Yin Yang

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Yin Yang Symbol The Tai Chi or Yin Yang was derived from ancient chinese efforts to discover and interpret patterns in the sky and the changing seasons. An eight foot tall pole would cast a shadow of varying lengths as the seasons passed revealing a cycling between times dominated by the day and times dominated by the night. Day and night being opposites, the universe is interpreted as a place of constant change resulting from the interaction and balancing of opposite forces. This philosophy extends to other pairs of opposites such as man-woman, right-left, good-evil. From the dot in each side of the yin yang symbol we learn that, just as during summer the days are long but nights still occur, there can be some bad side-effects even from good actions. And the reverse, good can sometimes come from bad events or experiences.

Source of the Chinese Yin-Yang
Sometimes it's called Tai-Chi symbol. The Tai-Chi is from I-Ching. The I-Ching is the greatest foundation of Chinese philosophy. Itís development is from the natural phenomena of our universe.

Yin and Yang
The yin / yang symbol is ancient. It first appeared in Chinese historical documents nearly three thousand years ago. The diagram which most people are familiar with as the yin / yang symbol is also known as the Tai Chi symbol.

The Yin-Yang Philosophy
The most significant part of Chinese philosophy, is the 'all in one' belief. The earth, the celestial objects and human are all ONE system.

Yin Yang Symbol - What's It All About?
Taking the dark part of the circle (Yin) as night and the White section (Yang) as day you will see how each flow effortlessly into each other.