The more we try to understand the universe, the more complicated and elusive it gets. But no matter how ostensibly unfathomable and complex it is, there is an intelligence inherent.
This blog is where the 'I' tries to comprehend everything. It would appear more like sand dunes shifting about in my mindscape.
29 March 2005
The Yin-Yang: It looks like two distinct forces or entities trying to dominate each other as well as try become/consume the other at the same time. Each is in continuous action in doing so. But either of the two would have no objective or movement without the other. Call the two forces/entities whatever you like: White & Black; Passive & Active; Light & Dark; Good & Evil.
The Yin and the Yang are
enclosed or rather confined into ONE circle. The ONE can be regarded as
Singularity (Adwaitha Vedanta) while the Yin-Yang forms represent Duality
(Dwaitham). The two are inherent of the ONE and ONE manifests into the two. And
this is the simplest representation of the relationship between duality and
Extending the above concept
a little further: In the beginning there is nothing else but the ONE; after all
ONE is everything. Then ONE stopped being and within itself two things
manifested. The action between these two in turn churned out the rest of the complexities. So in my understanding:
all intricacies, harmonies, clashes, causes and effects that we can imagine
arise from and exist within the ONE big system.
I would call this ONE the Universe
as a whole. Some prefer to call the bigger system the Universal spirit or
Universal consciousness or God. Most religious books also corroborate this
The question is why did ONE
complicate itself by dividing into two by its own intent? Probably just for