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Archive for November, 2017

Tenrikyo Mission Center in the Philippines Marks Its 30th Anniversary

Tenrikyo Mission Center in the Philippines Marks Its 30th Anniversary

On November 5, Tenrikyo Mission Center in the Philippines held a service commemorating the 30th anniversary of its founding. [...]

Insights into the Anecdotes: Chushichi Yamanaka (1827–1902), Anecdote 21: “That’s All to the Good, That’s All to the Good”

The Anecdote
Around the middle of May 1868, five years from the time Chushichi Yamanaka had embraced the faith, a heavy rain had fallen continuously for many days. The river overflowed here and there, rice fields were washed out, and houses were carried away.
Chushichi suffered heavy losses. A landslide on his mountain property buried many large [...]

The Shinbashira’s Sermon at the Autumn Grand Service 2017

May I express my deep appreciation to all of you for returning to Jiba to attend today’s Autumn Grand Service for the 180th year of the Teaching. May I also thank you most sincerely for the efforts you are devoting in your daily lives to the work of the path. Having concluded the performance of [...]

Tenrikyo’s Way of Thinking and Living: Head Ministers and Other Followers

In some religions, there is a clear distinction between the roles of people who work exclusively for the tasks of their religions—such as Buddhist priests and Christian ministers—and those of lay people.
How about Tenrikyo? No matter what position we may have, all of us followers have faith in God the Parent and try to follow [...]

The 50th Memorial Service for the 2nd Shinbashira Conducted

The 50th Memorial Service for the 2nd Shinbashira Conducted

The 50th memorial service for the second Shinbashira, Shozen Nakayama, was solemnly observed on November 14 at Church Headquarters [...]

Young Men’s Association Holds 93rd Convention

Young Men’s Association Holds 93rd Convention

On October 27, the day after the Autumn Grand Service, the Young Men’s Association held its 93rd Convention in the Inner Courtyard of Church Headquarters [...]