Yuji Yamada, a professor of Japanese history at the Mie University, said that the University plans to compile a database of ninja and encourage cooperation between scholars from different disciplines who study ninja. He said that the researchers at the centre would study ancient documents and collaborate with science researchers to develop ways to implement ninja wisdom to modern society.
S may be of help in the modern world.
He gave an example of burning incense by Ninjas before going out to avoid evil things. Yamada believes that the incense boosted concentration in Ninjas and thus helped them avoid injuries. He said that research aimed at these fragrance
According to Yamada, the research facility will be located in Iga which is 350 km southwest of Tokyo. Iga is a city surrounded by mountains and was once home to many ninja warriors. He also said that the research conducted at the centre would be published both in Japanese and English so as to benefit followers from overseas as well.
(With Inputs from PTI)
Get Breaking news, live coverage, and Latest News from India and around the world on NDTV.com. Catch all the Live TV action on NDTV 24x7 and NDTV India. Like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter and Instagram for latest news and live news updates.