New York Branch

We are Happy Science, a global spiritual movement committed to nurturing a happier world today and for future generations. Members of Happy Science strive for self-refinement through a continuous practice of faith via the exploration of the right mind and The Fourfold Path of Love, Wisdom, Self-Reflection, and Progress. Our center is open to all who wish to learn the inspirational teachings of our founder, Ryuho Okawa. We warmly invite you to experience our movement first hand, and to invigorate your mind, body and soul.

Learn about our Teachings

Repose

God was indeed compassionate when he created us. He made us so that distress cannot remain where there is inner repose.

The Miracle of Meditation

For more inspiration, please visit okawabooks.com.

Repose
Repose

Repose

God was indeed compassionate when he created us. He made us so that distress cannot remain where there is inner repose.

The Miracle of Meditation

For more inspiration, please visit okawabooks.com.

Upcoming Events and Activities

  • 26th
  • Meditation

Intentional Meditation Class

Self-Examination & Self-Discovery

  • Tuesday, September 26th
  • 6:30 PM to 7:00 PM
  • $10 suggested offering
  • Mariko Gale
    • 28th
    • Meditation

    Relaxation Meditation Class

    Unwind & Depressurize

    • Thursday, September 28th
    • 6:30 PM to 7:00 PM
    • $10 suggested offering
    • Mariko Gale
      • 1st
      • Open Workshop

      Where does the Soul go after Death?

      An open workshop based on the Invitation to Happiness episode Life after Death. A short lecture and meditation, followed by refreshments.

      • Sunday, October 1st
      • 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
      • $20 suggested offering
      • Minister Keiko Hoshino
      • Special Event
      • 3rd
      • Meditation

      Intentional Meditation Class

      Self-Examination & Self-Discovery

      • Tuesday, October 3rd
      • 6:30 PM to 7:00 PM
      • $10 suggested offering
      • Mariko Gale
        • 4th
        • Meditation

        Four Stage Zen

        • Wednesday, October 4th
        • 6:30 PM to 7:00 PM
        • $10 suggested offering
        • Mariko Gale
          • 5th
          • Meditation

          Relaxation Meditation Class

          Unwind & Depressurize

          • Thursday, October 5th
          • 6:30 PM to 7:00 PM
          • $10 suggested offering
          • Mariko Gale
            • 8th
            • Sunday Workshop

            First Anniversary of Okawa's Oct. 2nd visit to New York

            • Sunday, October 8th
            • 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
            • $10 suggested offering
            • Minister Keiko Hoshino
              • 8th
              • Prayer Service

              Monthly Ritual Prayer Service

              Prayers for health, recovery from Illness and economic prosperity.

              • Sunday, October 8th
              • 2:15 PM to 2:45 PM
              • $30 suggested offering
              • Minister Keiko Hoshino
                • 10th
                • Meditation

                Intentional Meditation Class

                Self-Examination & Self-Discovery

                • Tuesday, October 10th
                • 6:30 PM to 7:00 PM
                • $10 suggested offering
                • Mariko Gale
                  • 12th
                  • Meditation

                  Relaxation Meditation Class

                  Unwind & Depressurize

                  • Thursday, October 12th
                  • 6:30 PM to 7:00 PM
                  • $10 suggested offering
                  • Mariko Gale
                    • 14th
                    • Library Workshop

                    Invitation to Happiness

                    Episode 6: World Peace - Sixteen years after September 11th, we are still wondering how we can achieve world peace. Can we ever reconcile our differing visions for peace, justice and prosperity?

                    • Special Event
                    • Off-site
                    • 15th
                    • Sunday Workshop

                    Invincible Thinking

                    • Sunday, October 15th
                    • 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
                    • $10 suggested offering
                    • Minister Keiko Hoshino
                      • 17th
                      • Meditation

                      Intentional Meditation Class

                      Self-Examination & Self-Discovery

                      • Tuesday, October 17th
                      • 6:30 PM to 7:00 PM
                      • $10 suggested offering
                      • Mariko Gale
                        • 18th
                        • Meditation

                        Four Stage Zen

                        • Wednesday, October 18th
                        • 6:30 PM to 7:00 PM
                        • $10 suggested offering
                        • Mariko Gale
                          • 19th
                          • Meditation

