Unlike the Samurai the Ninja were villagers and followers of Mikkyo and indigenous Japanese and Chinese spiritual beliefs. Since they had little official backing from the officialdom of the time their motto was similar to the British SBS Special forces "Through strength and Guile". Psychological warfare and magick were used extensively, and their combat style was very different from the warrior class.
Ian - Pagan Editor
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