Insights into the Anecdotes: Tamezo Yamazawa (1857–1936), Anecdote 90 “Deeper in the Second Generation than in the First”

The Anecdote (Summary)   When Tamezo Yamazawa began to serve Oyasama in about 1881, She instructed him in the following manner:   God says, “Showing innen [causality] to parents, God waits for children to appear.” Do you understand? Therefore, virtue is more deeply planted in the second generation than in…

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2021 New Year’s Day Service Performed

On January 1, the New Year’s Day Service for the 184th year of the Teaching (2021) was duly performed from 5:00 a.m. in the Main Sanctuary with Successor-Designate Daisuke Nakayama as chief officiant. Many followers who had gathered at the Home of the Parent before daybreak attended the first Service…

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Season’s Greetings from the Shinbashira

Happy New Year! I would like to thank you most sincerely for all the efforts you devoted last year to the work of the path through your respective roles and positions. We are all living in the embrace of God the Parent’s constant providence, which includes the body we borrow.…

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December 2020 Monthly Service

The December Monthly Service of Tenrikyo Church Headquarters was performed on the 26th in the Main Sanctuary, with Successor-Designate Daisuke Nakayama serving as chief officiant on behalf of the Shinbashira. As a measure to curb the spread of the novel coronavirus, only the Service performers, the heads of directly supervised…

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November 2020 Monthly Service

The November Monthly Service of Tenrikyo Church Headquarters was performed on the 26th in the Main Sanctuary, with Successor-Designate Daisuke Nakayama serving as chief officiant on behalf of the Shinbashira. As a measure to curb the spread of the novel coronavirus, only the Service performers, the heads of directly supervised…

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