Sanshin: Body & Mind Are Unity


In the year 2009 the theme was  才能 魂 器 “saino konki” or “saino tamashii utsuwa”. It just occurred to me today that this sanshin is in fact the essence of the tenchijin. The true Sanshin!   These three words can have the following meanings: ability, soul, container. If we understand easily the meanings of ability and soul, the container,…

Who Is Stupid?


There is a new trend recently that is developing amongst the high ranks of the Bujinkan. Searching for the true and original Bujinkan they are unearthing the past and reactivate unfinished programs discarded by Sôke. Maybe because of our Christian origin, we think that “printed matter” is truth, and that the oldest the material is,…

Paris Taikai 2013


Watching the nice blue sky through the window, I began to think about the next Yûro Shitennô Paris Taikai next July in Paris. This seminar have been going on for more than ten years and it has always been a pleasure to welcome you all in our dôjô. Many of you are already familiar with…

Birthday Cake in Budapest: The Bujinkan Legacy


When Balázs and Laszlo asked me to give a seminar covering the Bujinkan themes of the last twenty years (1993-2012) I accepted but I didn’t immediately understand the “why?”, and I must admit that I didn’t see who would be interested. . The day before traveling to Budapest I began to be concerned about the…

Paris taikai registration opened


Registration for the Paris taikai 2013 is open. Since 2002 the Bujinkan France invites you to share 3 days of training in Paris with the Shi Tennô: Pedro Fleitas, Sveneric Bogsater, Peter King, and Arnaud Cousergue in our three Dôjô located in the city of Vincennes. Each year around 150 Bujinkan participants gather there to…