Judy Yushin Nakatomi

Judy Yushin Nakatomi

Judy Yushin Nakatomi, (she/we) is a mother, kin, writer, and community cultivator. She practices in her root, ancestral tradition, Jodo Shinshu and is ordained in the Zen community of Thich Nhat Hanh.

Recent Articles

Rev. Dr. Seigen Haruo Yamaoka standing in robes

Remembering Rev. Dr. Seigen Yamaoka

Rev. Dr. Seigen Haruo Yamaoka, former bishop of the Buddhist Churches of America, passed away on December 15, 2023 at the age of 89. Judy Yushin Nakatomi shares her memories of him.

The Evolutionary Journey of Mothering

Judy Yushin Nakatomi reflects on the evolutionary ride of caring and learning, and protecting that is mothering.