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Archive for March, 2014

This Month’s Message: Challenging Homework

Oyasama once said to a follower:

“The path ahead of you is long. No matter what you may encounter, do not become discouraged in faith. The future is all well.”
Anecdotes of Oyasama, no. 68
Imagine attending a mathematics class where your teacher is showing how to solve a certain type of problem. It looks simple and easy. [...]

Tracing the Model Path—A Close Look into The Life of Oyasama

Tracing the Model Path—A Close Look into The Life of Oyasama

Published in 2014 by Tenrikyo Doyusha Publishing Company, Tracing the Model Path: A Close Look into The Life of Oyasama presents an English translation of Hinagata kiko—Tenrikyo kyoso den saiken, which was compiled from discussions among four Tenrikyo researchers with different areas of specialization and originally published in Japanese in 1993. Tracing Oyasama’s footsteps on [...]

A Symposium on the Overseas Mission Held

A Symposium on the Overseas Mission Held

On January 28, Tenri University’s Oyasato Institute for the Study of Religion held a special symposium on Tenrikyo’s overseas mission in the university’s Faculty Research Hall. Held under the theme of “The Religious Situation in Europe and the Tenrikyo Mission,” [...]

Ikoi-no-Ie Hospital Celebrates the Completion of Its New Inpatient Center

Ikoi-no-Ie Hospital Celebrates the Completion of Its New Inpatient Center

The construction of Ikoi-no-Ie Inpatient Center, which had been underway since November 2011, was completed at Bessho, Tenri, in January 2014.

The Shinbashira’s Sermon at the Spring Grand Service 2014

May I begin by expressing my sincere appreciation for the effort you have made to return to Jiba from near and far to attend today’s Spring Grand Service. I also want to thank you most sincerely for giving your time and energy in your daily lives to the work of the path. The Service having [...]

Joyous Life Lecture Held in Southeast Asia

Joyous Life Lecture Held in Southeast Asia

The Joyous Life Lecture, sponsored by Tenrikyo Overseas Department, was conducted with a total of 67 participants at three venues in Singapore and Malaysia on February 15 and 16.
The lecture was first promoted by the then Yoboku Association in 1971 to share a faith-based way of living with those who have yet to know [...]