Monday, November 27, 2006

Yin-Yang Theory

The theory of Yin-Yang is well known in chinese province. They depict the philosophy with the symbol shown at the left side of the blog. We might have seen that symbol in many shirts and fancy accessories without knowing the truth behind it.This Simbol(Yin-Yang) represents the ancient Chinese understanding of how things work. The outer circle represents "everything", while the black and white shapes within the circle represent the interaction of two energies, called "yin" (black) and "yang" (white), which cause everything to happen. If you notice they are not completely black or white, just as things in life are not completely black or white, and they cannot exist without each other. While "yin" would be dark, passive, downward, cold, contracting, and weak, "yang" would be bright, active, upward, hot, expanding, and strong. The shape of the yin and yang sections of the symbol, actually gives you a sense of the continual movement of these two energies, yin to yang and yang to yin, causing everything to happen: just as things expand and contract, and temperature changes from hot to cold. You can find a whole lot of this idea in the below link


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