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Archive for May, 2011

Tenrikyo Hinokishin Day Observed

Tenrikyo Hinokishin Day Observed

This year’s Tenrikyo Hinokishin Day was held on April 29 and blessed with wonderful weather. The theme for this year was: “Overflowing with gratitude and radiating joy: Let’s do hinokishin.” Followers engaged in hinokishin at various historical sites, parks, and public facilities across Japan.

April Monthly Service Performed Joyously

April Monthly Service Performed Joyously

The April Monthly Service of Tenrikyo Church Headquarters was conducted at the Main Sanctuary on the 26th with the Shinbashira presiding. On the Service day, a warm wind blew into the Home of the Parent due to a high atmospheric pressure system located to the south of the Japanese archipelago. While spring sunshine illuminated the [...]

Overview of Tenrikyo’s Relief and Recovery Activities since the March 11 Earthquake and Tsunami

Overview of Tenrikyo’s Relief and Recovery Activities since the March 11 Earthquake and Tsunami

Responding to the March 11 earthquake and tsunami disaster in northeastern Japan, Tenrikyo Church Headquarters immediately established Tenrikyo Disaster Relief Headquarters (headed by Director-in-Chief of Administrative Affairs Yoshitaro Ueda) to organize and coordinate Tenrikyo’s relief activities effectively.
In view of the staggering number of people who were missing in the wake of the tsunami, a daily [...]

International Cultural Seminar Calls on Pioneers of the Path to Gain Perspective of the World Mission

International Cultural Seminar Calls on Pioneers of the Path to Gain Perspective of the World Mission

Tenrikyo Young Menʼs Association Headquarters held the 24th International Cultural Seminar on the afternoon of April 26 at Moya 38, with the participation of 192 people.
This seminar aims to heighten association membersʼ awareness of the overseas mission, provide relevant information, and encourage directly supervised chapters to conduct more activities related to the overseas mission.
After the [...]

Some 57,000 Members Attend the 93rd Women’s Association Convention

Some 57,000 Members Attend the 93rd Women’s Association Convention

On April 19, Tenrikyo Women’s Association held its 93rd annual convention. Due to the rain that started falling in the morning, the main venue was changed from the Inner Courtyard of the Church Headquarters to the North, East, and West Worship Halls of the Main Sanctuary. Committed to take a new step after passing the [...]