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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Yijing (or I Ching, also called Zhouyi) was written in the Zhou dynasty, which spans a period of eight centuries (1075-256 B.C.).(12) It is a book of philosophy and metaphysics, although it has always been associated with divination and oracular pronouncements.(13) The central idea of Yijing is the principle of yi, or "change," which originates from the interaction of the two opposite yet complementary primal forces in nature: yin and yang. Some meanings that have been assigned to yin and yang are negative and positive, dark and light, weak and strong, retreat and advance, and feminine and masculine.
Furthermore, it seems that Yin and Yang perspectives are seen in their view of interpersonal communication.
The yin and yang of the animals are determined on the basis of the number of their claws, toes or hoofs and arranged in alternating or complementary sequence according to their attributed universal force.
These results reflect our actions over the last two years to lift yin and yang simultaneously.
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It is not the purpose of this article to articulate the function of each Yin and Yang pair.
There is a fundamental Asian philosophy epitomized by the Yin and Yang. This universal duality comes down to such Buddhist verities as "black is best seen in the presence of white" or "day can not exist without night." Applied to urban philosophy, this might become adapted by us to declare that private living quarters become more private and precious when experienced in contrast to a vibrant, fast-paced neighborhood environment.
We can harmonize the yin and yang in ourselves, be both sensitive and tough, soft and rough, and do it apart from societal expectations of gender and sexuality.
Flournoy says the yin and yang of traditional butoh methods coupled with innovative approaches employed by op.eklekt, Yan-Shu, and NIBROLL, the three groups on the "New Wave" program, made them perfect choices for the lineup.
The balance of yin and yang is different in everyone and alters according to what we're doing, who we're with and our surroundings.
"The Chinese medicine is to do with magnets and Yin and Yang but it's all about the body being in balance with itself.
It gave each side something it wanted and asked each side to yield other things it wanted, the political yin and yang tied to a greater common good.