Category Archives: Religion

Tenrikyo /From a Knot, a Bud should Sprout

In the Heaven’s Truth Church (Tenrikyo) a knot is an occurrence that brings upon suffering or misfortune. But there is a common saying that from a knot, a bud will sprout. We believe that sometimes a knot is derived from … Continue reading

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Tenrikyo /God Does Not Punish

I would like to talk about illness as God’s guidance. Some people believe that God punishes people when he or she goes against him. Information about God’s punishment is rampant in the Judeo-Christian holy books. From a human perspective, punishment … Continue reading

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Tenrikyo /How Do We Remove Evil?

I will start off by saying all people are good. In the Book of Prophecy (Ofudesaki) are the following verses: Looking all over the world and through all ages, I find no one who is evil. 1-52 Among all mankind, … Continue reading

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Tenrikyo /How Do We Change Our Fate?

Why is change so difficult? We all promise that we will change, but will we? Statistics will say that we do not change. Look at the recidivism rate of alcoholics and gamblers. He or she may promise to stop his … Continue reading

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Tenrikyo /Reincarnation as the Truth

The world is round, and it is not flat. This discovery, which was at first ridiculed, initiated the impetus in science of new discoveries. It is our old and false beliefs that sometimes hinder our progress as human beings. There … Continue reading

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Tenrikyo /The State of Our Minds Reveals the World’s Destiny

I am wondering, what conditions are needed to produce innovation, inventions, and discoveries? What qualities did great discoverers like Einstein, Franklin, Plato, Socrates, Salk, Mendel, and Jenner have? There are regions in the world where innovation and discoveries are more … Continue reading

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Tenrikyo /What do we do with evil people?

How do we deal with evil people? What does God do with evil people? These are questions that man has pondered since his creation. In the Heaven’s Truth Church (Tenrikyo), God tells us that there is no one who is … Continue reading

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