2023 July Monthly Service Sermon
As many of you know, at the Autumn Grand Service held at Jiba on October 26th last year the Shimbashira announced Instruction Four, marking the beginning of the 3 years, 1,000 days period leading up to the 140th Anniversary of Oyasama, to be observed on 26th January 2026. (Tenrikyo189)
The anniversaries of Oyasama are held every ten years to commemorate the day Oyasama gave up her physical being and withdrew from physical life in order to hasten our Spiritual Growth on January 26th 1887.
In Instruction Four the Shimbashira encourages us to ‘actively move forward on the path of single-hear...