April 2019 Monthly Service

The April Monthly Service of Tenrikyo Church Headquarters was performed on the 26th in the Main Sanctuary. Serving as chief officiant on behalf of the Shinbashira, Successor-Designate Daisuke Nakayama expressed in the Service prayer his appreciation to God the Parent for opening the path of single-hearted salvation and guiding all…

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101st Women’s Association Convention

Tenrikyo Women’s Association held its 101st convention in the Inner Courtyard of Church Headquarters on April 19, the day after the Oyasama Birth Celebration Service. The occasion drew some 35,000 members. The Home of the Parent was blessed with warm spring weather from early morning. When the registration desks opened…

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Annual Charity Bazaar Held

On April 8, the International Network for Mutual Help—an international aid organization based in the Overseas Department—held its annual charity bazaar on the department’s premises. Among other activities, the organization collects and provides information on international aid in cooperation with the department’s overseas mission facilities and various Tenrikyo groups engaged…

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2019 Entrance Ceremonies Held at Schools in Jiba

With cherry blossoms in full bloom, entrance ceremonies of Tenrikyo schools were conducted in the Home of the Parent. A total of 2,069 students embarked on their new school life in Jiba. Tenri University held its ceremony on April 1 and welcomed 811 new students; Shiraume Dormitory (a dormitory for…

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All Three Volumes Available in E-Book Form!

All three volumes of the Tale of Oyasama are now available in e-book form. The Tale of Oyasama—which has been published by Tenrikyo Doyusha Publishing Company in collaboration with the Overseas Department—presents an English translation of Parts One through Three of Gekiga Oyasama monogatari, newly revised edition (aidoku shinso ban),…

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