The Mind's Eye of the Kagura is a technique, unique to Karin, that allows her to sense chakra with exceptional detail.


By focusing and opening the mind's eye, Karin is able to find and track an individual's chakra over a vast distance that exceeds ten kilometres. By further focusing her chakra, she can extend this range to far greater distances.[2] This ability also gives her the capability to perceive fluctuations in a person's chakra made when a person is lying or if someone, including herself, is under a genjutsu.[3][4] Also, by focusing on a particular chakra, she can perceive her target's movements and surrounding area with great detail. These sensory capabilities bless Karin with abilities that even surpass dōjutsu with comparable powers.[5]


  • The name comes from the word Kagura (神楽, divine entertainment), which is a type of Japanese theatrical dance, considered by some to have been developed by the goddess Ame-no-Uzume. Its roots lie in certain kinds of divination and pacification of the spirits.
  • In Naruto Shippūden: Kizuna Drive, Karin's usage of this technique allows her to "automatically" dodge any weak attack for a limited period.


  1. Sha no Sho, page 230
  2. Naruto chapter 363, pages 4-5
  3. Naruto chapter 457, page 4
  4. Naruto chapter 477, page 4
  5. Sha no Sho, page 67