Eight Diagrams

Eight Diagrams
Gossip is an esoteric concept of ancient Chinese culture. Ancient times,Fuxi summed up the observation of the world by using a symbol of Yin and Yang. Eight diagrams represent the Yin-Yang system of things'own changes. They use "-" to represent Yang and "- -" to represent Yin. With these two symbols, eight different forms are formed according to the parallel combination of Yin-Yang changes in nature. They are called Eight Diagrams. According to the theory of the Book of Changes, almost everything in the world has one Yin and one yang, just as if modern computer software is made up of 01. The Eight Diagrams are actually the earliest written symbols. The birth of the Eight Diagrams laid a good foundation for Cangjie's writing.

There are two pictures of the Eight Diagrams circulated in China, one is Congenital Eight Diagrams and the other is Acquired Eight Diagrams. The innate Eight Diagrams and the acquired Eight Diagrams are basically the same, but the position and behavior of the Eight Diagrams are different. In contrast, the backstage Eight Diagrams contains more information. The Eight Diagrams in the Eight Diagrams are Qian, Dui, Li, Zhen, Xu, Kan, Gen and Kun. Every hexagram represents a kind of thing. They also represent a class of people in geomantic. Fusion of Five Elements and Yin-Yang Information in the acquired Eight Diagrams, In traditional Chinese medicine, each hexagram position also represents human organs.

Congenital Eight Diagrams

Congenital Eight Diagrams

Acquired Eight Diagrams

Acquired Eight Diagrams