Mushin is Sanshin


Following his logic of Mutô Dori being Butô Dori, Sensei in a recent class said that “Mushin is Bushin (Bujin)”.  As you know, the word “Bujinkan” is sometimes written as “Bushinkan” (in the old translations form Japan).    This opens up a new series of possible interpretations. As we know 無 is pronounced Mu or Bu and this…

TAIKAI PARIS 2013


  Like every year since 2004 you are invited to join us and attend the Yûro Shi Tennô Taikai in Paris, the legendary 3 day taikai! Peter, Sven, Pedro and Arnaud will share, during 3 full days, their insights received this year in Japan. The main theme of this Taikai will revolve around  the Tsurugi…

Mutô Dori Hiden


In my previous entry I tried to establish that Mutô and Butô were identical. As always I got messages criticizing the article I put online to share with the bujinkan community. In his books, Hatsumi sensei is often playing with the various possible meanings of a given Japanese term. Even though I tried to state…