The Hell You Never Knew: And How to Avoid Going There

The Hell You Never Knew: And How to Avoid Going There

by Ryuho Okawa
The Hell You Never Knew: And How to Avoid Going There

The Hell You Never Knew: And How to Avoid Going There

by Ryuho Okawa


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From ancient times, people have been warned of the danger of falling to Hell. But does the world of Hell truly exist? If it does, what kind of people would go there? Through his spiritual abilities, Ryuho Okawa found out that Hell is only a small part of the vast Spirit World, yet more than half of the people today go there after they die. They go there not because they are not Christian or Muslim. They do so because they have misused their freedom while living on earth. Okawa believes the true mission of religion is to save the souls of all people, and eventually, dissolve the world of Hell. That is why he gives the detailed description about the Spirit World, including Heaven and Hell, and encourage people to choose the right path. In the Introduction of this book, Okawa explains the importance of acquiring prior knowledge about the Spirit World, and a common trait of those who fall to Hell. Chapter One and Two describe the latest and detailed information about Hell, including the realm that terrorists would go to and the realm that some famous politicians have actually fallen to. Okawa also describes his own experience of spiritual journey he made during sleep. By reading these descriptions, you will be able to understand what kinds of people would go to what kind of realms, and learn from their mistakes. After all this information, Okawa then offers advice in Chapter Three on how to prevent ourselves from going to Hell in the afterlife—the concrete and effective practice about how to disconnect our mind from Hell and instead attune to Heaven. By reading and re-reading this spiritual book, you will be able to find true salvation of your soul.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781942125525
Publisher: Irh Press
Publication date: 07/15/2019
Pages: 208
Sales rank: 1,143,355
Product dimensions: 5.40(w) x 7.90(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

RYUHO OKAWA is the founder and CEO of Happy Science, a global movement, and international bestselling author with a simple goal: to help people find true happiness and create a better world. Okawa's books have sold more than 100 million copies worldwide and have been translated into 30 languages. His books share his principles for happiness, as well as insights and practiced methods for increasing our capacity for love and promoting our spiritual growth. 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. The spiritual workshops Happy Science offers are open to people of all faiths and walks of life and are rooted in the same principles of happiness that inspired Okawa’s own spiritual awakening. Okawa is compassionately committed to the spiritual growth of others; in addition to writing and publishing books, he continues to give talks around the world.

Table of Contents

Preface 9

Introduction: The Modern Hell: A Possible Outcome for Anyone

More than half of people today are headed to hell 12

Hell is only a small part of the vast spirit world 13

The common trait of those who go to hell 14

What happens to those who have fallen to hell? (1) - The cases of doctors, nurses, and judges 17

What happens to those who have fallen to hell? (2) - The case of reporters 19

It is one hundred percent true that hell exists 19

Chapter 1 Introduction to the World of Hell: A Report on the Six Realms of Hell, Described Princess Kozakura

1 Princess Kozakura: A Respected 16th Century Japanese Woman

Her spiritual message 24

The Tale of Princess Kozakura 25

The sixth dimension where Princess Kozakura resides 28

2 The Hell of Villains: Repeatedly Killing Each Other

The Hell of Villains, according to Princess Kozakura 31

Still a shallow part of hell 34

Repeating the fear of being killed 35

Attracting that which you fear the most 36

The suffering of not being able to die 38

When guiding angels appear 40

The world of fear, which is opposite to love 42

Moving on to the next phase 44

3 Subterranean Hell: Lonely Company Employees

Subterranean Hell, according to Princess Kozakura 45

People in shells 47

Getting out of the Subterranean Hell 49

The necessity for new teachings 51

4 The Hell of Mortar: The Destination for Egoists

The Hell of Mortar, according to Princess Kozakura 52

A fearful scene in the mouth of a volcano 54

The realm that reflects Ryunosuke Akutagawa's The Spiders Thread 55

How to escape the Hell of Mortar 58

When friendship turns into the Hell of Mortar 59

Those who fall to hell in a competitive society, and those who don't 61

How to avoid becoming a "crab" inside a bucket 64

5 The Hell of Beasts: Human Spirits Taking Animal Forms

The Hell of Beasts, according to Princess Kozakura 66

The characteristics of those in the Hell of Beasts 68

How to avoid the Hell of Beasts 70

The meaning of our being born into this world 74

The danger of Inari worship 76

Encountering a snake spirit 78

6 The Hell of Scorching Heat: A Destination for Greedy People

The Hell of Scorching Heat, according to Princess Kozakura 80

A hot world of "craving" like a burning desert 82

How to escape the Hell of Scorching Heat 85

7 The Realm of Devils: Inhabited by Evil Leaders

The Realm of Devils, according to Princess Kozakura 87

Even devils play a necessary role 89

Devils are beings who aggressively engage in evil 90

Devils' way of thinking 92

Devils also enter radical groups and activists 93

8 Using Freedom Correctly 95

Further Readings: The true thoughts of devils who are filled with the desire to dominate 96

Chapter 2 An Exploration into the World of Hell: A Tour of Modern Hell Experienced During Sleep

1 A Journey into the Spirit World 102

2 The Ashura Hell: Repeated Terrorism

I arrived at the scene of a train blowing up 103

Where does the scorching heat come from? 104

Acts of terrorism and war create hell in the other world 105

3 The Hell of Lust: Imprisoned Women

The second journey into the spirit world 107

Inhabitants held back by an invisible river 108

Chased by a witch 110

Women under spell 111

An indispensable salvation factor 115

4 The Hell of Hungry Ghosts: Food is Taken Away

My third exploration into the spirit world 118

Children and unaccomplished goals 120

5 The Middle Way of Life: How to Avoid Hell

Lessons from each realm of hell 122

Mission of religion: Dissolving hell 125

Further Readings: Self-reflection will lead you up to heaven 128

Chapter 3 Seeking the Starting Point of Enlightenment: Three Checkpoints to Determine Heaven or Hell

1 The Starting Point of Enlightenment (1): The Awareness that Humans are Spiritual Beings

Enlightenment is knowing what you are 132

Buddhism is not a materialistic teaching 133

Essential requirement for enlightenment 136

2 The Starting Point of Enlightenment (2): The Way You Live Determines Your Destination in the Afterlife

If your mind is in hell now, it is where you will go after death 139

Why people are possessed by evil spirits 140

Good religions teach how to get out of hell 142

3 The Way to Return to Heaven

Controlling the Three Poisons of the Mind 144

Do not be greedy 145

Holding back anger and maintaining peace of mind 146

Overcoming ignorance 149

4 Light the Candle in the Minds of Every Person Living in Darkness

The act of scolding is justifiable anger 154

The importance of missionary work 155

Sincerely wish to help others 158

Further Readings: How to save the spirits in hell 160

Closing Words: God Embraces Hell with Tears 164

Afterword 171

About the Author 177

What is El Cantare? 178

What is a Spiritual Message? 180

About Happy Science 182

Contact Information 185

About IRH Press USA 187

Books Ryuho Okawa 188

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