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Tenrikyo /Are You Happy?

In today’s world, drugs to reduce depression and anxiety are the most prescribed medications. We all want to be spirited, that feeling that everything is all right. The pharmaceutical companies knowing this predicament, spends millions of dollars on advertisement in … Continue reading

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Tenrikyo /Can Illness Be Good for Us?

In the Heaven’s Truth Church (Tenrikyo), God is said to guide us by placing illness on ourselves. We ponder over the illness, and we reflect on how we have been using our minds. We attempt to determine if we have … Continue reading

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A World too Arrogant to Believe in Causality

Throughout the sacred books, God reminds us that we do not understand? What is it that we do not understand? We do not understand the concept of causality and reincarnation. God also tells us that without understanding causality, one cannot … Continue reading

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Suppose

Suppose one can heal one’s own illnesses and disease. Suppose one can do this by eliminating greed, arrogance, and self love from one’s minds. Suppose there is a prayer that asks God to help us with this difficult task. Suppose … Continue reading

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What is the appropriate prayer?

What is an appropriate prayer? Many are self serving, like asking for financial gains,  prosperity and good health. Others are selfless asking for help for others, like people who are ill. Some ask for forgiveness and forgiveness of those who … Continue reading

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Planting Seeds

Have you ever started a garden? It requires much work. For a seed to sprout, and grow into a healthy plant requires one to plant the seeds, water it, remove the weeds, and fertilize. The following is an analogy between … Continue reading

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Why God does not talk to us?

Why God does not talk to us? Do you wonder why God does not come out and speak to us directly? In the history of mankind, it is said that God has sent Moses, Mohammed, Jesus, Buddha and Oyasama according … Continue reading

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