Tag Archives: Ofudesaki

How To Purify Our Minds

Many of us can control our anger or evil thoughts. But of course, since we are only human, sometimes we lose control and acquiesce to our evil thoughts and take action that we may regret later on. This action causes … Continue reading

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How Do We Spread Our Religions

How do we spread religion? While cutting the grass yesterday, I saw a few people dressed in formal attire, knocking on doors and leaving pamphlets. I am not too sure on how many people they were able to talk to. … Continue reading

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Understanding the Soul to Heal

Do you have an illness that doctors and medicine cannot cure? In the Bible, Jesus and his disciples cured the blind and healed the sick. In the beginning of the Tenrikyo religion, thousands of people were cured of their illness; … Continue reading

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Our Sacred Book

In our religion, God has given us instructions to save the world in a compilation of verses called the Ofudesaki.  Many other religions have sacred documents that profess that they are from God; but the verses in the Ofudesaki are … Continue reading

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History Repeats Itself Because of Arrogance

In one of our sacred books (Osashizu), God tells us that if we have anger, we do not know God’s teachings.  In my case, people have often told me I have much anger, and to “chill out”.  But how does … Continue reading

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Tenrikyo

The following is from the Ofudesaki Korekara wa Yoki-zutome ni mata kakaru Nanno koto yara choto ni shiremai 3-60 The first translation below is the traditional translation by Tenrikyo Headquarters and the 2nd translation is word for word. From now … Continue reading

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Tenrikyo verses 3-46,47

The world may understand causality, karma and innen. Understanding the soul/heart makes one aware of how this process of karma and causality works. The following is from the Ofudesaki: Kono tokoro yorozu no koto o tokikikasu Kami ichijo de mune … Continue reading

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