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Rev. Keigo Morishita: Sanctuary Construction at New York Center

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Faith Experience Jun 26, 2011

We at TR are pleased to present a translation of Rev. Keigo Morishita’s article from the August 2010 issue of Yoki (#736, pp. 31–35) that briefly details the sanctuary construction that took place under his tenure as minister of Tenrikyo Mission New York Center. (Photos courtesy of New York Center)

The Shinbashira and Harue Nakayama Visits Brasil Dendotyo for 60th Anniversary

Events Jun 25, 2011

News from the Tenrikyo Japanese website: Tenrikyo Mission Headquarters in Brazil (Brasil Dendotyo) welcomed a visit from the Shinbashira, Zenji Nakayama, and his wife Harue Nakayama at the service commemorating its 60th anniversary on June 12. Founded in 1951, Brasil Dendotyo celebrates its “kanreki” this year. On June 12, followers hailed from São Paulo state […]

GO ALOHA GO (Kaishow Caravan)

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Faith Experience Jun 21, 2011

Mr. Kaisho had returned from his trip from Sendai and had a lot to share with us on his experience. Previously, we reported on his mission just before he left. We asked him via email to explain why he went on such a dangerous trip to the areas that were heavily damaged by the recent tsunami. We received a very inspiring story that we hope to share with as many people possible.

Disaster Relief Donations Update

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Tenrikyo Church Headquarters Jun 20, 2011

Rev. Hiroaki Yamazawa, Director-in-Chief of Religious Affairs of Tenrikyo Church Headquarters, visited Fukushima, Iwate, and Miyagi prefectures between June 7 and 10. He also delivered monetary donations of 10 million yen each (equivalent to US $124,038.68) to the three prefectural governments on behalf of Tenrikyo Church Headquarters’ Post-Disaster Recovery Committee. As of June 14, two […]

Doyusha Video on THC 2011

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Events Jun 13, 2011

A news video (narration in Japanese only) has been uploaded on the Tenrikyo Japanese website. (Note: The video took some time to load before I was finally able to watch it)

Here is a translation of the narration:
The Tenrikyo Hawaii Convention 2011 was held between May 28 and 30 at a hotel in Honolulu. It was attended by 320 English-speaking participants from seven countries.

TR Goes to the Convention

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Events Jun 12, 2011

From May 28th to 30th, the Tenrikyo Hawaii Convention 2011 was held at the Hilton Hawaiian Villages Spa & Resort! The days\’ events and activities include speeches by local English-speaking church ministers and group discussion activities in which participants engaged with each other on personal levels to attain further insight and enhanced experiences. There was also the Luau which was the second evening\’s evening with dinner and fantastic entertaining performances by Big Jay & Riley, Halau Hula O\’Ku\’upuailima (a hula dance group), Yoki Daiko, and Layla Harrington, a Australian professional singer.

Mission Headquarters in Brazil to Celebrate 60th Anniversary

Events Jun 11, 2011

  Tenrikyo Mission Headquarters in Brazil is scheduled to celebrate the 60th anniversary of its founding on June 12. The Shinbashira, Zenji Nakayama, left with a small entourage from Tenri on June 9. He is scheduled to return from his visit on June 20. Our heartiest congratulations to Brasil Dendotyo for 60 years!

Taiwan Disaster Relief Hinokishin Corps Dispatched to Tohoku Region

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Japan, Tenrikyo Links Jun 10, 2011

A news video (in Japanese only) has been posted on the Tenrikyo Japanese website. Here is a translation of the narration: Between May 30* and June 3, the Disaster Relief Hinokishin Corps (DRHC) in Taiwan, which is the only formally organized corps overseas, was dispatched to areas affected by the Tohoku earthquake and tsunami. This […]