Chinese Dimensions: Their Roots, Mindset & Psyche
Yow Yit Seng
470 pag. paperback 14 x 22 cm
The success of overseas Chinese is acknowledged worldwide. the emergence of China as a political, economic and cultural power is pgenomenal. Is there anything that the rest of the world could benefit from their experience? Chinese Dimensions: Their Roots, Mindset and Psyche looks into aspects of these phenomenia, in particular the history and cultural aspects embedded in their subconscious.
The book explores Chinese history in chronological order as well as the key personalities involved. Events in history influence present thinking, while the personalities serve as role models to generations of Chinese. readers would gain an insight into quotations etched in the Chinese mindset, including proverbs, sayings, poems and extracts from Confucius, Laozi, Sunzi as well as others. Concepts peculiar to the Chinese psyche are explained in an easy-to-understand manner, centering on yin-yang, the five determinant elements and the I-ching. Colletively the impact on a whole spectrum of uniquely Chinese cultural practices such as the Chinese zodiac, fengshui, pillars of destiny analysis, divination, self-cultivation as well as Chinese medicine.