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Thread: What do you know about the Yin Yang Symbol?

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    Quote Originally Posted by liutangsanzang View Post
    According to Zhu Xi (1130/1200) taiji has nothing to do with qi but with li 理, a concept that might something to do with essence in socrates orphism (cf discussion on emptiness in budism section)

    Li is not material, not qi, it is what makes the sun not to be the moon.

    So bie sheng qi, do no create qi, dont be angry (a chinese bodisatva rule)
    Can you tell me exactly where you read this? Because unfortunately, its wrong.

    Taiji encompasses everything, so to say that taichi has nothing to do with qi, is extremely misinformed.
    Last edited by master splinter; 07-09-2009 at 07:05 AM.
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    http://www.amazon.com/Short-History-...7202936&sr=1-1

    Written by a respected chinese scholar. Zhu Xi is well known for revival of confucianism during the Song

    I recommend u read this book if u want understand philosophy and not spirituality

    Peace and love
    Namo Guan Yin Pusa / Dont create suffering / Dont harm animals!

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