Reference Materials for The Life of Oyasama

“This book is designed to be used as a companion volume to The Life of Oyasama, Foundress of Tenrikyo–Manuscript Edition. In the first section of this book, the Glossary, the page and line numbers following each term indicate the location of the term in the third English edition of The…

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TENRIKYO: The Path to Joyousness

Tenrikyo came into existence a century and a half ago when the teachings of God were revealed through Miki Nakayama. She taught that the basic purpose of human existence is to live the Joyous Life and that the path to joyousness is a journey of understanding ourselves and of appreciating…

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Growing Spiritually Day by Day

This book presents an English translation of Seijin e no hibi, which was compiled by Tenrikyo Doyusha Publishing Company from Shinbashira kunwa-shu [Collection of the Shinbashira’s Talks] and published in 1993. The topics covered are the Joyous Life, the Divine Model, the Service, the spirit of single-heartedness with God, the…

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Joyousness Day after Day

The author, the third Shinbashira, begins this volume by describing a journey that Oyasama undertook while leading Her family along, a journey that was “intended . . . to provide a clear demonstration of the Truth of Heaven—the truth that happiness and unhappiness are actually determined by the way the…

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