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Archive for October, 2011

This Month’s Message: All up to Your Mind

Oyasama says:
“Sah, sah, take heart, take heart. You will not have any hardships, even if you wish to undergo hardships. It is all up to the individual’s mind.”
Anecdotes of Oyasama, no. 36, “Firm Resolution”
A song written by a poet named Michio Mado contains these lines:
Hey, elephant calf, your nose is very long, isn’t it?
That’s right! [...]

Tenrikyo Nioigake Day: Fragrance of the Teachings Sprinkled around the Country

Tenrikyo Nioigake Day: Fragrance of the Teachings Sprinkled around the Country

This year’s Tenrikyo Nioigake Day was observed between September 28 and 30, wrapping up the month that Tenrikyo Mission Department annually designates as the month to emphasize and promote nioigake, or sprinkling the fragrance of the teachings. [...]

Autumn Memorial Service 2011

On September 27, the Autumn Memorial Service was conducted under a brisk autumn sky with the Shinbashira presiding.
The Memorial Service began in the Main Sanctuary with the reading of the prayer, which was followed by a performance of the Eight Verses of the Yorozuyo and the Twelve Songs.
The Shinbashira then proceeded to the Memorial Hall [...]

September 2011 Monthly Service

September 2011 Monthly Service

The September Monthly Service of Tenrikyo Church Headquarters took place in the Main Sanctuary on the 26th with the Shinbashira presiding.
The summer heat still lingered throughout September in the Home of the Parent, yet it recently began to cool down on rainy mornings and evenings. A light rain fell on the Service day, making the [...]

Tenrikyo Prays with Other Religions for World Peace in Munich

Tenrikyo Prays with Other Religions for World Peace in Munich

Seven delegates of Tenrikyo attended the International Meeting of Prayer for Peace held in Munich, Germany, from September 11 to 13. [...]