Yin and Yang

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Yin and Yang

two complementary principles of Chinese philosophy: Yin is negative, dark, and feminine, Yang positive, bright, and masculine. Their interaction is thought to maintain the harmony of the universe and to influence everything within it
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The complementary forces of yang and yin must be in balance for us to have a sense of serenity.
(47) Aside from those instances in which yang and yin are correlated with sunshine/shadow or heat/cold, the Zuo contains two important invocations of these terms.