                          Relaxation Meditation Class

                          Unwind & Depressurize

                          • Thursday, October 19th
                          • 6:30 PM to 7:00 PM
                          • $10 suggested offering
                          • Mariko Gale
                            • 21st
                            • Closed

                            • Saturday, October 21st
                            • Temple Closed
                            • Closed
                            • 22nd
                            • Closed

                            • Sunday, October 22nd
                            • Temple Closed
                            • Closed
                            • 24th
                            • Meditation

                            Intentional Meditation Class

                            Self-Examination & Self-Discovery

                            • Tuesday, October 24th
                            • 9:30 PM to 10:00 PM
                            • $10 suggested offering
                            • Mariko Gale
                              • 26th
                              • Meditation

                              Relaxation Meditation Class

                              Unwind & Depressurize

                              • Thursday, October 26th
                              • 6:30 PM to 7:00 PM
                              • $10 suggested offering
                              • Mariko Gale
                                • 29th
                                • Sunday Workshop

                                Starting from Love

                                • Sunday, October 29th
                                • 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
                                • $10 suggested offering
                                • Minister Keiko Hoshino

                                  Experience it

                                  Happy Science is a universal religion that unites everyone. We welcome all who wish to improve themselves through the exploration of the Right Mind and daily practice of The Fourfold Path of Love, Wisdom, Self-reflection and Progress. Through self-refinement, members learn to enact positive change in their lives. Imbued with a sense of purpose, our members gain confidence to positively affect society.

                                  Contact this branch to learn more

                                  Membership

                                  For your convenience, we offer two options:

                                  1. Register online to receive the Dharma of the Right Mind (digital format) and membership related communications - ($10 donation).
                                  2. Visit this branch to consult with a minister and receive the Dharma of the Right Mind prayer book. This option is recommended for those seeking to become Devotees.

                                  Become a member

                                  Support

                                  There are many expressions of offerings in Happy Science, such as an offering time, experience or skills. As a non-profit organization, we rely solely on contributions from members (and friends) to fund activities and support our ministers. It is not the quantity that matters, but the quality and attitude of the offering, so we encourage all who appreciate our teachings to consider a showing of gratitude in the form of regular offerings.

                                  Make a donation

                                  Membership

                                  For your convenience, we offer two options:

                                  1. Register online to receive the Dharma of the Right Mind (digital format) and membership related communications - ($10 donation).
                                  2. Visit this branch to consult with a minister and receive the Dharma of the Right Mind prayer book. This option is recommended for those seeking to become Devotees.

                                  Become a member

                                  Support

                                  There are many expressions of offerings in Happy Science, such as an offering time, experience or skills. As a non-profit organization, we rely solely on contributions from members (and friends) to fund activities and support our ministers. It is not the quantity that matters, but the quality and attitude of the offering, so we encourage all who appreciate our teachings to consider a showing of gratitude in the form of regular offerings.

                                  Make a donation

                                  HS Monthly: Acceptance

                                  HS Monthly: Acceptance

                                  Know Your Spiritual Self

                                  The Laws of Mission

                                  The Laws of Mission

                                  Essential Truths For Spiritual Awakening in a Secular Age

                                  Invincible Thinking

                                  Invincible Thinking

                                  An Essential Guide for a Lifetime of Growth, Success, and Triumph

                                  Spiritual Interview with Princess Diana

                                  Spiritual Interview with Princess Diana

                                  Her messages, 20 years after

                                  Healing from Within

                                  Healing from Within

                                  Life-changing keys to calm, spiritual, and healthy living

                                  The Unhappiness Syndrome

                                  The Unhappiness Syndrome

                                  28 habits of unhappy people (and how to change them)

                                  The Laws of Success

                                  The Laws of Success

                                  A spiritual guide to turning your hopes into reality

                                  The Miracle of Meditation

                                  The Miracle of Meditation

                                  Opening your life to peace, joy, and the power within

                                  The Essence of Buddha

                                  The Essence of Buddha

                                  The path to Enlightenment

                                  Contact

                                  Happy Science

                                  79 Franklin Street

                                  New York, NY 10013