Ashiki o harōte tasuke tamae
Evil sweeping, save us please
joyous service - oyasama - 1866
Lyrical scripture from Section One of the Songs for the Kagura. This central prayer of the Tenrikyo religion includes the movements of practitioners' hands directed toward the Kanrodai at Ojiba where humankind was first created; and where God and Oyasama are said to answer prayers for world salvation.