Some New Thoughts about the Yin-yang

The Yin-yang (or yinyang) was invented (or perceived) by Lao Tzu, and is a fundamental concept of the Chinese religion (or philosophy) called Taoism. It is also accepted as important in Buddhism, and to some extent Hinduism and yoga, and speaks to us in terms of the dualities it describes, but might also be viewed as united into one whole. Eastern thought never placed any deities controlling yin or yang (that was something that happened a thousand years later in the west, during the “dark ages,”) but before that, yin and yang were always believed, correctly, to be complementary and not oppositional. Read More …