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Yabusame – Horse Archery at Meiji Shrine

thekimonogallery: Japanese horse back archery, Yabusame 流鏑馬. At the budo, or martial arts, tournament and exhibition at Tokyo’s Meiji Shrine. via Tokyobling.

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Japanese mounted archery, Yabusame 流鏑馬

Traditional 'Yabusame' Mounted Archery in Japan. The rider drives their horse…

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流鏑馬 Yabusame Shrine ritual

美しすぎる日本の伝統儀式「流鏑馬 (やぶさめ)」陰陽道で宇宙と呼応する画像 26選

A mounted archer wearing a Samurai warrior costume aims at a target during an annual “Yabusame,” or horseback archery festival, in Zushi, southwest of Tokyo, Japan


美しすぎる日本の伝統儀式「流鏑馬 (やぶさめ)」陰陽道で宇宙と呼応する画像 26選

Yabusame is a form of equestrian archery first adopted by century Samurai warriors; three targets are aligned, and the archer fires at each in quick succession, all while steering a galloping horse with nothing but his knees.


Yabusame (流鏑馬) is a type of mounted archery in traditional Japanese archery.