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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aizu 合図

sign     / fushigi-aizu    不思議合図    wondrous sign (Of)     ~-gi   合図木   signal block     ~-tateai   合図立て合い   a sign for a sign (L) more examples “Until now, you have understood nothing, but from now on you will see wondrous signs” (Ofudesaki III:5); The lead singer strikes the table with a signal block at the end of the eighteenth time; “Seeing this,…

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tansei-suru 丹精する

1. provide care and guidance for others 2. work sincerely w/ sb more examples 丹精を積み重ねる make sincere and repeated efforts; 少年会員の修理丹精に心を配っていただきたい Please devote your care and guidance to the Boys and Girls Association members

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