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The Essence of Buddha

The Path to Enlightenment

Ryuho Okawa introduces a contemporary interpretation of the way to enlightenment, written by a revered spiritual leader. The fundamental tenets of the Buddhist understanding of life, such as The Eightfold Path, The Six Paramitas and the Laws of Causality, are clearly explained in modern and accessible terms.

Enlightenment is accessible to every sentient being! The path involves an expansion of consciousness to subdue material concerns to heighten spiritual awareness. By offering a new perspective of core Buddhist teachings, Okawa distills a way of life to nurture self-growth and compassion.

In this book, you will learn about:

  • The Story: Shakyamuni's inner journey to enlightenment and how he discovered his calling
  • The Eightfold Path: a guide to self-reflection and inner discovery
  • The Six Paramitas: a guide to mindful and constructive living
  • The Void: a spiritual essence that liberates us from material constructs
  • The Law of Causality: a way of seeing our past, present and future to self-reflect
  • The Path to Enlightenment: a way of life to attain perfection and lifelong compassion

The Essence of Buddha

The Essence of Buddha: The Path to Enlightenment is an outstanding and comprehensive overview of Buddhism written by World Teacher and Happy Science Founder Ryuho Okawa. The book is unique amidst a vast market of contemporary Buddhist literature in that it endeavors to concentrate upon the…