Tag Archives: soul

Avoiding Blind Faith

People often talk about how faith is important; but blind faith is dangerous. In the Tenrikyo religion, our faith is based on the Ofudesaki.  We believe that these verses come from God.  God tells us that God will use reason … Continue reading

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How Much More Does the World Have to Suffer?

I would like to comment on an article in the Tenrikyo Newsletter. There is some in the church that believe that the progress in spreading our religion has come to a halt or slow progression.  They go back to literature … Continue reading

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Why We Need to Understand the Soul

The soul contains our fate and our pattern of thoughts. Our fate is our destiny, or what eventually our bodies are confronted with in life.  Our thought patterns are arrogance, regret, greed, miserliness, and self-love.  We all have these thought … Continue reading

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Controlling Your Fate

Some people believe that you cannot control your fate, but you can change the way you respond to fate (karma). By this process, we can eliminate both negative fate and its source, which are our negative thoughts. Eventually after reluctantly … Continue reading

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What is Causality and Reincarnation?

If only people could believe in causality and reincarnation, how the world will be so different. There will be no cheating, no stealing, no killings, no adultery, no lying, no scamming, no corruption, and no wars. There will be an … Continue reading

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Is Death the End?

Do you sometimes wonder where you were before you were born? Were you able to think like what you are doing now? Will you be able to think when you die? It is amazing to see an infant as he … Continue reading

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What We Sow, We Reap

All religions tell us that God is watching over us. That sounds good, but there are over 7 billion people on earth.  Can God watch over 7 billion people at once? Does God punish and reward us for our actions. … Continue reading

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