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, Master Ryuho Okawa. We warmly invite you to experience our movement first hand, and to invigorate your mind, body and soul.

Learn about our Teachings

Satisfaction

This feeling of satisfaction will give you the greatest joy that you can experience. And we can achieve this, not by chance, but by continuing to work.

The Heart of Work

For more inspiration, please visit okawabooks.com.

Satisfaction
Satisfaction

Satisfaction

This feeling of satisfaction will give you the greatest joy that you can experience. And we can achieve this, not by chance, but by continuing to work.

The Heart of Work

For more inspiration, please visit okawabooks.com.

Upcoming Events and Activities

  • 20th
  • Meditation

Four Stage Zen

  • Wednesday, September 20th
  • 6:30 PM to 7:00 PM
  • $10 suggested offering
  • Mariko Gale
    • 21st
    • Meditation

    Relaxation Meditation Class

    Unwind & Depressurize

    • Thursday, September 21st
    • 6:30 PM to 7:00 PM
    • $10 suggested offering
    • Mariko Gale
      • 24th
      • Movie

      The World We Live In

      Happy Science's latest live action movie, The World We Live In (view trailer).

      • Sunday, September 24th
      • 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
      • English subtitles
      • Notice
      • 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

          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