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Archive for May, 2013

Tenri University Holds Exhibition at SOAS, University of London

Tenri University Holds Exhibition at SOAS, University of London

Sponsored by Tenri University and the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), the University of London, an exhibition is being held under the title “1000 Years of the Art of Japanese Books: Treasures from Tenri Central Library” at Brunei Gallery of SOAS from April 18 to June 22, 2013. This exhibition commemorates the academic [...]

Tenrikyo Hinokishin Day Observed

Tenrikyo Hinokishin Day Observed

This year’s Tenrikyo Hinokishin Day was observed across Japan and overseas on April 29. The theme for this year was: “Now is a season for salvation: Let’s do hinokishin!” With a sense of gratitude in their minds, followers engaged in hinokishin at various places in their communities. 
 The Home of the Parent
In the Home of the [...]

Seminar for Young Women Leaders Held

Tenrikyo Women’s Association held its Seminar for Young Women Leaders at Moya 38 on February 11 and 12, 2013. A total of 374 young women leaders from directly supervised chapters and diocese chapters attended the seminar. The Young Women’s Convention, scheduled for November 4 of this year, will be held at the Home of the [...]

Salvation Work in the Main Sanctuary

The Preparation Committee for the 130th Anniversary of Oyasama recently announced that staff members of the Counseling Section of the Divine Gifts and Sanctions Bureau will administer the Sazuke in the West Worship Hall following the performance of the noon services, which, as reported before, will be performed in the Main Sanctuary at noon on [...]

Mind That Attracts Happiness

Mind That Attracts Happiness

Mind That Attracts Happiness is a translation of Shiawase o yobu kokoro, written in Japanese by Eiji Ozaki, the third head minister of Ushigome Grand Church. Tenrikyo is sometimes referred to as the “path for the mind” because one of its focuses is on the way of handling the mind and how one’s handling of [...]

42,000 Members Attend Women’s Association Convention

42,000 Members Attend Women’s Association Convention

Tenrikyo Women’s Association held its 95th annual convention in the Inner Courtyard of Church Headquarters on April 19, the day after the Oyasama Birth Celebration Service. The occasion drew 42,000 members.
When the registration desks opened at 8:00 a.m., groups of members began to file in the Sanctuary precincts one after another, carrying banners of their [...]