Master Ryuho Okawa is an internationally best-selling author, and his books have been best sellers for 24 consecutive years in Japan. He has released over 2,300 books to date, and the number continues to grow. Many of his books have ranked in the list of the bestsellers, and some have sold over a million copies. Today, he is one of the most influential authors in Japan and his voice provides guidance to the general public, the top executives, and even the government. Since IRH Press was founded in 1987, Master Ryuho Okawa’s teachings and opinions stated in his lectures and his spiritual messages have been regularly published as books.
In 2010, he published 52 books in a single year and was given the Guinness World Record for “the most books written in one year by an individual.” Master Okawa’s books have also been translated into over 29 languages such as English, German, French, Portuguese, Chinese, Korean and others, gathering numerous readers around the world. Outline of the teachings are written in the series, Trilogy of the Laws – The Laws of the Sun, The Golden Laws and The Nine Dimensions: Unveiling the Laws of Eternity. Notably, The Laws of the Sun, the modern bible, attracts many readers from all over the world.
In Japan, a new book joins the Laws series at the start of each year. Every Laws book is very important as it indicates the philosophy and the guidelines of the activities throughout that year.
In the recent years, many books on spiritual messages have been published.
These books contain messages from the spiritual beings or the guardian spirits of the people living in this world, and they (the messages) are summoned by Master Okawa to deliver their thoughts and ideas. Some books and sutras with profound Truths are only available at the local branches and temples and the Shojas, and only to the members of Happy Science.