Category Archives: joy

Tenrikyo /How to Feel Good

What is it that we all seek in life? Sometimes we think if only I can have a perfect job, a perfect marriage, better health, more money, more influence, etc.…, will my life become more happy. But we know that … Continue reading

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The Easy Path to Salvation

In the Book of Prophecy (Fudesaki), it is said that the path to salvation is a difficult path. Why is it so difficult? People are always looking for: the easy paths, easy jobs, and easy ways to make money. They … Continue reading

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A Religion of Peace?

There have been recent allegations that a particular religion is not a religion of peace. One question to ask these members of this particular religion is, “ If God or your religion tells you to kill, would you?” If the … Continue reading

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Allegories have been used to explain difficult or unfamiliar concepts throughout time. It is said that God descended in 1838 upon a rural agriculture community. To explain how the teaching of God will spread, God used terms familiar to the … Continue reading

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God’s Guidance

In many of the sacred books, there are accounts of miraculous healings that were performed by the prophets. Even today there are religions that advocate the healing of illness by prayer. But there are also instances where the prophets could … Continue reading

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The Path to World Salvation (Heaven’s Truth/Tenrikyo)

Remove greed, arrogance, and self-love from one’s thoughts to have joy; by the principal of causality, this will bring upon joy. True joy is shared joy. We must share with others on how to attain joy and be spirited. God … Continue reading

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Heaven’s Truth for Dummies

Believe that God descended from Heaven to help mankind remove evil from his or her heart. Believe in causality and reincarnation and our bodies are borrowed from God; our souls live forever. Remove evil (greed, arrogance, and self love) from … Continue reading

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God’s Gift to Mankind

Someone once asked me what makes the Heaven’s Truth Religion (Tenrikyo Religion) so different from other religions. I remember hesitating and trying to come up with an answer that would try to convince them of the uniqueness of our church. … Continue reading

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Why do we discriminate?

  What is the soul of man? It is said to be unique, where like our fingerprints there is no one the same. It has no form, color, or weight; but each soul is attached, placed, or identified with a … Continue reading

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How to become a good person

Sometimes I think how does one become a good person? We are selfish and arrogant by human nature; which makes it difficult to be impartial. For example, the truth or evidence does not matter anymore when it comes to politics, … Continue reading

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