Ameazuke-no-tsutome 雨あずけのつとめ

Service for Cessation of Rain (L) more examples かんろだいのつとめの手は、よろづたすけの場合と、願に相應しく、をびや、ほふそ、一子、跛、肥、萠え出、虫拂い、雨乞、雨あずけ、みのり、むほんの場合と、合計十二通りを教えられ、身は健やかに齢永く、稔り豊かに家業榮え、世界が平和に治まるよう、何缺ける事のない陽氣ぐらしを引き受けられた。 “In addition to the Service for Universal Salvation, God the Parent taught the hand movements for other kinds of Kanrodai Services to answer specific prayers. These are: Safe Childbirth, Smallpox, A Child, Cripples, Fertilizer, Germination, Insect Pests, Rain, Cessation of Rain,…

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Amautashi 雨うたし/雨打たし

exposed to (the) rain more examples かんろだいの真上の天井には「かんろだいは雨うたし」とのご教示により、一間四方の天窓があけられています。 “An opening (about 6 feet square) was left in the ceiling above the Kanrodai to leave it directly under the sky, based on the instruction that ʻthe Kanrodai is exposed to the rain’” (Yoboku’s Guide to Tenrikyo, pp. 122–123).(cf. Osashizu, May 30, 1907)

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akaki 赤衣

red clothes (Of, D, L) more examples このあかいきものをなんとをもている なかに月日がこもりいるそや 六 63 What do you think of these red clothes? Tsukihi dwells within. Ofudesaki VI : 63 赤衣を召されたのも、教祖が月日のやしろにおわす真実を、眼に示して納得させようとの思召からである。 “Oyasama began to wear red clothes, which was unusual for the time, to persuade people by this visual symbol that She was truly the Shrine of…

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Amagoi-zutome 雨乞いづとめ

Service for Rain (L) more examples しかし、村人とても、萬策つきた場合であったから、お籠りさして貰う譯に行かぬなら、雨乞づとめをして下され。 氏神の境内にておつとめして下され。 と、一晝夜退かなかった。 “But the villagers, having nowhere else to turn, requested that, if they could not be allowed to make a vigil, a Service for Rain be performed, if need be, on the ground of the village shrine, and they refused to leave…

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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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