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The Laws of Eternity: Unfolding the Secrets of the Multidimensional Universe
by Ryuho Okawa (Goodreads Author)
In this clear and conise reinterpretation of Buddhism for modern times, Okawa conveys an understanding of reincarnation, channeling, mediums, and other attempts to communicate with the spiritual world.
Paperback, 116 pages
Published July 28th 1998 by Element Books Ltd
(first published July 1998)
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I have my doubts about rating this book so highly. You see, it is one of the holy books of the Japanese new religion Kofuku-no-Kagaku, Happy Science (literally "Science of Happiness"). This religion is kind of like a cult in that it worships the author, Ryuho Okawa, as a literal "God or Buddha". It is unlike a cult in that it does not hole up with guns in remote places, shoot at outsiders and have weird sex. Brainwashing is optional, I think you have to do it yourself, or at least pay for it. Th ...more
Dec 11, 2009 Adam rated it really liked it · review of another edition
I have a weakness for the florid and quaint vocabulary of 19th Century Romantic literature, and, having read Frankenstein last and loved it, and having read much Lovecraft more recently and felt the same way, I picked up Dracula over winter break. It is everything I wanted as far as the language is concerned, and though the plot has nothing of the philosophical interest provided by Shelley or Lovecraft, Dracula is a solid horror novel. It's not the best; the characters' Christianity becomes quit ...more
Ryuho Okawa is a renowned spiritual thinker, leader, and author in Japan with a simple goal: to help people find true happiness and create a better world. To date, Okawa’s books have sold over 100 million copies worldwide and been translated into 27 languages. His books address vital issues such as how our thoughts influence reality, the nature of love, and the path to enlightenment. In 1986, Okaw ...moreMore about Ryuho Okawa...