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The Laws of Great Enligtenment: Always Walk with Buddha
Constant self-blame for past mistakes, setbacks, or failures, and being unable to forgive others for the pain and hardship that they have caused us, are inner pains that we may not easily overcome. Through the power of enlightenment, which author Ryuho Okawa explains in modern and accessible terms, we can learn to forgive ourselves and others, overcome life's problems, and ...more
Paperback, 256 pages
Published November 15th 2019 by Irh Press
(first published September 4th 2015)
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Feb 15, 2020 Susie rated it it was ok
Recommended to Susie by: NetGalley
*I received a free digital ARC via NetGalley and the publisher in exchange for an honest review.*
More miss than hit
When I saw this book available on NetGalley, I decided to give it a shot. I have a basic knowledge of Buddhist principles so, whilst I’ve read a handful of self-help books from different perspectives, I was intrigued as to what this angle would give.
From the off, I was disappointed. Now, don’t get me wrong – there are some interesting points and ideas in here, plus some fo ...more
Jun 10, 2018 Grace Gardner rated it it was ok · review of another edition
I picked up this book becuase I was attracted to the title and subject. I knew nothing of the author or his background at that time. After perusing the table of contents and the first chapter, I Googled him out of curiousity, and learned that he started his own religion and associated political party in Japan, called “Happy Science.” I didn’t look too deeply into this, so I can’t say whether it’s genuine, completely wacky, or somewhere in between. However, with this added level of info, my attit ...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 31 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 ...more