The Ten Principles from El Cantare: Ryuho Okawa's First Lectures on His Basic Tieachings

The Ten Principles from El Cantare: Ryuho Okawa's First Lectures on His Basic Tieachings

by Ryuho Okawa
The Ten Principles from El Cantare: Ryuho Okawa's First Lectures on His Basic Tieachings

The Ten Principles from El Cantare: Ryuho Okawa's First Lectures on His Basic Tieachings

by Ryuho Okawa


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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.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781942125853
Publisher: Irh Press
Publication date: 12/06/2021
Pages: 272
Sales rank: 1,125,645
Product dimensions: 5.30(w) x 7.90(h) x 0.60(d)

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.

Table of Contents

Preface to the newly revised first volume of The Ten Principles from El Cantare 11

Preface to The Principle of Happiness 12

Preface to The Principle of Enlightenment 13

Chapter 1 The Principle of Happiness

1 Early Adulthood 16

2 The Path to the Truth 20

3 The Responsibility of a Religious Leader 24

4 Starting from Scratch 30

5 What Is a Prophet? 35

6 First, Explore the Truth; Then, Study It and Convey It to Others 41

7 The Principle of Happiness 47

Love-love that gives 48

Wisdom-the right knowledge of the Truth 49

Self-reflection-correcting your mistakes 51

Progress-developing the self, others, and society and building Utopia 53

Chapter 2 The Principle of Love

1 The Laws of the Sun through the Passage of Time 58

2 The Prophecy of Salvation 65

3 Jesus's Teaching on Love and Its Limitations 71

4 The Developmental Stages of Love

Instinctive love-fourth dimensional love 81

Fundamental love-fifth dimensional love 82

Nurturing love-sixth dimensional love 84

Forgiving love-seventh dimensional love 85

Love incarnate-eighth dimensional love 89

Love of the Savior-ninth dimensional love 90

Chapter 3 The Principle of the Mind

1 Starting from the Teachings of the Mind 94

2 The Original State of the Mind 99

3 The Mind, the Soul, the Spirit 102

4 The Relationship between the Stage of the Mind and the Spiritual Form

The fourth dimension-resembling the appearance of humans 108

The fifth dimension-recognizing that you can exist without human form 109

The sixth dimension-transforming your form 110

The seventh dimension-recognizing that they are a consciousness that gives to others 115

The eighth dimension-role-centered consciousness 116

The ninth dimension-the source of Laws 118

5 The Exploration of the Right Mind

Balancing the mind 121

Removing clouds from your "thought tape" 123

Chapter 4 The Principle of Enlightenment

1 The Passion to Seek the Truth 130

2 Establishing a New System of Values 133

3 Enlightenment Starts with Knowing 140

4 How Severe the Road to Enlightenment Is 143

5 Discover God within Yourself 150

6 Exploration of the Right Mind and Principle of Happiness 154

7 Without Self-reflection there Is No Enlightenment 159

8 Progress and Harmony 162

Chapter 5 The Principle of Progress

1 Progress that Comes Only After Self-reflection 168

2 Progress through the Middle Way 172

3 Start from Acknowledging Yourself as Ordinary 178

4 Applying the Middle Way to Modern Life 80/20 thinking 181

Developing "the part of the iceberg that lies underwater" 187

Keep moving forward 190

5 Entering the Middle Way Through Self-reflection

Self-reflection is to remove the "dirt" 192

Right View-to have a balanced view of yourself 193

Right Thought-correcting your thought 195

6 Self-Reflection for Progress

Right Effort-the path from ordinary to extraordinary 199

Right Will-realizing a great ideal as God's volunteer 200

7 Love, Prayer, and Self-realization 202

Afterword to The Principle of Happiness 204

Afterword to The Principle of Enlightenment 205

Afterword to the newly revised first volume of The Ten Principles from El Cantare 206

About the Author 209

What Is El Cantare? 210

About Happy Science 212

Contact Information 214

About Happiness Realization Party 216

Happy Science Academy Junior and Senior High School 217

Happy Science University 218

About IRH Press 220

Books Ryuho Okawa 221

Musics Ryuho Okawa 231

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