The Essence of Buddha offers a contemporary interpretation of the way to enlightenment in simple and easy words, written by a highly revered Japanese spiritual leader, Ryuho Okawa. The fundamental tenets of the Buddhist understanding of life, such as the Eightfold Path, the Six Paramitas and the Laws of Causality are clearly explained in modern and accessible terms, along with the need for self-reflection, the nature of karma, the truth of reincarnation, and other teachings of the Buddha. The path towards enlightenment is an expansion of consciousness, moving from material concerns to an increased awareness of the unseen spiritual reality. This book will be a concise guidebook for beginners to adepts as a path to happiness through self-growth and contributing towards a better world. Contents: The Journey to Enlightenment The Eightfold Path The Six Paramitas The Concept of the Void The Laws of Causality The Philosophy of Human Perfection.
About the Author
Ryuho Okawa is World Teacher, Master and CEO of Happy Science Group (a global utopian movement), and international best-selling author with a simple goal: to help people find true happiness and create a better world. Okawa's deep compassion and sense of responsibility for the happiness of each individual has prompted him to publish over 2,800 titles of religious, spiritual, and self-development teachings, covering a broad range of topics including how our thoughts influence reality, the nature of love and the path to enlightenment. Okawa also writes on topics of management, the economy, and the relationship between religion and politics in a global context. Okawa's books have been translated into 31 languages, and many of them have become best-selling titles, with over 100 million copies sold worldwide.