Happy Science is a global religion that aims to teach the truth about life, the world, and ourselves to inspire and give guidance in the 21st century and onwards. The founder, Ryuho Okawa, teaches the universal Truth of El Cantare, whose mission is to create harmony and prosperity for all people. The Principles of Happiness taught at Happy Science transcend nations, cultures and religions and are the key to resolving religious conflicts worldwide.
A Universal Religion for Today
Our Mission is Your Happiness
What is Happy Science?
In a Nutshell
Happy Science is a universal religion that unites everyone; therefore, we welcome all who wish to improve themselves through the exploration of the Right Mind and daily practice of The Principles of Happiness. We invite you to learn more about our Teachings via the following articles and resources.
For your convenience, we offer two options for membership:
- Register online to receive the Dharma of the Right Mind (digital format) and membership related communications - ($10 donation).
- Visit a local branch to consult with a minister and receive the Dharma of the Right Mind prayer book. This option is recommended for those seeking advanced instruction.
The Principles of Happiness
The Fourfold Path
The Fourfold Path is a unique teaching of Happy Science. It is a set of guideposts in the exploration of the Right Mind a method to achieving true happiness. The Principles of Happiness are the four methods of freeing ourselves from worldly worries and distress and, at the same time, a modern path to enlightenment.
Ryuho Okawa is a renowned spiritual leader and international best-selling author with a simple goal: to help people find true happiness and create a better world. His deep compassion and sense of responsibility for the happiness of each individual has led him to write over 2,200 titles of religious, spiritual, and self-development teachings, covering a broad range of topics. He also writes on the topics of management and economy, as well as the relationship between religion and politics in the global context. To date, Okawa's books have sold over 100 million copies worldwide and has been translated into 28 languages.
Recognizing the diversity of values
Life-changing keys to calm, spiritual, and healthy living
28 habits of unhappy people (and how to change them)
A spiritual guide to turning your hopes into reality
Unleashing your light upon the world
Opening your life to peace, joy, and the power within
The path to Enlightenment
The True Intentions Behind His Korean Unification