The eight trigrams, each representing a compass point, surround the yin–yang symbol.

Yin–yang theory, embodying the most basic forces in nature, is an important component of Chinese philosophy, medicine, divination, and feng shui. It unites the Confucian emphasis on virtue with the Daoist emphasis on harmony with nature.

Yin–yang theory, originally referring to the shady and sunny parts of gorges and mountains, is integral to Chinese philosophy, medicine, divination, and

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By |2014-12-16T16:53:45-05:00January 23rd, 2012|Berkshire Encyclopedia of China, Concept, Values and Worldview|Comments Off on Yin–Yang Theory (Yīnyángjiā 阴阳家)|Yīnyángjiā 阴阳家 (Yin–Yang Theory)

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