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Yabusame is a type of mounted archery in traditional Japanese archery. An archer on a running horse shoots three special "turnip-headed" arrows successively at three wooden targets. This style of archery has its origins at  beginning of Kamakura period. Minamoto no Yoritomo became alarmed at the lack of archery skills his samurai had. He organized yabusame as a form of practice.

Yabusame is a type of mounted archery in traditional Japanese archery. An archer on a running horse shoots three special "turnip-headed" arrows successively at three wooden targets. This style of archery has its origins at beginning of Kamakura period.

Colorized Historical Photos - 03

Realistically colorized historical photos make the past seem incredibly real [36 pictures]

Relive history with colorized black and white photos- Japanese Archers circa 1860

Yabusame

Yabusame (festival in Japan). Yabusame is the Japanese martial art of horseback archery, developed to entertain the Shinto gods. Head to the Hachimangu Shrine in Kamakura for the annual festival

Buddhist Monk in Tokyo

"A monk at Shibuya Station, Tokyo by Diego Malara" Beautiful composition and colours. - charcoal and bright orange

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