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First Session of the Seminar for Successors Conducted at the Home of the Parent

First Session of the Seminar for Successors Conducted at the Home of the Parent

The first session of the Seminar for Successors was held in Jiba, the Home of the Parent, between August 28 and 30 with an attendance of 1,114 men and women. [...]

August 2017 Monthly Service

August 2017 Monthly Service

The August Monthly Service of Tenrikyo Church Headquarters was performed on the 26th in the Main Sanctuary with the Shinbashira presiding as chief officiant.
In the beginning of his Service prayer, the Shinbashira touched upon the “knot” on the Kanrodai, saying, “We were shown an unexpected ʻknot’ on the Kanrodai that arose on July 26 after [...]

Tenrikyo Oceania Centre Marks Its 20th Anniversary

Tenrikyo Oceania Centre Marks Its 20th Anniversary

On July 9, the Shinbashira, his wife, and Successor-Designate Daisuke Nakayama attended the service commemorating the 20th anniversary of Tenrikyo Oceania Centre . . .

Boys and Girls Association Announces New Activity Guidelines and Concrete Goals for 2017 at Leaders’ Meeting

On January 27, the Boys and Girls Association leaders’ first meeting of the year was held in Dining Hall 2, drawing 1,739 participants—including heads of directly supervised chapters and diocese chapters as well as members of the nurturing committees of those chapters.
The meeting began with an address by the Shinbashira, who also serves as president [...]

Spring Grand Service 2017

Spring Grand Service 2017

On January 26, the Spring Grand Service commemorating the lunar calendar date of January 26, 1887, when Oyasama withdrew from physical life in order to hasten the spiritual growth of humankind, Her children, was performed [...]

Season’s Greetings from the Shinbashira

May I extend my warmest Season’s Greetings to all of you. I would also like to express my sincere appreciation for the efforts you made in the past year—in which the Oyasama 130th Anniversary Service was performed—to maintain the momentum of the pre-anniversary activities and build on their results as you spiritedly continued your work.
Let [...]