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Yin Yang Koi Fish Tattoos For Peace With Meaning

In Chinese philosophy, yin and yang is a concept of dualism in ancient Chinese philosophy, describing how seemingly opposite or contrary forces may actually be complementary, interconnected, and interdependent in the natural world, and how they may give rise to each other as they interrelate to one another.
The yin yang tattoos expresses the belief that duality forms a whole—that opposing elements co-exist and even compliment each other.
Real-life examples of Yin Yang concept are female and male, dark and light, young and old, moon and sun, good and bad. It is just like shadows can not exist without light. The yin (black half) stands for femininity, softness, and passiveness. The yang (white half) stands for masculinity, strength, and creativity. 
The yin yang is a circle divided by undulating lines. This design expresses the concept of separate halves blending into one, as each half rotates continuously towards each other to form a whole. One half is dark with a light circle whereas other half is light with dark circle inside.
If you want to keep the yin yang tattoo very simple, you can always have the traditional designs. A serpent, a dragon, or Sun encircling the yin yang symbol makes a simple yet elegant tattoo. One can even have fire flashes or water waves that surround the yin yang symbol.
It is not always necessary to have two opposite elements in an yin yang tattoo. One can also have same object carved in two different colors. Two koi fish carved in circular manner with their mouths facing each other's tail is one of the most popular designs. Other animals that can be sculpted in such manner include lizards, tigers, dragons, serpent etc. 
A dragon, or any other Chinese Tattoos encircling the yin yang symbol makes a simple yet elegant tattoo. There are no rules to place the yin yang tattoo and you can place it anywhere on your body. These tattoos are usually small in size and hence look great on any body part. 
Yin yang tattoo designs are very flexible and versatile in nature and hence you can get a design that has appealed you the most. Make sure you have made good search of all the possible design options and then get the tattoo on your favorite body part.
Beautiful design of Yin Yang Koi Fish Tattoos on back
Tattooing is a beautiful body art wherein these philosophical symbols are incorporated on human body in artistic manner. Yin yang symbol also called Taijitu is a Taoist symbol and belongs to Chinese culture. When the trend of tattooing was growing these symbols became very popular among the tattoo lovers.
Yin Yang Tattoos concept is popular with couples. Some couples will each wear a half of the yin yang on their wrist. That way, when they hold hands, the halves come together to form a complete yin yang symbol.
Yin Yang principle is popular with those who value work & play. Nighttime allows us to relax & rest, and the day allows us to be productive. Without rest, we cannot work and without work, we would not have the desire to rest. Each half represents life & death, and the circular design & motion of the two halves swirling into each other symbolizes life cycle.
A yin yang tattoo can also be carved with a Celtic knot or a nautical star in the middle.