Universal Brotherhood Seminar Held in the Home of the Parent

The 19th Universal Brotherhood Seminar was held at the Home of the Parent on August 27 with 190 participants. The seminar, organized by Tenrikyo Committee for Promotion of Integration, seeks to promote the teaching “We Are All Brothers and Sisters.” This time, the seminar focused on domestic violence including child…

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August Monthly Service Joyfully Performed

The August Monthly Service was conducted at Tenrikyo Church Headquarters on the 26th with the Shinbashira presiding. At 9:00 A.M., the Shinbashira and the other Service performers began their procession through the Corridor, offering worship at the Foundress’ Sanctuary and the Memorial Hall before arriving at the Main Sanctuary. In…

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English Class of Head Minister Qualification Course One Held

The Head Minister Qualification Course One was held at the Home of the Parent from August 27 to September 14. This course aims at training Yoboku to become ministers who–while maintaining an awareness of their position and mission as Yoboku–devote themselves to single-hearted salvation and strive for further spiritual growth.…

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High School Division of Students Training Course Held

The High School Division of the Students Training Course was held at the Home of the Parent from August 9 through 15 with a total of 1,668 students participating. This annual one-week course intends to provide students who do not attend schools in the Home of the Parent with an…

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Nomura Makes History in Olympic Judo

Tenri University graduate Tadahiro Nomura, a 29-year-old Yoboku belonging to Umami Branch Church, became the first judoka to win three Olympic gold medals when he defeated Georgia’s Nestor Khergiani in the final in the men’s 60-kilogram category on August 14. He was holding his opponent down on the mat when…

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