Tag Archives: Heaven
Interpretation: God will withdraw or not accept our prayers when the mind is not pure. The Original pure mind is what God wants everyone to have. The pure mind is the most important truth in the Ofudesaki!
Interpretation: God will begin to help us save other people by giving them guidance to help them understand what their own hearts do, so they can purify their own minds.
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.
Understanding our own hearts
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.
Tenrikyo /We Do Not Understand
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
Tenrikyo /The Path of the Heart
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
Tenrikyo /The Function of the Soul (heart)
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
Tenrikyo /Heart and Soul
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