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Archive for October, 2015

This Month’s Message: Ten Thousandfold

Oyasama once said to an early follower:
“Here are seeds which will multiply ten thousandfold.”
Anecdotes of Oyasama, no. 15
Preparations for brewing Japanese sake take place in the middle of winter, when one of the crucial ingredients called koji rice is carefully crafted using koji mold (Aspergillus oryzae). Yes, this all-important initial stage is carried out during [...]

September 2015 Monthly Service

September 2015 Monthly Service

The September Monthly Service of Tenrikyo Church Headquarters was conducted on the 26th in the Main Sanctuary with the Shinbashira presiding as chief officiant.
The Shinbashira began the Service prayer by expressing gratitude for the boundless blessings through which God the Parent constantly watches over us and guides us to the Joyous Life. He then pledged [...]

Kanrodai Replacement: Prayer Service Conducted to Commence the Formal Preparations

On October 9, the ceremony to commence the formal preparations for replacing the model Kanrodai was conducted at Church Headquarters. On the next day, the construction of the model Kanrodai was commenced. Meanwhile, the ceremony to replace the model Kanrodai is scheduled to be conducted on October 24 at the Main Sanctuary of Church Headquarters.
The [...]

Wheelchair Ramp Entrance Completed

Wheelchair Ramp Entrance Completed

On September 24, with Oyasama’s 130th Anniversary just four months away, the construction of a new building that serves as the wheelchair ramp entrance was completed.
At 2:00 p.m., an appreciation service was performed in the Main Sanctuary at Church Headquarters with the Shinbashira playing the wooden clappers. Resident officials of Church Headquarters, directly [...]

Oyasama’s 130th Anniversary Commemorative Events

“Remembering the Past Anniversaries of Oyasama”
Location: Oyasato-yakata South Right Wing 2, 1st floor
Duration: October 22, 2015‒May 8, 2016
Exhibition looking back on the past anniversaries of Oyasama as well as the predecessors’ footsteps during those days
“Exhibition of Kagura Masks”
Location: Oyasato-yakata South Right Wing 2, 1st basement
Duration: January 24‒31, 2016; February 25‒27; March 25‒27; April 17‒19; April [...]

Announcement of Change of Address

Tenrikyo Church Headquarters has changed its address. The new address is 1-1 Mishima, Tenri, Nara, 632-8501 Japan. The previous address was 271 Mishima, Tenri, Nara 632-8501, Japan.