On the early morning of May 3, a group of students from Tenri University Gagaku Music Society joined Japanese astronaut Koichi Wakata, who was serving as the commander of the International Space Station (ISS), and American violinist Kenji Williams, [...]
Archive for May, 2014
This year’s Tenrikyo Hinokishin Day was observed at various locations throughout Japan and overseas on April 29. The theme for this year was: “Taking advantage of this seasonable time, let’s sow seeds of sincerity.” Now that Tenrikyio followers are in the second year of the “three years, one thousand days” season leading up to the [...]
In commemoration of the everliving Oyasama’s 216th birthday, the Oyasama Birth Celebration Service was conducted on April 18 in the Main Sanctuary and Foundress’ Sanctuary at Tenrikyo Church Headquarters with the Shinbashira presiding as chief officiant.
Effective on March 26, Tenrikyo Church Headquarters announced a personnel change related to the Overseas Department. Honbu-jun’in Mitsuzo Nakanishi, who formerly served as chief of the Life Section of Shuyoka, has been appointed chief of Asia 1 Section of the Overseas Department. Honbu-jun’in Michitaro Masuno, who served concurrently as vice head of the Overseas Department [...]
Tenrikyo Young Men’s Association Headquarters held the 27th International Cultural Seminar on the afternoon of April 26 at Moya 38 with the participation of 234 people.
Attending the Oyasama Birth Celebration Service on April 18 were 875 overseas followers who had returned to Jiba from 19 countries and regions: Australia, Brazil, Colombia, France, Hawaii, Hong Kong, Mexico, Mongolia, Nepal, Panama, Paraguay, Singapore, South Korea, Spain, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, the United Kingdom, and the United States.
Tenrikyo Mission Headquarters in Taiwan, which will [...]