Master Ryuho Okawa was born on July 7th 1956, in Tokushima, Japan. After graduating from the Faculty of Law at the University of Tokyo, he joined a major Tokyo-based trading house. While working at its New York headquarters, he studied international finance at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York.
On March 23rd 1981, he achieved Great Enlightenment, and awakened to the hidden part of his consciousness, El Cantare, whose mission is to bring happiness to all humanity. In October 1986, he established the organization, Happy Science, to convey the Truth. He has published many books, including the "Laws" series (The Laws of the Sun, The Golden Laws, The Laws of Eternity, etc.). His books have sold millions of copies. Especially in Japan, since 1998 the books he publishes every year have been ranked as number one annual best-sellers of the net sales at the book stores.
“I love everybody.
I came here on earth to love everybody.”
“I have no like or dislike.
I have no tendency of discrimination.
I love every people,
and every civilization.” ~ Ryuho Okawa