Category Archives: Heaven’s Truth Church

What Flows From the Soul/Heart

It is said that the early Christians believed in reincarnation and the soul/heart. The following is from Proverbs: 23 Above all else, guard your heart/soul,     for everything you do flows from it. 24 Keep your mouth free of perversity;     keep corrupt talk … Continue reading

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The Soul is Who We Are

It’s surprising how children have different personalities, although we raise them almost the same. In the Ofudesaki is the following: Ponder over this talk, all of you in the world. There is no mind the same as another. 5-7 Even … Continue reading

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Our Souls Helping Us to Purify Our Minds

Why is it so difficult to change? Let’s say someone from church convinces us that anger is not good for us. We agree to not get angry for any reason. Yet no matter how much we resist, when annoyance appears, … Continue reading

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Tenrikyo Song eleven Mikagura-uta

The following is from the third verse from song eleven of the mikagura-uta. Yoku o wasurete hinokishin. Kore ga daiichi koe to naru. The first translation below is the traditional translation by Tenrikyo Headquarters and the 2nd translation is word … Continue reading

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Our Special Prayer in Tenrikyo

In many religions, there are prophecies that portend of mass destruction before salvation is established. In the Tenrikyo religion God promises that all mankind will be saved when everyone purifies their minds of arrogance, greed, miserliness, covetousness and self-love. God … Continue reading

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Tenrikyo 3-46

The following is from the Ofudesaki: Kono tokoro yorozu no koto o tokikikasu Kami ichijo de mune no uchi yori 3-46 The first translation below is the traditional translation by Tenrikyo Headquarters and the 2nd translation is word for word. … Continue reading

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History Repeats Itself Because of Arrogance

In one of our sacred books (Osashizu), God tells us that if we have anger, we do not know God’s teachings.  In my case, people have often told me I have much anger, and to “chill out”.  But how does … Continue reading

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