Water

Heaven Human Earth


Heaven


Sixiang

Tai Yin - Great Yin

Element

Water

Color

Black (Yang), grey (Yin)

Shape

Wavy

Energy

Dissolving, floating, conserving

Qi quality (from Shu Jing)

Soaking and descending

Nature

Liberal

Development phase

Dormancy, storage

Heavenly Body

Moon

Planet

Mercury

Constellation

Snake/Tortoise and Black Warrior

Direction

North

Season

Winter

Daily period

Night

Hour

9 PM – 1 AM

Climate

Cold

Weather qi

Rain

Weather

Frost, ice

Pentatonic note

Yu - 5th note (unhappiness)

Celestial Stem

Ren, Gui

Terrestrial Branch

Hai, Zi

He Tu numbers

1, 6

Luo Shu numbers

1

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Human


Shen

Zhi

Life cycle

Death

Society

Emperor

Zhuan Xu

Ministry

Works

Style of government

Calm

Profession

Scholar

Psychology

Virtue

Respectability

Faculty (intrinsic quality)

Will

Controlling aspect

Physical strength

Mental quality

Spontaneity

Positive emotions

Confident

Negative emotions

Fear

Movement of qi

Set up to rush

Behaviour

Sense of security, calmness, adaptation, adventurous, flexible, merciful

Psychological symptoms

Shyness, insecurity, protective, exclusive, defensive

Physiology

Manner in excitement

Trembling

Sound

Whimpering, groaning

Taste

Salty

Smell

Putrid

Sense

Hearing (touch)

Anatomy

Orifice

Ears (anus, vulva)

Yin organ

Kidney

Yang organ

Bladder

External anatomy

Head hair, nails, teeth

Internal anatomy

Bones, joints

Vital functions

Reproductive system, urinary system, adrenals

Body fluid

Urine

Hair

Facial and underarm hair, pubic hair

Disorder

Energy problems, back pain, urogenital disorders, nervous system (Multiple Sclerosis, Parkinson's disease), infertility, tooth and bone disease, lack of will power, cavities

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Earth


Inorganic

Taoist mountain

Heng Shan Bei

Buddhist mountain

Wu Tai Shan

Chemical element

Chlorine

Metal

Mercury

Tool

Scales

Flora

Flower

Bamboo, plum

Edible plants

Buckwheat, azuki beans, peas, compact, spikey greens, seaweeds

Fruit

Grapefruit, oranges, chestnut

Fauna

Animal class (from Li Ji)

Shell-covered: invertebrates (Tortoise)

Domestic animal

Pig

Meat

Pig



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