Tenrikyo - The Reason of Heaven


This universe is the body of God.

Ponder this in all matters.

XII: 47 - 50

From today, I shall begin to speak of marvelous things.

Perhaps you have no idea of what I shall say.

We generally turn to God when we want something. Our mind then is on our own thoughts and not necessarily on what God is trying to tell us. 

Whatever I say in this talk, do not turn away.

The intention of God is great.

There are two ways to turn away from God's teaching. The first way is the lack of understanding that manifests as outright denial of what is being taught. The second way is misunderstanding  what is said to the extent that the misunderstanding has the same effect as denial. 

My talks from now on will be on the way to clear away

the mountainous regret of God.

The mountainous regret of God is the sum total of all of the self-centered imaginations in the world. Moonsun teaches ways to clear the self-centered imagination and to settle it so that it is the mind like clear water. To bring this teaching to the whole world Moonsun trains intermediaries, timber, in the ways to accomplish this task that are appropriate for the time, place and spiritual maturity of all those who wish to hear, equally without any discrimination between one child and another. 

Hereafter, however serious an illness there may be,

I shall save you all by the Breath and the Hand Dance. 

We children all know illness and we know that we don't want it. This path promises that we will be saved from any illness no matter how serious and at that, just the way we like it, quickly! The Breath and Hand Dance refer to two methods appropriate for time, place and maturity that provided the totally sincere mind with an opportunity for instantaneous awakening. Such is the compassionate power of Moonsun. Such is the Model of Parental Love.