The human being’s recognition of himself as I Am can be grasped either by facing the scientific universe or by facing spiritual universal phenomena–the contents of self that exist in Naka-Ima [here-now]. It is I Am, facing the total contents of phenomena as self.

When a posteriori self faces universal phenomena, the manifestation is in the opposite order of our own manifestation of the Kototama Principle. The subjective self faces the phenomenal self as a mirror image.

Our ancestors grasped the complete order of the manifestation of human life as: a priori, to actual existence of self, to a posterior universal phenomenon, to a priori. This is the complete cycle of universal manifestation. They concreted this principle as the Kototama….