Anshu Christa Jacobson – Ketsuin
HISTORICAL NINJUTSU – KETSUIN
Ninjas used to increse their concentration and skills before their important work, fights or battles. Originally Ketsuin was form the priests of the Singon religion (created by Kukai around 750) or Yamabushi. The method is to use 9 words (Rin) (Pyo) (Tou) (Sya) (Kai) (Jin) (Retsu) (Zai) (Zen) That is to say, first, speking (Rin) and moving the index finger of a right hand from right to left . secondly (Pyo) and moving the finger from top to down. And then doing the same deed. In doing Ketsuin, it is important toconsder the index finger as a sword.