Japanese kyudo bows were designed to be fired from horseback by mounted samurai warriors, hence holding the bow of the way up as opposed to the middle; it allows the archer to manoeuvre it over the horses head easier.
Japanese archery, Kyudo, is a beautiful art that brings back The ancient skill of the Samurai caste. Practitioners focus more on the synergy between bow and arrow and archer as opposed to the actual result, similar to meditation.
The Eight Auspicious Signs are very meaningful symbols of Buddhism, revealing our progress along the Buddhist path to enlightenment. They are also believed to bring blessings for people who include these in paintings, textiles, homes, and wherever else po