Tag Archives: TENRIKYO

OFUDESAKI 7-98

Interpretation: God has told us that illness, like smallpox should not exist in this world. God also tells us illness originates from the mind. If we can remove dusts from our minds, we can eliminate illness. God has descended from … Continue reading

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The Mirror

I am always surprised at what information I find when I continue to study our sacred scriptures, both the Ofudesaki and Mikagura-uta. In todays post on the Mikagura-uta Study Group on Facebook, I was surprised to find how different my … Continue reading

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We Are Hypocrites

We are all hypocrites. This concerns most religions, but I will talk about my religion. In Tenrikyo, God specifically tells us that illness comes from the mind. The following is from the Ofudesaki and the Mikagura-uta.   Whatever happens, what … Continue reading

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OFUDESAKI 7-94

Interpretation: This translation is different from Church Headquarters, as I translate yoki, as expectation instead of joy. The expectations are God’s workings of helping other people understand the heart, and God’s teachings. These expectations will only appear if we perform … Continue reading

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OFUDESAKI 7-93

Interpretation: How this complete joy will occur, is written in the Ofudesaki. God descended from heaven to give us this complete joy. First we must purify our own minds by understanding the mune or heart. Then we must spread the … Continue reading

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OFUDESAKI 7-92

Interpretation: When all human beings have purified their minds of dust or evil thoughts, then God’s regret will be cleared away. When we purify our minds, only joy will come from our hearts, and God’s regret will be no more. … Continue reading

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OFUDESAKI 7-91

Interpretation: When God sees what path the world is taking or how the world is susceptible to their own dusts, it is not unreasonable to accept why God has regret. God is disappointed in the direction human beings are inclined … Continue reading

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The Image of the Heart

The image shows a picture of the heart or mune, which some may call the spirit or the soul. We all know that the body decays, but most of us believe that we continue to exist after our physical body … Continue reading

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7-61

Interpretation: God will never force people to behave. It is up to us to purify our own minds.

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OFUDESAKI 7-60

Interpretation: As human beings act on their evil thoughts, the regret, or negative energies accumulated by God increases. How does God release these negative energies?

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