In 1959 Mr Kōtama Okada founded the Mahikari organisation with the intention of helping people throughout the world to create a more peaceful and harmonious civilisation based on the tenet: “the origin of the world is one, the origin of all human beings is one, and the origin of all religions is one”. The one is Creator God, whatever name He may be given in various religions and elevated philosophies of the world.
Our aim is to help make possible a world filled with love and harmony where people will overcome the many ethnic, religious and national barriers that exist today. In such a world, people will naturally love, care for, and respect one another as co-habitants of this one planet, Earth.
Our organisation aspires to co-operate with others in society who share the same vision of a world where a spiritual outlook will naturally be integrated with humankind’s material development and progress.
Sukyo Mahikari aims to provide opportunities for people to further their spiritual growth, by helping them to awaken to the existence of God and the principles that govern the universe.
Sukyo Mahikari is not the only path to God, nor is it the only way to get closer to God. It is one of many paths leading to the same universal Truth.