In general: During the last thirty years this symbol of Far Eastern philosophy has also become known in the west very much. It stands for the balance between two being complementary contrasts. In dreams it symbolises the balance between the instinctive, intuitive being of the female and the active, rational nature of the male. Psychologically: The person strives constantly for balance which must not necessarily mean sluggishness. The symbol of yin and yang symbolises a state of dynamic strength. Spiritually: The energy which originates between two complementary contrasts creates a perfect balance.