The Cursed Hand is the 54th chapter of the InuYasha manga.


  1. Miroku reveals he has a curse which he inherited from his father and grandfather from a demon named Naraku.
  2. Inuyasha learns that Naraku is behind Kikyō's death.


After he surrenders himself to the gang, Miroku tells Inuyasha, Kagome and Shippō about his life. He reveals that he


has a curse, which he inherited from his grandfather. His grandfather once got tricked by Naraku, disguised as woman. The curse was passed on to his son and Miroku. Miroku also reveals that Naraku killed Kikyō. This angers Inuyasha who decides to seek vengeance for it.

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