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Archive for August, 2011

Tenrikyo Church Headquarters Observes 10th Memorial Service for Former Shinbashira’s Wife

On August 15, the 10th memorial service for the late Mrs. Masa Nakayama—the former Shinbashira’s wife—was solemnly observed in the Memorial Hall with the Shinbashira presiding as chief officiant. Attending the ceremony were members of the Nakayama family and their relatives, Church Headquarters’s staff members, head ministers of directly supervised churches, diocese superintendents, general church [...]

Tenri University President Masahiko Iburi Lectures on Tenrikyo in Malaysia

Tenri University President Masahiko Iburi Lectures on Tenrikyo in Malaysia

Tenri University President Masahiko Iburi recently paid a courtesy call to the International Islamic University Malaysia, which is located in the suburbs of Kuala Lumpur, the Malaysian capital, and, at the request of this university, gave a talk on Tenrikyo to students and faculty members in the field of religious studies. This was the first [...]

The Home of the Parent Filled with Children’s Beaming Smiles throughout Summer Festival

Tenrikyo Church Headquarters hosted the annual Children’s Pilgrimage to Jiba in the Home of the Parent between July 26 and August 4 under the theme “We are all brothers and sisters. Let’s return to the Home of the Parent.” Looking forward to this exciting summer festival, approximately 233,000 children and staff members, including some 870 [...]

Summer Program Held for Young Seekers of the Path

Summer Program Held for Young Seekers of the Path

Oyasato Seminar, a spiritual development program sponsored by the Overseas Department for high-school-age participants from overseas, was recently held in Jiba. [...]