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Archive for June, 2011

Taiwan Disaster Relief Hinokishin Corps Mobilized to Japan

Taiwan Disaster Relief Hinokishin Corps Mobilized to Japan

Among the many dioceses that have sent their Disaster Relief Hinokishin Corps (DRHC) to areas affected by the March 11 disaster, the Taiwan DRHC, the only formally organized corps overseas, was mobilized on May 28. This marked the first time the Taiwan DRHC was dispatched to participate in disaster relief efforts in Japan since its [...]

Tenrikyo Hawaii Convention 2011

Tenrikyo Hawaii Convention 2011

Tenrikyo Hawaii Convention 2011 was held in Honolulu between May 28 and 30. The event was hosted by Tenrikyo Mission Headquarters of Hawaii, which had backup support from Tenrikyo Overseas Department. …

This Month’s Message: A Single Word

Oyasama says:
“A single word is important.”
Anecdotes of Oyasama, no. 137, “A Single Word”
The following quotes are from a collection of sayings compiled by the great writer Leo Tolstoy:
“If you cannot calm your anger now, you had better hold your tongue.”
“The more you want to say something, the greater the danger that you will say things [...]

Drive to Further Promote the Ten Aspects of God’s Providence and the Eight Dusts Announced

At the May 27 meeting of the Kanamekai (association comprising the head ministers of all directly supervised churches), Director-in-Chief of Administrative Affairs Yoshitaro Ueda announced that the Mission Department of Church Headquarters will hereby promote the effort to help all Yoboku to learn and utilize the teachings of both the ten aspects of God’s complete [...]

English Class of Spiritual Development Course Underway

English Class of Spiritual Development Course Underway

The 37th English class of Shuyoka (the three-month Spiritual Development Course) began on April 1 as part of the 840th session of Shuyoka with the participation of 19 followers from various countries and regions including Australia, Kenya, Myanmar, Nepal, Thailand, the Philippines, and the U.S. This year, marking the 70th year since Shuyoka was launched, [...]

Post-Disaster Recovery Committee Established

On May 26, the Post-Disaster Recovery Committee was established. This committee was established to further pursue the recovery of affected areas with a wider range of efforts. Tenrikyo Church Headquarters established Tenrikyo Disaster Relief Headquarters after the March 11 earthquake and tsunami in northeastern Japan. In the ten weeks since, the Disaster Relief Headquarters launched [...]