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Archive for November, 2013

Tenri University Concludes Academic Exchange Agreement with Hanoi University

On August 30, Tenri University signed a new academic exchange agreement with Hanoi University in Vietnam.
Hanoi University–previously known as Hanoi University of Foreign Studies, which was founded in 1959–is one of the prestigious national universities in Vietnam. The university has 18 faculties and departments and has been acclaimed in the field of foreign language education [...]

Autumn Grand Service 2013

Autumn Grand Service 2013

The Autumn Grand Service was performed in the Main Sanctuary with the Shinbashira presiding as chief officiant on October 26, commemorating the day of the founding of the Teaching in 1838 when Oyasama was settled as the Shrine of Tsukihi through the divine revelation in which God said, “At this time I have descended here [...]

Tenrikyo’s representative speech by Rev. Yoshihiko Shirokihara at International Meeting for Peace in Rome

Whether we have any religious faith or not, we all desire peace—although I think that people with faith may have a clearer vision of peace based on their own faith.
We use the phrase “Joyous Life” to refer to a peaceful world that Tenrikyo is working toward. The Joyous Life is a state of the world [...]

Tenrikyo Presents Vision of Peace at International Meeting for Peace in Rome

Tenrikyo Presents Vision of Peace at International Meeting for Peace in Rome

Seven delegates from Tenrikyo attended the International Meeting of Prayer for Peace held in Rome, Italy, from September 29 to October 1. Organized by the Community of Sant’Egidio—a lay Catholic group headquartered in Rome—and the Diocese of Rome, the meeting drew religious leaders and government officials from many parts of the world. The Tenrikyo delegation [...]