Our New Site is Up!

Our New Site is Up!

Our new website is now complete! Kototama Books has been in existence for several decades, keeping the works of O Sensei M.M. Nakazono available to the public. During the summer of 2020, work was undertaken to give Kototama Books a fresh look, make purchasing an...
The Pure “I AM”

The Pure “I AM”

“Perfect synchronization inside and outside…. perfect order coming out. In order to have this you must be able to perfectly synchronize, actually become one with what you are meeting. So, we must be able to harmonize this way with the a priori world and to...
The Source of Our Being

The Source of Our Being

An excerpt from My Past Way of Budo, by M.M. Nakazono. Our ancestors are all happy that we are here. We could not exist, physically or spiritually, without the roots from which we’ve sprung; we cannot ignore our physical and spiritual beginnings. Our spiritual...
Naka-Ima (“Here-Now”)

Naka-Ima (“Here-Now”)

“Naka-Ima is the time and space where the capacity of human life manifests. It is translated as Here-Now, but the sounds of here-now are different, giving them a somewhat different meaning. This is the beginning point where the Kototama practicant, standing in...