The period from the beginning to the end of Heaven and Earth is called a Cycle of Heaven and Earth. There are twelve Phases in a Cycle. Each Phase takes ten-thousand and eight-hundred (10,800) years.
The forces in the spiritual world and the material world change in each Phase. These changes are reflected as major catastrophes.
In a Cycle, the first six Phases belong to yang and represent creation and cultivation; the last six Phases belong to yin and represent harvesting and suspension. Continue reading “19. What is the meaning of the Last Catastrophe of the Third Period?”