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Archive for September, 2012

This Month’s Message: Twice As Much Strength

Once Oyasama instructed a follower to grasp Her wrist and squeeze it as hard as he could, saying, “Put your strength behind it.” As he did so, he found that the harder he squeezed, the more his wrist hurt. She said:
“You do not have any more strength, do you?”
Anecdotes of Oyasama, no. 118
Imagine a huge [...]

August 2012 Monthly Service

August 2012 Monthly Service

The August Monthly Service of Tenrikyo Church Headquarters was conducted on the 26th, with the Shinbashira presiding as chief officiant.
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 [...]

Singapore Center Celebrates 40th Anniversary

Singapore Center Celebrates 40th Anniversary

On August 19, Tenrikyo Mission Center in Singapore held the service commemorating its 40th anniversary in the presence of the Shinbashira Zenji Nakayama and his wife, Harue Nakayama. [...]