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The ubiquitous yin-yang symbol holds its roots in Taoism/Daoism, a Chinese religion and philosophy. The yin, the dark swirl, is associated with shadows, femininity, and the trough of a wave; the yang, the light swirl, represents brightness, passion and growth. John Bellaimey explains why we all contain the spirit of yin and of yang -- and how we can achieve a balance of both in our lives.
Lesson by John Bellaimey, animation by TED-Ed.
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TED-Ed, . (2016, June 22). The hidden meanings of yin and yang - John Bellaimey. Ancient History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.ancient.eu/video/930/
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