An-shu gives a from-the-heart explanation and interpretation of training in spiritual protection power projection for martial artists – the ninja’s legendary Kuji Kiri. Before going to explain Kuji-Kiri, let me give a short introduction of Hand Seals. Hand seals are symbols or signs made with hands to perform. Kuji-Kiri (九字切り lit. “nine symbolic cuts”) is a practice of using hand gestures found today in Shugendō and Shingon Mikkyō. It is also present in some old and .

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I’ve been working with chi for years. The visualization for this kuji is fire or raw energy.

Bujinkan Budo Taijutsu: Shinobi Hand Seals: Kuji Kiri (Part 1)

Please tell me more about yourself like where do you live, if you want me to help you find a reliable dojo near you. Yes indeed there are elemental hand seals kuj well. Now when the symbol is drawn, make the respective sign with hands and chant name of Kuji with a strong Kiai, either physically or inwardly. I was put with the less skilled sparring group at first being as I was a white belt and the teacher wasn’t aware of my skills. This can mean control of natural elements such as the sky, river, trees and even animals to assist the practitioner in their intention.


My Account Logout Muji. These symbols take an entire lifetime to truly master. There might be a discussion about this on the talk page. Missing Nin 28 July at The visualization is a large stream of light radiating from the lower chakras and extending upward.

You can help Wikipedia by expanding it. The nine hand gestures or cuts kui with ouji that serve to evoke energy change and in some cases, inspire enlightenment.

The seal is first performed vertically then horizontally. Kiro want to learn more. Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources.

The Mystery of Kuji Kiri Revealed

The implications of this kuji are profound in theory, allowing the practitioner control over time and space by opening the mind to the perception of different flows of energy. He then put me against a 1st degree brown belt.

I stayed at that dojo for a little while until I felt there wasn’t much more they could teach kujii. Both of these systems kiji with intentional visualization are methods of deepening meditation. So I’m basically asking what are the limitations of kuji-in?

I am skilled in my own style of martial arts and have been into many fights and sparring tournaments. The visualization is of a bright light building in the solar plexus and observation of its color changes.


This is a technique, which amongst other areas, could prove crucial in a mission or battle. This hand seal is closely associated with ki, which is said to be the energy force or center of the iiri as well as the heart chakra.

Japanese martial arts terminology Ninjutsu skills Martial arts terminology stubs. Do you know any reliable Kuji-in practitioners?

The Hindu mudra were later adopted by Buddhist practices and increased in popularity. There is heavy debate over whether the practice of kuji kiri is safe, or too great a risk that the doors it opens may serve as a gateway for evil spirits. In China, this tradition mixed with Buddhist beliefs, assigning each of the nine words to a Buddhist deity. The kuji “nine characters” is a concept originating from Taoism, where it was a string of nine words used in charms and incantations.

The corresponding gland is the pituitary gland, which is said to act as a third eye. In this example it’s Sha. I assure you I’m not like the other people on here. There are 81 hand symbols, total, but there are 9 primary ones: