Category Archives: The origin of suffering is from the mind
Interpretation: If one replaces the mind with a pure mind, there will be nothing to worry about, as your heart/soul will only bring upon positive fates.
Interpretation: Human’s mind refers to a mind that has dusts or evil thoughts. When one has a pure mind, there is no need to worry. Only positive fates will come from one’s heart/soul.
Interpretation: This mind refers to one’s mind that has the evil thoughts. God is showing us what type of thoughts are in our minds by the kind of illness that appears. This is God’s guidance to help us purify our … Continue reading
Interpretation: Inside the body is illness as guidance. This no one knows
Interpretation: The path to fear is the path of suffering. What we sow, we reap. Our negative actions will result in suffering in the future.
WHAT GOD WANTS US TO UNDERSTAND
Here again God is telling us that we do not understand the heart. In the first verse of the Ofudesaki, God also tells us that we do not understand the heart. What is the heart? Most believe that it is … Continue reading
Interpretation: God is telling us what we do today, will affect us in the future. What we sow, we will reap. Most of the world does not know what path they are on. Are they on the path of suffering … Continue reading
Interpretation: God sees our future path, but we are not aware of what is going to happen in the future. We reap what we have sowed.
Who Are We Praying For
When I talk to Tenrikyo church members, they believe that the Joyous Service helps them sweep evil thoughts or dusts from their mind. They say that God helps them do this. I find this puzzling, since in the Ofudesaki, God … Continue reading