Tag Archives: Heaven
Interpretation: God is telling everyone that there is no one who understands the pure mind given to the first parents of human beings. This is a mind without regret, covetousness, self-love, greed, and arrogance.
Most of us agree that there is a part of us that will continue for eternity after our bodies cease to function. In the Ofudesaki, God calls this the mune or heart that we do not understand (verse 1-1). I … Continue reading
Interpretation: The world believes only what they see now. They do not see the relationship between cause and effect. They do not realize karma or innen.
Just because we believe in God, God does not favor us with blessings. More important, because we know the teachings, we are able to understand why we have joy or sorrow. Some of us continue to suffer despite our dedication … Continue reading
Looking at the occurrences of the world, there are two paths that the world follows. There is the world’s path where you can do whatever you want and get away with it, so long as no one sees you do … Continue reading
God wants us to understand the soul (heart), as it determines what happens to us today and in the future. This is why Illness, pain and sufferings may be God’s guidance to help one understand the heart/soul. One can accept … Continue reading
In the Ofudesaki (Tip of the Writing Brush), God tells us that we do not understand the heart (soul). Looking all over the world and through all ages, I find no one who understands the heart (soul). 1-1 Uncovering the … Continue reading
The following is an excerpt from the Osashizu concerning the Foundress of the Tenrikyo (Heaven’s Truth) religion. She was not a well-known person. She was just an ordinary person on a farm, a woman who knew nothing. She was no … Continue reading
What causes people to be evil? Is evil in our genes or is it learned. Why do some children become bad even though they were brought up in good homes? Could we blame the evil monsters in history on their … Continue reading