Raijin (雷神) is a god of lightning, thunder and storms in Japanese mythology.
His name is derived from the Japanese words “rai” (雷, “thunder”) and “Jin” or “Shin” (神 “God”). He is typically depicted as a demon-looking spirit beating drums to create thunder, usually with the symbol tomoe drawn on the drums.
He is also known as Raiden. “Rai” (雷, thunder) & “Den” (電, lightning) or also Raiden-sama, sama (様, master).
When watching a lightning storm, pay respects to the God of thunder & lightning… Raiden!
☯ BUDO RYU KAI ☯ (School of the Warrior Way)
Authentic Ninjutsu & Classical Samurai Bujutsu
✦ Start Training Today in our ONLINE NINJA DOJO ✦
Follow Soke Anshu on Facebook!
Follow Soke Anshu on Twitter!
Follow Soke Anshu on Instagram!