This book contains the historic lectures given on the first five principles of the Ten Principles of Happy Science from the author, Ryuho Okawa, who is revered as World Teacher. He established Happy Science in October 1986, and built Head Temples, local temples, and missionary centers around the world, with members in more than 160 countries around the globe. These first five lectures produced an enthusiastic fellowship in Happy Science Japan and became the foundation of the current global utopian movement. It starts with the historic lecture, The Principle of Happiness, in which Okawa delivered The Fourfold Path of Love, Wisdom, Self-Reflection and Progress, a universal method to attain true happiness for all people revealed to the world for the first time. In this book, you can learn the essence of Okawa's teachings and the secret behind the rapid growth of the Happy Science movement in simple language. By reading this book and implementing the Exploration of the Right Mind in your life, you will come to know that your essence is that of a spiritual being and learn that the mind is the only thing you can take back to the other world or afterlife. Also, by living the Fourfold Path of Love, Wisdom, Self-Reflection and Progress, you will attain true happiness and start on your path to enlightenment. These principles serve to integrate all religion, philosophy, and academic study.
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.