Essays Tagged: "Yin Yang"

What is Taoism?

rmony between individuals. It incorporates universal energy. A popular symbol of this energy is the Yin-Yang. It is an ancient Taoist model of this natural energy.The history of Taoism is unique. Taoi ...

(3 pages) 207 0 4.6 Mar/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Ancient China's Culture and Customs. This is very simple and straighforward, but has a bibliography.

e spend most of their time growing and preparing food, or doing heavy work, such as digging and carrying loads (Williams, B., 1996, pg.28). Horses and oxen were rare and expensive, so people often pul ... e buried with food and drink to take to the next world to enjoy (Williams, B., 1996, pg.21).When burying in Shang China, the tombs were shaped like crosses, and many humans and animals were sacrificed ...

(8 pages) 363 2 3.9 Apr/2002

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Chinese Medicine

normal ascending force. What we call a movement, the Chinese call qi.(10) Stomach qi goes down, carrying food in the digestive tract to the small intestine. The concept of stomach qi was inferred dire ... g or descending energy. (11)The Chinese developed a medicine of systematic correspondences in which yin-yang and five-phase theory provided a good foundation for understanding the body. These have bee ...

(6 pages) 177 0 4.6 Apr/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Acupuncture

dy to promote natural healing and to improve functioning. This is done by inserting needles and applying heat or electrical stimulation at very precise acupuncture points.The classical Chinese explana ... ormones which influence the body's own internal regulating system.2.In traditional Chinese medicine YIN represents "-" (negative) and YANG represents "+" (positive). The main principle of Chinese medi ...

(2 pages) 42 0 3.0 Feb/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Taoism to regular life

as "Way". The Way is the practice of doing and not-doing. This concept comes from the theory of the Yin and Yang. The Yang is the practice of doing. The Yin is the practice of not-doing. One complimen ... will not approve of his new purchase. If the man had not originally set such high expectations of buying a "good" car, he would not be upset with his situation. "Better to stop short than to fill the ...

(5 pages) 86 0 5.0 May/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Chinese medicine History

bnormal ascending force. What we call a movement, the Chinese call qi.(10)Stomach qi goes down, carrying food in the digestive tract to the smallintestine. The concept of stomach qi was inferred direc ... ng or descending energy. (11)The Chinese developed a medicine of systematic correspondences in whichyin-yang and five-phase theory provided a good foundation for understanding thebody. These have been ...

(5 pages) 136 0 4.5 Feb/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

Yin-Yang

Yin-Yang Ever wondered what is a Yin "" Yang? This paper will give you information about the start o ... Yin ""Yang symbol, and tell what the symbol represented in the beginning and means to us today.The Yin "" Yang symbol was originally used by the religion Confucianism (The word Confucianism came abou ... r, which brought about the word Tao. Tao means"� way " this makes the Chinese meaning of the Yin "" Yang "the way of life"� (Compton Reference Collection 1996).The Yin was the name given ...

(3 pages) 16 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays

China

g because they rose in the front. Good sprits in men were saposively yang and men were yang. Yin was the opposite of yang and was of feminine character. It was dark, cool, wet, mysterious, secr ... inine character. It was dark, cool, wet, mysterious, secret, and submissive. Shadows and earth were yin. The north side of a hill and the south side of a river were also yin. Camels were also yin beca ...

(2 pages) 11 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Misconceptions Of The World

as though it were a national holiday to be recognize and appreciated. As the primary concept of the Yin Yang states in Asian cultures, there are two sides two everything in life. As opposed to the app ... ea that Columbus did not discover us, but wanted to send a message to the world that we are slowly dying. As quoted in the movie, "Look at future or soon there will be no land or future left."

(3 pages) 9 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Evil Is The Absence Of Good

an absence of good. I have always heard that good cannot exist without evil, the whole idea of the yin yang. But I have never considered that evil is only there because the lack of good. That for me ... there is not an actual evil only the absence of good, then is there a devil? The idea of varying levels of good did not seem like a hot topic of debate to me, but in the book they make it a se ...

(1 pages) 556 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Toism Today

by people who just want to live simple life.he most common representation of Taoism is the circular Yin Yang figure. It represents the balance of opposites in the universe. When they are equally prese ... they are equally present, all is calm. When one is outwieghed by the other, there is confusion. The Yin and Yang are a model that the faithful follow.Bibligrohy: ncarta Encyclopedia

(1 pages) 421 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Confucianism & Taoism Essay

and after follow each other.Therefore the Master acts without doing anything and teaches without saying anything.Things arise and she lets them come; Things disappear and she lets them go.She has but ... all things exist and move. This constant movement, or change, of the Tao is divided into two parts; yin and yang. These two parts (yin and yang) are represented by the widely known ancient Chinese yin ...

(6 pages) 77 0 1.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Feng Shui in a Snap

at unites time, space, people and the environment as one integral entity. Learning how to integrate Yin/Yang (opposite polarities) and the five elements; fire, earth, metal, water, and wood" (E-Zine 1 ... d with the direction south and the color red, as well as fame, fortune, and festivity. If you are trying to increase your fortune, achieve fame, or even just add a bit more festivity to your life, put ...

(7 pages) 19 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Acupuncture-History and Practice

ted, there are exits, entrances, junctions and areas to descend and rise for Qi. For the sake of staying sane, I don’t recommend delving too deeply into this area of acupuncture.The other importa ... mmend delving too deeply into this area of acupuncture.The other important factor in acupuncture is Yin and Yang. If they are out of balance then the disharmony of the body will cause sicknesses. The ...

(4 pages) 15 0 0.0 Oct/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Health & Fitness

Tao Te Ching

g 'old master'- a title that would have been applied to many Chinese throughout history. The wise sayings contained within its pages may well have been verbally transmitted through the generations, to ... oldest existing copy is from 206 or 195 BC. Lao Tzu would have composed this work by the request of Yin Hsi, the Guardian of the Mountain Pass, while he began his wandering towards West. It consists o ...

(5 pages) 18 0 0.0 Feb/2010

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History