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Archive for December, 2010

November Monthly Service Performed

On November 26, Tenrikyo Church Headquarters conducted its Monthly Service in the Main Sanctuary with the Shinbashira presiding as chief officiant.
In the Service prayer, the Shinbashira first expressed gratitude for the parental love and boundless blessings that we constantly receive from God the Parent. He then said: “We Service performers as [...]

Tenrikyo Mission Center in Colombia Installs Its New Head

On November 14, Tenrikyo Mission Center in Colombia conducted its November monthly service, which was also performed as the dedication service for the installation of the seventh head of the center, Rev. Naotaro Shimizu. With Overseas Department Head Yoichiro Miyamori and Rev. Yoshio Uchida, former head of the center as well [...]

Women’s Association Completes All Three Besseki Months

On November 30, Tenrikyo Women’s Association concluded the last of the three Besseki Months conducted as part of the association’s 100th anniversary activities. The third Besseki Month was conducted between October 20 and November 30. Throughout the year, the association’s directly supervised chapters, branch chapters, and diocese chapters have held [...]

Finding Joy on My Deathbed

This is a translation of an article written by Yasuo Morita, head minister of Shibayama Branch Church, for the Tenri Jiho newspaper’s column entitled “The Ofudesaki, My Companion along the Way.”

If you truly replace the mind in its entirety, Tsukihi will accept it, too, at once.
Ofudesaki XVII:15

On my eighth day at elementary school, I fell [...]

Nara Marathon 2010: Some 10,000 Runners Pass through the Home of the Parent

On December 5, some 10,000 runners from across Japan participated in the Nara Marathon 2010, the closing event of 1300th Anniversary Celebration of the Relocation of the Japanese Capital to Nara Heijo-kyo. The marathon―the first of its kind to be held in Nara Prefecture―began at Konoike Track and Field Stadium [...]

Former Overseas Mission Department Head Yasuhito Shinomori Passes Away for Rebirth

Former Overseas Mission Department Head Yasuhito Shinomori passed away on November 7. He was 84. The funeral service was performed on the 11th at Moya 2, with the Shinbashira presiding.
Rev. Shinomori was born on April 15, 1926, and was a graduate of Kyoto University. He received the truth of the Sazuke in [...]