Zhuangzi - Laymen world
Type of Spiritual Experience
The Xin, very approximately is the Subconscious mind shown on the diagram above with its perceptions and emotions. The Yi is the Conscious mind, with Reason, Memory, Desires, the Personality and Learning activites [for all definitions of these see the Model of the Mind]. The Shen/Higher spirit makes up this divisioning into three of the mind.