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Archive for October, 2014

September 2014 Monthly Service

September 2014 Monthly Service

Tenrikyo Church Headquarters conducted the September Monthly Service on the 26th at the Main Sanctuary with the Shinbashira presiding as chief officiant. After expressing his gratitude for God’s daily blessings and protection, the Shinbashira said in the Service prayer: “Having entered the latter half of the pre-anniversary period, we Service performers, church head ministers, and [...]

This Month’s Message: Harmonious Interconnectedness

Oyasama once said:

“Here are some grapes for you. Like these, in the world, everybody is to relate to each other with round minds.”
Anecdotes of Oyasama, no. 135
“In peace sons bury fathers, but in war fathers bury sons,” said Herodotus, who lived about twenty-five hundred years ago. Throughout history, humankind has fought wars. Herodotus’s words are [...]

Tenri University and Marburg University Hold the Third Joint Research Project

Tenri University and Marburg University Hold the Third Joint Research Project

Tenri University and Marburg University (Philipps University of Marburg) held an international symposium with the theme “Materiality in Religion and Culture” at Marburg University in Germany from September 17 to 19. Marburg University was founded in the 16th century as the world’s first Protestant university and has been famous in the field of religious studies. [...]

Tenrikyo Prays with Other Religions for Peace in Antwerp

Tenrikyo Prays with Other Religions for Peace in Antwerp

From September 7 to 9, nine delegates from Tenrikyo attended the International Meeting of Prayer for Peace, which was held under the theme “Peace Is the Future” in Antwerp, Belgium. With the participation of about 350 people including religious leaders, scholars, and government officials from many parts of the world, the meeting was organized by [...]

August 2014 Monthly Service

August 2014 Monthly Service

Tenrikyo Church Headquarters conducted the August Monthly Service on the 26th at the Main Sanctuary with the Shinbashira presiding as chief officiant. After expressing his gratitude for God the Parent’s blessings, the Shinbashira said in the Service prayer: “We always take serious problems occurring around the country and overseas as our own concerns and ponder [...]