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Archive for January, 2015

New Year’s Address by the Shinbashira (2015)

The Shinbashira delivered his New Year’s address at the New Year’s meeting of Tenrikyo Church Headquarters conducted in the Assembly Hall following the evening service on January 4. The meeting was attended by 677 participants, including resident staff members of Church Headquarters, head ministers of directly supervised churches, superintendents of dioceses, members of the Assembly, [...]

Leaning on Oyasama—Oyasato Fusekomi Department Conducts Mission Training in Kobe

Leaning on Oyasama—Oyasato Fusekomi Department Conducts Mission Training in Kobe

The Oyasato Fusekomi Department of Tenrikyo Language Institute (TLI) conducted mission training in Kobe City from November 12 through 19. [...]

This Month’s Message: True Salvation

There was once a woman who had her serious leg problem cured by Oyasama and was thus able to rise to her feet for the first time in a number of years, although another ongoing problem that was not nearly as serious remained uncured—namely, the trembling of her hands. When she asked Oyasama to heal [...]

Annual Sechi Festival draws 62,000

Annual Sechi Festival draws 62,000

The annual Sechi Festival was held from January 5 to 7 at the Home of the Parent. The history of the Sechi Festival dates back over 150 years when Oyasama was physically present.

New Year’s Day Service 2015

The New Year’s Day Service was performed at the Main Sanctuary of Tenrikyo Church Headquarters with the Shinbashira presiding as chief officiant. This year marks the concluding year of the “three years, one thousand days” activities leading up to the 130th Anniversary of Oyasama. Followers who returned to Jiba despite the cold weather reconfirmed their [...]

New Year’s Greetings from the Shinbashira

May I extend my warmest New Year’s greetings to all of you. I would also like to express my sincere appreciation for the efforts you devoted to a variety of activities of the path during the past year.
For all of us who are walking this path, it is important to spend each day working on [...]