Report from Celebration of El Cantare’s Descent Lecture ‘The Resurrection of Your Hopes’ at Saitama Super Arena
On July 25th 2012, Master Ryuho Okawa gave a lecture titled ‘The Resurrection of Your Hopes’ for the Celebration of El Cantare’s Descent at Saitama Super Arena and it was broadcasted live to 3,500 places in Japan and around the world.
About 18,000 people came to Saitama Super Arena and waited in line few hours before the opening even in the hot weather. Before Master’s lecture, the program started with a video message from around the world to celebrate El Cantare’s Descent and a performance on stage by a singer from overseas. The beautiful song filled the arena.
Lecture ‘The Resurrection of Your Hopes’ – We Must Aim for a Higher Prosperity-
When Master Ryuho Okawa came on stage, everyone in the arena gave a standing ovation. There were many who were in tears with the feeling of gratitude.
In the lecture, ‘The Resurrection of Your Hopes’, he said about the 2 problems the world holds in relationship with ‘faith’ saying that
“It is whether if you believe in God or not. If you can believe in the other world or not. You must go back to the starting point and think about how you should be as a human being.”
[Master Ryuho Okawa | The Resurrection of Your Hopes- Saitama Super Arena]
Also, he said that Japan is a great country with moral and spirituality and has all kinds of freedom, but if Japan is able to have a greater prosperity with ‘faith’, they will be able to save other countries in the world. So, Master really emphasized that Japan should aim for greater progress and prosperity in order to become the power of justice for the world.
There were many good comments from the participants
Comments from the people who attended:
“I am very proud to be Japanese and a member of Happy Science. I will not give up and do my best to spread the teachings from Japan to the world. Thank you very much."
“I want to believe in the power that Japan has. I felt I was given great responsibility and courage. I am filled with gratitude. .”
“I felt that if we are able to come together, we can change the future. I want to create a new world with faith. For that, I will study English and go to the world.”
"I was moved when I entered the arena since the arena was filled with joy. It felt like it was totally different world. I was impressed by the words “Japan’s prosperity will save the world!"
"It is my first time attending and I was surprised that this was such a big event. I had an image that religious leaders are all like dictators, but after listening to the lecture, I was surprised that it was totally different. It was a very persuasive speech."
"I was very moved to the fact that Happy Science has the mission to explain about the other world and that Japan has the mission to bring peace and prosperity to the world. "
"It was my first time attending such a big lecture event. I was very moved from the beginning and thought that this person is God. I am very grateful for this great opportunity. "
"I felt power coming from within through Master’s powerful words. I feel proud as an Japanese that Japan has the mission to lead the world. I give gratitude to Lord El Cantare from the bottom of my heart. Thank you very much. "