CHINESE MYTHOLOGY

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YANG

Chinese concept

The Male Principle of the Universe, and perfect opposite of YIN. Together they make the famous Yin-Yang symbol of DAOist thought.

YANG is seen as the macho half of the Universe: strong, bright, sexy, successful, loud, brash and very much in-your-face. Every sun, star and lightbulb is pouring out YANG energy. We at Godchecker also believe that televisions are full of it.

It seems amazing that YANG can possibly share half of creation with its modest opposite YIN. But it does. Only when the two are unbalanced do things go wrong. See our entry on YIN for more info.

Oh, and there is a God of YANG. His name is MU-GONG.

YANG FACTS AND FIGURES

Name : YANG
Location : China
Gender : Male
Type : concept
In charge of :
Celebration or Feast Day : Unknown at present
Good/Evil Rating : Unknown at present
Pronunciation : Yarng
Alternative names : None known
Popularity index : 5671
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Article last updated on 15 April 2004 by the Godchecker Team.

Editors: Peter J Allen, Chas Saunders

References: Coming soon.

Cite this article:

Saunders, Chas, and Peter J. Allen, eds. "YANG: concept from Chinese mythology." Godchecker. Godchecker/CID, 15 Apr. 2004. Web. 30 August 2014.

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