Change Your Life Change the World: A Spiritual Guide to Living Now

Change Your Life Change the World: A Spiritual Guide to Living Now

by Ryuho Okawa

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This book contains the essence of the teachings that have probably changed the lives of over 100 million people around the globe. In it the author reveals the true nature of world that we live in; our place in it, and its place in the universe. In possession of this knowledge, each of us is offered the opportunity to bring about a major shift in our own lives and then throughout society by raising our consciousness and that of those around us.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780982698518
Publisher: IRH Press
Publication date: 08/01/2016
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 192
File size: 3 MB

About the Author

RYUHO OKAWA is a global visionary, renowned spiritual leader, and best-selling author in Japan with a simple goal: to help people ¬and true happiness and create a better world. His deep compassion and sense of responsibility for the happiness of each individual has prompted him to publish over 2000 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. 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 been translated into 28 languages.
Okawa has dedicated himself to improving society and creating a better world. In 1986, Okawa founded Happy Science as a spiritual movement dedicated to bringing greater happiness to humankind by uniting religions and cultures to live in harmony. Happy Science has grown rapidly from its beginnings in Japan to a worldwide organization with over 10 million members. Okawa is compassionately committed to the spiritual growth of others. In addition to writing and publishing books, he continues to give lectures around the world.

Table of Contents

Preface 7

Chapter 1 Unlocking the Door to A New World 25

Soul Siblings and Reincarnation 28

Souls Connected by Spiritual Bonds 31

Overcoming Hatred 36

Material vs. Spiritual Perspective 38

The Compensations for Choosing Faith 40

Chapter 2 Eternal Life and Reincarnation 46

The Risks You Took for the Sake of Life 48

Life is Like a School 51

Finding the Treasure Buried in Trials 54

Your Soul Is Who You Are 56

Finding the Theme of Your Life 58

Life Is a Series of Lessons 60

The World through the Eyes of God 61

Breaking through Your Limits 63

You Can Change Your Fate 67

Moderation Is the Key to Success 69

Seeing Yourself the Way Other People See You 71

Chapter 3 The Spiritual Foundation of Life 73

Education of the Soul 77

The True Distinction between Good and Evil 83

Living with Faith 89

Chapter 4 The Pursuit of Happiness 91

Part I Exploration of the Right Mind 91

Receiving God's Energy 93

The Ultimate Rightness 96

Part 2 The Fourfold Path to Happiness 99

The First Path-The Principle of Love 100

The Second Path-The Principle of Wisdom 115

The Third Path-The Principle of Self-Reflection 128

The Fourth Path-The Principle of Progress 138

Chapter 5 Creating Heaven on Earth 147

Personal Happiness and Public Happiness 147

Happiness Comes from Enlightenment 149

Quiet Happiness and Active Happiness 153

The Universal Truth, the Truth of God 156

The Creation of Souls 158

The Mission of Humankind 166

The Principle of Progress-Acquiring Truth and Practicing Altruism 169

The Principle of Harmony - Tolerance and Forgiveness 173

Chapter 6 The Moment of Truth 175

Faith-Believing in God's Laws 177

Love-Becoming God's Messengers 178

Enlightenment-Knowing Who You Are 180

Utopia-Bringing Heaven to Earth 182

About the Author 185

About Happy Science 186

Contact Information 189

Other Books Ryuho Okawa 191

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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Excellent powerful messages of truth in this book. The author is very wise. Made me realize how very important it is to live my life seriously and not waste time.