Taoist Alchemy: Pictures
See also Taoism: Pictures
|Qian and Kun
Qian (☰) and Kun (☷), the male and female principles.
|Dragon and Tiger
Dragon and Tiger joining their essences in the alchemical tripod.
The xuanpin is an emblem of the conjunction of the male and female principles.
The Child, a common representation of the Elixir in Taoist Internal Alchemy.
|The Yellow Court
A chart of the symbolic center of the human being.
|Chart of the Fire Phases
A chart drawn in the year 1284, showing correspondences among spatial directions and temporal cycles.
Human figure surrounded by emblems associated with Yin and Yang and the five agents (wuxing).
|The Body as a Mountain
The human body represented as a mountain.