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130th Anniversary of Oyasama held


The 130th Anniversary of Oyasama was held.

Translation of the narrative of the accompanying video:

 On January 26, the 130th Anniversary of Oyasama was solemnly held at Tenrikyo Church Headquarters with the Shinbashira Zenji Nakayama as chief officiant. Many people from all over Japan and overseas came to commemorate the 130th year since Miki Nakayama, the founder of Tenrikyo, withdrew from physical life on lunar 1/26/1887.

The Service, which began at 10:30 a.m., consisted of the Shinbashira reading the saibun or service prayer and was followed by a performance of the Kagura Service and Teodori as attendants sang the Mikagura-uta in unison.

The Shinbashira then later gave a sanctuary speech after the Service to followers who returned for the anniversary.


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