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Archive for February, 2016

The Shinbashira’s Sermon at the Oyasama 130th Anniversary Service

May I express my sincere appreciation to all of you for returning to Jiba in the cold weather from various parts of the world, both within the country and overseas, to attend today’s Oyasama 130th Anniversary Service. We have now duly completed the performance of the Service, and I feel that in a way this [...]

Oyasama 130th Anniversary Service Conducted

Oyasama 130th Anniversary Service Conducted

On January 26, the Oyasama 130th Anniversary Service—commemorating the 130th year since Oyasama withdrew from physical life on the lunar calendar date of January 26, 1887—was solemnly performed in the Main Sanctuary of Tenrikyo Church Headquarters with the Shinbashira presiding as chief officiant. In preparation for the anniversary, the Tenrikyo community had set aside a [...]

New Publication: Tale of Oyasama, vol. 1

New Publication: Tale of Oyasama, vol. 1

Tale of Oyasama, vol. 1, has recently been published by Tenrikyo Doyusha Publishing Company. This book presents an English translation of Part One of Gekiga Oyasama monogatari, newly revised edition (aidoku shinso ban), published in Japanese in 2008.
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Gekiga Oyasama monogatari is a manga rendition of The Life of Oyasama, which is a primary [...]