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Yin   /jɪn/   Listen

The dark negative feminine principle in Chinese dualistic cosmology.

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"Yin" Quotes from Famous Books

... spiritual, Macrobiotics teaches the way to perfect health is to eat like a Japanese whole foods vegetarian—the endless staple being brown rice, some cooked vegetables and seaweeds, meanwhile balancing the "yin" and "yang" of the foods. And Macrobiotics works great for a lot of people. But not all people. Because there's next to nothing raw in the Macrobiotic diet and some people are allergic to rice, or can get allergic ...
— How and When to Be Your Own Doctor • Dr. Isabelle A. Moser with Steve Solomon

... (T. Pao, I. 223-224): "Eighty-five li beyond Lan-ki hien is Lung-yin, a place not mentioned by Polo, and another ninety-five li still further on is Chuechau or Keuchau, which is, I think, the Gie-za of Ramusio, and the Cuju of Yule's version. Polo describes it as the last city of the government of Kinsai (Che-kiang) in this direction. ...
— The Travels of Marco Polo, Volume 2 • Marco Polo and Rustichello of Pisa

... three principalities into which Nepal was divided, and which are now called Kathmandu, Lalita Patana, and Bhatgang, and which, in 1802, I always heard called by these names, were, during the Newar government, which ended in 1767, called Yin Daise, Yulloo Daise, and Khopo Daise. {11} To these circumstances, explanatory of the author’s mistake, I must add the statements, which will follow, and which reduce the arrival of the present Hindu colonies to a modern period, or to the fourteenth ...
— An Account of The Kingdom of Nepal • Fancis Buchanan Hamilton

... don' mek a bit o' diffunce. Who is any mo' ma'yin' men den de preachahs demse'ves? W'y Brothah 'Lias Scott done tempted matermony six times a'ready, an' 's lookin' roun' fu' de sebent, an' he's a good ...
— The heart of happy hollow - A collection of stories • Paul Laurence Dunbar

Words linked to "Yin" :   yang, mainland China, rule, Red China, Kuan Yin, People's Republic of China, Communist China, china, Cathay, principle, Kwan-yin, PRC

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