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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 . . .

Children from Overseas Participate in Oyasato Junior Spring Gathering

From April 20 to 21, Tenrikyo Overseas Department sponsored the fourth Oyasato Junior Spring Gathering in the Home of the Parent, drawing 27 participants including children and adult leaders from three countries—namely, Thailand, the Philippines, and Australia.
This gathering was initially launched in 1996 to provide an opportunity to experience something of the atmosphere of the [...]

Joyous Life Lecture Held Overseas

Joyous Life Lecture Held Overseas

The Joyous Life Lecture, sponsored by Tenrikyo Overseas Department, was held in Australia and the Philippines from the end of August to the beginning of September.
In Australia, the lecture was held at six venues in five regions, such as Brisbane and Casuarina, drawing a total of 109 participants including 42 non-followers. The lecturer was Mrs. [...]

Joyous Life Lectures Held in Overseas Countries

Joyous Life Lectures Held in Overseas Countries

The Joyous Life Lecture was held at a Tenrikyo center in Nepal on September 6. The lecturer was Rev. Mitsuzo Nakanishi, chief of the Overseas Department’s Asia I section. The center—which was opened in the city of Kathmandu in 1966 with Rev. Ryoji Omukai as the first head and whose current location commands a good [...]

Over 450 People Gather for Summer Festival

Over 450 People Gather for Summer Festival

The 13th “TOC Summer Festival” was held at Tenrikyo Oceania Centre in Brisbane, Australia, on January 13. Over 450 people, the most ever, gathered for the event. The summer festival began in 2000 in order to introduce Japanese culture into the local community. This special summer event seems to have been welcomed and appreciated by [...]

Tenrikyo Oceania Centre Holds First Youth Gathering

Tenrikyo Oceania Centre Holds First Youth Gathering

On January 18 and 19, Tenrikyo Oceania Centre held the first Youth Gathering in Oceania. Fourteen youths from Brisbane, Gold Coast, and Sydney gathered for the event. Students Advisory Committee Chairman Tadakazu Nishiura and Committee Member Mitsuo Kajimoto were dispatched for the gathering. At the gathering, the youths practiced the service dance and participated in [...]