Tuesday, January 15, 2008
Yin Yang, or the Taji: a ubiquitous symbol from ancient China
The dual concepts of yin and yang (or heaven and earth) describe two primal opposing but complementary principles or cosmic forces said to be found in all non-static objects and processes in the universe.
This seemingly paradoxical concept is the cornerstone of most branches of Chinese philosophy, as well as traditional Chinese medicine.
And, what, may I ask, does 'ubiquitous' mean?