Kyudo being practiced by women at Doshisha Women’s College of Liberal Arts in Kyoto, Japan. This photo was taken in 1941.
This was given to me when I was little. I believe Artemis gave it to me. My mom (recarnation of a hunter) got me my other bow. ~ Isadora
I wish all the hours I spent on chemistry could be spent learning awesome, practical things like this instead.
Japanese mounted archery, Yabusame 流鏑馬:
Japanese archers. Photo copyright 2011 The Sankei Shimbun & Sankei Digital.
Kyudo equipment. 弓具。 At 弓道場 kyudo-jo, places where kyudo is practiced, the yumi (bow) are placed on a wooden 弓立 (yumi-tate), or bow stand. The colorful tube-like objects are 矢筒 (yadzutsu) or quivers, in English. They can come in different colors, patterns, and lengths according to the length of an archer’s arrows.
Yabusame: horse-back archery by mitaro on PHOTOHITO