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Pep Rally for the 100th Anniversary of the Young Men’s Association Held in America

On June 17, the North America Chapter of Tenrikyo Young Men’s Association held a pep rally for the 100th anniversary of the association in the presence of President Daisuke Nakayama. Some 150 followers including 81 association members attended from different parts of the U.S. mainland and Canada. In his address, President Nakayama touched upon the [...]

This Month’s Message: Oyasama

Oyasama once told a follower who had arrived at the Residence after a difficult journey through heavy snow:
“Oh, I am so glad to see you have come. God the Parent lent a hand to bring you home. You had a hard time, slipping at many places. However, you were joyful. Sah, sah, God the Parent [...]

Mission Headquarters in Taiwan Installs Its New Bishop

On June 18, the Shinbashira and his wife, Mrs. Harue Nakayama, attended a service performed at Tenrikyo Mission Headquarters in Taiwan to install Honbu-in Koji Masui as its 15th bishop. The service drew approximately 640 followers from across Taiwan. In his address, the Shinbashira stressed that the Joyous Life would come from the unity of [...]

June 2017 Monthly Service

The June 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 [...]

This Month’s Message: Loving-Kindness

Oyasama once told a follower shortly after he began to follow the path:
“Become a person with a gentle heart.”
Anecdotes of Oyasama, no. 123

There may be times when, after receiving a negative comment from someone we know, we feel so angry that we can barely contain ourselves. We might think of getting back at that person.
Yet [...]

Pep Rally for the 100th Anniversary of the Young Men’s Association Held in Hawaii

Pep Rally for the 100th Anniversary of the Young Men’s Association Held in Hawaii

On May 20, Tenrikyo Young Men’s Association Hawaii Chapter held a pep rally for the 100th anniversary of the Young Men’s Association, which doubled as the chapter’s 60th convention [...]