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Archive for December, 2011

This Month’s Message: Hearts of Husband and Wife

Oyasama says:
“In this path the hearts of husband and wife are the foundation.”
Anecdotes of Oyasama, no. 189, “The Hearts of Husband and Wife”
In one of Plato’s dialogues, a character explains the origins of love by saying that, when humans became too arrogant and powerful, Zeus split them in half and that, being only one half [...]

December 2011 Monthly Service

December 2011 Monthly Service

The December Monthly Service of Tenrikyo Church Headquarters was conducted in the Main Sanctuary on the 26th with the Shinbashira presiding as chief officiant. Many followers returned to Jiba to express their gratitude for the blessings they had received throughout the year.
In the Service prayer, the Shinbashira paid special attention to the March 11 [...]

November 2011 Monthly Service

The November Monthly Service of Church Headquarters was conducted on the 26th in the Main Sanctuary with the Shinbashira presiding as chief officiant.
It was a balmy day. Worshipers on their way to the Sanctuary precincts were treated to a vivid display of autumn colors.
In the Service prayer, the Shinbashira expressed gratitude to God the Parent [...]