On May 2, Tenrikyo Aimachi Marching Band gave a performance in a parade in World Expo 2010 Shanghai China. They were officially invited to perform by the event organizer, which highly valued their recent contribution to international cultural exchange activities. Prior to their performance in the expo, they were also invited to perform at the [...]

May Monthly Service Performed Joyously

The May Monthly Service of Tenrikyo Church Headquarters was conducted at the Main Sanctuary on the 26th with the Shinbashira presiding. The sky was overcast, and a chilly breeze carried the fragrance of fresh foliage through the Sanctuary precincts. At 9:00 a.m., the Shinbashira and other Service performers left the Staff Quarters to pay their [...]