Shibata Kanjuro XXI, Sensei since 2011 Chief of "Chikurin ha" (From an interview with Dr. Elmar Weinmayr)

"I am a craftsman, a bow maker and not a Zen master. That's why I can not say much about kyudo. Many Kyudo students speak of the "Great Awakening" or "polishing your mind by kyudo". It seems impossible to me these days.

From time to time, Sensei occasionally provides pictures and texts in Japanese from the workshop and the family.

Maybe a little help: