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A Day at Harunohi Church – What does a Tenrikyo Church look like?

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User Participation Jun 30, 2012

I recently stumbled upon a video titled, ハルノヒの一日 (天理教はるのひ分教会) A day at HARUNOHI (also on DailyMotion), which depicts the daily activities of Harunohi Church. Not all churches run the same, nor are always filled with followers like this one, but I think this shows what a traditional Tenrikyo church should be like, where followers come in and out through out the entire day tending to the needs of the church and take part and the morning and evening services, cleaning of the shinden (santuary), learning & practicing the teachings, and administering the Sazuke.

Tenrikyo is “the most generous donor by far” for disaster relief in Tohoku (updated)

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Japan, Tenrikyo Links May 8, 2012

The Japan Times Online on May 6 posted a summary of recent articles from weekly newsletters, which included one on Japanese religious organizations’ Tohoku disaster relief efforts. From the online summary: The most generous donor by far, which mustered some 20,000 volunteers over 130 days — approaching the Self-Defense Forces in equipment and speed — […]