Tengenjutsu (fortune telling)

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Tengen-jutsu (天源術) is a Japanese fortune telling method. It is based on yin and yang and the five elements, and uses a persons birth date in the sexagenary cycle and physical appearance to predict ones fate. Tengen-jutsu originated in various Chinese practices, but was first systemized by the early Edo period monk Tenkai. It is also the origin of Tōkyūjutsu.[1][2][3]


  1. ^ "天源術". Digital Daijisen (in Japanese). Shogakukan. Retrieved 2009-12-28.
  2. ^ "てんげんじゅつ 【天源術】". Daijirin (in Japanese) (2 ed.). Sanseido. Retrieved 2009-12-28. Alt. link.
  3. ^ Sawada, Janine Anderson Tasca (2004). Practical pursuits: religion, politics, and personal cultivation in nineteenth-century Japan. University of Hawai'i Press. p. 30. ISBN 0-8248-2752-X. Retrieved 2009-12-20.
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