• Happy Science New York
  • 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

    Benevolence

    The universe's reward for benevolent acts is the opposite of disharmonious thoughts: the bliss of inner peace. We feel serene and are free from brooding, scattered thoughts and unsteady emotions.

    The Miracle of Meditation

    For more inspiration, please visit okawabooks.com.

    Benevolence
    Benevolence

    Benevolence

    The universe's reward for benevolent acts is the opposite of disharmonious thoughts: the bliss of inner peace. We feel serene and are free from brooding, scattered thoughts and unsteady emotions.

    The Miracle of Meditation

    For more inspiration, please visit okawabooks.com.

    Upcoming Events and Activities

    • 16th
    • Closed

    Outreach

    • Saturday, December 16th
    • Temple Closed
    • Closed
    • 17th
    • Gratitude Service

    Year End Reflection & Gratitude Service

    Please join us for our year-end self reflection and let us review 2017 and set goals for 2018!

    • Sunday, December 17th
    • 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    • 23rd
    • Closed

    Outreach

    • Saturday, December 23rd
    • Temple Closed
    • Closed
    • 29th
    • Volunteer

    Year End Temple Gratitude Samu

    Cleaning discipline is an important practice for us to keep our minds humble and express our gratitude. Just ten minutes of your time will keep your heart and the Temple shining!

    • Friday, December 29th
    • 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
    • 30th
    • Closed

    Outreach

    • Saturday, December 30th
    • Temple Closed
    • Closed
    • 1st
    • Prayer Service

    New Year's Prayer Ceremony

    • Monday, January 1st
    • 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
    • 6th
    • Winter Retreat (Day 1)

    Hints for Success

    • Saturday, January 6th
    • 1:00 PM to 6:00 PM
    • 7th
    • Winter Retreat (Day 2)

    Hints for Success

    • Sunday, January 7th
    • 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM

    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

    Contact

    Happy Science

    79 Franklin Street

    New York, NY 10013