Sinobi under the fear of divine vengeance promised to keep secret their knowledge and use the skills to steal.
Japanese researchers found the oath of the ninja, written about 300 years ago. In your vows ninja named Inosuke Kizu expressed gratitude to the mentor who taught him ninjutsu — “the art of stealth”. According to the staff of the ninja Museum in IgA-Ueno, we are not talking about a specific martial art: although films about the ninja usually focus on their mastery of the weapon, in reality ninjas were probably not warriors, and spies.
Kizu swore never to use his ninja skills to steal, if he wants to do it. He also promised not to share the secret knowledge with anyone, even with the closest relatives, and in case of violation of oaths of anger, “the big and the small gods” will befall him and his descendants.
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In the oath is mentioned Bansenshukai tutorial ninja, written in the 17th century. Kizu vows to tell his mentor, if he’d know any secrets of the ninja, is not described in this book. He also promises not to show this book to anyone except high-ranking samurai, who are also bound by oath of silence. But the samurai were supposed to see only the first three pages. Now Bansenshukai translated into many languages, but many of the traditions of the ninja to remain hidden, because the most important information passed from mouth to mouth.
Inosuke Kizu lived in the mountain town of IgA, near the Imperial capital Kyoto. He belonged to a family clan of ninjas. The oath found among the 130 ancient documents that were recently donated to the Museum by ninja descendants Kizu.
According to Yoshiki Takao International research center ninja, written sources that mention vows ninja was discovered 50 years ago, but this is the first evidence that such oath existed.
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