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OFUDESAKI 9-63

Interpretation: When the minds of the world become purified of dusts, then God will give the gift of heaven. The world will attain the Joyous life.

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OFUDESAKI 9-62

Interpretation: God is telling everyone that there is no one who understands the pure mind given to the first parents of human beings. This is a mind without regret, covetousness, self-love, greed, and arrogance.

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OFUDESAKI 9-32

Interpretation: God’s mind to become, is a mind without regret, covetousness, self-love, greed, and arrogance. This is the original mind (shinjitsu).

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We Are Hypocrites

We are all hypocrites. This concerns most religions, but I will talk about my religion. In Tenrikyo, God specifically tells us that illness comes from the mind. The following is from the Ofudesaki and the Mikagura-uta.   Whatever happens, what … Continue reading

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The Ofudesaki, A Scripture of Reason

In every religions, there are laws, edicts or commandments that the followers are expected to follow. In tlhe Christian religion there are the Ten Commandments.   I am thy Lord thy God, Thou shalt have no other gods before me, … Continue reading

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One Truth if Understood, Would Change the World

What information if understood would change the world? What would happen if everyone understood the soul?  God in the Ofudesaki tells us that when everyone understands the soul, there will be paradise on earth. What is the soul?  The soul … Continue reading

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A Beautiful Painting

There is a passage in one of our sacred books about a painting that we may admire and say it is beautiful, but do not understand what the artist wanted to convey. It reminds of the epic movie, “Planet of … Continue reading

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Why We Need to Understand the Soul

Do you sometimes wonder where you were before you were born? Were you able to think like what you are doing now? Will you be able to think when you die? It is amazing to see an infant as he … Continue reading

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What We Sow, We Reap

All religions tell us that God is watching over us. That sounds good, but there are over 7 billion people on earth.  Can God watch over 7 billion people at once? Does God punish and reward us for our actions. … Continue reading

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The Soul Has No Color

Recently as I am getting closer to my 65th birthday, I wonder what will happen when I die. Will my mind cease to function? If I don’t have a brain, I presume that I may not be able to think.  … Continue reading

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