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Archive for September, 2011

August 2011 Monthly Service

The August Monthly Service of Tenrikyo Church Headquarters was conducted on the 26th, with the Shinbashira presiding.
Shortly before 9:00 a.m., the Shinbashira left the Staff Quarters to proceed to the Main Sanctuary. On his way, he paid his respects at the Foundress’ Sanctuary and the Memorial Hall accompanied by other Service performers.
In the Service prayer, [...]

This Month’s Message: By Saving Others

Oyasama says:
“By saving others you yourself will be saved.”
Anecdotes of Oyasama, no. 42, “By Saving Others”
Are there nights when you cannot go to sleep no matter what you do—nights when the more you try to sleep the more impossible it seems to do so, and the more anxious you get the more awake you become? [...]

A Religious Studies Scholar’s View on Tenrikyo’s Disaster Relief Activities

A Religious Studies Scholar’s View on Tenrikyo’s Disaster Relief Activities

As reported in April, CNN—a U.S.-based international broadcasting company—posted on its “Belief” blog an article covering relief activities conducted by Tenrikyo Disaster Relief Hinokishin Corps (TDRHC) as well as the teaching of hinokishin, which informs its relief activities. This article was contributed by Dr. Barbara Ambros, associate professor of Religions of Asia in the Department [...]

Students Training Course Helps High Schoolers Deepen Their Faith and Friendship

Students Training Course Helps High Schoolers Deepen Their Faith and Friendship

The High School Division of the Students Training Course was held in the Home of the Parent from August 9 to 16. Seeking to deepen their faith and friendship with one another through staying together for a week, a total of 1,355 high school students from all parts of Japan took part in the course, [...]