Yin and Yang are two conditions that are complementary and opposite to each other. Yin and Yang have been successfully intertwined for additional descriptive refinement (Fig. 16.3). Yin is associated with cold, darkness, feminine, stagnation, and passiveness. In contrast, Yang is associated with heat, brightness, masculine, hyperdynamic, and aggressiveness. In a healthy
Figure 16.3 Yin-Yang.
condition, Yin and Yang are balance complements to each other; however, when Yin and Yang are imbalance manifesting, specific symptoms are manifested which affect the well-being of a person. The Ancient Chinese believed that the changing of climate actually affects the balance between Yin and Yang. Through their observation that certain diseases or illnesses commonly manifest themselves at the certain seasons, there is a special focus on prevention of imbalance of Yin and Yang at the time of season changes.
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Achieve Health, Wealth And Body Balance Through Yin Yang Mastery. Cut up on the old stone drums of Republic of China, inscribed in books handed down through thousands of years, traced on ancient saucers and on saucers made today, is a sign and a symbol. It is woven into textiles, stitched into embroideries, emblazoned over house gates, wrought into shop emblems, a circle, locked together inside it yang and yin yang, light, yin, dark, each carrying inside itself the essence of the other, each shaped to the other