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what does the yin yang symbol stand for?

I'm going to get a tattoo of the ying yang symbol with two dragons, but before I officially get it I want to know what the Ying Yang symbol stands for.

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it means basically what you want it to mean: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yin_and_yang

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i was always told i stood for the balance of good and evil. then that the white stood for women and the black stood for men and that there was a little bit of the other in them (women in man and man in woman)

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It means balance between two worlds

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It is a balance off to spiritual planes, light and dark are intertwined.

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It's a balance of opposites

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LOL! Honestly the "Yin Yang Symbol" does Have various meanings to quite a lot things Believe it or Not :
1.) Basic philosophy stands For :
Life & Death Heaven & Earth
Night & Day Dark & Light
Health & Sickness
Poverty & Wealth
Cycle Of Seasons - Hot to Cold.
2.) Now The "Outer Circle" of the symbol represents everything in the universe and the universe itself. It also encompasses the Duality of everything that exists.
3.) The Black Area Represents the "Yin" with the following characteristics : Feminine Passive, Intuitive,
Delusion, Moon , Dark ,Cold ,
Submission , Contracting
Down seeking , Down Movement ,
Night ,Soft, Stillness Rivers.
4.) The White Area Represents the "Yang" with the following Characteristics :
Masculine , Active, Logical, Enlightenment, Bright, Sun
Light, Creation, Dominance, Upward Movement, Strong, Hot,
Expanding, Hard, Movement, Mountains.
5.) Now As For the Black and White Sections Joined Together - These Areas represent the interaction of the energies found in all things. They also illustrate the cyclical nature of Yin and Yang and all that it represents.
I hope this information helps you out !!

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