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Doyusha Videos on Children’s Pilgrimage

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Events, Japan Jul 30, 2011

A news video (in Japanese only) about the Children’s Pilgrimage to Jiba has been posted on the Tenrikyo Japanese website. Here is a translation of the narration: On July 26, after the July Monthly Service, this year’s Children’s Pilgrimage to Jiba, hosted by Tenrikyo Church Headquarters, began. The theme for this year’s Children’s Pilgrimage is […]

Living Words: The Mountain of Treasure

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Inspirational Jul 27, 2011

The following is a translation of an excerpt from Ikiru kotoba (“Living words”), p. 5. Over a large river, there is a bridge which has no supports. . . . if you earnestly strive and cross the bridge without falling, there will be before you a mountain of treasure. Anecdotes of Oyasama 171, “The Mountain […]

Tenrikyo Hawaii Convention 2011

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Uncategorized Jul 25, 2011

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Uncategorized Jul 25, 2011

Dr. Barbara Ambros Speaks at Tenri University

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Japan Jul 23, 2011

Dr. Barbara Ambros, associate professor at the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, was invited to give a presentation at Tenri University Furusato Assembly Hall on July 11. An invitation was extended to Dr. Ambros to speak in Tenri after she had written an article on CNN’s Belief Blog about how Japan’s new religions responded […]

Living Words: Clear the Path from the Bottom

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Inspirational Jul 20, 2011

The following is a translation of an excerpt from Ikiru kotoba (“Living words”), p. 13 If the path is cleared from down below both the people up above and the people down below can easily get near, can they not? Anecdotes of Oyasama 28, “Clear the Path from the Bottom” A particular person, thinking of […]

Living Words: The Law of Nature

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Inspirational Jul 14, 2011

The following is a translation of an excerpt from Ikiru kotoba (“Living words”), p. 17. This path cannot be followed by human thinking. It is the path that is being formed by the law of nature (tennen shizen). Anecdotes of Oyasama 17, “The Law of Nature” We human beings tend to rush for results, relying […]

Heart Clean Campaign Action Day

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Events, Japan Jul 7, 2011

A news video (in Japanese only) about Heart Clean Campaign Action Day has been posted on the Tenrikyo Japanese website. The “Heart Clean Campaign” is a Tenrikyo Young Men’s Association activity that may look quite similar to Tenrikyo Hinokishin Day. Heart Clean Campaign activities are usually held throughout Japan on the first Sunday of each […]