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Tenku (Celestial) Ninja Experience and Training
Topic Started: Oct 12 2017, 04:26 AM (154 Views)
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Tsushima no kami
I picked up a flyer on a hike in western Tokyo in the town that has grown up around the mountain shrine Mitake Jinja. 御岳神社 The flyer is in both Japanese and English, so the following quoted English (translated reasonably) is theirs.

As they are high up (about 900 m) the shop association of the town is having a Tenkû Geisha Naito 天空芸者ナイト, which they translate as "Celestial Geisha Night." One of the attractions is a free two-day
"Tenku (Celestial) Ninja Experience and Training. Yajin (野人)-ryu Ninjutsu (Yanin)."
"Yajin-ryu Ninjutsu (YANIN) is focused on a Shinobi (ninja) training program done outdoors in the nature. Useful techniques of Shinobi for the contemporary society are pursued regardless of schools (Ryuha). You can experience basic techniques of shinobi in this program. Additionally, you may feel 'Mind of 和 (harmony)' that flows at the basis of japanese way of thinking."
"This is a ninjutsu training program that respects nature. Through experiences such as throwing shuriken, we learn the skill and mind of perseverance."

The ninja in the photos are dressed in black and wear masks.
Looking up Yajin 野人in Kojien, it means:
1) One who lives in the countryside
2) One who does not serve in the court or government
3) One who does not know manners or restraint
4) One who does not know how to act appropriately
5) An uncivilized person

I wonder which meaning they mean. :doubt:

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I'm wondering what the useful shinobi skills for contemporary society are. Probably not throwing shuriken.
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I'm wondering what the useful shinobi skills for contemporary society are. Probably not throwing shuriken.

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