Tag Archives: spiritual healings
When I talk to Tenrikyo church members, they believe that the Joyous Service helps them sweep evil thoughts or dusts from their mind. They say that God helps them do this. I find this puzzling, since in the Ofudesaki, God … Continue reading
Interpretation: God has spoken through Oyasama, patiently by the verses in the Ofudesaki, to help us live the Joyous life, but…. (the following verse tells us there is a problem)
Interpretation: This refers to Kokan’s illness. God is telling the early followers to ponder their own minds to purify their minds. God wanted to return Kokan to the Residence, as she was one of the instruments at the beginning of … Continue reading
When illness or obstacles appear in our lives, we must ponder our own minds. What do we ponder? We must not ponder who to blame, but we must ponder our own minds to remove the dusts in our minds. These … Continue reading
Interpretation: God’s blessings are not worldly occurrences, but serve to help us purify our own minds. God is trying to help us attain the Original pure mind by understanding our own hearts (mune).
Interpretation: God is distinguishing the mind that thinks of others from the mind that thinks of oneself only.
Interpretation: God is telling the early followers, that the path of spreading the teachings is dependent on their own minds. We must purify our own minds before we can spread it to others.
Interpretation: Shinjitsu is the Original mind given to the first parents of human beings. This is a mind that has no regret, covetousness, self-love, greed, and arrogance. This is a mind that God wants us to return to. When we … Continue reading