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Archive for August, 2014

2014 Children’s Pilgrimage to Jiba

2014 Children’s Pilgrimage to Jiba

This year’s Children’s Pilgrimage to Jiba was held between July 26 and August 4 under the theme “Filled with Joy! Hinokishin!” Looking forward to this annual summer festival, a total of 238,598 children and adult leaders—approximately 5,000 more than last year—returned to the Home of the Parent from all over Japan and overseas.
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Some 20,000 People Express Their Gratitude and Bid Farewell to the Third Shinbashira at His Funeral

On July 6, the third Shinbashiraʼs funeral was held in Kitaoji-jokojo (the bus loading and unloading area, just east of Tenri Kyoko Gakuen High School, on the north side of Kitaoji boulevard) in the Home of the Parent, drawing more than 20,000 people who came to pay their last respects out of a deep appreciation [...]