Tag Archives: TENRIKYO

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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OFUDESAKI 7-58

Interpretion: Whatever God says (in the Ofudesaki), there is nothing to fear.

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OFUDESAKI 7-57

Interpretation: The day referred to is is January 26, 1887 when Oyasama passes away. This is the day, God begins to work to save the world.

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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

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The Evil Thoughts in our Minds

Interesting that people continue to say that there are 8 dusts that we have to remove to purify our minds. In the Ofudesaki, there are only 5 dusts that are mentioned.    Kono michi wa oshii hoshii to kawaii to Yoku … Continue reading

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Interpretation: People until God was revealed, did not understand why we suffer or have joy. They mostly thought that their actions did not affect what would happen to them in the future. Example: Someone stealing from someone when they are … Continue reading

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OFUDESAKI 7-51

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.

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OFUDESAKI 7-24

Interpretation: Again, these are the great leaders that will have a great impetus in spreading the teachings to the world.

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OFUDESAKI 7-23

Interpretation and discussion: I am not sure God wants everyone to be Yogis, or missionaries of the teachings. From this verse and the following, there will only be a limited amount of missionaries? I believe these are the leaders of … Continue reading

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