“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! [...]
Archive for October, 2011
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. [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
Seven delegates of Tenrikyo attended the International Meeting of Prayer for Peace held in Munich, Germany, from September 11 to 13. [...]